Search Results: "Craig Parshall"


BOOK REVIEW

BRINK OF CHAOS by Tim LaHaye
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A dictionary-definition specimen of preaching to the choir, and one that begs yet another question: Is it unkosher to be so ham-fisted?"
If you use Jesus as a character in a novel, do you have to pay him royalties? Read full book review >

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MARK OF EVIL by Tim LaHaye
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Action-adventure for a Christian evangelical audience."
With the fourth in The End series, LaHaye and Parshall (Brink of Chaos, 2012, etc.) continue to translate apocalyptic theology into action-adventure fiction. Read full book review >

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THUNDER OF HEAVEN by Tim LaHaye
Released: June 28, 2011

"Readers who like that sort of thing will like this. As for the others, well, you don't need to be a fundamentalist to enjoy the end-days mayhem, but it probably helps. Suspending disbelief does, too."
Bad Arabs, steely-jawed Christians, evil Russkies, signs and portents from the Holy Land: LaHaye and Parshall, skilled packagers of prophecy, serve up Pat Robertson's worst nightmare. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLEEDING THROUGH by Sandra Parshall
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Rachel's fifth adventure (Under the Dog Star, 2011, etc.) combines nervewracking suspense with a twisty mystery."
Are two stalkers better than one? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BROKEN PLACES by Sandra Parshall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Rachel's third is a tense, well-written combination of mystery and romance that will keep readers guessing."
Suspicion and jealousy threaten veterinarian Rachel Goddard's romance with Captain Tom Bridger. Read full book review >

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POISONED GROUND by Sandra Parshall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 4, 2014

"Parshall (Bleeding Through, 2012, etc.) expertly maintains the tension between warring factions until the surprising conclusion."
Plans to build a resort in rural Virginia start an uncivil war. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNDER THE DOG STAR by Sandra Parshall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Parshall's latest is more than equal to earlier series entries (Broken Places, 2010, etc.), with spine-chilling tension from cover to cover."
Dog fighting meets murder in the latest case for veterinarian Rachel Goddard and her boyfriend, Sheriff's investigator Tom Bridger. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DISTURBING THE DEAD by Sandra Parshall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 9, 2007

"Fast-paced, chilling and compulsively readable."
An unlikely pair of sleuths find there's no escaping the past, whether or not it's their own. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OUR NOISE by Jeff Gomez
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"And there's enough material here for a season's worth of TV shows."
A slacker soap opera, first published as a serial 'zine through mail order, classifieds, and in Tower Record stores, that lacks the literary pretensions of Douglas Coupland's Gen-X sagasand is much the better for it. Read full book review >

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HANK FINDS INSPIRATION by Craig Frazier
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Splendid. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Stanley and his snake friend Hank return in this beautifully illustrated and eloquently told tale of discovery. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STANLEY GOES FOR A DRIVE by Craig Frazier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Children may never view a spotted cow the same way again. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Stanley goes for a drive in his old red pickup on a dried-out, brown-as-dirt summer day, he's not thinking about much. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TRACTOR by Craig Brown
by Craig Brown, illustrated by Craig Brown
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Every page reveals the author's experience and reverence for the enterprise in this loving view of life on a small farm. (Picture book. 3+)"
An increasingly unfamiliar scene in the American landscape gains a heartfelt tribute, and has a worthy advocate in Brown (City Sounds, 1992, etc.). Read full book review >