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Deborah Grabien's Reviews

Reviews of Deborah’s Work

Comfortably Numb
Oct.01.2013
Published by Library Journal
Grabien, Deborah. Comfortably Numb. Plus One. (JP Kinkaid Chronicles, Bk. 8). Oct. 2013. 298p. ISBN 9780986008511. pap. $17.95. M Agreeing to perform a New Year's Eve megaconcert...
Rock & Roll Never Forgets
Aug.15.2012
Published by Green Man Review/Sleeping Hedgehog
I have been hooked on Deb Grabien’s novels since I had the great good fortune to read the first of her Haunted Ballads series. What pulled me in right from the beginning...
Book of Days.jpg
Dec.17.2011
Published by Bookin' With Sunny
  Ever wish you could be a part of a world-famous rock band and perform at venues in cities like Paris, New York, Berlin, London? Well, okay, but without the drugs and other...
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Sep.08.2011
Published by Booklist
The fifth JP Kinkaid caper sees rock band Blacklight gearing up for a major tour after its latest CD goes multiplatinum. Although the group has seen its fair share of success, the...
Graceland cover
Jun.01.2011
Published by Bookin' With Sunny
What a pleasure to be back with JP Kinkaid, his wife Bree, and the rest of the Blacklight entourage. Deborah Grabien, JP’s creator, has again set out to give life to an aging rock...
Graceland cover
Apr.01.2011
Published by Library Journal
Famous British rocker/blues guitarist JP Kinkaid has one of those golden life moments when young music journalist Ches Kobel introduces him to Bulldog Moody. Ches is writing a...
Dark's Tale
Mar.15.2010
Published by Kirkus Reviews
"The descriptions of the park, its wildlife and Dark's mystical encounters are breathtakingly beautiful, fierce and evocative...the graceful prose, deft blending of realism with...
Dark's Tale
Mar.15.2010
Published by Kirkus Reviews
"The descriptions of the park, its wildlife and Dark's mystical encounters are breathtakingly beautiful, fierce and evocative...the graceful prose, deft blending of realism with...
While My Guitar Gently Weeps cover art
Sep.17.2009
Published by Armchair Interviews
Rock star Kinkaid and his long-time love Bree are back in their home in San Francisco, after a rather chaotic tour with JP’s band, Blacklight. He has been asked as a favor to sit...
While My Guitar Gently Weeps cover art
Sep.16.2009
Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch
Some authors dazzle with a debut novel, only to find themselves never able to replicate their first effort. Others start out with a fairly good effort and improve, and that is the...
While My Guitar Gently Weeps cover art
Aug.01.2009
Published by Booklist
In the second entry in the JP Kinkaid mystery series (after last year’s Rock & Roll Never Forgets), JP has just come off a tour with his decades-old, enormously successful...
While My Guitar Gently Weeps cover art
Jul.13.2009
Published by Publishers Weekly
While My Guitar Gently Weeps: A JP Kinkaid Mystery Deborah Grabien. Minotaur, $24.99 (288p) ISBN 978-0-312-59096-3 In Grabien's diverting second mystery to feature witty Brit rock...
Rock & Roll Never Forgets
Dec.01.2008
Published by School Library Journal
Adult/High School - JP Kinkaid, a member of the legendary British rock band Blacklight, is unnerved when he learns that Perry Dillon, a tabloid biographer, is writing an exposé of...
Rock & Roll Never Forgets
Sep.21.2008
Published by The Mystery Reader
(She absolutely nails it: being a rock star is JP's job. That's precisely how he sees it. And since the story is narrated by JP, that's how the reader is supposed to see it, as...
Rock & Roll Never Forgets
Aug.15.2008
Published by The BookLady Reviews
San Francisco writer Deb Grabien has done it again! Her new mystery series has just about everything for a great summer read, and certainly enough to whet our appetites for more....