Search Results: "S. Terrell French"


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OPERATION REDWOOD by S. Terrell French
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2009

"A highly enjoyable read. (Fiction. 9-12)"
This satisfying eco-adventure stars sixth grader Julian Carter-Li, who has been left with a rich uncle in San Francisco while his mother researches in China. Read full book review >

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THE KING OF KINGS COUNTY by Whitney Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 18, 2005

"A grand work of fiction, epic in scope and intimate in detail."
Terrell (The Huntsman, 2001) returns with a powerful story about the birth of the suburbs and the death of the American dream. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2016

"Informed witness; overly complicated storytelling."
A glimpse of the war in Iraq, as told by the acclaimed author of The King of Kings County (2005) and The Huntsman (2001).Read full book review >

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A TASTE OF BLOOD AND ASHES by Jaden Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 21, 2016

"After a tense prologue, Terrell settles into a relaxed rhythm that allows all the complications you'd want from a 40-year-old conspiracy without ever breaking a sweat."
A suspicious fire that claims two of a trainer's 14 horses opens the gate to a long list of felonies past and present. Read full book review >

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RACING THE DEVIL by Jaden Terrell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Forgive the plot holes for the sake of a bright new talent feeling her way into a promising series."
Who framed Jared McKean? Could've been anyone. After all, he's an ex-cop. Read full book review >

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Getting Some by Kiki Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 31, 2013

"A bit shallow but always enjoyable."
Three girlfriends across the pond navigate the roller coaster of sex, love and life in this entertaining chick-lit debut. Read full book review >

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FALLEN ANGEL by Heather Terrell
ROMANCE
Released: Jan. 4, 2011

"An abrupt ending with unanswered questions leaves room for a sequel. (Supernatural romance. YA)"
Ellspeth Faneuil has been hiding her flying dreams and the "flashes" of people's inner thoughts she receives when she touches them. Read full book review >

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A CUP FULL OF MIDNIGHT by Jaden Terrell
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Overplotted, but Terrell writes too well to dash hopes for a turnaround next time."
In his second appearance (Racing the Devil, 2012), Nashville shamus Jared McKean goes up against Goths, vampires and other culture vultures. Read full book review >

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THE SHADE OF ANDREA FOX by Jacob Terrell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Moderately entertaining, high-stakes fantasy; first in a planned series."
In Terrell's first novel, high school student Andrea Jillian Fox's mysterious parentage and shadowy destiny threatens two worlds. Read full book review >

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THE MAP THIEF by Heather Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 29, 2008

"Tepid thrills, but interesting history and geography."
Solving the theft of a recently unearthed, pre-Columbian, Chinese map of the world calls for the highly specialized skills of a Manhattan lawyer and art historian. Read full book review >

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THE HUNTSMAN by Whitney Terrell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 9, 2001

"A masterful, surprising first novel, Faulknerian in its tone and structure, by a fine new storyteller."
The murder of a young Kansas City socialite serves as the starting point for a contemporary tale of incest, hypocrisy, and race relations. Read full book review >

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The Troublemakers by Jenny Terrell
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An uneven novel about three women following God's path in spite of institutional obstacles."
In Terrell's debut novel based on a true story, three nuns stand up to the Catholic Church for the sake of their small Irish village. Read full book review >