Search Results: "Sandra Brown"


BOOK REVIEW

SEEING RED by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"As the plot grows more complicated, it also sheds believability, leaving sex and witty banter to carry the day."
Brown (Mean Streak, 2014, etc.) ticks off the boxes that elevate her books to the bestseller lists in this sexy romantic thriller set in Texas. Read full book review >

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THE SILKEN WEB by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 1992

A first hardcover of a novel that was available for a short time ten years ago—published then, as Brown (French Silk, p. 267, etc.) tells us, under the pseudonym of Laura Jordan. Read full book review >

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CHARADE by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 1994

The queen of Texas melodrama takes metaphor perhaps a step too far as she pits her heart-transplant-patient heroine against a serial killer obsessed with stopping her new heart. Read full book review >

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RAINWATER by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"Mediocre, but with the author's track record and a pre-Christmas release, how can it fail?"
Megaseller Brown (Smash Cut, 2009, etc.) tries her hand at historical fiction in this slight tale of a Depression-era landlady and her mysterious boarder. Read full book review >

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THE WITNESS by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 1995

"With identity puzzles and a chase, plus all the grue and woo: an entertainment bound for bestsellerdom. (First printing of ??; Literary Guild main selection; author tour)"
Brown's romantic suspense/adventures (Charade, 1994, etc.) are sharpening in pace and punch, as evidenced in this tale of a public defender, a young mother, who sees something unspeakable in the South Carolina woods. Read full book review >

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EXCLUSIVE by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 1996

"A fine pick for an election year: Brown knows her terrain and has produced a lively, gripping read. (First printing of 350,000; Literary Guild main selection; author tour)"
A beach-bag shoo-in: With trademark zing and vigor, Brown (Charade, 1994, etc.) takes on the White House. Read full book review >

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LOW PRESSURE by Sandra Brown
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A good old-fashioned thriller and a winner, even though the bad guys are sometimes just a little too bad for plausibility."
A bestseller about an old homicide that once dominated the headlines brings a family back together in Brown's thriller set in Texas, Atlanta and New York. Read full book review >

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TOUGH CUSTOMER by Sandra Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 12, 2010

"Brown's ear for Texas dialect and her earnest characterizations of cynical lawmen with stout hearts make for an enjoyable summer read."
A manhunt for a homicidal stalker reunites an ex-cop and his long-lost daughter, in Brown's latest thriller (Rainwater, 2009). Read full book review >

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RICOCHET by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2006

"An able thriller featuring a squared-jawed cop and a shifty dame."
Dedicated Savannah cop finds himself dangerously smitten by a sexy—and married—suspect. Read full book review >

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PLAY DIRTY by Sandra Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Solid, satisfying thriller from the prolific Brown (Ricochet, 2006 etc.)."
Fallen gridiron great, fresh out of prison, reluctantly agrees to impregnate the wife of a disabled millionaire. Read full book review >

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MEAN STREAK by Sandra Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"Brown's novels share several qualities: They're entertaining, competently written, full of twists and turns, but ultimately forgettable."
The perennially best-selling Brown checks in with another "woman-in-peril–hunky-guy-to-the-rescue" romantic thriller. Read full book review >

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STING by Sandra Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"Brown moves her besieged female characters around to different locations but persists in employing the same tired trope over and over in books saved only by her smooth writing and savvy dialogue chops."
A rock-jawed bad guy and a sexy entrepreneur feel the mutual heat in Brown's latest story of a damsel in distress and her tarnished knight. Read full book review >