Search Results: "Susan Rogers Cooper"


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ROMANCED TO DEATH by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A fast-paced whodunit that mixes the plainspoken E.J. with double the thrills and chills."
A romance writers' convention becomes the latest high-mortality zone. Read full book review >

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ONE, TWO, WHAT DID DADDY DO? by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 20, 1992

"EWSLUGEJ's rough mouth and confrontational ways make her the unlikeliest writer of romances one could imagine, but she's real, warmhearted, unsoppy, and tells her fast-moving, thoroughly engrossing story with straight-ahead verve."
Cooper, creator of the well-regarded Sheriff Milton Kovack series (Chasing Away the Devil, etc.), has a gutsy new sleuth in Texas housewife/romance writer E.J. Pugh—wife of oil-field consultant Willis and mother of two small children. Read full book review >

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VEGAS NERVE by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 8, 2007

"More fun than a week in Vegas, especially if it's Milt's week."
His psychiatrist wife's conference takes Sheriff Milt Kovak to Las Vegas, where her triumphant speech is promptly one-upped by murder. Read full book review >

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DEAD MOON ON THE RISE by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 22, 1994

"Still, there aren't many dull moments in this generally engaging latest chapter."
Fiftyish, divorced Milt Kovak, acting sheriff of Prophesy County, Oklahoma, has been reinvigorated by a new, pregnant wife- -psychiatrist Jean McDonnell—and plans to run for sheriff in the next election. Read full book review >

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BEST SERVED COLD by Susan Rogers  Cooper
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2017

"Despite the high body count, Cooper's newest (Countdown, 2014, etc.) is loaded with sly humor, delightfully awkward characters, and a surprising denouement."
The sheriff's department of Prophesy County, Oklahoma, is under attack. Read full book review >

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RUDE AWAKENING by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"A surprise ending caps this unusually amusing entry in Milt's ebullient series (Shotgun Wedding, 2009, etc.)."
A small-town sheriff's department deals with a series of interconnected crimes. Read full book review >

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DOCTORS AND LAWYERS AND SUCH by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 10, 1995

"Attention-grabbing plot twists, vividly drawn characters, unsticky but heartfelt domestic episodes, credible solutions, and a hero who grows ever more simpatico: the best of the Kovak series to date."
Beneath its bucolic veneer, life in Prophesy County, Oklahoma, is rife with problems, and middle-aged, newly remarried Sheriff Milt Kovak gets a lot of them (Dead Moon on the Rise, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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DEAD TO THE WORLD by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2015

"A mystery told on several levels, each of them both tricky and amusing until the diverse sleuths prevail."
A romantic 20th-anniversary weekend turns into a dangerous ghost hunt. Read full book review >

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COUNTDOWN by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Milt's adventures often feature interesting characters and twisty plots. This one, though, crams in so much activity that the impact of any one storyline is lost."
Prophesy County, Oklahoma, has a sudden spate of dangerous cases. Read full book review >

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DARK WATERS by Susan Rogers Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2013

"Despite a few twists, Cooper's latest is neither as complex nor as interesting as some of her former entries (Husband and Wives, 2012, etc.) featuring the tough but good-hearted Milt."
A cruise proves to be no dream vacation for an Oklahoma sheriff. Read full book review >

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DEAD WEIGHT by Susan Rogers Cooper
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"E.J.'s fans, happy to see the continuing characters further fleshed out, will forgive the fact that this time the chase is more interesting than the capture."
A Texas romance writer's marriage may just be ruined by her inability to keep her nose out of mysterious deaths. Read full book review >

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SHOTGUN WEDDING by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Enough felonies for a whole series of The Wire, though neither the overcharged, half-hearted mystery nor the improbable pirate invasion could provide enough nourishment on its own."
Quite the crime wave for sleepy Longbranch, Okla: multiple robberies, multiple murders, kidnapping and devil worship. And we haven't even gotten to the pirates. Read full book review >