Search Results: "Silvena Rowe"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2011

"Discover a new culinary tradition that evokes a fascinating time and place."
Sensual recipes designed to inspire a passion for Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. Read full book review >

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REQUIEM FOR A SLAVE by Rosemary Rowe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"The historical detail readers expect from Rowe's Roman Britain adventures (Death at Pompeia's Wedding, 2009, etc.) is complemented by a satisfyingly complex puzzle."
That noted local sleuth, freeman mosaic maker Libertus, must solve murders on his own doorstep. Read full book review >

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WHOSE NOSE? by Jeannette Rowe
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"A handsome, participatory, and potentially thought-provoking early natural history. (Picture book. 3-5)"

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LOVE, HONOUR, AND O'BRIEN by Jennifer Rowe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"The prolific Australian author (The Makeover Murders, 1993, etc.) offers the hilarious first in a new series that mixes humor with mystery."
A woman scorned hires a private detective, with decidedly unexpected results. Read full book review >

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A LOVING, FAITHFUL ANIMAL by Josephine Rowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"A rich, kaleidoscopic depiction of inherited trauma in stunning prose."
Rowe's debut novel examines the splintering of a family in rural Australia. Read full book review >

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THE SPIDER AND THE FLY by Claudia Rowe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"Uneven but capably written. Rowe leaves readers wishing for a more satisfying solution to one puzzle while feeling relief in the resolution of the other."
What happens when a reporter has the willpower and tenacity to try to overcome a serial killer's refusal to communicate? Read full book review >

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SIN BRAVELY by Maggie Rowe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"An enthusiastic chronicle of how one woman's religious passion almost swallowed her whole."
How an overly zealous religious imagination hampered the author's life. Read full book review >

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DEATH AT POMPEIA’S WEDDING by Rosemary Rowe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Libertus' tenth (A Coin for the Ferryman, 2007, etc.) is a crisp and skillfully plotted whodunit full of deft period detail."
Libertus proves a clumsy spy, but redeems himself when murder mars a lavish wedding. Read full book review >

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Gorilla Bath by Edward Rowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2015

"Extremely short vignettes that often hit the mark, but a more focused selection with a unifying theme might have had greater appeal."
Rowe (Smile When You Get There, 2015) offers a short collection of lighthearted observations, illustrated with cartoons and drawings.Read full book review >

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THE VESTAL VANISHES by Rosemary Rowe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Rowe's Roman Britain mysteries (Requiem for a Slave, 2010, etc.) feature complex puzzles intertwined with historical detail; her latest offers some clever twists sure to please."
The disappearance of a Vestal Virgin is cause for alarm. Read full book review >

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HEARTS by Thereza Rowe
by Thereza Rowe, illustrated by Thereza Rowe
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A metaphorical journey toward healing from traumatic loss inspired, writes Rowe, by the death of her cat—not, as the cover protests, a 'first comic for brand-new readers!' (Graphic picture book. 13 & up)"
A nearly wordless tale, billed as "Level One" but probably with a more natural audience among teens or adults, centers on a long chase after a fugitive broken heart. Read full book review >