Search Results: "Sarah Lovett"


BOOK REVIEW

A DESPERATE SILENCE by Sarah Lovett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Fans of endangered children will probably do better sticking with Abigail Padgett."
Forensic evaluator Dr. Sylvia Strange takes time off from diagnosing murderous sociopaths to investigate the case of a little girl who refuses to talk. Read full book review >

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ACQUIRED MOTIVES by Sarah Lovett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A rip-roaring story done nearly to death by an overload of crazies on both sides of the law. (Author tour)"
Forensic psychologist Sylvia Strange (Dangerous Attachments, 1995) tackles a vigilante who's executing unpunished rapists and murderers. Read full book review >

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DARK ALCHEMY by Sarah Lovett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2003

"A killer whose emotional remoteness is less scary than simply blank, coupled with Lovett's plodding habit of explaining everything under the sun, from the mission of MI-6 to the meaning of 'angelita,' makes Sylvia's fifth outing less threatening than a morning newspaper."
Psychological profiler Sylvia Strange keeps matching wits against ever-more-daunting adversaries. Now, like a successful video-game heroine, she's graduated from a fictional version of the Unabomber (Dantes' Inferno, 2001) to a bioterrorist who could have stepped out of tomorrow's headlines. Read full book review >

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DANTES’ INFERNO by Sarah Lovett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Though L.A. comes off as dramatically, believably vulnerable, not even enough explosives for a shelfload of thrillers can make Dantes or Dr. Strange or any of the other people here as vivid as they're presumably meant to be."
A horrific bombing at the Getty Museum is only the first act in Lovett's wild saga of a demented killer with a grudge against the City of Angels. Read full book review >

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DANGEROUS ATTACHMENTS by Sarah Lovett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1995

Unholy intrigue swirls around a New Mexico convict with a reputation for collecting the body parts of his fellow inmates: a first novel from forensic researcher Lovett. Read full book review >

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BURNED by Valerie Plame
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"All the elements are in place for a satisfying thriller, but Plame's sophomore effort disappoints."
In former CIA spy Plame's second novel, covert operative Vanessa Pierson is again pitted against rogue arms dealer Bhoot, who, she's surprised to discover, isn't in possession of a miniaturized nuclear prototype smuggled out of Iran. If he isn't, who is? Read full book review >

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BLOWBACK by Valerie Plame
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Making her spy fiction debut, Plame, with the seasoned Lovett's help, delivers a solid, entertaining thriller."
Having told her real-life story in the memoir Fair Game (2007), former CIA agent Plame teams with Lovett, author of the Dr. Sylvia Strange series, to relate the adventures of undercover CIA operative Vanessa Pierson. Read full book review >

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RUBIES FROM BURMA by Anne Lovett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 16, 2016

"Exceptionally satisfying; Lovett is the real deal."
Well-begun is half done, and debut novelist Lovett captures us on the very first page of this story set in rural Georgia in the middle of the last century. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST IMPRESSIONS by Charlie Lovett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2014

"The freshness that marked Lovett's debut is less evident in this second novel, a predictable tale of romantic suspense that becomes progressively weaker in its closing chapters."
Was Jane Austen a plagiarist? Modern-day bibliophile and Austen fan Sophie Collingwood hopes not, but can she establish the truth about her favorite author while exploring her beloved uncle's suspicious death and choosing between two attractive men, asks Lovett's lightweight new literary mystery?Read full book review >

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THE BOOKMAN'S TALE by Charlie Lovett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 3, 2013

"A cheerily old-fashioned entertainment."
A pleasurably escapist trans-Atlantic mystery is intricately layered with plots, murders, feuds, romances, forgeries—and antiquarian book dealing. Read full book review >

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THE LOST BOOK OF THE GRAIL by Charlie Lovett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"A solidly built, innocently bookish diversion with a distinct Masterpiece Theater flavor."
He's a book-loving Brit who's skeptical about modernity; she's a tech-savvy Yank who talks too much. Is it possible this unlikely pair of "Grail buddies" could forge a meeting of minds—and even hearts—while tracking down one of the world's most revered treasures? Read full book review >

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THE FAT LADY SINGS by Charlie Lovett
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"Given the ratings of Glee and the emerging popularity of teen lit combining queer themes and musicals, this should be a hit. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
This dynamic theater story stars Aggie, a girl whose enthusiasm, mad talent and diva qualities lead her astray. Read full book review >