Search Results: "Dexter Palmer"


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VERSION CONTROL by Dexter Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"A novel brimming with ideas, ambition, imagination, and possibility yet one in which the characters remain richly engaging for the reader."
A Mobius strip of a novel in which time is more a loop than a path and various possibilities seem to exist simultaneously. Read full book review >

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THE DREAM OF PERPETUAL MOTION by Dexter Palmer
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 2, 2010

"A novel of ideas that holds together like a dream."
An intoxicatingly ambitious debut novel that somehow seems to encapsulate everything the author believes about everything. Read full book review >

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WEED AND WATER by Ian Dexter Palmer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"A story of modern Christian guidance that will interest readers unopposed to heavenly intervention."
Palmer's (Hiking Toward Heaven, 2010) novel considers one man's attempts to guide the life of a troubled youngster with the help of an unexpected friend. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE DEXTER by Jeff Lindsay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"Lindsay, who remains less interested in mystery than in the archly virtuoso first-person narration of his appealingly monstrous Human Impersonator, provides another guilty pleasure. Really, really guilty."
Two sociopaths are a crowd, as Miami-Dade forensic tech Dexter Morgan (Dexter is Delicious, 2010, etc.) realizes when he's crowded by a wannabe who seems bent on taking over his gig as the bloody scourge of Miami's worst citizens. Read full book review >

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THE PALMER METHOD by E.S. Goldman
Released: Sept. 21, 1995

"Generous, amiable, and touching: a delight."
Sixteen new stories, plus four reprinted from Big Chocolate Cookies (1988) and Earthly Justice (1990), from octogenarian Goldman: a refreshing reminder that, in writing, a late start takes nothing away from a good eye and strong voice. Read full book review >

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DEXTER IS DEAD by Jeff Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"The mystery, as it is so often in this high-flying series, is a throwaway. But fans will rush through the forgettable plot double-quick in order to savor every moment of Dexter's final hour."
Dexter's last hurrah. Read full book review >

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DEXTER THE TOUGH by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 23, 2007

"Dexter, a sympathetic and believable character, may help others come to grips with their own demons. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Dexter's first assignment at his new school is to write an essay, and he describes beating up another boy before class. Read full book review >

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DON'T FORGET DEXTER! by Lindsay Ward
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2018

"Lost and found was never so riotously funny or emotionally draining. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A lost toy goes through an existential crisis. Read full book review >

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DEXTER BY DESIGN by Jeff Lindsay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"The best of Dexter's four adventures to date, the trademark mixture of amusement and horror complemented by a genuinely suspenseful plot."
The Miami PD forensic tech who analyzes blood-spatter patterns of murder victims when he's not dispatching them himself (Dexter in the Dark, 2007, etc.) comes up against an equally formidable foe. Read full book review >

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DARKLY DREAMING DEXTER by Jeff Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 27, 2004

"Cheap fun: a guilty pleasure few monster-addicts will be able to resist."
A witty, grisly debut about the secret adventures of a Florida sociopath who murders only bad guys. Read full book review >

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DEXTER IN THE DARK by Jeff Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 18, 2007

"Sadly, the struggle between Dexter and his new demons is more portentous than interesting. How you feel about Dexter's third adventure will depend on how invested you are in Dexter."
Dexter Morgan, Miami's favorite vigilante sociopath, battles demons more powerful than even he can imagine. Read full book review >

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DEXTER IS DELICIOUS by Jeff Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"Have no fear: All those tender feelings don't keep Dexter from breaking into a walk-in refrigerator, attacking a pirate ship and preventing Debs from turning into a late-night snack. Ghoulish fun for like-minded souls."
Fatherly affection, empathy, guilt—could everyone's favorite law-enforcement sociopath (Dexter by Design, 2009, etc.) be turning soft? Read full book review >