Search Results: "Steve Mosby"


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THE NIGHTMARE PLACE by Steve Mosby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 15, 2015

"Despite some awkward plot contrivances and secondary characters who are little better than outlines, Mosby (The Murder Code, 2013, etc.) has the talent to build both physical and psychological suspense. And he proves once again that he really knows how to work the strings."
A detective with bad dreams and a young volunteer trying to overcome her fears pit themselves against a serial rapist. Read full book review >

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THE RECKONING ON CANE HILL by Steve Mosby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"It doesn't matter that Mosby has no interest in tying up all the dozens of loose ends left dangling. This is a powerfully haunting tale you don't so much pursue to its resolution as mercifully awaken from."
Mosby's latest nightmare poses a perfectly serious question most readers have probably never thought about: which is more harrowing, death or resurrection? Read full book review >

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THE MURDER CODE by Steve Mosby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2013

"Mosby (Black Flowers, 2011, etc.) spares no graphic detail in building tension and terror. His attempts at complexity stretch credulity in an otherwise crackling good tale."
A series of brutal murders intersect with a detective's troubled past in an unnamed British city. Read full book review >

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THE THIRD PERSON by Steve Mosby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 2004

"Fearless! But we never did decipher the title."
Debut British thriller whose originality turns on infinitudes of computer surrealism. Read full book review >

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TWILIGHT by Katherine Mosby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2005

"Very low-key, but patient readers will savor the finely wrought prose and unexpectedly moving portrait of a woman who loses her privileges and finds herself."
In her pensive third novel, Mosby (The Season of Lillian Dawes, 2001, etc.) charts the emotional progress of an ill-at-ease New Yorker who finds bittersweet fulfillment as an American in Paris. Read full book review >

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PRIVATE ALTARS by Katherine Mosby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Occasionally brilliant writing about occasionally annoying characters. (Author tour)"
Although it is heavy-handed and even downright pretentious at times, this debut novel showcases Mosby's measured, literate style. Read full book review >

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BOATS GO by Steve Light
Kirkus Star
by Steve Light, illustrated by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"The real challenge will be keeping it out of the bathtub. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
Eight boats sail across the elongated double-page spreads, rendered in primary-color watercolors and accompanied by an appropriate sound. Read full book review >

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CAT GOT A LOT by Steve Henry
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Another ideal story for newly hatched readers. (Early reader. 3-5)"
Happy Cat and his neighbors return for another early reader (Happy Cat, 2013). Read full book review >

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GREEN LIZARDS VS. RED RECTANGLES by Steve Antony
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A visually entertaining story of war and peace. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The green lizards and the red rectangles are at war, but neither can defeat the other. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRAINS GO by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Sheer, fabulous power. (Board book. 1-3)"
There's more than just "choo-choo" along this track. Read full book review >

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ZEPHYR TAKES FLIGHT by Steve Light
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Flighty fun. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Zephyr, a buoyant, gum-chewing lass obsessed with airplanes, achieves a fantastical flight—and gets home in time for breakfast—in this enjoyable romp. Read full book review >

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DOGS AND CATS by Steve Jenkins
ANIMALS
Released: May 14, 2007

"Sure to see plenty of use. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
A turn-it-around-and-flip-it-over volume delivers from ends to middle the straight goods on the world's most popular house pets, a cleanly innovative design allowing interaction between the two parts throughout. Read full book review >