The Malta Independent 13 November 2018, Tuesday

Books

'The Guilty Dead' has fast-paced story line

Monday, 12 November 2018, 08:29 Last update: about 19 hours ago Associated Press

"The Guilty Dead" (Crooked Lane), by P.J. Tracy In P.J. Tracy's "The Guilty Dead," a young man battles addiction and when he finally decides he's going to clean himself up after one last binge,...

Past comes to life in 'Lost Carousel of Provence'

Friday, 9 November 2018, 09:41 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

"The Lost Carousel of Provence" (Berkley), by Juliet Blackwell Cady Drake is a loner who is perfectly content hiding behind the lens of her camera. After a sudden, unexpected loss, her friend...

Novel by Hank Green is out of this world

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 09:35 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

"An Absolutely Remarkable Thing" (Dutton), by Hank Green What if a huge, stagnant robot appeared out of nowhere on the streets of New York City? And what if you were the key to solving the...

New novel featuring Claire DeWitt not a routine crime solver

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 09:34 Last update: about 7 days ago

"The Infinite Blacktop" (Atria), by Sara Gran Claire DeWitt is a private detective not always easy to like. She steals cars. She steals purses. She pops stolen pills. Without warning, she...

More than just recipes

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 09:36 Last update: about 6 days ago Marie Benoît

While it is possible to Google for many recipes, I love my well-thumbed books and my folder of recipes, recipes that I have cut out for me to try out, or more importantly, unpublished recipes...

'Colorblind' is well-written, fast-paced yarn

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 09:33 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

"Robert B. Parker's Colorblind" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Reed Farrel Coleman Small-town Massachusetts Police Chief Jesse Stone's lifelong drinking problem hit bottom in "The Hangman's Sonnet" as...

The chequered history of a convent and a church

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 09:31 Last update: about 6 days ago Noel Grima

The Latin title is taken from the church and the convent themselves: I rejoice that I am the oldest. It has always been a matter of controversy which religious congregation had settled in Malta...

'Button Man' is rich and compelling novel

Monday, 5 November 2018, 09:31 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

"Button Man" (Minotaur), by Andrew Gross New York City from almost a century ago and the saga of Jewish immigrants struggling to make a living highlight "Button Man," a rich and compelling novel...

'Trust Me' is stellar thriller by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Friday, 2 November 2018, 12:19 Last update: about 23 days ago

"Trust Me" (Forge Books), by Hank Phillippi Ryan A former journalist has a chance at redemption and recovery of her shattered life when she receives an offer to write about a heinous trial in...

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