Search Results: "D.W. Wilson"


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ONCE YOU BREAK A KNUCKLE by D.W. Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Wilson's dark world can become monotonous, but there's no denying its raw power."
After his first novel (Ballistics, 2013), the Canadian Wilson offers a collection of 12 stories about testosterone-fueled men in a small town. Read full book review >

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BALLISTICS by D.W. Wilson
Released: June 25, 2013

"Too many beatings and too much philosophical brooding bog down an overextended story straining for elegiac and epic heights."
The quest for a long-absent father drives a three-generation, profoundly masculine story of wounded souls set in the Canadian hinterland. Read full book review >

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RD #13 by D.W. Hiltz
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 18, 2010

"Capably written, consistently thrilling science fiction."
Biological terrorism forms the complex crux of Hiltz's fast-paced, exhilarating debut. Read full book review >

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THE BIG SECRET by D.W. Boorn
Released: July 19, 2013

"A book that families will look forward to revisiting each holiday season."
Boorn's debut children's book brings the legend of Santa Claus to life through clever interpretation, alluring illustrations and skilled storytelling. Read full book review >

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BREACH OF TRUST by D.W. Buffa
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2004

"Buffa's front-loaded plot relies on character nuance more than courtroom dramatics, while his elaborate prose will strike some readers as profound and others as pretentious."
Brilliant criminal defense attorney reluctantly helps his law-school roommate, who just happens to be vice president of the US, through a murder trial about a decades-old crime. Read full book review >

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THE FOURTH CROW by D.W. Smith
Released: Dec. 13, 1990

According to the deputy press attachÇ at London's Polish Embassy, a meeting's been arranged between a KGB higher-up and an English lefty journalist named Brown, who's been under British surveillance (codename "Crow") for over a year. Read full book review >

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THE LEGACY by D.W. Buffa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Not all legal thrillers have the sound of money."
In a lumbering courtroom thriller, criminal lawyer Joseph Antonelli becomes convinced that the murder of a US senator resulted from an international plot. Read full book review >

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Tokus Numas by D.W. Rigsby
Released: Feb. 20, 2016

"A mere introduction to a strange but undoubtedly enticing world, and one that readers should happily return to."
In this sci-fi outing, a 15-year-old boy may hold the key to an ancient prophecy foretelling the possible doom of planet Spearca. Read full book review >

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TRIAL BY FIRE by D.W. Buffa
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 21, 2005

"In his seventh Antonelli outing (Breach of Trust, 2004, etc.), the often prosy Buffa has found an effective balance. His murder plot is a McGuffin for interesting ruminations on 21st-century justice."
Righteous Frisco attorney, unwillingly drawn into the world of celebrity lawyer punditry, defends a younger version of himself on a murder charge. Read full book review >

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THINKING ABOUT CHILDREN by D.W. Winnicott
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"This collection by an unquestionably seminal thinker and practitioner should be selectively dipped into, rather than read straight through."
Thirty-two mostly short, previously uncollected papers and talks by the pioneering British pediatrician and psychoanalyst, who died in 1971. Read full book review >