Search Results: "Sophie Hannah"


BOOK REVIEW

SOPHIE by Mem Fox
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A story that will appeal more to parents than to the target audience. (Fiction/Picture book. 3-8)"
Using the relationship between an African-American girl and her grandfather, Fox (Tough Boris, p. 479, etc.) has written a simple tale about the life cycle. Read full book review >

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SOPHIE by Guy Burt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2003

"Slight and obliquely told, but dense with atmospherics and creeping dread."
From the British author of The Hole (2001): a first US appearance of a slim, taut, creepy psychological thriller, written when Burt was 19. Read full book review >

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Sophie by Jennie Sargam
Released: June 5, 2015

"Though overlong and occasionally repetitive, this book offers three-dimensional portraits of emotional journeys for young and old alike."
A new-adult coming-of-age story from debut author Sargam. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A treat for dog lovers."
Journalist Pearse tells the heartwarming lost-and-found tale of Sophie, an Australian blue heeler who became an unwitting castaway on St. Bees, an island off the Queensland coast. Read full book review >

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A GAME FOR ALL THE FAMILY by Sophie Hannah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 24, 2016

"Even after the last clouds have dispersed, you won't soon forget this nightmare within a nightmare."
A London TV producer who's retired to Devon to get away from it all is terrorized by a series of anonymous phone calls that mercilessly reveal every fault line in the lives of two families, one of them her own. Read full book review >

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THE CARRIER by Sophie Hannah
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"Fans will love the endlessly knotty complications; those unable to commit their full attention to the problem at hand may well quit in exhaustion before the denouement."
The smothering of a supremely unlikable woman provokes a conspiracy, a false confession, a hysterical outburst and round upon round of sifting through the evidence by DC Simon Waterhouse and his wife, DS Charlie Zailer (Kind of Cruel, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >

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WOMAN WITH A SECRET by Sophie Hannah
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Hannah, who plots rings around most of the competition, shares Ruth Rendell's shivery conviction that there are still darker secrets than whodunit, how, and why."
The murder of a heat-seeking online columnist provides DC Simon Waterhouse and his wife, DS Charlie Zailer, with perhaps too many suspects—including a leading suspect so overburdened with guilt that she's almost too convenient. Read full book review >

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THE ORPHAN CHOIR by Sophie Hannah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"A difficult story about a terrible, selfish and deluded woman with a disagreeable personality and a spineless husband."
British author Hannah's latest novel explores the psyche of a woman whose life is troubled by a noisy neighbor and the enforced absence of her own small child. Read full book review >

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THE CRADLE IN THE GRAVE by Sophie Hannah
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Hannah, who understands every neurotic twitch, blemish and lie a person is capable of, is just the thing for those who followed the Casey Anthony murder trial."
What happens after the jury gets it wrong. Or does it? Read full book review >

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THE DEAD LIE DOWN by Sophie Hannah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2010

"A complex, unnerving study of relationships, with none more stressful than that of Sgt. Zailer and DC Waterhouse. Her exemplary skills put Hannah (The Wrong Mother, 2009, etc.) right up there with Ruth Rendell."
Why confess to a murder that never happened? Read full book review >