Search Results: "Daniel Palmer"


BOOK REVIEW

HELPLESS by Daniel Palmer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"The teenagers are sympathetic and believable, leading one to think that the book might have been better had they played a bigger role."
Following his ex-wife's murder, things go from terrible to worse for New Hampshire high-school soccer coach Tom Hawkins, who is falsely implicated in a child-pornography ring, accused of sleeping with his 16-year-old daughter Jill's best friend and targeted by an old military pal who was involved in smuggling heroin from Germany with the dead wife. Read full book review >

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STOLEN by Daniel Palmer
Released: April 30, 2013

"Never dull, but feels more forced with each outlandish scene."
In Palmer's follow-up to Helpless (2012), an unseen killer with a penchant for twisted games forces John Bodine, creator of a popular online game, to commit a series of crimes. If John doesn't follow instructions, his ailing wife, Ruby, will die. Read full book review >

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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE WOMPANANNY WITCHES MAKE ONE MEAN PIZZA by Jennie  Palmer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 15, 2017

"Pair with a pie for one mean—er, make that nice—storytime. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Two recluse witch chefs with a passion for pizza come out from behind their pizza oven…and survive the wild neighborhood kids. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLOWERING JUDAS by Elizabeth Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 1997

"A marvelous modern romp."
More dispatches from life in London's tonier sets as British writer Palmer (Old Money, 1996, etc.) wittily details treachery between the sheets, in the boardroom, and at the country house, all nicely avenged by a woman of decidedly independent means. Read full book review >

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Released: June 21, 2006

"Any moral that may be gleaned from the tangled narrative is buried in confusion. (Fantasy. YA)"
A convoluted fantasy offering a series of morals about justice, mercy, human treatment of animals and human treatment of other humans. Read full book review >

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THE PATIENT by Michael Palmer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 4, 2000

"This is not brain surgery."
Another deathless medical woman-in-periler from Palmer (Critical Judgement, 1996, etc.), this time pitting a young, plucky brain surgeon against an international terrorist who needs a life-saving operation only she can perform. Read full book review >

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MORE LIKE HER by Liza Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2012

"Palmer brings wit and wisdom to her tale of love, damage and self-acceptance."
After escaping death in a school shooting, a mild-mannered woman begins to demand a little respect. Read full book review >

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DANGER ZONE by Shirley Palmer
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Admirably paced and plotted, with the kind of guns-a-poppin' denouement that begs for transfer to the big screen. (Palmer has published pseudonymously as Nell Brien.)"
A first-rate, nailbiting hardcover-debut thriller about a bright, tough, immensely appealing young woman, her intrepid husband, and their scary, no-way-out trap. Read full book review >