Search Results: "Fraser P. Seitel"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"Lots of practical information for both building a business and living a life."
A fun and educational discussion of building and protecting a reputation by two leaders in the field of public relations. Read full book review >

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Skully, Perdition Games by L.E. Fraser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 21, 2015

"A fast-paced mystery featuring plenty of excitement."
Kidnapping, murder, and mind games are afoot in Fraser's (Simon Says, 2014) latest thriller, which revisits PI Sam McNamara as she tackles a new case.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"A welcome though overly broad-brushed excoriation of the age of the ascendant 1 percent."
Working men and women died for the eight-hour workday, and the thanks they get is the silence of lambs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Comprehensive, considered, and literate: a real accomplishment."
Main currents in American thought about money and Wall Street, traced by journalist Fraser (Labor Will Rule, 1991, etc.) in an expansive social history. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 22, 2009

"Fraser's colorful stories do not conceal rewilding's painful educational curve and mixed results, but she makes a convincing case that it represents the only realistic strategy for conserving our steadily diminishing wildlife."
A passionate, optimistic account of a sometimes successful movement aimed at restoring natural habitats. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2006

"An acutely sensitive group portrait of the women who basked in the Sun King's reflected glory."
Altogether at ease with the mores of the ancien régime, Fraser (Marie Antoinette, 2001, etc.) eschews a detailed biography of Louis XIV to focus instead on the women who shaped and were shaped by France's most glorious ruler. Read full book review >

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PRINCESSES by Flora Fraser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2005

"Evidence of the truth that six times zero is—well, zero."
The dull and densely told lives of six women whose effect on history was negligible. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARIE ANTOINETTE by Antonia Fraser
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 18, 2001

"Antoinette's story isn't really a tragedy—but Fraser somehow makes it seem like one."
A biography of a queen who never said, as legend has it, "Let them eat cake." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONE IS ONE AND ALL ALONE by Anthea Fraser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 8, 1998

"An unfussy, straightforward narrative that manages to explore its emotional interactions with sensitivity and, despite an unsurprising finish, to maintain a nice level of suspense."
Una Bennett, owner of a successful small business, has married widower Malcolm Bennett, highly respected Detective Chief in the Lethbridge police force and father to grown children Jane, Sally, and Tim—all three of whom had hoped he would marry teacher Barbara Wood, spinster sister of their late, beloved mother Carol, and are not warmly disposed to Una. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S MONK by Sara Fraser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"Although Fraser (The Drowned Ones, 2010, etc.) continues to provide social commentary and vivid descriptions of the harsh realities of the early 1800s, the mystery this time is weak."
A village constable is nothing less than a bloodhound on the trail of murder. Read full book review >

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STRAIGHT TO THE HEAD by Fraser Nixon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"This multithread thriller would have needed a far more graceful tailor to keep the seams from showing."
A stripper on the lam with a cache of cocaine and a pile of money serves as the ready-set-go signal in this Vancouver-set comic thriller. Read full book review >

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A QUESTION OF IDENTITY by Anthea Fraser
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"A plot overburdened with coincidences. And surely most readers will find telepathy as a plot device problematic."
When love dies, which is the better option, divorce or murder? Read full book review >