Search Results: "Clair Wiederholt"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 31, 2011

"A vivid, if one-sided, saga of familial disaffection and twisted justice."
The author's custody battle highlights the oppression of divorced fathers in this rancorous memoir. Read full book review >

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THE FLIGHT by Clair Runyan
Released: June 17, 1991

"Buy the time travel, and you've bought a pretty good war story."
The US President is dying of cancer, and the cure lies 50 years in the past. Read full book review >

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RATTLEBONE by Maxine Clair
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1994

"Even greater than the sum of its admirable parts."
Each of these related stories contains insight and intensity on its own; as a group they successfully create the African- American 1950s Kansas City (Kans.) community of the title as an insular world replete with detail and texture. Read full book review >

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FEARLESS by Lucia St. Clair Robson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1998

"More richly detailed historical fiction from an author who writes only what she absolutely wants to—and has a good time doing it."
Robson (Mary's Land, 1995, etc.), who only recently moved to hardcover, continues to turn just-the-facts into highly realistic historical fiction, filled with strongly focused characters and glowing with phosphorescent detail. Read full book review >

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A STILL AND ICY SILENCE by Ronald Clair Roat
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 22, 1993

"Routine action without much mystery, though the Michigan snowscape and Mallory's off-speed delivery are worth it."
The death of longtime arsonist Danny Goodman—in a bedroom fire, no less—sends his daughter Sandra scurrying to Lansing p.i. Read full book review >

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THE $UNSET BOYZ by Robert St. Clair
Released: Feb. 12, 2009

"A brew of cartoonish outlaws has plenty of pulp but not much fizz."
Callow young gangsters run amok with their parents' blessings in this boisterous multigenerational crime saga. Read full book review >

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MARY'S LAND by Lucia St. Clair Robson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Memorable characters, scenes, and lilting dialogue: a stylish, superior historical. (Literary Guild alternate selection)"
Richly detailed, first-rate tale of the religious, social, and political conflicts during the colonizing of Maryland (163849), based on the extraordinary real lives of real people. Read full book review >

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SHADOW PATRIOTS by Lucia St. Clair Robson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2005

"Wholly believable, confidently realized, attention-holding historical fiction."
Petticoat espionage in a decidedly stinky, dangerous Old New York. Read full book review >

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HIGH WALK by Ronald Clair Roat
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"Mallory's understated third outing (A Still and Icy Silence, 1993, etc.) still finds him better with bullets than brains."
Back in Vietnam, Stuart Mallory thought Scott Quinn was a spineless wimp. Read full book review >

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STANDING MY GROUND by Clair M. Callan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2014

"A story of a successful woman in the medical field that could have used more reflection."
In Callan's (Sevoflurane, 2012) memoir, a female physician fights sexism and rises steadily through the ranks of her profession by learning to take a stand and stick with it. Read full book review >