Search Results: "David Edwards"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PEN THAT PA BUILT by David Edwards
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Teachers will welcome this visual demonstration in book form, which is almost as good as a visit to Old Sturbridge Village. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-8)"
This historic riff on The House That Jack Built provides dimension to the process of raising sheep to make wool. Read full book review >

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UNNATURAL SELECTIONS by Wallace Edwards
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"An imaginary zoo that will set readers to chortling. (key to smaller creatures) (Picture book. 6-8)"
A gallery of chimerical critters that Darwin himself would be hard put to justify. Read full book review >

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NIGHTSCAPE by David W. Edwards
Released: Sept. 22, 2017

"Fans of contemporary horror-thrillers will be deeply satisfied by this latest Nightscape outing."
A South Pacific thriller that mixes a good deal of Robert Louis Stevenson with a dash of H.P. Lovecraft. Read full book review >

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Nightscape: Cynopolis by David W. Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"By turns entertaining, poignant, and heady, a thoroughly enjoyable thrill ride powered by jolts of philosophy."
Through contact with interdimensional beings, a former Black Power activist releases a "thought-virus" that turns dogs wild and people into jackal-headed creatures resembling the ancient Egyptian god Anubis. Read full book review >

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THE BIKER'S BROTHER by Peter Edwards
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"A subpar mystery buoyed by a crackling gumshoe protagonist. (Mystery. 14-17)"
A biker is accused of murder. Read full book review >

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YOUR BIG BREAK by Johanna Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2006

"It'll take a lot of caffeine to make it through this safely constructed snooze."
Lies muddle the life of a Boston break-up artist. Read full book review >

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MURDER AT THE MANOR by Martin Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"The more gracious the home, the worse the crime in this anthology by a who's who of mostly golden-age writers."
Let the guest beware in these 16 reprinted stories, spanning roughly 65 years, set in British country houses. Read full book review >

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THE LONG ARM OF THE LAW by Martin Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"A collection of curiosities best spaced out over several sessions but still a most civilized anecdote to contemporary stories about the police, fictional or non-."
Tired of newspaper headlines that accuse cops of malfeasance or worse? Veteran editor Edwards (Continental Crimes, 2017, etc.) has the perfect antidote: 15 reprints of stories from 1908 to 1966 showing English police officers at (generally) their most sterling. Read full book review >

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The Stowaway by Clyde Edwards
Released: July 13, 2014

"A debut horror novel about demonic possession that breathes new life into an old theme."
In Edwards' debut horror novel, a ship's captain discovers a mysterious orb that gradually infuses him with a malevolent personality. Read full book review >

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THE HANGING WOOD by Martin Edwards
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2011

"Reliable Lake District family intrigue from a seasoned pro."
Hannah Scarlett's Cold Case Review Team has exactly one week to solve a 20-year-old mystery. Read full book review >

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A CUPBOARD FULL OF COATS by Yvvette Edwards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2011

"An impressive debut, particularly notable for its pellucid prose."
First novel explores the trans-generational fallout from an abusive relationship. Read full book review >