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Carole Nelson Douglas (1944–2021)

Teoksen Good Night, Mr. Holmes tekijä

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Tietoja tekijästä

Bestselling author Carole Nelson Douglas was born on November 5, 1944. She majored in theater and English literature in college and was an award-winning journalist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press until she moved to Texas in 1984, where she began writing fiction full time. She is the author of over näytä lisää fifty novels in genres including mystery, fantasy, science fiction, and romance fiction. Douglas seeks to create strong female protagonists in her works and is best known for two popular series, the Irene Adler mysteries and the Midnight Louie mystery series. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän


Tekijän teokset

Good Night, Mr. Holmes (1990) 595 kappaletta
Six of Swords (1982) 512 kappaletta
Dancing with Werewolves (2007) 504 kappaletta
Catnap (1992) 396 kappaletta
Exiles of the Rynth (1984) 366 kappaletta
The Adventuress (1991) 322 kappaletta
A Soul of Steel (1992) 291 kappaletta
Chapel Noir (2001) 279 kappaletta
Another Scandal in Bohemia (1994) 263 kappaletta
Pussyfoot (1993) 252 kappaletta
Keepers of Edanvant (1987) 229 kappaletta
Brimstone Kiss (2008) 223 kappaletta
Cat on a Blue Monday (1994) 222 kappaletta
Castle Rouge (2002) 208 kappaletta
Cat in a Crimson Haze (1995) 190 kappaletta
Cat with an Emerald Eye (1996) 185 kappaletta
Silver Zombie (2010) 183 kappaletta
Vampire Sunrise (2009) 180 kappaletta
Cat in a Diamond Dazzle (1996) 178 kappaletta
Femme Fatale (2003) 174 kappaletta
Cat on a Hyacinth Hunt (1998) 160 kappaletta
Spider Dance (2004) 157 kappaletta
Cat in a Kiwi Con (2000) 157 kappaletta
Cat in a Leopard Spot (2001) 156 kappaletta
Heir of Rengarth (1988) 154 kappaletta
Cat in a Golden Garland (1997) 154 kappaletta
Cat in an Indigo Mood (1999) 152 kappaletta
Cat in an Orange Twist (2004) 148 kappaletta
Seven of Swords (1989) 147 kappaletta
Cat in a Flamingo Fedora (1997) 146 kappaletta
Cat in a Jeweled Jumpsuit (1999) 146 kappaletta
Cat in a Neon Nightmare (2003) 144 kappaletta
Cat in a Midnight Choir (2002) 140 kappaletta
Probe (1985) 139 kappaletta
Cup of Clay (1991) 131 kappaletta
Cat in a Quicksilver Caper (2006) 124 kappaletta
Cat in a Red Hot Rage (2007) 122 kappaletta
Cat in a Hot Pink Pursuit (2005) 120 kappaletta
Midnight Louie's Pet Detectives (1998) — Toimittaja; Avustaja — 110 kappaletta
Counterprobe (1988) 103 kappaletta
Cat in a Sapphire Slipper (2008) 96 kappaletta
Cat in an Ultramarine Scheme (2010) 86 kappaletta
Seed upon the Wind (1992) 86 kappaletta
Cat in a Topaz Tango (2009) 84 kappaletta
Virtual Virgin (2011) 72 kappaletta
Cat in a Vegas Gold Vendetta (2011) 68 kappaletta
Cat in an Alien X-Ray (2013) 57 kappaletta
Cat in a White Tie and Tails (2012) 51 kappaletta
Lady Rogue (1983) 44 kappaletta
Amberleigh (1980) 30 kappaletta
The Cat and the King of Clubs (1999) 25 kappaletta
Fair Wind, Fiery Star (1981) 21 kappaletta
Cat in a Yellow Spotlight (2014) 19 kappaletta
The Cat and the Jill of Diamonds (2000) 18 kappaletta
Cat in a Zebra Zoot Suit (2015) 17 kappaletta
The Cat and the Jack of Spades (2000) 16 kappaletta
Cat in an Alphabet Endgame (2016) 16 kappaletta
The Cat and the Queen of Hearts (1999) 15 kappaletta
Killer Tails (2015) — Avustaja — 15 kappaletta
Marilyn: Shades of Blonde (1997) — Toimittaja; Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Crystal Nights (1990) 6 kappaletta
