Search Results: "Geddes MacGregor"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Novel, to say the least—and despite the weird conclusions, a solid introduction to the subject. (Illustrations.)"
A theological Tootsie Roll pop from MacGregor (Philosophy/USC): a tasty study of beliefs about life after death, with a gooey mess at the center—the author's own decidedly unusual views on the matter. Read full book review >

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DOWN IN THE GARDEN by Anne Geddes
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1996

"A sweet bouquet of babies. (First printing of 150,000; author tour)"
Australian photographer Geddes (The Twelve Days of Christmas, 1995) is well known for her, well, strange pictures of babies. Read full book review >

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Anne Geddes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 1995

"Geddes's first children's book looks like it can't miss. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A popular seasonal work is packaged with sparkling full-color photographs of undeniably adorable infants dressed up as the characters in the song. Read full book review >

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BUMPOLOGY by Linda Geddes
NON-FICTION
Released: March 11, 2014

"Straightforward, stress-reducing answers to the most common pregnancy and post-pregnancy questions."
A compilation of advice on pregnancy, birth and infants. Read full book review >

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THE HANGED MAN by T.J. MacGregor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1998

"MacGregor (Mistress of the Bones, 1995, etc.) pulls out all the stops—you'll find more psychics here than in the year-end issue of the National Enquirer—yet still manages to keep the pot boiling, if not quite believably, until the final surprise."
Murder and kidnaping are only the tip of the iceberg in this extravagant, yet soberly plotted, tale of parapsychology run amok. Read full book review >

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A SPECIAL KIND OF NIGHTMARE by Paul Geddes
Released: April 28, 1989

Another convoluted, character-rich episode for fat widower Ludo Fender and comely widow Antonia Strachan, both of Britain's Central Crimes Bureau—the anti-corruption unit that was at the center of A State of Corruption (1986). Read full book review >

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BLUE PEARL by T.J. MacGregor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 17, 1994

"James more than holding her own against the smooth tough guys who took out her husband."
If only Palm Beach PI Mike McCleary had told his wife and partner, Quin St. Read full book review >

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SHAKESPEARE'S RESTLESS WORLD by Neil MacGregor
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Beautifully illustrated, MacGregor's history offers a vibrant portrait of Shakespeare's dramatic, perilous and exhilarating world."
What did Elizabethan theatergoers eat while watching Hamlet? Read full book review >

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STORM SURGE by T.J. MacGregor
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"The atmospheric Miami backdrop should boost local sales."
Minutes after mailing four envelopes filled with photos and cryptic notes to four different addresses, retired criminologist Charlie Potemkin is gunned down in his apartment, and it's up to husband-and-wife sleuths Mike McCleary and Quin St. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2000

"An intriguing, if incomplete, account: Knox provides readers with a compelling reconsideration of the European revolutionary tradition, but one hopes that he will follow through with a companion volume that traces the further careers of Nazi opportunists."
A comparative study of German Nazism and Italian Fascism, by Anglo-American historian (and Vietnam vet) Knox. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BAD LUCK BRIDE  by Janna MacGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"An impressive debut."
Fifth time's the charm. Read full book review >