Books by Paullina Simons

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Red Leaves

Paulina Simons’ psychological mystery, Red Leaves is a tragedy with no happily ever after.  A fatalistic, chilling portrayal of four supposed friends who look the other way when one of their number is found dead, the story depicts the worst of human nature and will haunt readers even after the bo ...

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The Girl In Times Square

The Girl in Times Square is a sequel of sorts to Paullina Simons's earlier mystery, Red Leaves, with more suffering in store for her hero, Spencer O'Malley. Lily Quinn is a 24-year-old art major whose life is drifting along, disturbed only by her struggle to financially survive in New York Ci ...

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Tatiana and Alexander

What to say, what to say? I've been waiting to read Tatiana and Alexander since September 23, 2001 at 4:35 PM, give or take a few minutes. That's when I finished Simon's wonderful, heartbreaking epic story The Bronze Horseman. If you've read that book, you'll know why I immediately needed to get my ...

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Tatiana and Alexander

One can argue that this is but one of a million love stories ever written. A tall, brave soldier and a diminutive blonde nurse; the heartbreak and terror of World War II; sex, partings and reunions, deaths. And yet to say that Tatiana and Alexander is a love story is like saying that Niagara is a wa ...

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The Bronze Horseman

I define a "Desert Isle Keeper" as a book that sticks in my mind long after I’ve read the last page, a book I’ll re-read and think about, one I’d recommend to all and sundry. Usually I can give someone lots of information about a DIK read – but not in this case. This is one of the most chall ...