Search Results: "D.C. Agar"


BOOK REVIEW

THE NONEVENT PRINCIPLE by D.C. Agar
Released: Oct. 5, 2009

"A delight for lovers of UFOs and unique fiction."
An eclectic science-fiction romp through pop culture and fringe theory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

D.C. HOPPER by Lane Raichert
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 11, 1992

"Still, a book that will satisfy many young sf fans. (Picture book. 4-10)"
A new author and a new publisher, both experienced in the TV industry, bring care and expertise to presenting a predictable story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

D.C. DEAD by Stuart Woods
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Acknowledging the fact that everyone in the nation's capital knows everything about everyone else, Stone and Dino develop a mantra—'It's Washington'—that serves as the perfect model for another gauge of familiarity—'It's Woods.'"
Now that their sons have gone off to Yale in a blaze of triumph (Son of Stone, 2011), super-lawyer Stone Barrington and his friend Lt. Dino Bacchetti, NYPD, get called back to Washington to do what they do worst: investigate a murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER, D.C. by Neely Tucker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 30, 2015

"There's no more satisfying sight than a writer who knows exactly what he's doing—and only gets better at what he does."
A follow-up to Tucker's debut, The Ways of the Dead (2014), that's leaner and (much) meaner than its predecessor.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

D.C. NOIR by George Pelecanos
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Mostly, though, the bleak carnival of street crime goes hand in hand with a worldview so deterministic you'd swear nothing could ever change."
According to these 16 new stories, life in the nation's capital ranks with afterlife in the lower circles of hell. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A Killing In D.C. by A.D. White
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 23, 2014

"A few unresolved storylines, but the main attraction's the investigation, which the author delivers with confidence."
A woman's suspicious suicide becomes another murder case for a squad of homicide detectives in this debut mystery and series opener. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DANGER IN D.C. by Martin H. Greenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 1993

"Caution: ingesting too many at a sitting could cause hairballs."
You either like cat mysteries or you don't, and this tepid collection of 20 all-new stories won't change your mind either way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 23, 1994

"A stimulating personal reflection on the complexities of communication between people, in whatever language or culture."
Perceptive anecdotes from Austria, India, and Mexico, from heroin-addict treatment centers, scuba dives, and linguistics conferences pepper this primer on the intricacies of cross-cultural discourse and ordinary conversation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Legend of the Blood Raven by D.C. McLaughlin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 17, 2015

"While treading familiar terrain, this tale about a league of warriors remains unquestionably appealing, rousing, and worthy of a sequel."
Dwarves band together with humans and elves to stop an evil sorcerer involved in massacring kingdoms and stealing souls in this fantasy. Read full book review >