Search Results: "David Moody"


BOOK REVIEW

HATER by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"At times savagely brutal—the moments of outrageous violence may be considered over-the-top by some readers—but engrossing and effective."
Originally self published in 2006, British author Moody's thriller concerns a young father who attempts to save himself and his family from a world moving inexorably and mysteriously toward chaos and violence. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN: AFTERMATH by David Moody
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2012

"A fine study of the human race's chances in a post-post-apocalyptic world."
Now that the re-animated dead are an ever decreasing threat, survivors must decide what to do next in the fifth and final book in Moody's (Autumn, 2010, etc.) Autumn series. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN: THE CITY by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"The series staggers on, but without adding anything new or interesting to the zombie genre."
In the second book in Moody's Autumn series, a few dozen city dwellers try to survive after a mysterious plague wipes out almost everyone, then turns a third of the dead into shuffling zombies. Read full book review >

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AUTUMN by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Standard zombie fare from Moody (Dog Blood, 2010), slowed down to a lifeless crawl."
When a fast-moving virus decimates the population, the few survivors struggle to make lives for themselves, even as some of the dead come back as mindless zombies. Read full book review >

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DOG BLOOD by David Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"Lean, relentless and terrifying."
The war between the Haters and the Unchanged rages on in the follow-up to Moody's taut horror/suspense debut Hater (2009). Read full book review >

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SHADES OF BLUE by Bill Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Evan's sixth case (Looking for Chet Baker, 2002, etc.) offers an infectiously mellow first-person narrative, a nostalgic undertone and a nicely drawn combo of sidemen (and women)."
A jazz pianist turns sleuth once more after an amazing discovery at his dead mentor's crib. Read full book review >

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FADE TO BLUE by Bill Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2011

"A mystery marked by tight plotting, a brisk pace and a satisfying solution."
How dark is the dark side of the charismatic Hollywood actor? Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR CHET BAKER by Bill Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 13, 2002

"Insider talk provides rich rewards for jazz buffs, though mystery fans might feel short-changed."
Jazz pianist/sleuth Evan Horne (Bird Lives!, 1999, etc.) is living these days in a minor key. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"An informative and engrossing glimpse of whats behind the small wonders of an advanced consumer society. (First printing of 50,000)"
A journalist's bemused but revealing take on a hectic 12 months in the professional life of a Microsoft design/development team fashioning a new product intended to give the software colossus a jump start in the burgeoning multimedia market. Read full book review >

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GRAND SLAM by Susan Moody
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"A clever enough gambit filled out to novel length by spurious cultural references—Keats is romantically linked to Fanny Burney- -and too much background on the heroine."
Cassandra Swann's bridge class at Bellington Prison has stirred up an unlovely stew. Read full book review >