Search Results: "Charlie Huston"


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THE SHOTGUN RULE by Charlie Huston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"If your tolerance for violence, occasional sadism and bratty teens is sturdy enough, the talented Mr. Huston (No Dominion, 2006, etc.) will keep you turning pages."
On a long, hot day in the summer of 1983, four California teenagers seeking trouble find it writ large. Read full book review >

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NO DOMINION by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 26, 2006

"Warning to the squeamish: Huston, a gifted storyteller, relishes moments when things get ugly."
In p.i. Joe Pitt's second adventure (Already Dead, 2005), turf-warring Vampyres are out for blood. Read full book review >

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CAUGHT STEALING by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2004

"Impressive debut, though not for the squeamish: a torture sequence, unsparingly clinical, lasts the better part of twenty pages."
Blood in buckets, bodies in heaps. But the dialogue's fresh, and the pages turn in a superviolent debut. Read full book review >

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THE MYSTIC ARTS OF ERASING ALL SIGNS OF DEATH by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 13, 2009

"Violent and uncomfortably graphic at times, but the dialogue is sharp and funny, and Huston (The Shotgun Rule, 2007, etc.), as always, does it his way."
A troubled young man tries to redeem his life. Read full book review >

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SIX BAD THINGS by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2005

"A crime thriller so relentlessly violent that it could make even the hard-core hard-boiled amenable to the leavening touch of Agatha Christie. Still, a page-turner."
Huston returns with a bang-banger even gorier than his debut (Caught Stealing, 2004). Read full book review >

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SLEEPLESS by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"A writer as skilled as Huston (The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death, 2009, etc.) can make an apocalyptic story terrifyingly plausible. Readers prone to depression should approach with care."
Thirty million Americans are sleepless, and it's killing them. Read full book review >

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A DANGEROUS MAN by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 19, 2006

"Maintains the unpleasantly sadistic violence that's been a series hallmark, but not the stylistic panache."
The gore-drenched trilogy of a killer and his ill-gotten gains squishes to an end. Read full book review >

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ALREADY DEAD by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Huston (Caught Stealing, 2004, etc.) does his best here, but how can you really like a bloodsucker?"
The Vampyres are coming, the Vampyres are coming. Read full book review >

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SKINNER by Charlie Huston
Released: July 9, 2013

"A tale that may enthrall technogeeks while sending their elders scrambling through Hacking for Dummies."
A cyberterrorist attack against America looms in this grim, hard-edged thriller from Edgar Award-nominated author Huston. Read full book review >

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HALF THE BLOOD OF BROOKLYN by Charlie Huston
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 26, 2007

"Violent, often ugly, Huston's series is not for the squeamish, but fans will find this installment the best to date."
The further, even gorier adventures of Joe Pitt, Vampyre extraordinaire (No Dominion, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >

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JOHN HUSTON by Jeffrey Meyers
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"The author is perhaps a bit overly enamored with his magnificent monster of a subject (and indulges a weakness for strained puns and clumsy humor), but this biography is a serious, intelligent, highly readable reckoning with Huston's outsize legacy."
A richly flavorful biography of John Huston, great director and bona fide man's man. Read full book review >