Search Results: "Craig Parshall"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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 >

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 >

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 >

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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

BEE & BIRD by Craig Frazier
ADVENTURE
Released: May 10, 2011

"Still, pleasant and cheery, it is an interesting and urbane read. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A bee and bird travel from tree and truck to boat and beehive; the likable pair are the perfect guides to this wordless work on perspective. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

STANLEY GOES FISHING by Craig Frazier
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2006

"A visual conundrum that accentuates the 'art' of looking at the world in different ways. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Meet Stanley, a fellow who sees things differently, as in his two previous stories, Stanley Goes for a Drive (2005) and Stanley Mows the Lawn (2004). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I SEE THE MOON, AND THE MOON SEES ME... by Helen Craig
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 30, 1993

The illustrator of the Angelina Ballerina series brings her whimsical, charmingly detailed style to 54 favorite nursery rhymes, interpreting some with frames combined into decorative, rhythmic pages and creatively varying her designs with full spreads that illustrate more than one rhyme, insets, cutaways, and more. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY SOUNDS by Craig Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 1992

"A worthy successor to Margaret Wise Brown's Noisy books. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When Farmer Brown visits the city, he hears all kinds of mechanical noises—toots, whistles, sirens, jackhammers, different wheels—all amusingly spelled out for readers and listeners to imitate and illustrated in Brown's gentle, idiosyncratic style, employing a soft, rich wash of artfully muted colors with the shapes mildly defined by a scattering of minute dots. Read full book review >