Search Results: "Elise Forbes Tripp"


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SURVIVING IRAQ by Elise Forbes Tripp
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Engrossing reading that benefits from its simple format."
Life before, during and after Iraq, seen through the eyes of 30 soldiers deployed there. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"The adorable baby goat will appeal to the target audience, and although the story can be bland, it is well-paced, and enhanced by lovely realistic illustrations. (glossary) (Fiction. 7-10)"
paper 1-56247-587-8 In this entry in one strand of the American Girls series (Meet Josefina, 1997, etc.), Josefina is approaching her tenth birthday and has decided she wants to be a healer like her godmother, T°a Magdalena. Read full book review >

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VIDEO VENGEANCE by Miles Tripp
Released: Jan. 15, 1990

The most devious, cinematic mind in all of mysterydom is at it again, now with a tale so twisty that London private-eye John Samson (The Cords of Vanity, etc.) has to resolve it several times before the truth will out. Read full book review >

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SAMSON AND THE GREEK DELILAH by Miles Tripp
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1996

"Long even for its modest length, though the scenery on both sides of the bedroom window is a plus."
London inquiry agent/troubleshooter John Samson rescues a damsel in distress in the south of France and spends the rest of his vacation regretting his derring-do. Read full book review >

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ONE MAN DIED ON BASE by Deloris Forbes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Strictly for die-hard baseball fans feeling bereft in the long winter before spring training."
Zachary Amidon, aging centerfielder for the Centertown Comanches, is having trouble keeping his mind on the baseball game. Read full book review >

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THE ANGEL IN MY POCKET by Sukey Forbes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 7, 2014

"An occasionally interesting but otherwise unremarkable book about how even the privileged can truly experience heartbreaking trauma."
A Boston Brahmin who had it all chronicles her experiences dealing with the tragic death of her beloved young daughter. Read full book review >

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WAKING RAPHAEL by Leslie Forbes
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 29, 2004

"As in Fish, Blood and Bone (2001), Forbes uses the conventions of the romance and the thriller, transforming and discarding them at will, to illuminate the mysterious connections between past and present and bring a pair of ardent and uncommonly appealing heroines to life."
The restoration of a famed Raphael canvas reveals matters far more scandalous than hidden brushstrokes in Forbes's magical Italian idyll. Read full book review >

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THE SUITCASE KILLINGS by Miles Tripp
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 27, 1998

"Pleasantly undemanding fare from a veteran author who could turn out cases like this one in his sleep."
One day Nick Hadley-Jones is hopelessly in debt to unsavory Tony Gallo; the next day he's working off his debt by muling cocaine from Germany to Tony's London club, the Red Slipper; the day after that, after a slight departure from Tony's meticulous plan, he's warming a seat at the wedding of a virtual stranger. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"An entertaining anthology of value both artistically and historically."
Editor Forbes divides his anthology into 39 sections, arranged both chronologically and by subject, with such headings as "Omens: 1900-1914," "Strange Fruit: Civil Rights 1930s-1968," and "Workout in Reality Gym: The Eighties & Nineties." Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 21, 2012

"An engaging guide to learning from failure aimed at readers seeking to improve the quality of their lives."
Forbes' debut weaves together anecdotes, quotations and straight talk into a Christian-oriented self-help guide addressing the concept of failure. Read full book review >

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DEADLY ORDEAL by Miles Tripp
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2000

"Disciplined plotting, usually a series strength, has vanished more completely than those three rapists."
Is Sylvester Manley ever in the wrong place at the wrong time. Read full book review >