Search Results: "Gerry Sidney Cottam"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SALT OF TRANQUILITY by Gerry Sidney Cottam
Released: Nov. 29, 2012

"Rough around the edges but well worth a read."
A miner in hibernation on the moon wakes to discover that the world he knows has changed forever. Read full book review >

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HOME BODY by Gerry Boyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2004

"Complex characters and strong storytelling remain staples of this sturdy, worthwhile series (Borderline, 1998, etc.)."
Reporter Jack McMorrow, soon to be a dad, confronts another dad who may be a murderer. Read full book review >

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LIFELINE by Gerry Boyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 16, 1996

"For all his manly virtue, you can't help liking the guy."
In his first day on the job as court reporter for the Kennebec Observer, former Times newsman Jack McMorrow (Bloodline, 1995, etc.) files a story featuring battered Donna Marchant. Read full book review >

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OCTAVIA E. BUTLER by Gerry Canavan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2016

"Scholarship for science-fiction scholars."
A deep reading of the work of the late science-fiction master. Read full book review >

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NO PLACE TO HIDE by Gerry Carroll
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Still, the intense drama of a nation's collapse, combined with jolting action scenes, carries you through the polemical discourse."
A gritty, realistic, and sometimes preachy final installment in the late Carroll's Vietnam War trilogy (North S.A.R., 1991; Ghostwriter One, 1993). Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Sometimes self-righteous, sometimes merciless: an unforgettable account of the state's power against individuals who might be innocent."
A primer on the criminal-justice system from the defense attorney's vantage point. Read full book review >

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1901 by Gerry O'Brien
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A steampunk fever dream that will entertain readers even as it overpowers them."
In this sci-fi-influenced twist on a political thriller, new Vice President Theodore Roosevelt finds himself embroiled in an international conspiracy involving robots. Read full book review >

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REDEMPTION MOUNTAIN by Gerry Fitzgerald
Released: June 25, 2013

"Romantically tepid."
Charlie Burden is literally burdened. His career has devolved into meaningless administration; his marriage is lifeless, his children grown. Could he redeem himself and perhaps find love amid the coal fields and mountains of West Virginia? Read full book review >

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BORDERLINE by Gerry Boyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1998

"Jack's fourth (Potshot, 1997, etc.) features as much sound and fury as a summer movie blockbuster, though it's just as likely to leave you scratching your head at the fadeout."
Freelance journalist Jack McMorrow thinks he's come to little Scanesett, Maine, to research Benedict Arnold's 1775 trek to attack the fortifications of QuÇbec. Read full book review >

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O.J.: THE LAST WORD by Gerry Spence
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"If his brief were less self-righteous, his legitimate arguments would be easier to swallow. (Literary Guild selection)"
Buried under windbag sermonizing and lofty moralizing lies a cogent analysis of how the prosecution lost the O.J. Simpson case. Read full book review >