Search Results: "Dennis Danvers"


BOOK REVIEW

TIME AND TIME AGAIN by Dennis Danvers
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A creaky narrative, a lack of feeling for historical period, and an attachment to the clichÇs of the plantation novel are the most obvious flaws of this never believable novel."
Danvers writes erotic melodramas about people with bizarre secret selves. Read full book review >

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WILDERNESS by Dennis Danvers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1991

"Still, the novel is just bold and piquant enough to give it a shot at the best-seller lists."
A man and a woman fall for each other, but this is a love story with a difference: the woman happens to be a werewolf. Read full book review >

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CIRCUIT OF HEAVEN by Dennis Danvers
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Short circuit: plenty of hiss and crackle, no real substance."
Co-launching with Gregory Benford (see above) Avon's new f/sf Eos imprint, and very agreeably priced: a virtual-reality romance, from the author of Wilderness (1991) and Time and Time Again (1994). Read full book review >

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THE WATCH by Dennis Danvers
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Clearly, subtly, agreeably articulated, Danvers spins a grand yarn, though his message will stick in not a few reactionary craws."
More political science fiction from the author of the splendid The Fourth World (2000), etc. Anchee Mahur, a mysterious individual from the remote future, materializes in Russia in 1921 at the deathbed of Peter Kropotkin. Read full book review >

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THE SKY WRITER by Dennis Haseley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Both combine in an understatement that defies the saccharine but instead honors childish imaginations. (Picture book. 3-8)"
There is something that tugs at the heart in this softly illustrated, quietly told story. Read full book review >

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THE YOUNG OXFORD BOOK OF NASTY ENDINGS by Dennis Pepper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 1998

"Most of the stories feature children or young adults; while many of the stories are brief in length, they are all of high quality in this collection that will find an audience at Halloween and during the rest of the school year. (b&w illustrations) (Fiction. 10-14)"
Pepper (The Oxford Book of Scary Tales, 1992, etc.) has gathered 34 short stories into this collection that will certainly offer readers the occasional frisson. Read full book review >