Search Results: "Christopher Reich"


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CHRISTOPHER by Tomie dePaola
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 15, 1994

"The carefully composed scenes are spare and powerful; though the telling is unremarkable, the art speaks for itself. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The story of Reprobus, the huge man who came to be known as Christopher, patron saint of travelers. Read full book review >

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CHRISTOPHER by Allison Burnett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2003

"At times both acid-tinged and unbelievably sweet, a hopeless love's lament."
A lethargic Lothario does what he can to bring his cute, depressed neighbor around to a love affair. Read full book review >

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RULES OF BETRAYAL by Christopher Reich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 13, 2010

"Good questions, all of them, but you'd never know from this mashup which of them is most important. Maybe the Ransoms—think Nick and Nora without the laughs—deserve a break the next time life as we know it is under the gun."
A nuclear warhead is loose, and only Dr. Jonathan Ransom can retrieve it—if he can get past that rogue wife of his. Read full book review >

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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS by Charlotte Yue
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1992

"Bibliography; children's books for further reading; index. (Nonfiction. 9+)"
An incisive look at the tools, knowledge, and personal qualities that made Columbus's first voyage possible. Read full book review >

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RULES OF DECEPTION by Christopher Reich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2008

"Proof positive that whatever state-of-the-art labels you paste on fictional spies, their main appeal remains nostalgic."
International intrigue in the 21st century, according to Reich's latest thriller, looks an awful lot like international intrigue in the 20th. Read full book review >

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RULES OF VENGEANCE by Christopher Reich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Like 007's obsession with Blofeld, Jonathan's hyperinflated connubial problems seem intended to turn international terrorism into good, clean human-scale fun."
The secret-agent wife a Doctors Without Borders physician thought had been killed at the beginning of Rules of Deception (2008) is still alive enough to make big trouble for him and the rest of the world. Read full book review >

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THE RUNNER by Christopher Reich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 7, 2000

"Seyss, a former Olympic track star known as the 'White Lion,' was responsible for the death of Judge's brother, and he and Judge carry on a cat-and-mouse chase across the length of Europe that ends up having political as well as personal ramifications."
The Runner ($26.95; Mar. 7; 448 pp.; 0-385-33366-8): The second thriller from Reich (Numbered Account, 1997) takes us into a devastated Germany in the years immediately following WWII, where the American ex-cop Devlin Judge is searching for Nazi war criminal Erich Seyss, recently escaped from an American POW camp. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2003

"Unlikely to find much readership outside of the psychoanalytic hardcore."
Psychobiography meets psychiatric case study in this life of the eminently strange theorist. Read full book review >

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THE PRINCE OF RISK by Christopher Reich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Have no fear. Reich (Rules of Betrayal, 2010, etc.) supplies plenty of code-named acronyms and villains, a high body count, patient explanations of arcane financial transactions and regulations, and a heroine who prays to J. Edgar Hoover. How could the exchange, the nation and the free world possibly be in better hands?"
A hedge fund chief and his ex-wife, an FBI supervisory agent, work at odds to solve the murders of his father and her colleagues and prevent the meltdown of the world's capital markets to boot. Read full book review >

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THE PATRIOTS CLUB by Christopher Reich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 26, 2005

"The results may leave you stirred, but not shaken."
The recipe for Reich's forgettable tale of suspense is one part North by Northwest, one part The Da Vinci Code and one part American Treasure. Read full book review >

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NUMBERED ACCOUNT by Christopher Reich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 21, 1998

Reich's debut thriller couldn't be more timely: A brash American insider tracks down the endlessly dirty high-level secrets in the Swiss banking establishment. Read full book review >

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CHRISTOPHER REEVE by Megan Howard
Released: May 11, 1999

"Utilitarian and coherent. (index) (Biography. 11-13)"
Distilled from published or televised sources, this biography of Reeve from troubled childhood to triumphant re-emergence into public life focuses more on what he's done than who he is. Read full book review >