Search Results: "Gary L. Stuart"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST STAGE TO BOSQUE REDONDO by Gary L. Stuart
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2017

"A Western tale packed with intriguing historical issues but lacking fully developed characters."
This third installment of a series revives Marshal Angus Esperraza for another eventful ride, this time joining a research expedition retracing the forced relocation of the Navajo. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 2010

"Intriguing subject deadened by melodramatic writing."
Longtime private attorney Stuart (Miranda: The Story of America's Right to Remain Silent, 2004, etc.) traces a 1991 Arizona Buddhist temple massacre of nine monks, and the five men who confessed, under extreme police pressure, to murders they did not commit. Read full book review >

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THE SHAKESPEARE STEALER by Gary L. Blackwood
BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 1, 1998

"Readers will find much to like in Widge, and plenty to enjoy in this gleeful romp through olde England. (Fiction. 9-12)"
This latest from Blackwood (Beyond the Door, 1991) is a delightful and heartwarming romp through Elizabethan England. Read full book review >

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CLOUD DANCER by Gary L. Henson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2017

"A serious but overwritten flood fable."
A debut novella tells the story of a gifted orphan attempting to survive a harsh world. Read full book review >

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SHADRACH MINKINS by Gary L. Collison
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 15, 1997

"Atmospheric, highly readable, and instructive; this is first-rate history. (18 illustrations, not seen)"
A lively and engaging account of a fugitive slave that also offers a glimpse into the painstaking process of historical inquiry. Read full book review >

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The Tin Alamo  by Gary L. Greer

"A well-paced and plotted novel that unfortunately strands its characters mid-narrative."
In this violent political thriller, Greer shows how history-altering events can have roots in the tiniest of details. Read full book review >

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MOONSHINE by Gary L. Blackwood
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

Blackwood goes from Elizabethan England (Shakespeare Stealer, not reviewed, 1998) to a Depression-Era Ozarks setting for this poker-faced tale of a self-reliant but naive teenager. Read full book review >

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ARTHUR OF AVALON by Gary L. Carlson
Released: Dec. 29, 2010

"An unusual update on the King Arthur legend and an engaging take on Arthur's spiritual journey. "
Picking up where other Arthurian legends have left off, Carlson's tale focuses on Arthur's physical and spiritual recovery at Avalon. Read full book review >

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Released: May 13, 2014

"High-minded speculation and documented assumptions are the building blocks of Stewart's convincing memoir; whether perceived as the byproduct of shrewd spadework or a fertile imagination, the author's family history offers chilling and credible correlations."
An adopted Louisiana engineer's search for his biological roots results in a shocking, highly controversial connection to the Zodiac Killer. Read full book review >