Search Results: "Rochelle Bilow"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"The book is not a page-turner, as Bilow offers readers a slow-cooked story, with tenderness and intermingled flavors enriched over time."
Bon Appetit writer Bilow chronicles her time on an organic farm, adding to her resume as a food writer and classically trained chef. Read full book review >

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SHADOWS OF SIN by Rochelle Krich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Jessie's fifth outing (Dead Air, 2000, etc.) mixes an unbelievably naive rabbi trying to treat sociopaths, a double dose of half-hearted misdirection, and a few genuinely peaceful moments when Jessie sits down for some religious introspection."
When wealthy, philandering plastic surgeon Ronald Bushnell is dispatched with a bullet to his head and another to his groin, and two of his staff are murdered almost as afterthoughts—or potential eyewitnesses—L.A. Detective Jessie Drake and her partner Phil Okum find no shortage of suspects. Read full book review >

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FERTILE GROUND by Rochelle Krich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Krich makes use of the suspense formula to put a hot-button issue—the problems of parenthood in the age of fertility clinics—under the knife."
Murder is the least of the chicanery at an L.A. fertility clinic in this tautly-moving tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LION'S SHARE by Rochelle Ratner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"More sketch than portrait."
A second novel from poet and American Book Review editor Ratner (Bobby's Girl, 1986), whose heroine's struggle for normalcy and fulfillment, while most admirable, packs as about as much punch as the stuffed animals she collects. Read full book review >

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DREAM HOUSE by Rochelle Krich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Krich shifts suspicion expertly from corner to corner of her broad canvas. Whatever you think of arson and murder, you'll be glad you don't live in Hancock Park."
Rehabbers and preservationists fiddle while LA burns. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"B&w photos; source list; index. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A workmanlike survey of the civil-rights movement, focusing on the experiences of several individuals who were children or teenagers at the time: participants in sit-ins (Harvey Gantt, later mayor of Charlotte and a North Carolina senatorial candidate); one of the ``Little Rock Nine''; Claudette Colvin, predecessor to Rosa Parks; freedom riders; a student in the Brown v. Read full book review >

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GRAVE ENDINGS by Rochelle Krich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 28, 2004

"Molly (Blues in the Night, 2002) keeps getting tangled in plots as threatening as those that confront her sister sleuth Detective Jesse Drake. But if you want a facile tutorial on contemporary females grappling with the orthodox Jewish lifestyle, Molly's your gal."
If your best friend has been a corpse for six years, she can hardly be your maid of honor. Read full book review >

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NOW YOU SEE ME... by Rochelle Krich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 25, 2005

"Despite a tangled plot and a muffled killer, Krich puts a sure finger on the painful spots where ordinary kids' problems turn into murderous melodrama—all at a bargain price."
Freelance reporter Molly Blume (Dream House, 2003, etc.) searches for the missing daughter of the rabbi she idolized until he betrayed her. Read full book review >