Search Results: "D.E. Tingle"


BOOK REVIEW

IMPERISHABLE BLISS by D.E. Tingle
Released: Aug. 21, 2009

"A search for the divine that could use a map."
A young man seeks religion with the risk of ruin in Tingle's debut novel. Read full book review >

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DANNY BLACKGOAT, RUGGED ROAD TO FREEDOM by Tim Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"A suspenseful middle volume. (Historical fiction. 10-13)"
A resourceful young Navajo's efforts to rescue his family are complicated by dust-ups with a violent gang of slave traders in the second episode of this Civil War-era trilogy (Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner, 2013). Read full book review >

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HOW I BECAME A GHOST by Tim Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 18, 2013

"The beginning of a trilogy, this tale is valuable for both its recounting of a historical tragedy and its immersive Choctaw perspective. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
A 10-year-old Choctaw boy recounts the beginnings of the forced resettlement of his people from their Mississippi-area homelands in 1830. Read full book review >

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THE EDGE ON THE SWORD by Rebecca Tingle
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2001

"Unfortunately, by then too many readers may have given up. (Fiction. 11-16)"
One of history's most dramatic heroines is restrained by a low-key presentation. Read full book review >

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Released: May 9, 2012

"An interesting premise, but requires another installment to fully realize the characters and plot threads introduced."
Daniel Rooke, soldier-turned-cop, gets his toughest assignment yet when he takes charge of a special operations unit comprising supernaturally gifted soldiers. Read full book review >

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DETROIT BREAKDOWN by D.E. Johnson
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Johnson's third chronicle of early-1900s Detroit (Motor City Shakedown, 2011, etc.) provides a mystery with suspects aplenty and a scary portrait of life in an insane asylum."
A young man risks his life for the woman he loves. Read full book review >

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WOULDN'T IT BE DEADLY by D.E. Ireland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"The two authors writing together as Ireland must have known that the tradeoff for a ready-made back story and brand-name characters would be comparisons with the characters' creator—but did they know how short they would fall?"
A flower girl-turned-speech coach stops polishing vowels long enough to solve several murders in a series debut that picks up just short of where Shaw's Pygmalion left off.Read full book review >

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MOTOR CITY SHAKEDOWN by D.E. Johnson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"Johnson's period noir is violent and chaotic, but his clever weaving of history with intriguing characters makes for an exciting read."
The Latin proverb "Revenge is a confession of pain" perfectly describes Will Anderson's situation. Read full book review >

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NO MORE NO NAME by Tim Tingle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A lesson in sympathy, delivered with heart. (Fiction. 12-16)"
In this sequel to No Name (2014), Choctaw hoopster Bobby Byington finds common ground and friendship with a rival. Read full book review >

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LOST NEAR ETERNITY by D.E. Bowman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 12, 2014

"An effective Everyman story of finding salvation."
A novel about one young man's quest for spiritual fulfillment. Read full book review >

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THE DETROIT ELECTRIC SCHEME by D.E. Johnson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"Johnson's debut novel is unsteadily plotted, but an empathetic hero and an abundance of interesting historical detail should keep readers engaged."
In 1910 Detroit, a guilty conscience turns an innocent man into the prime suspect in a grisly murder. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S RIBBON by D.E. Meredith
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"This second series entry (Devoured, 2010) neatly combines history with a puzzling mystery and solid characterization."
A very early CSI team fights crime in 1850s London. Read full book review >