Search Results: "Sherban Young"


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Fleeting Promise by Sherban Young
Released: July 27, 2015

"Another delectable entry in a brilliant series."
In Young's (Fleeting Chance, 2014, etc.) fifth series installment, semiretired private detective Enescu Fleet and his friends find themselves in a real pickle when they attend a restaurant opening and discover that murder's on the menu.Read full book review >

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FLEETING GLANCE  by Sherban Young
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"A smart, laugh-out-loud murder-mystery romp."
Enigmatic Romanian master detective Enescu Fleet returns for another tangled tale. Read full book review >

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FLEETING CHANCE by Sherban Young
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2014

"A series that seemingly couldn't get any better goes a little deeper; with Young at the helm, readers can't lose."
Fleet and friends take to the sea to solve a maritime murder in Young's (Fleeting Note, 2013, etc.) fourth entry in his one-of-a-kind comic mystery series. Read full book review >

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FLEETING NOTE by Sherban Young
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 9, 2013

"Young has done it again with his unique blend of lighthearted mystery and quick-witted characters."
What begins as an evening out for semiretired private investigator Enescu Fleet at the Pendleton Institute of Music ends on a sour note when the body of a music critic crashes the party in Young's (Fleeting Glance, 2012, etc.) third comic mystery in the series. Read full book review >

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FLEETING MEMORY by Sherban Young
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 20, 2011

"An utterly winning, deceptively smart collection of mishaps, plot twists and grinning one-liners."
A man with no memory stumbles into his own shaggy dog story. Read full book review >

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YOUNG JANE YOUNG by Gabrielle Zevin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"This book will not only thoroughly entertain everyone who reads it; it is the most immaculate takedown of slut-shaming in literature or anywhere else. Cheers, and gratitude, to the author."
When a young political intern in South Florida has an affair with her boss, it leads to disaster—at least at first. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ONCE by Patrick Modiano
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2016

"Quiet but powerful; fans of Modiano's smoky, humid postwar world will enjoy this slowly unfolding mystery."
Modiano's transitional novel, first published in 1981, that marked an end to literary experimentation in favor of his largely unadorned though deeply atmospheric style. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ORSON by Patrick McGilligan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"McGilligan works overtime trying to justify such a massive book about only a part of Welles' life, but it's also buoyed by a dependably powerful subject at the center."
A boy wonder's life—overlong but also filling. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ELIOT by Robert Crawford
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2015

"Although Crawford modestly claims that his biography is neither 'official' nor definitive, it is unlikely to be surpassed."
A masterful biography of the canonical modernist. Read full book review >

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YOUNG WIDOWER by John W. Evans
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2014

"An urgent, palpably emotional account of coping with extreme grief."
Wallace Stegner fellow Evans (Creative Writing/Stanford Univ.) mourns the untimely death of his wife. Read full book review >

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YOUNG PHILBY by Robert Littell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"A Cold-War spy novel for the top shelf."
A dizzying "what if" take on (in)famous British spy Kim Philby. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 4, 2010

"Intelligent and intricate, though occasionally dull."
A prosopography of Keats, Shelley, Byron and others. Read full book review >