Search Results: "A.D. Scott"


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A.D. by Josh Neufeld
Released: Aug. 18, 2009

"Bristling with attitude and pungent with social awareness."
Graphic artist Neufeld paints an emotive portrait of New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina, as seen through the eyes of seven of the city's citizens. Read full book review >

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A.D. by Kate Millett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

Millett might have made this memoir into a gorgeous requiem for her longtime idol, her Aunt Dorothy, but in the end she reduces it to a tedious song for herself. Read full book review >

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THE LOW ROAD by A.D.  Scott
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Scott (North Sea Requiem, 2013, etc.) incisively sets the middle-aged hero's struggle to come to terms with his life against the violence of a decaying city and the clean beauty of the Highlands."
A newspaper editor is torn between his present life in the Highlands of Scotland in the 1950s and his past as a hotshot reporter. Read full book review >

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BENEATH THE ABBEY WALL by A.D.  Scott
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"The third installment in this fine character-driven series, set in the Highlands of 1957 (A Double Death on the Black Isle, 2011, etc.), expertly evokes an area struggling with a painful past as it seeks a better future."
A staff's attempts to bring the Highland Gazette up to modern standards are derailed by the death of one of their own. Read full book review >

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A SMALL DEATH IN THE GREAT GLEN by A.D.  Scott
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"A rollicking, cozy escapade, too lighthearted to call Tartan noir."
In the 1950s, the murder of a boy shocks a Scottish town still reeling from the devastations of World War II and rife with resentment of outsiders. This is the first book in a suspense series set in the Scottish Highlands, where the author was born and raised. Read full book review >

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A KIND OF GRIEF by A.D.  Scott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Scott (The Low Road, 2014, etc.) skillfully uses the beauty of the Highlands as a backdrop for an entrancing mystery whose characters repeatedly and pleasurably upstage its action."
A woman's feelings of guilt over the death of someone she admired enmesh her in a dangerous search for the truth. Read full book review >

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A DOUBLE DEATH ON THE BLACK ISLE by A.D.  Scott
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"Set against the bleak beauty of the Highlands, Scott's second (A Small Death In a Great Glenn, 2010) continues to explore the slow transformation of Scotland from a highly ordered society while presenting a fine mystery with engaging characters."
Prejudice, class differences and murder meet on the Black Isle. Read full book review >

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A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Action-adventure, set against the life of Yeshua, the prophet who dared speak against 'the way of the world, protected by position and sword and gold and knowledge.'"
Dekker (Outlaw, 2013, etc.) makes the spiritual real through the fictional Maviah, daughter of Rami bin Malik, Bedu sheikh.Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1991

"Scott has found a generous and insightful biographer. (Photographs-not seen.)"
The 1983 TV mini-series The Jewel in the Crown, adapted from The Raj Quartet, exposed millions on both sides of the Atlantic to the work of British novelist Scott, who had died five years previously. Read full book review >

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CORETTA SCOTT by Ntozake Shange
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"A double-page spread of freedom marchers carrying American flags silhouetted against a yellow sky will resonate with children and linger in their minds. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
There have been many books written about Martin Luther King Jr., but precious few about Coretta Scott King. Read full book review >