Search Results: "G.D. Gearino"


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT THE DEAF-MUTE HEARD by G.D. Gearino
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 24, 1996

"Gearino has a strong enough voice and a clear enough eye to make up for whatever belief needs to be suspended."
Southern journalist Gearino, in his first novel, unrolls a tapestry of Georgia life in which the eccentricities of most of the characters and their dilemmas—during the last years of JIm Crow- -become allegories of the very history that they narrate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE HOLE by G.D. Gearino
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"Will appeal to readers willing to forego action and suspense in order to delve into the psyches of complex and admittedly endearing characters."
Set in small-town Georgia circa 1969, this exercise in leisurely front-porch storytelling from Gearino (What the Deaf-Mute Heard, 1995, etc.) casts its lot with character over action. Read full book review >

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COUNTING COUP by G.D. Gearino
Released: July 15, 1997

"Gripping and taut for much of the way, but toward the close Gearino loses his focus and ends up rambling."
A second helping from North Carolina writer Gearino (What the Deaf-Mute Heard, 1995), whose style seems to be evolving from southern gothic to southern maudlin. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SLEEPING TO DEATH by G.D. Baum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"Lock and the mystery have little impact, but they're surrounded by colorful characters and regaling tales."
In Baum's (Point and Shoot, 2006) latest thriller, private eye and bodyguard Lock Tourmaline returns to solve the murder of a client's brother, killed in prison. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TRANSATLANTIC CONSPIRACY by G.D. Falksen
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 14, 2016

"Only for insatiable fans of the genre or author. (Steampunk. 12-18)"
A historical adventure sports a steampunk veneer, like an undersea Murder on the Orient Express. Read full book review >