Search Results: "A. Gerry"


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Released: Jan. 21, 2012

"A compelling if derivative supernatural teen romance."
In a young-adult paranormal romance, four teenagers develop strange powers—and the reason why is more incredible than they could possibly imagine. Read full book review >

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Gangsters of Shanghai by Gerry  O'Sullivan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 31, 2013

"A historical novel with an overly complex plot, mostly redeemed by its brisk pace."
A crime drama that jumps back and forth between China and Ireland during the turbulent first third of the 20th century. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1993

From virtuoso trial-lawyer Spence, defender of Karen Silkwood and Imelda Marcos: a fiery ``collection of free-floating thoughts about freedom.'' Spence is profoundly uncomfortable with the socioeconomic interdependence caused by our complex economy. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 27, 2006

"A purely niche title, this one for the Lefty 'Hate Culture.'"
Celebrity lawyer and polemicist Spence (The Smoking Gun, 2003, etc.) ratchets up the rhetoric against conservatives in this latest entry in the Left-Right contest to see who can create the most outrageous title and fling the most incendiary accusations. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1989

From the crusading author of Murder and Madness (1983) and Trial by Fire (1986), an entertaining indictment of the American legal system. Read full book review >

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NORTH S.A.R. by Gerry Carroll
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"The combat and rescue scenes are hair-raising, their authenticity unmistakable."
The US Navy's search-and-rescue helicopter pilots at last share the stage with glamorous, better-known jet pilots in a realistic Vietnam War thriller by first-novelist Carroll, a decorated naval aviator who is also a longtime friend of Tom Clancy's. Read full book review >

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BEFORE THE DAWN by Gerry Adams
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"An eloquent and persuasive presentation of recent Irish history. (For the life of an earlier Irish rebel, see John Mackay's Michael Collins, p. 1656.)"
In this compelling memoir of his early life, the president of Sinn FÇin, the political wing of the IRA, recalls the development of the modern ``Troubles'' in Northern Ireland and his own central role in them, culminating in the tragic hunger strike by incarcerated IRA members in 1981. Read full book review >

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GHOSTRIDER ONE by Gerry Carroll
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"There's just no substitute for experience."
Authentic scenes of aerial combat, land battles, and shipboard support distinguish a businesslike novel about Navy and Marine fliers during Vietnam's Tet Offensive. Read full book review >

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POTSHOT by Gerry Boyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 31, 1997

"A sporadically entertaining tale if you don't expect too much."
Fourth in the Jack McMorrow series (Lifeline, 1996, etc.), featuring a freelance reporter-cum-gumshoe who's left the New York Times for more mellow pastures in Prosperity, Maine. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Spence has something to tell us but buries it under blarney and blather. (Author tour)"
A portentous jeremiad against the state of American society. Read full book review >

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LIFELINE by Gerry Boyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 16, 1996

"For all his manly virtue, you can't help liking the guy."
In his first day on the job as court reporter for the Kennebec Observer, former Times newsman Jack McMorrow (Bloodline, 1995, etc.) files a story featuring battered Donna Marchant. Read full book review >