Once Upon a Midnight Noir (2012) 6 kappaletta
Crystal Days (1990) 6 kappaletta
Fruit of the Tomb (2012) 6 kappaletta
Azure Days, Quicksilver Nights (1985) 5 kappaletta
Monster Mash (2013) 4 kappaletta
Bogieman 3 kappaletta
The Rakehell's Christmas Angel (2013) 3 kappaletta
Absinthe Without Leave (2018) 3 kappaletta
Taliswoman, Book 3 (1999) 2 kappaletta
Alice Holds the Cards (2012) 1 kappale
The Best Man (1983) 1 kappale
Her Own Person (1982) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Unusual Suspects: Stories of Mystery & Fantasy (2008) — Avustaja — 405 kappaletta
Hex Appeal (2012) — Avustaja — 392 kappaletta
Chicks Kick Butt (Anthology 13-in-1) (2011) — Avustaja — 285 kappaletta
Murder by Magic: Twenty Tales of Crime and the Supernatural (2004) — Avustaja — 236 kappaletta
The Mysterious West (1994) — Avustaja — 229 kappaletta
Tails of Wonder and Imagination: Cat Stories (2010) — Avustaja — 215 kappaletta
Holmes for the Holidays (1996) — Avustaja — 200 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance 2 (2009) — Avustaja — 192 kappaletta
How to Write a Romance and Get it Published (1983) — Avustaja, eräät painokset121 kappaletta
Cat Crimes II (1992) — Avustaja — 119 kappaletta
Twilight Zone: 19 Original Stories on the 50th Anniversary (2009) — Avustaja — 111 kappaletta
Much Ado About Murder (2002) — Avustaja — 98 kappaletta
Death Dines In (2004) — Avustaja — 88 kappaletta
Death by Dickens (2004) — Avustaja — 85 kappaletta
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads (2010) — Avustaja — 85 kappaletta
Deadly Housewives (2006) — Avustaja — 84 kappaletta
Crime Through Time II (1998) — Avustaja — 78 kappaletta
Past Lives, Present Tense (1999) — Avustaja — 75 kappaletta
Angel Christmas [5-in-1 anthology] (1995) — Avustaja — 62 kappaletta
The Best Paranormal Crime Stories Ever Told (2010) — Avustaja — 56 kappaletta
Creature Cozies (2005) — Avustaja — 54 kappaletta
Cat Crimes for the Holidays (1997) — Avustaja — 53 kappaletta
The First Lady Murders (1999) — Avustaja — 43 kappaletta
Danger in D.C. (Anthology) (1993) — Avustaja — 38 kappaletta
Celebrity Vampires (1995) — Avustaja — 37 kappaletta
A Dreamspun Christmas (Anthology 5-in-1) (1994) — Tekijä — 36 kappaletta
Cat Crimes Through Time (1999) — Avustaja — 34 kappaletta
Poe's Lighthouse (2006) — Avustaja — 28 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of the Mummy (2017) — Avustaja — 25 kappaletta
The New Roger Caras Treasury of Great Cat Stories (1997) — Avustaja — 24 kappaletta
Wild Women (1854) — Avustaja — 23 kappaletta
Christmas Ghosts (2013) — Avustaja — 17 kappaletta
Malice Domestic 12: Mystery Most Historical (2017) — Avustaja — 12 kappaletta
Sex, Lies and Private Eyes (2009) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Noah's Ride: A Collaborative Western Novel (2006) — Avustaja — 7 kappaletta
Cast of Characters (Anthology 28-in-1) (2012) — Avustaja — 6 kappaletta
Felonious Felines (2000) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
Killer Magic (2016) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta
Great Writers and Kids Write Mystery Stories (1996) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
First Cases [Unabridged Audiobook] (2002) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
More Tales of Zorro (2011) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Das Kätzchen der heiligen Margret (2001) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Romantic Times: Vegas: Book 3 (2016) — Avustaja — 1 kappale

