Books by Daniel Hayes

TEARJERKER by Daniel Hayes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A tease tricked out with literary effects."
Build cage. Buy gun. Kidnap editor. But then what? Hayes (stories: Kissing You, 2003) fumbles the hard part in his talky first novel. Read full book review >
KISSING YOU by Daniel Hayes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"It's the approach here that varies rather than the theme. Still, a wide sampling from a promising talent."
A first collection of ten stories that explore modern romance and physical intimacy in a variety of styles and approaches, most often discovering a love that feels ancient. Read full book review >
FLYERS by Daniel Hayes
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"The mystery is tepid, but the warmth and humor of the characters deserve readers' rapt attention. (Fiction. 12+)"
The lives and friendships of a group of teenage boys in a small town in upstate New York anchors this offering—more coming- of-age tale than the mystery it purports to be—by Hayes (No Effect, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >
NO EFFECT by Daniel Hayes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 1993

"But Tyler's a likable guy, and kids his age will enjoy spending time with him. (Fiction. 11-14)"
In his third novel about Tyler (who lives in upstate New York with his widowed actress mom, a housekeeper, and big-brother surrogate Chuckie, ex-Marine and present ``groundskeeper''), Hayes turns from the melodrama of The Trouble with Lemons (1991) and the farce of The Eye of the Beholder (1992) to a better balanced, more realistic story about the eighth grader in love- -with his new science teacher, Miss Williams. Read full book review >
EYE OF THE BEHOLDER by Daniel Hayes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"A funny book with real insights, but much in need of pruning. (Fiction. 11-15)"
The eighth-graders who appeared in The Trouble with Lemons (1991) are back in a stronger second novel, less freighted with the life conflicts of its adult characters. Read full book review >
THE TROUBLE WITH LEMONS by Daniel Hayes
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 1991

"Adequate for mystery buffs. (Fiction. 11-15)"
A run-of-the mill mystery: Who put the body in the quarry? Read full book review >