Search Results: "A.D. Miller"


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SNOWDROPS by A.D. Miller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"Good local color, but nothing much to care about here."
Economist editor Miller makes his fiction debut with a bleak tale of fraud and manipulation in early-21st-century Moscow. Read full book review >

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"Brakeless action in need of depth."
A teen patient's superhuman skill is medical science gone awry. 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 Killing In D.C. by A.D. White
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 23, 2014

"A few unresolved storylines, but the main attraction's the investigation, which the author delivers with confidence."
A woman's suspicious suicide becomes another murder case for a squad of homicide detectives in this debut mystery and series opener. Read full book review >

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Alpha by A.D. Aliwat
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 9, 2015

"As vicious and unrelenting as its main character, the book moves quickly but in predictable directions."
A debut novel tells the tale of a young, successful investment banker. 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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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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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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FICTION & LITERATURE

"A conventional mystery, but the investigators themselves prove more than enticing."
In the second of White's (A Killing in D.C., 2014) thriller series, D.C. homicide detectives investigate the brutal murder of a wealthy and philandering CEO. 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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LOOKING AT PHOTOGRAPHS by A.D. Coleman
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1995

"A brief, beautifully informative introduction for all. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
A follow-up to the Looking at Paintings book, this large, comely volume contains a full page photograph and one small inset on each spread. Read full book review >