Search Results: "Tarquin Hall"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CASE OF THE MISSING SERVANT by Tarquin Hall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2009

"What Cara Black does for Paris, Hall (Salaam Brick Lane: A Year in the New East End, 2005, etc.) achieves for India in this lively and quick-paced series debut."
India's Most Private Investigator uses stealth, cunning and above all discretion to turn the tables on a killer. Read full book review >

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THE CASE OF THE LOVE COMMANDOS by Tarquin Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Once again, India's Most Private Investigator solves his case with panache."
Vish Puri (The Case of the Deadly Butter Chicken, 2012, etc.) helps a couple whose mutual affection is thwarted by India's rigid caste system. Read full book review >

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Released: July 10, 2012

"Vish Puri's third outing continues the tradition of Hall's lively franchise."
India's Most Private Investigator faces threats from near and far as he grapples with the death of a Pakistani cricket-ace's father. Read full book review >

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THE CASE OF THE MAN WHO DIED LAUGHING by Tarquin Hall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"As tasty as Puri's favorite aloo parantha."
Vish Puri (The Case of the Missing Servant, 2009, etc.) takes a break from vetting prospective bridegrooms to investigate a murder that defies all reason. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DAEMON HALL by Andrew Nance
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2007

"An unexpectedly optimistic ending concludes this gentle horror tale. (Fiction. 12-14)"
Famous author Ian Tremblin has chosen five teenagers to spend the night in his haunted mansion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOODY HALL by Natalie Babbitt
Released: April 15, 1971

"Another Delicious blend of style, wit and adventure."
A distinguished children's author has concocted a juvenile Gothic that is less a take-off than an affectionate dalliance with the convention. Read full book review >

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WOLF HALL by Hilary Mantel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Masterfully written and researched but likely to appeal mainly to devotees of all things Tudor."
Exhaustive examination of the circumstances surrounding Henry VIII's schism-inducing marriage to Anne Boleyn. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ARSENIO HALL by Norman King
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 21, 1993

"MPSLUGMISTER Stardust battles bad vibes from the critics and wins the moon. (Photos—not seen.)"
Another centimeter-deep celebio from King (Madonna, 1991; Everybody Loves Oprah!, 1987, etc.), and one with no research acknowledgements, pointing up King's failure to land an interview with Hall or anyone close to him. Read full book review >

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DEADLIGHT HALL by Sarah Rayne
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2015

"Michael and Nell's fifth thriller is skillfully structured and packed with suspense."
Ghosts from World War II haunt a Victorian mansion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAVENDON HALL by Barbara Taylor Bradford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2014

"Not even the Great War can jar this novel out of its stalwart complacency."
Life—and melodrama—upstairs and downstairs at a Yorkshire stately home, as World War I nears. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INDEPENDENCE HALL by Roland Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"An interactive website is scheduled to launch with the book's release. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Thirteen-year-old "Q," or Quest, is at a life-changing moment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HARMONY HALL by Ric McGee
Released: March 27, 2006

"A touching portrait that masterfully depicts an unpleasant reality of life."
A mother and daughter's journey to come to terms with the aging process, aided by a colorful cast of characters at a remarkable retirement home. Read full book review >