Search Results: "D.C. Hampton"


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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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KALE TO THE QUEEN by Nell Hampton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"A charming debut foodie cozy with a gutsy heroine, a neat little mystery, and the requisite appended recipes."
A chef's dream job may be the death of her. Read full book review >

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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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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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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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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 >

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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 >

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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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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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UP CLOSE: BABE RUTH by Wilborn Hampton
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 19, 2009

"The 'big, moon-shaped, snub-nosed face' of Babe Ruth will forever be a part of baseball lore, and this work does credit to the player of legend. (foreword, bibliography, index) (Biography. 10 & up)"
Celebrating his subject as "the greatest player ever to step on a baseball diamond," Hampton ably reports the "comic opera [and] grand drama" that was the career of George Herman Ruth. Read full book review >