Search Results: "A.W. Daniels"


BOOK REVIEW

GENETICALLY PRIVILEGED by A.W. Daniels
Released: Aug. 24, 2012

"After an unhurried start, this debut switches gears into an inventive, intriguing novel."
Daniels' blend of sci-fi and religious allegory explores the development of an entirely new, undoubtedly superior species of human. Read full book review >

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My Brother the Boxer: The Terry Daniels Story by Jeff Daniels
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2015

"While the fight descriptions are vivid, the subject remains one-dimensional."
A fond recollection of the boxing career of an unlikely heavyweight championship contender. Read full book review >

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THE LUXUS by A.W. Mykel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 30, 1991

"Humorless, gadget-plagued, and very long."
Terrorists kidnap bacteria capable of eating all the oil in the world—in the latest superthriller from Mykel (The Windchime Legacy, 1980; The Salamandra Glass, 1983). Read full book review >

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KILLINGS by A.W. Gray
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 5, 1993

"Shove over, Elmore Leonard."
White-haired, wild-eyed defender Bino Phillips (Bino, 1988) has pinned his hopes of getting coked-up football player Mickey Stanley acquitted of serious dealing on two witnesses—but one of them is dead, her body half drained of blood, and now the other has gone missing. Read full book review >

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THE LAST DAYS OF MADAME REY by A.W. Hill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 2, 2007

"Raszer's case, likely to appeal to fans of mysticism and sci-fi, is a Tolkien-like battle between good and evil that obviously demands a sequel."
White supremacists, gypsy fortune tellers, a volcanologist, a wise rabbi and an unorthodox private detective are joined in a curious tale. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 6, 1993

"Richard was found guilty and is serving life behind bars—but the evidence in the case, confounding and contradictory, is hardly clarified by Gray's often melodramatic treatment. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
The fatal poisoning in 1991 of Dallas socialite Nancy Lyon has all the ingredients for a solid true-crimer: big money; a philandering husband; incest; ambiguous evidence; courtroom drama. Read full book review >

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PRIME SUSPECT by A.W. Gray
Released: July 10, 1992

"This is less complex than its predecessors, but, still, sharp, taut, and mean."
Lackey Ferguson, part-owner of F&F Construction, a small company that hires parolees as laborers, doesn't realize he's being set up as fall-guy when Percy Hardin, from the posh side of town, invites him over to discuss building a poolhouse for his wife, Marissa, then leaves Lackey alone with her. Read full book review >

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NOWHERE-LAND by A.W. Hill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2009

"Readers drawn to the metaphysical, the occult and alternative realities will be most comfortable here. But even these may find Hill's third novel too long and talky."
A Hollywood private eye's search for a missing girl takes him to universes even stranger than Tinseltown. Read full book review >

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BINO'S BLUES by A.W. Gray
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1995

"A fast-paced, fragrant, nothing-personal exposÇ that'll leave you wondering which is the lower form of life: those nasty feds or the mean-eyed morons employed to enforce the laws of the great state of Texas."
We interrupt this Dallas police corruption trial—in which Rusty Benson's client, Capt. Read full book review >

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THE MAN OFFSIDE by A.W. Gray
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 25, 1991

Texas chronicler Gray (Bino, Size) now presents antihero Rick Bannion—an ex-Dallas Cowboy and ex-framed con who for years has had an off-and-on affair with Donna, the wife of his former Dallas teammate Jack Brendy. Read full book review >

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ONCE SHADOWS FALL by Robert Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"The story's execution is smooth if a bit predictable; the murders, chases, and last-minute rescues all arrive like clockwork. But Daniels provides a killer with a believable back story and motive, bringing the mystery to a satisfying conclusion."
Daniels' debut is a psychological thriller, complete with a deranged but charismatic serial killer and a damaged but intrepid cop. Read full book review >