Search Results: "Dale Brown"


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BROWN by Richard Rodriguez
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 2002

"Elegant, controversial, and altogether memorable."
A poetic, often contrarian meditation on race in modern America. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 31, 2014

"A contemporary and festive Latino birthday celebration. (Bilingual picture book. 3-6)"
Mateo's birthday is full of excitement, family and many things to count in English and Spanish. Read full book review >

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BROWN by James Polster
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1995

"Good fun, if ultimately shallow."
A rollicking, at times extremely funny, tall tale disguised as a detective novel, careening with Hunter Thompsonesque panache through the restaurants, bars, and haunts of the corrupt rich in San Francisco, that classic mystery milieu. Read full book review >

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ST. DALE by Sharyn McCrumb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2005

"Still, this book of moments is required reading for anybody who still mourns Number Three—or who wonders what the fuss is about."
In a career marked by strange, wonderful stories (Ghost Riders, 2003, etc.), McCrumb offers her strangest yet: a modern-day Canterbury Tales with Dale Earnhardt replacing Thomas à Becket. Read full book review >

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IRON WOLF by Dale Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"While linked to Brown's previous novel, this fast-paced read has enough explanation to allay confusion as high-tension, all-out action-adventure flames across Eastern Europe."
As a diabolical false-flag scheme fractures the uneasy Ukrainian peace, Brown (Starfire, 2014, etc.) out-Clancys Tom in his latest action thriller.Read full book review >

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WINGS OF FIRE by Dale Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2002

"Let's get serious."
Aerial technothriller once again featuring Patrick McLanahan (Warrior Class, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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WARRIOR CLASS by Dale Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 7, 2001

"The usual sonic booms and jet-stream rushes fail to liven a pretty transparent plot, but there are a few good moments here."
The start of a new presidential administration is always a good time to sneak things through, and President Thomas Nathaniel Thorne isn't exactly known for having the sharpest eye in Washington. Read full book review >

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STARFIRE by Dale Brown
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"A page-turner filled with an insider's knowledge of military aircraft."
The development of an orbiting solar-power plant leads to conflict between American and Russian military forces. Read full book review >

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TIGER'S CLAW by Dale Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Brown deserves credit for his prodigious research; no one can possibly argue that he doesn't know his stuff. Every detail in the story feels plausible, which is not to say every detail is necessary."
The latest military thriller by Brown is a workmanlike offering that may please his many fans. Read full book review >

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SKY MASTERS by Dale Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 17, 1991

"Genuinely exciting fight scenes are swamped by oceans of technical detail of interest primarily to the pencil-protector crowd."
War erupts almost immediately when America pulls out of the Philippines and China slips in to fill the power vacuum. Read full book review >

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FATAL TERRAIN by Dale Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1997

"Nobody, in detailing the lethal excitements of high-tech aerial combat in at least plausible geopolitical contexts, does it better than Brown."
Retired USAF Colonel Patrick McLanahan and his band of irregulars help turn the tide when the People's Republic of China makes war on its lost province of Taiwan, in another high adventure from past master Brown (Shadows of Steel, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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SHADOWS OF STEEL by Dale Brown
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 2, 1996

"State-of-the-art action in the air, on land, and at sea from a master of the future-shock game."
Gulf War II, albeit without the Coalition and with latter-day Persia as the foe, in this red-meat technothriller from old pro Brown (Storming Heaven, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >