Search Results: "Sharon Wildwind"


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SOLDIER ON THE PORCH by Sharon Wildwind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 17, 2007

"Wildwind's third Pepperhawk/Rosen mystery has an appealing cast of regulars and a terrific sense of time and place, but her writing could use less starch."
A hospital explosion triggers a murder investigation and a probe into buried secrets. Read full book review >

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MISSING, PRESUMED WED by Sharon Wildwind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 16, 2009

"The vividly drawn cast of regular characters dealing with the aftermath of their Vietnam war experiences lifts Wildwind's fourth (Soldier on the Porch, 2007, etc.) above its routine mystery."
A diverse group of Vietnam vets gathered for a 1974 wedding become embroiled in murder. Read full book review >

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LOVED HONOR MORE by Sharon Wildwind
Released: Nov. 14, 2012

"The last installment in the adventures of Elizabeth and Avivah (Missing, Presumed Wed, 2009, etc.) will bring back disturbing memories for readers of a certain age. For others, the complex mystery provides an insider's look at a difficult time in American history."
The fall of Saigon brings the war home to North Carolina for several Vietnam vets and their friends. Read full book review >

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ROOK by Sharon Cameron
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 28, 2015

"Full of derring-do and double crosses, this romantic adventure is thoroughly engrossing. (Science fiction. 13-18)"
A clever homage to The Scarlet Pimpernel, set in a post-apocalyptic future Europe. Read full book review >

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WAVES by Sharon Dogar
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

"Riveting. (Fiction. YA)"
Every year, Hal's family vacations at their summer home in Brackinton on England's coast. Read full book review >

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SLAM DUNK! by Sharon Robinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"A pleasant effort that warrants a third installment. (Fiction. 9-11)"
In this sequel to Safe at Home (2006), Jumper can outshoot his basketball coach, rap a catchy song with good friends and use these skills to captivate the student body into electing him for student council. Read full book review >

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THE SKIN I'M IN by Sharon Flake
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"A serviceable debut featuring a main character who grows in clearly composed stages. (Fiction. 11-13)"
A timid seventh grader finds the mettle to shake some bad companions in this patchy esteem-builder from Flake. Read full book review >

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"A book stemming from a passionate cause that misses its mark."
An amateur homesteader from Vermont fights the federal government in a grassroots effort to defeat a program designed to track the whereabouts and movements of farm animals. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 19, 1994

"Eddy fans, a pan full of nuggets for aficionados of Hollywood and MGM, but an encyclopedic struggle for the less dedicated. (b&w photos, not seen)"
This lengthy biography of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy reveals lives as melodramatic and star-crossed as one of their movies—without the happy ending. Read full book review >