Search Results: "Terri Thayer"


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MONKEY WRENCH by Terri Thayer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 8, 2012

"Thayer's pleasant latest (Old Maid's Puzzle, 2008, etc.) offers its curious heroine a touch of romance and several puzzles to solve, and adds quilting tips for the like-minded."
A quilt-shop owner's ideas for promoting her shop and helping an employee involve her in a case of murder. Read full book review >

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WILD GOOSE CHASE by Terri Thayer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Dewey's debut compares well to other cozies that use craft shops as backgrounds for murder."
A computer geek inherits a quilt shop, helps run a booth at the Northern California Quilt Extravaganza and becomes a murder suspect. Read full book review >

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OLD MAID’S PUZZLE by Terri Thayer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"An enjoyable piece of fluff."
A computer expert turned quilt-shop owner fights for the survival of her store. Read full book review >

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BELONGING by Nancy Thayer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1995

"9% pure formula."
Thayer always writes compellingly about women's lives, but sometimes the stories feel close to the bone while, other times, they're as dazzling but weightless as soap bubbles. Read full book review >

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FORCE 12 by James Thayer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 14, 2001

"A masterful, enthralling sea story to put alongside the genre's classics."
Smashing, edge-of-the-seat thriller about a gloomy rescue paratrooper with a death wish who risks all to save a monomaniacal software mogul and the mogul's ex-lover in the storm-tossed Bering Sea. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE EMMIE by Terri Libenson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 2, 2017

"Classic middle school themes come alive, but they fail to really go anywhere. (Graphic/fiction hybrid. 8-12)"
One bad day in seventh grade can feel like a lifetime. However, even end-of-the-world-level heartache can have surprising and comic consequences. Read full book review >

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THE GUEST COTTAGE by Nancy Thayer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 2015

"It's a pleasant escape to a state of mind in which rebuilding a life is as simple as pitching an umbrella and spreading out a towel."
Everything is better at the beach—even divorce—in the bestselling author's (Nantucket Sisters, 2014, etc.) latest love story set in Nantucket.Read full book review >

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ROMANCE
Released: Feb. 7, 2011

"A lusty, lightweight romp."
An earl's wife kidnaps and seduces a duke, only to fall in love with him. Read full book review >

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STRANGE PIECE OF PARADISE by Terri Jentz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2006

"An emotional piece of investigative work, vitiated in places by prolixity and psycho-clichés."
Attacked while asleep in a tent during a cross-country bicycle trip, the author returned to Oregon years later to investigate the crime and to search for the assailant, who was never apprehended. Read full book review >

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REHAB YOUR OWN SPINAL STENOSIS by Terri Night
NON-FICTION
Released: March 18, 2017

"A thorough beginners' guide to addressing spinal pain."
A seasoned physical therapist draws on her 25-plus years of knowledge about the causes and treatment options for spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal. Read full book review >

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THE WOOD WIFE by Terri  Windling
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"A splendid desert enchantment that flows with its own eerie logic—arresting, evocative, and well worked out despite the entirely superfluous last couple of chapters."
Distinctive contemporary fantasy set in the Arizona desert, from the well-known editor (the annual Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, with Ellen Datlow, etc.). Read full book review >