Search Results: "Daniel Easterman"


BOOK REVIEW

DANIEL by Henning Mankell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"An ambitious, flawed but compelling addition to the Mankell canon."
A haunting novel by the Swedish mystery master, one that proceeds from the indelible to the inscrutable. Read full book review >

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NIGHT OF THE SEVENTH DARKNESS by Daniel Easterman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 11, 1991

"More horror novel than thriller, grim and unforgiving, and resonant with menace, decay, and the stuff nightmares are made of."
A dark and disturbing foray into voodoo-terror by a master of the religious-conspiracy thriller (The Brotherhood of the Tomb, 1990; The Ninth Buddha, 1989, etc.). Read full book review >

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FINAL JUDGEMENT by Daniel Easterman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Notable for above-average complexities, exotic locales, and a wealth of slam-bang action."
With help from an unlikely ally, a hard-boiled Israeli battles renascent fascists to a bloody standstill throughout Italy in another (his tenth) slick thriller from Easterman (The Night of the Apocalypse, 1995, etc.) Read full book review >

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NAME OF THE BEAST by Daniel Easterman
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"Lacking the frenzied, cliffhanging action of Easterman's best (The Seventh Sanctuary; The Ninth Buddha) and distressingly anti- Muslim; but, still, a steadily gripping, evocative nightmare that will have millennialists looking anxiously at their calendars."
The Antichrist rises again—but for once the Beast is in capable hands. Read full book review >

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NIGHT OF THE APOCALYPSE by Daniel Easterman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 24, 1995

"Utterly seductive twaddle that pits semi-complex protagonists against one another in dubious battles rooted in rule-or-ruin religious and secular hatreds."
A master of unholy terror, Easterman (The Judas Testament, 1994, etc.) makes effective use of a fire-obsessed name-brand villain in a vast conspiracy thriller whose good guys are as vicious as their abominable adversaries. Read full book review >

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THE JUDAS TESTAMENT by Daniel Easterman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

An explosive Qumran papyrus spirited out of the Thousand Year Reich by its Soviet occupiers surfaces 50 years later as the brass ring in a grandly scaled game of intrigue—and the bane of unassuming Irish linguist Jack Gould's existence. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 3, 1992

"An intriguing study of a central figure in the American imagination. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
Daniel Boone's name has been synonymous with the American frontier ever since a highly colored narrative of his exploits appeared in John Filson's Kentucke (1784)—when Boone was still alive. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"And perhaps they won't, as an intriguing Epilogue and coy Author's Note slyly suggest. Long may the Moosepath League flourish."
Reid's expert appropriation of the benign world of Charles Dickens continues in this third volume of his richly entertaining saga (Cordelia Underwood, 1998; Mollie Peer, 1997). Read full book review >

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DANIEL WEBSTER by Robert V. Remini
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 1997

"Though Remini's obvious admiration for Webster may sometimes cloud his view, a more complete and engrossing biography could not be produced. (photos, not seen)"
This massive biography leaves no stone unturned in portraying a familiar but little-studied antebellum figure, considered the young country's best orator. Read full book review >

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DANIEL MARTIN by John Fowles
Released: Sept. 12, 1977

"The surprise is that he has chosen to burden his realest, smallest story with the unlikely job of explaining—and finding hope in—Twentieth-Century Life."
A writer and his women ("his past futures, his future pasts")—and an attempt to discover "what had gone wrong not only with Daniel Martin, but his generation, age, century. . . ." Read full book review >

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King Daniel by Susan Wolf Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2016

"A gripping tale of a missing patriarch in 1970s Florida; an auspicious debut."
The disappearance of a Tampa Bay blue blood rattles the skeletons in his family's closet. Read full book review >