Search Results: "Allen P. Adamson"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"Aimed at readers in search of specialist expertise, but ordinary consumers will also find the book informative and entertaining."
A leading marketing expert summarizes the ABCs of building brands. Read full book review >

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DEADLY UNTRUTHS by P. J. Allen
Released: Aug. 15, 2008

"This battle of good versus evil wrapped in fast-paced prose might find an audience with anti-government conspiracy theorists."
A courageous journalist investigates the deaths of two colleagues in Allen's debut political thriller. Read full book review >

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THE YETI QUOTIENT by P. J. Allen
Released: Sept. 19, 2011

"A political thriller that relies heavily on action but lacks substance."
Corrupt American and Chinese government officials scramble for control over a medical cure-all derived from a Nepalese plant, culminating in an international incident in Allen's (Deadly Untruths, 2008) second novel. Read full book review >

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SHARK DOG! by Ged Adamson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"Pleasant fare with a possible ecological message. (Picture book. 4-6)"
There's a new species of pet that may excite both fans of shark lore and pet escapades. Read full book review >

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DOUGLAS, YOU NEED GLASSES! by Ged Adamson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"A lighthearted introduction to the perks of wearing glasses. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Everything looks great when a myopic dog gets glasses.Read full book review >

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I WANT TO GROW by Ged Adamson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2017

"Modest but sweet. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little green monster is frustrated that his best friend keeps getting taller while he stays the same. Read full book review >

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Payload by K.D. Adamson
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A global fraud tale remains laudable in its frankness; it's not what the baddies are hiding, but the frightening lengths they'll go to stay in power."
London investigators look into possible corporate fraud involving a shipping company that may retain secrets by resorting to murder in this debut thriller. Read full book review >

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THE OUTLANDER by Gil Adamson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2008

"A lovingly crafted novel."
The perambulations of a young woman across an austere landscape, knowing what she's running from but fuzzy about what she's running toward. Read full book review >

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HOKKAIDO POPSICLE by Isaac Adamson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 16, 2002

"Somewhat too cute for comfort, but, still, a good tale with a nice slant on geography and the pop scene."
Danger lurks in the well-lit corners of Tokyo's immaculately clean streets, and it takes a teen-mag journalist to unravel the mysteries of this inscrutable world. Read full book review >

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BRIDEY'S MOUNTAIN by Yvonne Adamson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 3, 1993

"Long and laboriously detailed with period description, and with an overlarge cast of sketchy (at best) characters."
From the pseudonymous Adamson, a flat, glossy first hardcover with a bit of everything: a battle to save a forested mountain slated for development, four generations of Gregory women, a smattering of Colorado history, and a dash of the supernatural (curses, prophetic dreams, ghosts and second sight). Read full book review >

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HELP ME, JACQUES COUSTEAU by Gil Adamson
CLASSICS
Released: May 1, 2010

"Buy it for teens and adults who match that description. (Fiction. 15-adult)"
A fine prose stylist shows her chops in this reissue—and first U.S. publication—of her 1995 debut. Read full book review >

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COMPLICATION by Isaac Adamson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 2012

"A freshly imagined work, this novel boasts clever twists and revelations right up until the end."
Prague is the setting for this unusual meta-mystery, in which an American's investigation of his older brother's disappearance occasions stories-within-stories involving Nazi occupiers, Communist spies, a gangster known as Rumpelstiltskin and a still-ticking watch that goes back to Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II. Read full book review >