Search Results: "Anders Roslund"


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BOX 21 by Anders Roslund
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Fresh, slangy and moves at breakneck pace, though it loses some of its energy as it narrows its focus."
A tangle of criminal plotlines converge combustibly at a Stockholm hospital in this edgy thriller, the second the collaborators have published in English (The Beast, 2005). Read full book review >

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THE BEAST by Anders Roslund
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A grim and compelling noir debut, written with cool precision and menacing immediacy. Any lack of familiarity with Swedish culture should double the suspense for American readers."
The escape of a convicted pedophile and child-killer sends shock waves through the quiet community he terrorized. Read full book review >

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TWO SOLDIERS by Anders Roslund
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 2014

"A bleak but gripping tale of a teen gang running amok."
A Stockholm suburb is being terrorized by a teenage gang's calculated reign of firebombings and burglaries. After a beaten female cop is left to die in the trunk of an abandoned car, DCI Ewert Grens will break all the rules in his effort to nab the perpetrators. Read full book review >

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ELLEN ANDERS ON HER OWN by Karen Hirsch
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1994

"With lean, low-key writing, Hirsch gives Ellen's problems real respect. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A book acknowledging that, for a sixth grader coping with bereavement, grieving is as much about changing relationships as it is about healing. Read full book review >

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THE WOODEN LEG OF INSPECTOR ANDERS by Marshall Browne
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2001

"Solid stuff, and though one might wish for more of Dibdin's facility with language, there's plenty here to admire from the iconoclastic Anders to the Machiavellian twists of Italian politics."
Fans of Michael Dibdin's Aurelio Zen mysteries will welcome this first mystery from Australian author Browne, whose hero, Inspector Anders of the Rome Police, is equally thoughtful and courageous in his own unorthodox way. Read full book review >

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INSPECTOR ANDERS AND THE SHIP OF FOOLS by Marshall Browne
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2002

"A vade mecum to political infighting as thoughtfully impressive as the series debut, The Wooden Leg of Inpector Anders (2001)."
The title refers not to Katherine Anne Porter but to snippets culled from a 15th-century manuscript and used by a terrorist cell, the Judgment Day group, to scare off impending mergers of megalithic international companies. Read full book review >

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NIGHTBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"A winning testament to the value of friendship and to a surly dragon's power of persuasion. (maps, glossary, game rules, 'historical' note) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Caution: a wyvern's talons might pluck you up and drop you smack in the middle of a legendary quest. Read full book review >

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FIND ME by Anders Arhoj
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"An English language debut offering little worlds of eye candy. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Two friends play hide-and-seek with each other from opposite ends of this nearly wordless Danish import. Read full book review >

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SKYBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A throneworthy consort in a series forged in fantasy. (maps, glossary) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Friends are the family you choose, and family is the enemy you combat in an oppressive empire ripe for rebellion. Read full book review >

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FROSTBORN by Lou Anders
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Future fans of Tolkien and George R.R. Martin can happily cut their serial-fantasy teeth on this first book of an eventual series. (map, illustrated guide to the Thrones and Bones game) (Fantasy. 10-14)"
An obsessive gamer and a sassy half-giant affirm that power lies in being underestimated. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Respectful of both the old and the new cultures, rich in pro forma details and insider gossip alike, and likely to be required airplane reading in business class."
Pulitzer Prize-winning business reporter Anders (Health Against Wealth, 1996, etc.) crafts a highly readable account of the clash of cultures, gender, and styles that accompanied the changing of the guard at a leading computer manufacturer. Read full book review >

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AMIDST LATVIANS DURING THE HOLOCAUST by Edward Anders
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 27, 2010

"A testament of remarkable clarity and humanity, wrung from dark experience."
A Jewish teenager views World War II from a very precarious perch—Nazi-occupied Latvia—in this quietly harrowing memoir. Read full book review >