Search Results: "Gray Basnight"


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THE COP WITH THE PINK PISTOL by Gray Basnight
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2012

"Fast-paced and hilarious, Basnight's debut makes the most of its offbeat crew and a New York locale as American as falafel."
Consigned to detective hell—desk duty with an occasional robbery squeal—for unspecified departmental infractions, NYPD's Donna Prima seeks redemption with help from a daytime drama star. Read full book review >

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EVERNIGHT by Claudia Gray
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 27, 2008

Star-crossed lovers, vampires and a passive heroine populate this first in a projected four-book series. Read full book review >

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FALCON AND THE CHARLES STREET WITCH by Luli Gray
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Sources for the quotations, along with a cookie recipe, are included in the endmatter. (Fiction. 9-13)"
In a sequel to the beguiling Falcon's Egg (1995), Gray continues her sweetly old-fashioned fantasy about a girl and her dragon. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 6, 1993

"Richard was found guilty and is serving life behind bars—but the evidence in the case, confounding and contradictory, is hardly clarified by Gray's often melodramatic treatment. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
The fatal poisoning in 1991 of Dallas socialite Nancy Lyon has all the ingredients for a solid true-crimer: big money; a philandering husband; incest; ambiguous evidence; courtroom drama. Read full book review >

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MANETTE'S CAFE by Trudy Gray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2013

"An engaging historical tale of self-discovery in the early 20th century."
An inspiring(Flax Flower, 2006)historical novel about a woman determined to survive life's challenges at any cost. Read full book review >

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PRIME SUSPECT by A.W. Gray
Released: July 10, 1992

"This is less complex than its predecessors, but, still, sharp, taut, and mean."
Lackey Ferguson, part-owner of F&F Construction, a small company that hires parolees as laborers, doesn't realize he's being set up as fall-guy when Percy Hardin, from the posh side of town, invites him over to discuss building a poolhouse for his wife, Marissa, then leaves Lackey alone with her. Read full book review >

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DRAWN by Cecilia Gray
Released: Dec. 12, 2013

"A commendable YA novel with thriller, romance and coming-of-age elements in one neat package."
At just 16, Sasha, a CIA agent formerly with the FBI, employs her unique skill in this absorbing YA political espionage thriller. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1995

More pithy reductionism from Gray (What Your Mother Couldn't Tell You and Your Father Didn't Know, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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AL QAEDA AND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE MODERN by John Gray
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"A smart, learned, lucid, and alarming argument, occasionally overstated for rhetorical purposes."
From across the Atlantic, Gray (European Thought/London School of Economics) warns that the US will not much longer enjoy either its military hegemony or its economic puissance unless it abandons its procrustean international policies. Read full book review >

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Glimpses through the Forest: Memories of Gabon by Jason Gray
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 8, 2013

"A personal, somewhat overly romantic account of life far away from home."
A former Peace Corps volunteer reminisces about life, love and the tropics during his three years in Gabon, where the people, the countryside and nature captured his heart. Read full book review >

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HOW TO TAME YOUR DUKE by Juliana Gray
ROMANCE
Released: June 4, 2013

"A delightful romance treat."
When her father is assassinated, Princess Emilie flees to England, then goes undercover as Mr. Grimsby, a male tutor to the teenage son of the scarred, war-wounded Duke of Ashland. Read full book review >