Search Results: "Susanna Kearsley"


BOOK REVIEW

THE ROSE GARDEN by Susanna Kearsley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A sympathetic woman becomes the heroine of her own fate, both past and present, in this winning romance."
More than the heirloom roses defy time in this romance set on the magical Cornish coast. Read full book review >

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THE SHADOWY HORSES by Susanna Kearsley
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Despite a rather abrupt resolution to the central mystery, Kearsley's tale is lush with romantic and ghostly threads."
Why is the ghost of a 2nd-century Roman sentinel guarding an archaeological site? And why is he following Verity Grey? Read full book review >

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THE FIREBIRD by Susanna Kearsley
Released: June 4, 2013

"Kearsley blends history, romance and a bit of the supernatural into a glittering, bewitching tale."
Nicola Marter's Russian grandfather was tortured for his gift of psychometry, so she's hidden her own talent for years, but she may have to risk sharing it to help another. Read full book review >

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THE SPLENDOUR FALLS by Susanna Kearsley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"A master of gothic romance, Kearsley (The Firebird, 2013, etc.) deftly plants clues, strews red herrings and toys with her readers' predictions. The journey is thrilling."
Into an enchanting village steps Emily Braden, a young Englishwoman who has lost all belief in romance. Read full book review >

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Released: April 19, 1999

"Anyone interested in music history or in women's history will find a compelling story well told here. (index, not seen, b&w reproductions and photos, chronology, source notes) (Biography. 10-16)"
Extremely well-researched and presented, this sumptuous book presents the extraordinary career of Schumann, who was more celebrated during her lifetime than her composer husband, Robert, was. Read full book review >

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THE TARNISHED CHALICE by Susanna Gregory
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

"Beneath the verbiage lurks a rather mundane mystery. For dedicated medievalists only."
Gregory's 12th reveals skullduggery in Lincoln, a once-powerful city in crisis in 1356. Read full book review >

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A DEATH ALONG THE RIVER FLEET by Susanna Calkins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2016

"An enjoyably complex mystery with a clever heroine neatly interweaves detailed historical background with fascinating characters."
London after the Great Fire is rife with filth, superstition, and murder. Read full book review >

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NUCLEAR FAMILY by Susanna Fogel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 18, 2017

"Bahahahaha."
The life of Julie Feller as seen through three decades of letters and emails from her family. Read full book review >

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PENELOPE BAILEY TAKES THE STAGE by Susanna Reich
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2006

"Would close out of town. (author's note, sources) (Fiction. 9-12)"
In 1889, 11-years-old Penny Bailey of Berkeley, Calif. is determined to become an actress. Read full book review >

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SIGHTS by Susanna Vance
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Although based on a worthwhile premise, Sights misses its mark. (Fiction. 9-14)"
An odd, awkward first novel that tries so hard that it loses its way. Read full book review >