Search Results: "Andrew Hunt"


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DESOLATION FLATS by Andrew Hunt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"Once the murder is connected to the Nazis, everyone becomes a potential suspect—except, of course, Hunt's improbably virtuous hero, whom readers are likely to either love or loathe."
A Mormon police officer's beliefs about good and evil are tested when the murder of a race car driver appears related to the rising Nazi party. Read full book review >

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CITY OF SAINTS by Andrew Hunt
Released: Nov. 6, 2012

"Hunt does a creditable job tying up all the loose ends the unknown killer left behind 80 years ago and an even better job evoking the time and place in which he lived."
Historian Hunt's first novel, winner of the 2011 Tony Hillerman Prize, revisits an unsolved real-life murder in 1930 Salt Lake City. Read full book review >

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SAMANTHA HUNT
by Lucas Loredo

Samantha Hunt’s fiction lies in the meeting place between our common reality and the expanded reality of dreams, transformations, visitations, and conjurings. In her previous novels, teenagers communicate with the dead, a man travels through time over Queens, and men emerge from and disappear into the ocean. Hunt’s latest book, a collection of stories titled The Dark Dark, again inhabits ...


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MAKING UP HISTORY (BUT MAKING IT FEEL REAL)
by Claiborne Smith

When debut authors talk about their struggles to get published, their stories usually boil down to a dramatic tale of numbers, despite the literary context: X number of writing workshops they attended, X number of years spent working on the debut, X number of rejections from agents or publishers. Andrew Hilleman, whose electric, compelling debut novel, World, Chase Me Down ...


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GLORIOUS BASTARDS
by Thea James

I look around, from face to face. We all knew the same thing. We were in this together.

Until the very end.

Sixteen-year-old Tilla is the daughter of Lord Kent, preeminent noble of the Western Province. She is also a bastard—and try as she might to impress her father, there’s no changing the fact that her mother was a lowly ...


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THE KINGDOM BEYOND THE WAVES by Stephen Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Vividly and vigorously narrated, with splashes of humor. But in a universe where anything can happen, it's rarely possible to care when something does."
Another doorstopper steampunk fantasy set in the furiously overcrowded and hard-to-fathom universe of The Court of the Air (2008). Read full book review >

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WRITING HISTORY IN THE GLOBAL ERA by Lynn Hunt
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"In this incisive look at the history of history, Hunt asserts that globalization will inspire a new paradigm acknowledging the importance—and inevitably—of cross-disciplinary and collaborative inquiry."
A noted historian offers a lucid overview of her changing field. Read full book review >

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THE COURT OF THE AIR by Stephen Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2008

"Almost too inventive—it's just one jaw-dropping page after another—with hypercomplicated, barely intelligible plotting set forth in a breathless style: Harry Potter mugs H.P. Lovecraft, and L. Ron Hubbard explains it all."
Doorstopper steampunk fantasy from British newcomer Hunt. Read full book review >

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THE RISE OF THE IRON MOON by Stephen Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2011

"A swaggering, eye-filling, brain-swizzling extravaganza, though Hunt's hyperkinetic saga may be a taste not all readers will wish to acquire."
Third fantasy set in Hunt's teeming, mind-boggling steampunk universe (The Court of the Air, 2007, etc.), this time complete with interplanetary invaders courtesy of H.G. Wells. Read full book review >

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THE MAGICIAN'S TALE by David Hunt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1997

"As an exercise in atmosphere, though, Hunt's first novel is as glamorously seedy as a pristine print of a vintage film noir. (First printing of 100,000; $125,000 ad/promo)"
A color-blind photographer searches the dark side of San Francisco for the killer of the street Adonis whose sordid life she'd been documenting. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2005

"An elegant resource for all who dwell in, or care about, cities. The glossy and—no doubt expensive—illustrations are a real plus."
A powerful new urban history with implications for today. Read full book review >