Search Results: "Benson Grayson"


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MY TROUBLES WITH TIME by Benson Grayson
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"A light character study of a professor altered by his own invention."
Grayson (Lust Takes the White House, 2011) chronicles the efforts of a hapless, mid-30s physics professor to gain self-respect using a time machine. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 22, 2011

"A solid story of political warfare made doubly compelling by the dubious hero leading the charge."
A callous mogul tries his hand at politics and uses his undue influence to get a former governor elected president, only to regret his support and redirect his resources to ousting the same man. Read full book review >

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Fables of the CIA by Benson Lee Grayson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 2015

"This collection astutely highlights the spy thriller, though the much shorter tales offer solid support."
Officers and analysts struggle, whether in the field or behind a desk, in this collection of CIA-centric stories. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"A funny, odd, somehow familiar and fully convincing fictional world."
The dynamic Brooklyn cityscape serves as the backdrop in this beguiling collection of short stories. Read full book review >

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WATERLOO STATION by Emily Grayson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2003

"Tripe, served lukewarm."
Predictable WWII romance from the author of, among others, The Fountain (2001). Read full book review >

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Trailer Vamp - Love Bites by Jim Grayson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 4, 2013

"Brings little that's new to the world of literary vampires, but its unconventionality should leave readers with fanged smiles."
Grayson's debut comedy trails a relatively young vampire helping his high school crush—the woman who turned him—stop a powerful old vampire with plans for world domination. Read full book review >

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NO WAY TO DIE by M.D. Grayson
Released: July 16, 2012

"Steady and even, the newest Danny Logan mystery holds up well and suggests a solid series is in store for those enjoying PI stories with personality."
Private investigator Danny Logan, driven by loyalty and maybe even love, takes on another band of foreign bad guys. Read full book review >

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DEATH OFF STAGE by Richard Grayson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 15, 1992

"The solutions are a shade too far-fetched for credibility, but, still, this is agreeable entertainment—for its painlessly imparted history, heightened sense of time and place, and its pleasantly civilized style."
Ninth in a richly textured series set in Paris of the early 1900's that chronicles the casebook of the SñretÇ's urbane Inspector Gautier (Death on the Cards, etc.), whose mistress of the moment is Princess Sophia Dashkova, wealthy widow of a Russian prince, in Paris to promote her newly formed ballet company. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 22, 2007

"Funny and devastatingly incisive."
A witty campaign diary by a wannabe Congressman far too clever to ever be elected. Read full book review >

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DEATH AU GRATIN by Richard Grayson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 18, 1995

"The story is overburdened with minor characters and minor incidents, but Grayson's lively evocation of the streets, cafÇs, and boudoirs of belle Çpoque Paris can't be faulted."
It's the early 1900s and, in Paris, the SuràtÇ's Inspector Gautier (Death Off Stage, 1992, etc.) is once again enmeshed in the affairspublic and privateof the upper classes. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN IN BROOKLYN by Richard Grayson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"Those familiar with Grayson's life and work will appreciate the inside look into these formative months."
Three months' worth of diary entries from a pivotal period in the author's life and career. Read full book review >