Search Results: "D.C. Burns"


BOOK REVIEW

LAUGHING DOG by D.C. Burns
Released: Jan. 10, 2011

"Take comfort in Burns' big-hearted philosophy."
A woman, her family and her effervescent dog come together to navigate life and love in this surprising story. Read full book review >

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CATHERINE BURNS
by Megan Labrise

To make it to the oratorical Valhalla that is The Moth Mainstage, you’ve got to have bravery, vulnerability, and a hell of a story to tell. You absolutely cannot have that story printed on sheets of paper.

“People wanted us to do a book for a long time...but I was a little bit reluctant because it’s The Moth—our storytellers ...


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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 >

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Kingdom Nightmare by D.C. Lloyd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"A broadly imagined tale, ultimately hamstrung by a lack of finer detail."
A terrifying force of darkness tears a couple of childhood friends apart, sparking a quest spanning three interconnected worlds in this sprawling debut fantasy novel. Read full book review >

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HAPPIEST ONE! by D.C. Koh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"An absorbing but unpolished fugitive tale."
In this debut novel, the title character turns out to be a handsome, slim, tough, good-natured, but short-tempered Italian immigrant machinist in 1930s America. Read full book review >

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A TOUCH OF NERVES by D.C. Hampton
Released: Dec. 5, 2012

"A conceivable threat and suspense-filled plot keep readers engaged until the end."
An Army captain struggles to make sense of an impending terrorist plot on U.S. soil while battling Washington bureaucracy in Hampton's well-researched thriller. Read full book review >

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HATTERAS BLUE by D.C. Poyer
Released: June 14, 1989

Poyer, a graduate of Annapolis and author of the naval novels The Return of Philo T. McGiffin (1983) and The Med (1988), goes undersea for a story of salvage and intrigue patterned on Peter Benchley's The Deep. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAID IN FULL by D.C. Brod
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Quint's and Elaine's relationship has all the drama, pathos, and allure of a country-western song, but they need a less congested plot to mosey around in."
After a seven-year hiatus (Brothers in Blood, 1993), Brod resurrects her romance-impaired Illinois p.i. Read full book review >

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MASQUERADE IN BLUE by D.C. Brod
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 30, 1991

"Sturdy, carefully worked-out plot, with clever twists, believable motives, and a bittersweet romance between Quint and sometime-girlfriend Elaine."
In order to get a claustrophobic reporter friend out of jail (he refuses to divulge sources, etc.), rugged p.i. Read full book review >

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BAHAMAS BLUE by D.C. Poyer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 19, 1991

"Rather rough stuff and nobody's particularly likable, but the technical problems are intriguing and the climate pleasant."
Cocaine executives drag a newly drug-free diver back into their murky business—then force him to raise a freighter that sank off the Bahamas with a large and valuable load of abusable substances. Read full book review >

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SHADOW OF DARKNESS by D.C. Stone
Released: July 9, 2012

"Fans of witchcraft literature will appreciate the book's respectful approach; let's just say—it's spellbinding."
A woman's tormented by a malevolent spirit that's made its way from 17th-century Salem in search of revenge. Read full book review >

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BROTHERS IN BLOOD by D.C. Brod
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"As puzzles go: only so-so—too many melodramatic family secrets clutter the plot."
A fourth outing for Illinois p.i. Read full book review >