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Okay let me be fair here--the first...9 chapters are like listening to someone monologue their life. Its a bit repetitive, somewhat awkward and stiff, but interesting enough. Around Chapter 10 however, when Delilah lands herself in Las Vegas (for various reasons), it starts getting more interesting. We have much more interaction with people other then herself, the blossoming of her paranormal skills and heck its Las Vegas. That's interesting for me.

Unfortunately the narrative remains scattered and the plot keeps swerving back and forth. A lot is left to obvious plot devices to keep the 'action' moving and I swear to god if she had mentioned that she was vampire bait one more time I would have ax'ed her right then and there. In the span of one chapter she says it no less then six times, all variations on 'I have pale skin, black hair and vampires find me simply irresistible'. Well bully for you, but don't keep slapping us in the face with it.

What sucks though is I really like this premise, Delilah isn't so bad so long as she keeps her vampire bait comments to herself and the world itself is intriguing (if a little aimless). I came into the Delilah Street novels because of the short story from the anthology Unusual Suspects in which Delilah solves a CineSim 'murder'. That was so much fun! I'm starting to wonder though if perhaps the stories are better left as short fiction. Less cluttering of the narrative, less repetitious information. I mean I was a interested in the back story between the characters from the SS, but Carole managed to get the feel of the character across in way less space.

I am still intrigued by the set up and world, and thankfully I have book 2 awaiting me, but I'll have to think about wanting to read Book 3 (due out in the fall) if Book 2 doesn't pick up things and give it a firmer course.
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lexilewords | 19 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 28, 2023 |
Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler — working against each other or with each other?

Irene Adler and her companion, Nel Huxleigh, are visiting America, searching for her parentage. She has spent her life never having memories of her childhood or family. Nelly Bly, the American newswoman, had contacted Irene claiming she knew of Irene’s parentage.

Sherlock Holmes is visiting America and has been enlisted by William K. Vanderbilt to solve the mystery of the murdered man found on Vanderbilt’s billiard table. It’s to be done without police or publicity.

A lead that Irene and Nel are tracking is regarding Lola Montez and the Lady In Black. Are they one and the same? Both figures have racy pasts and royal connections and both with references that applied to Irene’s mother.

The trails Adler and Holmes are tracking cross with possible connections. The two are wary of each other due to previous dealings. Yet both recognize the abilities they share that could benefit their cases. There is also a possibility of attraction to each other.

Set in 1889 New York, it is a good visit to another time with some interesting characters and plots.
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ChazziFrazz | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 21, 2023 |
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Catherine_Dilts | 1 muu arvostelu | Feb 25, 2022 |
This was a good mystery book, not the best one I have ever read but it kept me intrigued. I actually did like most of the characters, even if they were all sort of a trope and kind of weird. This book has a cat element that is clearly evident from the cover and the first pages. The problem was that the chapters that were narrated by the cat were not chapters I enjoyed very much. Luckily for me those chapters didn't come up very often but in a book that's kind of short I wanted to enjoy all of it. I really liked Detective Molina's character for some reason when she was first introduced, but as the game went on it seemed like all the other characters hated her. The main character even equated he to a Nazi once, which I did not like at all. I did like the setting for this book at a book publishers conference because I like book themes in books. Without giving anything away, I wasn't a big fan on how they wrapped up the mystery. It was one of those big reveal type situation but it felt to fast to me and I wasn't very satisfied. Overall with this book, I may pick up another in this series if I want something fun and easy to read, because I did find this book a fun and easy read, but the next book won't be high on my TBR list, and with all the other books I have to read, I know if I do read another book in this series it won't be soon. I would say if you're thinking of picking up this book, do so if you just want a fun mystery and maybe read something else if you want something with more depth.… (lisätietoja)
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AKBouterse | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 14, 2021 |


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