Search Results: "Theresa Schwegel"


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LAST KNOWN ADDRESS by Theresa Schwegel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2009

"Schwegel (Person of Interest, 2007, etc.) can out-hard-boil the best of them, from Chandler to Connelly, and the intensity of her character's father complex rivals Ross Macdonald's. Few women writers can match her, and few men either."
A serial predator eludes a Chicago sex-crimes detective. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD BOY by Theresa Schwegel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"The air of constant menace depends on too many muddled subplots. But when Schwegel (Last Known Address, 2009, etc.) keeps the focus on Joel and his father, you won't be able to look away."
A series of unlucky coincidences drops a boy and his dog down the rabbit hole of Chicago's meanest streets. Read full book review >

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PERSON OF INTEREST by Theresa Schwegel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 29, 2007

"In her third novel, Schwegel (Probable Cause, 2007, etc.) ventures away from genre conventions, offering a hybrid with believably complex characters and an effective sense of perilous unpredictability."
Dangerous obsessions grip an undercover cop and his family. Read full book review >

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THE LIES WE TELL by Theresa Schwegel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"Despite a brash heroine with an empathetic predicament, there's little to grasp onto here, leaving the reader adrift."
A Chicago cop tries to keep her own career-ending secret hidden while working an investigation that could cost her more than her badge. Read full book review >

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PROBABLE CAUSE by Theresa Schwegel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 2, 2007

"Solidly written coming-of-age tale with an endearing and believable hero."
Young Chicago cop is torn between loyalty and doing the right thing when he and his partner are implicated in the murder of a Lithuanian jeweler. Read full book review >

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THE FORESTWIFE by Theresa Tomlinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1995

The traditional image of the maid Marian takes on a faintly pre-Christian cast in this tale of a teenager who flees into the woods to avoid a forced marriage. Read full book review >

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SUMMER WITCHES by Theresa Tomlinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1991

"This fine American debut is introduced by an eminently sensible note explaining some of the British terms and giving readers credit for the ability to figure the others out. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Sarah's discovery that new neighbor Susanna has the makings of a fine friend despite her clunky shoes presages more complex realizations about the unusual woman. Read full book review >

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EARTHSHINE by Theresa Nelson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"Good, but for a more imaginative approach to a parents' death from AIDS, see Porte's Something Terrible Happened (p. 1414). (Fiction. 11-14)"
Slim has recently chosen to live in L.A. with her dad and his ``friend'' Larry instead of with Mom and her third husband, whose job compels frequent moves. Read full book review >

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THREE GIRLS AND THEIR BROTHER by Theresa Rebeck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"A timely and entertaining modern morality tale."
Four teenage siblings, suddenly spotlit by fame, are forced to take responsibility when the grownups in their lives offer inadequate guidance. Read full book review >

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SOUL CRIES by Theresa Regan
Released: Sept. 13, 2012

"A thoughtfully constructed, deeply felt book that Christian parents can look to for encouragement."
A devotional that provides meditations on Bible passages to encourage Christian parents whose children face behavioral challenges. Read full book review >

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SCANDALOUS EVER AFTER by Theresa Romain
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"A solid effort from an up-and-coming writer."
After an earl's death, his wife and his best friend must give themselves permission to love each other. Read full book review >