Search Results: "Douglas Corleone"


BOOK REVIEW

GONE COLD by Douglas Corleone
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 18, 2015

"Densely plotted, replete with violent incident, and strenuously uncomplicated in its moral sympathies from beginning to end."
Former U.S. Marshal Simon Fisk goes in search of the daughter whose abduction 12 years ago started his second career as the Finder. Read full book review >

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GOOD AS GONE by Douglas Corleone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"'What's more noble than trying to rescue an imperiled child?' Simon asks himself. Nobility is in short supply here, but this self-assessment is a lot more accurate than his reflection that 'this wasn't an action movie.'"
A child's kidnapping leads a specialist in child recovery on a torrid chase across two continents. Read full book review >

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LAST LAWYER STANDING by Douglas Corleone
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"More lawyers, law enforcement types, Class-A felonies and plot twists than you can shake a stick at. Instead of a map, Corleone should have supplied a score card."
Honolulu attorney Kevin Corvelli's latest pair of clients serve up surprise after unhappy surprise. Read full book review >

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NIGHT ON FIRE by Douglas Corleone
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 3, 2011

"Despite his susceptibility to anything in a skirt—and that includes his improbable interlude with Miss Hawaii—Kevin (One Man's Paradise, 2010) tries a mean case and tells a fine story."
A Hawaiian honeymoon ends abruptly when the bride's accused of killing the groom on their wedding night. Read full book review >

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HUGLESS DOUGLAS by David Melling
by David Melling, illustrated by David Melling, developed by Hachette UK
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 18, 2011

"This app won't win any awards for technological innovation, but it offers enough warmth and educational value to justify the price. (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
A cub searches for a much-needed bear hug. Read full book review >

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NERO CORLEONE by Elke Heidenreich
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Heidenreich appears to be winking over the heads of middle-graders, and indulging in girl-bashing to boot. (full-color illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 8-11)"
Nero is the godfather of cats, an irregular mafia don of the feline persuasion. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL DOUGLAS by Marc Eliot
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A fleeting account of ambition tempered by experience, with special emphasis on reconciling past and present and finding a renewed sense of family."
Celebrity biographer Eliot (Steve McQueen, 2011, etc.) highlights American actor and producer Michael Douglas, considering his life and career through a competitive lens. Read full book review >

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DON'T WORRY, DOUGLAS! by David Melling
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Simple and sweet, with a winning streak of silly. (Picture book. 3-6)"
When bumbling Douglas wrecks a gift, what can he do? Read full book review >

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THE FAMILY CORLEONE by Mario Puzo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2012

"A worthy addition to the lurid world of the Five Families, if not quite an offer you can't refuse."
Don Corleone's family navigates opportunity and treachery as Prohibition comes to a close in New York. Read full book review >

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DOUGLAS MACARTHUR by Arthur Herman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 14, 2016

"Featuring the use of new archives, a highly regarded historian offers a significant reappraisal."
A freshly critical life of the great American general, whose "spectacular successes were always haunted by his equally spectacular failures." Read full book review >

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HUGLESS DOUGLAS by David Melling
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Many of Melling's illustrations have rib-tickling touches, and a hilarious appendix shows the rabbit and a small flock of sheep demonstrating more than a dozen different hugs (the shy and unrequited hugs are particularly snort-inducing). (Picture book. 3-6)"
A lovable brown bear needs a hug, but he doesn't know his own strength. Read full book review >

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DOUGLAS, YOU NEED GLASSES! by Ged Adamson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 17, 2016

"A lighthearted introduction to the perks of wearing glasses. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Everything looks great when a myopic dog gets glasses.Read full book review >