Search Results: "Charles A. Salter"


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The eBay Plot by Charles A. Salter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"An intriguing, if occasionally awkward, cyberespionage thriller."
U.S. Army major Brad Stout must go undercover into the cyberdepths of eBay to foil a deadly radioactive threat in the first book of Salter's eBay Detective series. Read full book review >

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BORROWED BONES by Charles A. Salter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 23, 2013

"Coursing action with a sci-fi flavor."
In Salter's latest thriller (The eBay Guardian, 2013, etc.), the recurring protagonist is sent to Puerto Rico for a covert assignment that may have global implications. Read full book review >

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THE VEGETARIAN TEEN by Charles A. Salter
FOOD & COOKING
Released: Oct. 15, 1991

"Notes; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
While there are numerous books about keeping healthy, including psychologist-nutritionist Salter's simultaneously published Looking Good, Eating Right, this is one of the few concerned with adopting various degrees of vegetarianism. Read full book review >

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The eBay Code by Charles A. Salter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 12, 2013

"A broad, satisfying thriller that's as invigorating as it is charming."
In Maj. Brad Stout's return, he must foil a radiological threat against the president mere hours beforehis wedding. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2002

"Alarmed readers may take some comfort in knowing, as Kupchan acknowledges, that it's difficult to forecast history. Even so, this will be a gloomy read for America-first types."
Being the world's sole superpower is a lonely business. But, writes former National Security Council advisor Kupchan, the US may not be alone for long. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 29, 2011

"This amalgamation of 'distinctly frivolous' stories lacks a strong selling-point, but you get the feeling early and often that Wells doesn't seem to much care whether he makes the sale so long as he gets to make the pitch."
Wells, a businessman from Middle America, presents his debut collection of short stories. Read full book review >

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OPPOSING THE SYSTEM by Charles A. Reich
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Even with its many good points, this succeeds only as a sermon to the choir."
America has gone badly off course in the last quarter-century, asserts the author of the countercultural vade mecum The Greening of America (1970). ``We confront conditions that no decent society can tolerate, such as homelessness and the destruction of hope in millions of young people,'' Reich writes. ``We face the very real danger of nonsurvival if we do not change.'' He attributes many of these conditions to irresponsible, cancerous economic growth and to the economic coercion that fuels it, and he excels at showing that this supposed economic progress is in fact impoverishing. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"An unabashedly admiring tribute to men of fighting faith."
Passionately argued rehabilitation of Pius IX's international regiment of Zouaves, by Catholic journalist Coulombe (Vicars of Christ: A History of the Popes, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >

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I will live. My Children need me." by Charles A Brady
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 16, 2011

"A powerful tribute to a strong woman with a durable faith."
Brady writes about miracles in this debut biography of his late wife, Carmie. Read full book review >

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TRUTH CATCHER by Anna Salter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 20, 2007

"Salter (Prison Blues, 2002, etc.) writes compellingly about the criminal mind. Though the story is overstuffed, the appealing heroine is worth return engagements."
A forensic psychologist's attempt to prevent the imminent release of a dangerous prisoner is complicated by a distress call from an old friend. Read full book review >

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JUNGLE CROSSING by Sydney Salter
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Skip. (author's note, glossary, online resources) (Fiction. 10-12)"
Mexico and the Mayan people serve as metaphorical fodder to help a white American. Read full book review >