Search Results: "Anders Roslund"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"A lively and nuanced look at the hiring process."
How-to for headhunters seeking raw, undiscovered talent from the New York Times bestselling author of Perfect Enough. Read full book review >

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UNDER HER SKIN by Adriana Anders
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"An incredibly sexy, heartbreaking, and intense romantic debut."
In small-town Virginia, a woman trying to erase her abusive past falls for a towering, reclusive blacksmith with secrets of his own. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 20, 1992

"KKR's interim woes with its RJR Nabisco properties, has 16 pages of photos—not seen."
A revealing, albeit low-key, history of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., from a savvy Wall Street Journal correspondent who covers the leveraged buyout beat. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Useful guidance for newly minted job hunters."
An argument for the usefulness of a major in liberal arts. Read full book review >

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MEMORANDOM by Anders de la Motte
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"Following up his popular Game Trilogy (Bubble, 2014, etc.), de la Motte keeps the reader guessing in this tale of an amnesiac cop and an informant whose very existence we sometimes doubt."
His memory erased by a stroke and a violent car crash, Stockholm police intelligence officer David Sarac is pressured from all sides—not all of them as friendly as they appear—to dredge up information pointing to the whereabouts of his top informant. Read full book review >