Search Results: "Alex Berenson"


BOOK REVIEW

Alex by Adam J. Nicolai
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 21, 2011

"More curious than spooky, but featuring a riveting protagonist haunted by his own guilt."
A tormented father must decide whether he's seeing the ghost of his dead son or visions brought on by psychosis in this thriller. Read full book review >

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ALEX by Jeff Stimpson
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Breath-catchingly evocative of life's elemental grace and messy dignity. (10 pp. photos)"
Journalist Stimpson debuts with a searing chronicle of life after the birth of his premature son. Read full book review >

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ALEX by Pierre Lemaitre
Kirkus Star
by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Frank Wynne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"An eloquent thriller with a denouement that raises eyebrows as it speeds the pulse."
In this unpredictable, oddly delectable French thriller, an attractive young Parisian woman is abducted, chained in a crate and brutalized by an avenger—a crime that doesn't begin to hint at the gruesome killings to follow. Read full book review >

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ALEX by Dodie Kazanjian
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 1993

"Intriguing, persuasive account of a mercurial personality and the American fashion journalism he helped shape. (One hundred b&w photographs promise, judging from the eight seen, to add both gloss and substance.)"
Backstage view of the various lives of the legendary Liberman- -artist, photographer, and powerful editorial director of the CondÇ Nast magazines—by journalist Kazanjian and New Yorker staff writer Tomkins (Post-to-Neo, 1988, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE MIDNIGHT HOUSE by Alex Berenson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"A superbly crafted spy thriller that doubles as a gripping mystery; the reader has no idea who the killer is until Wells figures it out."
Superspy and serial country-saver John Wells (The Silent Man, 2009, etc.) seeks to uncover the truth about a string of murdered operatives from a top-secret unit. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 11, 2003

"Deserving of wide circulation in a time of corporate fraud and official look-the-other-way policy."
The recent Wall Street meltdown and dot-bomb implosion may have taken ordinary investors by surprise, writes New York Times business reporter Berenson, but it was no news to the executives whose bad accounting and fraudulent ways nearly brought down the whole house of cards. Read full book review >

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THE DECEIVERS by Alex Berenson
Released: Feb. 6, 2018

"Another enjoyable entry in a series that's likely to go on for a while."
The latest in the long-running John Wells series (The Prisoner, 2017, etc.), in which the hero has faced high-stakes crises annually since 2006. Read full book review >

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THE PRISONER by Alex Berenson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Deeply researched, fast-paced, and believable. Peace be upon John Wells, but only after he's helped defeat jihad once and for all. That's sure to extend this fine series."
Another "blood-spatter messy" mission by Muslim CIA freelance operator John Wells (The Wolves, 2016, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE WOLVES by Alex Berenson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Fans of the John Wells series won't be disappointed. They'll agree with his enemies that if Wells isn't Superman, he's super something."
This adrenaline-filled thriller pits ex-CIA man John Wells against formidable foes. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT RANGER by Alex Berenson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"John Wells (The Faithful Spy, 2006, etc.) is a worthy hero readers can count on."
A tense thriller that relies equally on bravery, wit and 21st-century American firepower. Read full book review >

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THE GHOST WAR by Alex Berenson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Terrific and relentless suspense and action in a reasonably credible plot."
John Wells, who saved America's bacon in Berenson's The Faithful Spy (2006), returns, incompletely recovered from his Times Square showdown with Islamic terrorists. Read full book review >

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TWELVE DAYS by Alex Berenson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"This one is well-worth the thriller enthusiast's time, which holds true for all the novels Berenson has written to date."
John Wells returns in another exciting and entirely plausible verge-of-war thriller. Read full book review >