Search Results: "Glen Apseloff"


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OVERDOSE by Glen Apseloff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 2, 2013

"An intriguing thriller set against a backdrop of clinical drug tests and medical research."
In Apseloff's (Dying to Remember, 2013) latest medical thriller, a clinical drug trial turns deadly and a doctor goes on the run to track down her would-be killer. Read full book review >

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LETHAL CURE by Glen Apseloff
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 4, 2013

"Like running up a spiral staircase—you might see where it's going, but the twists will leave you dizzy."
In Apseloff's (Overdose, 2013, etc.) medical thriller, a doctor finds that recent strange events, such as his inability to remember an entire day, connect to his all-expenses-paid trip to Italy. Read full book review >

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DYING TO REMEMBER by Glen Apseloff
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A slightly uneven but engaging read that should satisfy fans of mysteries and medical dramas."
In this debut mystery/thriller, a doctor loses his short-term memory and learns over and over again that his wife has been murdered. Read full book review >

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THE RUNAWAY by Glen Huser
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"This likable protagonist makes for a fine introduction to an era before movies and radio caused the Chautauqua to fade away. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 9-14)"
A teenage near-orphan comes of age in a Depression-era Chautauqua—a "week-long extravaganza of entertainment and educational enlightenment" that traveled to towns that could cover the cost of putting on the programs. Read full book review >

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TRUNK SHOW by Alison Glen
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"Despite one cleverly placed clue, neither the people nor the animals are riveting enough to make you want to join Cheetah Rita at zooside."
Who tossed elephant keeper Jerry Brobst off the roof of the pachyderm building at the Columbus Zoo and into the African elephant yard? Read full book review >

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Off the Reservation by Glen Merzer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2014

"A witty, winking political novel sure to satisfy liberals in an age of extreme partisanship."
On the verge of retirement, a straight-talking U.S. congressman campaigns for president in this fast-paced, wryly comic, and vastly satisfying political satire. Read full book review >

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THE HERO POSE by Glen Ebisch
Released: April 19, 2013

"Ebisch has done better with comedy (Breaking the Rules, 2012, etc.) than with this melodrama, especially since Ali's a little brusque to be a sympathetic protagonist."
A former MP who generally keeps to herself is thrust into, then away from, investigating the disappearance of a town's beloved doctor. Read full book review >

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SOLDIERS LIVE: THE BLACK COMPANY by Glen Cook
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"The adventures of leader Croaker, One-Eye, Sleepy, Tobo the young sorcerer, the Lady, etc, are impossible to summarize: If you're a fan, you'll love this one; if not, you'll wonder what all the fuss is about."
Fourth (and last, we're told) of Cook's Glittering Stone yarns (Water Sleeps, 1999, etc.) about the good-guy warrior Black Company and its diverse foes, among them Narayan Singh and his apocalyptic yearnings, and the magic-powered Shadowcatcher, not to mention Longshadow, Howler, and so forth. Read full book review >

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THE LAST WEREWOLF by Glen Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2011

"Duncan's writing is quirky and brilliant—and definitely not for kids."
Duncan continues the long tradition of werewolf literature in this harrowing novel of lupine transformation. Read full book review >

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I, LUCIFER by Glen Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"Duncan has comic energy to spare but no clear idea of what to do with it. The result reads like a promising first draft."
The Devil is on vacation, sampling life in London and reflecting on some of his career highlights, in this grab bag from the British Duncan (first US publication). Read full book review >

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THE SNOWMAN’S CHILDREN by Glen Hirshberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Haunting and sharply rendered: a thriller that leaves the reader even more disturbed at story's end."
A chilling debut, inspired by actual events, about a group of friends whose lives become intertwined with the stalkings of a serial killer in 1970s Detroit. Read full book review >