Search Results: "Charles D. Thompson"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"A meticulous, exhaustive history of moonshining, poverty and Blue Ridge culture."
A scholarly dissection of the 1930s moonshine-based economy of Franklin County, Virginia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BORDER ODYSSEY by Charles D. Thompson, Jr.
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2015

"A potent cri de coeur for a more compassionate, sane and humane border policy."
An exploration of 2,000 miles of fraught, rugged and deeply contested territory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TRIAL by Larry D. Thompson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Derivative thriller, competently plotted but awkwardly written."
Small-town lawyer faces off against corrupt drug-company CEO. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE INSANITY PLEA by Larry D. Thompson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 2014

"A slow-starting legal thriller that later shows its teeth with fierce courtroom drama."
In Thompson's (Dead Peasants, 2013, etc.) new legal thriller, an attorney works his first criminal case, defending his mentally ill brother against murder charges. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 13, 2016

"A tightly structured war novel, written with intelligence and verve."
Summers (The Shain Family at Shakertown, 1808-1922, etc.) offers a World War II thriller about espionage and betrayal overseas. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 7, 2008

"Informed and accessible."
Investment-strategy consultant Ellis (Capital, 2004, etc.) gives the financial powerhouse a largely bullish evaluation. Read full book review >

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The Little Book of Leadership Wisdom by Charles D. Harpool
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: April 10, 2014

"Though small in size, this book steals the secrets of giants."
Snippets from captains, kings and trailblazers throughout history. Read full book review >

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THE AMBER FILE by Charles D. Summers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2013

"A dark mystery story that, despite its potential, juggles too many characters and plot twists."
Detective Mike Carr tries to solve a cold case amid a sea of suspects in a small town in this mystery/thriller set in 1979-1980. Read full book review >

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The Little Book of Planning Wisdom by Charles D. Harpool
NON-FICTION
Released: May 16, 2013

"A breezy reference for speechwriters, civic groups, churches or anyone looking for a little enlightenment."
Planning is the cornerstone of success, says a business professional who aims to motivate readers to take action with his debut compilation of quotable quotes. Read full book review >