Search Results: "David Lindsey"


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ANIMOSITY by David Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2001

"Not the best from this usually reliable veteran (The Color of Night, 1999, etc.). There's an unfortunate soap-opera feel here, undercutting the surprise end that seems to have shaped everything preceding it."
An over-the-top thriller about a successful sculptor with feet of clay. Read full book review >

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THE RULES OF SILENCE by David Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 23, 2003

"Thin characterization and serviceable prose, but the nimbly executed set piece at the close is worth the wait."
The specter of terrorism adds a twist to an otherwise standard blackmail plot. Read full book review >

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THE FACE OF THE ASSASSIN by David Lindsey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 20, 2004

"Old pro Lindsey (The Rules of Silence, 2003, etc.) does his best to keep things twisty, but that well-traveled-road feeling is hard to shake."
The one about the civvie who stands in for his CIA twin and earns the thanks of a grateful nation. Read full book review >

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REQUIEM FOR A GLASS HEART by David Lindsey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 8, 1996

"Equal opportunity is a dominant if implicit theme of this violent, broody, overlong international thriller, the only moral of which seems to be that sex kills. (Author tour)"
With more women in the global workforce every year, it seems inevitable that at least a few will become hired guns. Read full book review >

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AN ABSENCE OF LIGHT by David Lindsey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 1994

"This rather implausible yarn hopscotches from thriller to mundane police procedural, with touches of existential angst thrown in—no mean feat for a writer trying to illuminate shadows."
The title of Lindsey's (Body of Truth, 1992) ambitious seventh novel refers to moral darkness in the Houston Police Department and in an international drug and arms operation that appears to have corrupted at least three detectives. Read full book review >

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THE COLOR OF NIGHT by David Lindsey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 6, 1999

"And he's one of the few who consistently bears up."
An engrossing thriller about autumnal Cold Warriors. Read full book review >

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BODY OF TRUTH by David Lindsey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 18, 1992

"A tad slow in patches, but beautifully written and echoing with deep moral resonance: Graham Greene would be proud."
It's back to homicide-cop Stuart Haydon for Lindsey, who, last time out, dropped his usual Houston-based hero (In the Lake of the Moon, 1988, etc.) for a policewoman on a spellbinding serial-killer case (Mercy, 1990). Read full book review >

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SUN AND MOON by Lindsey Yankey
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"A lovely tale to share, day or night. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Luminous, intricate illustrations light up this tale of a lonely Moon, who yearns to trade places with the wise Sun. Read full book review >

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THE CHAPEL WARS by Lindsey Leavitt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 6, 2014

"Leavitt's latest doesn't rise above the pack. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A teen struggles with loss and love in Las Vegas. Read full book review >

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ASHES ON THE WAVES by Mary Lindsey
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 27, 2013

"A romantic potpourri of doomed amour, Celtic lore and mystery-laden suspense. (Gothic romance. 14-18)"
A book based on Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Annabel Lee" promises a haunting journey but doesn't portend a rose-colored finale. Read full book review >

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LONG LANKIN by Lindsey Barraclough
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 10, 2012

"A good, old-fashioned literary horror tale for sophisticated readers. (Historical fantasy. 10-14)"
A thoroughly terrifying, centuries-old monster stalks two children sent from London to stay with their great-aunt in the country. Read full book review >

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SEAN GRISWOLD'S HEAD by Lindsey Leavitt
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2011

"While she learns a few lessons about denial and selfishness in the abstract, she's protected from having to put them in practice. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Payton Gritas' world is turned upside down when she discovers her father has multiple sclerosis and that her parents and older brothers have kept the news from her for six months. Read full book review >