Search Results: "David C. Rhoades"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 18, 2012

"An engaging book will effortlessly educate and entertain young Christian readers."
In this Christian-themed children's story, part of Jones' Fruity Friends: The Fruits of the Spirit series, Stella Strawberry learns the value of God's unconditional love. Read full book review >

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GOOD DAY IN HELL by J.D. Rhoades
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 28, 2006

"Violent and occasionally melodramatic, but never dull."
Bounty hunter Jack Keller (The Devil's Right Hand, 2004) is back for a second stab at catching killers only a tad more homicidal than he is. Read full book review >

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BREAKING COVER by J.D. Rhoades
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"For all the plot holes, Rhoades (Safe and Sound, 2007, etc.) does slam-bang so well that even if you notice, you won't care."
A man on the run risks death to save two lost boys. Read full book review >

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SAFE AND SOUND by J.D. Rhoades
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2007

"Nothing new, but the slam-bang action is unrelenting, and that sound you hear is the rustle of pages turning."
Bounty hunter Jack Keller (Good Day in Hell, 2006, etc.) returns to hunt a murderer who's also hunting him. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL’S RIGHT HAND by J.D. Rhoades
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 19, 2005

"Jack's first is better than run-of-the-mill, though not by a lot."
A hard-boiled debut about a bounty hunter everybody loves to hunt, especially cops. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRST FACTS ABOUT AMERICAN HEROES by David C. King
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"A well-organized, skillful presentation. (chronology, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 10+)"
This entry in the First Facts series offers colorful snapshot biographies of 42 Americans in several accessible sections: ``Colonial America,'' ``American Revolution,'' ``Early United States,'' ``Civil War Era,'' ``Heroes of the West,'' ``Early Twentieth Century,'' and ``America Since 1950.'' Each section is introduced by a description of the era and a chronology of significant events. Read full book review >

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ACHESON COUNTRY by David C. Acheson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 16, 1993

"Engaging, human-scale perspectives on a worldly wise eminence whose personal principles and foibles help explain his accomplishments on a large stage. (Photographs, plus a foreword by David McCullough—not seen)"
A loving son's captivating reminiscences of his famous father. Read full book review >

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THE SIDON INCIDENT by C. David Priest
Released: July 2, 2010

"Da Vinci Code fans will be mildly intrigued."
A globe-trotting, perspective-shifting thriller filled with conspiracy theories and secret societies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"Shallow and nasty enough to make readers queasy. (16 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
Dogged diva biographer Heymann (Liz, 1995, etc.) purports to show that governments rose and fell by the promptings of those in DC's glittery ghetto. From his report, however, the signal events were simply what Susan May told Missy and what Oatsie said about Rip and Adlai. Read full book review >