Search Results: "Hoyt Rogers"


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BY A SLOW RIVER by Philippe Claudel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2006

"A bloodless, nihilistic, open-ended whodunit."
Untimely death and existential angst in a small French village. Read full book review >

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RUN OKIE RUN by Hoyt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"While the execution often stumbles, this tale of a remarkable bull raises important ideas about animal abuse and cruelty."
Hoyt's debut novel uses touches of magical realism to describe a bull's adventures. Read full book review >

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JAPANESE GAME by Richard Hoyt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Deliriously xenophobic, irresistibly enjoyable."
Still smarting over the kid-glove coddling the Japanese got in Rising Sun? Read full book review >

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SNAKE EYES by Richard Hoyt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 1995

"The eco-disaster scenario, perhaps borrowing its urgency from Hoyt's recent international thrillers Red Card (1994) and Japanese Game (1995), sits oddly atop the laid-back crew of northwestern eccentrics Hoyt knocks off as well as anybody around."
Who says there's nothing doing along the banks of the Snake River in summer? Read full book review >

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WHOO? by Richard Hoyt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Waggish and flip rather than funny—though Hoyt, with a fine sense of balance, manages to find knaves and fools on both sides of the environmental debate."
As in the earlier mysteries featuring Seattle shamus John Denson (Fish Story, etc.), the questions here are far from ordinary. Read full book review >

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BIGFOOT by Richard Hoyt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1993

"Sly fun, as always, for outdoorsy readers everywhere."
Three recent sightings of the Sasquatch, aka Bigfoot, on and near Mount St. Read full book review >

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MARIMBA by Richard Hoyt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1992

"Hoyt's rapacious Miamians leave you gasping."
A Doberman with a taste for human flesh and the voodoo-and- shopping-mad family who keep him well fed are somewhere near the center of Hoyt's (Darwin's Secret, Whoo?, etc.) Read full book review >

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PONY GIRLS by Richard Hoyt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2004

"Plotless, aimless, relentlessly silly. Only the most charitable readers will suspend disbelief."
Denson, Dancer, and Sees the Night (The Weatherman's Daughter, 2003, etc.) are hired to rope in a serial killer stalking stallions. Read full book review >

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WEIRD SEA CREATURES by Erich Hoyt
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2013

"Eerie, riveting eye candy for budding biologists and casual browsers alike (though it is a shame there is no bibliography). (index) (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
Close-up photos of 50 creatures—gathered, mostly, from ocean deeps—demonstrate that even our own planet's residents can look really, really alien. Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1996

"Fabulous stuff, commandingly told with wit, color, and grace. (illustrations, not seen)"
Leaf-cutters, weavers, acrobats, carpenters, and harvesters- -ants all, and Hoyt gets their measure in this extraordinary tour d'horizon of an ant's life. Read full book review >

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OLD SOLDIERS SOMETIMES LIE by Richard Hoyt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Plodding narration and unreconstructed macho attitudes hammer what could have been a pretty cool story to long-lingering death."
Hirohito's WWII Chinese loot pops up 50 years later, calling old spooks back into action. Read full book review >

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TYGER! TYGER! by Richard Hoyt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1996

"For all its exotic settings, a formulaic thriller that offers almost no action or suspense—and Hoyt's notably graceless prose does little to redeem the predictable plot."
A Munich detective's pursuit of a kinky killer converges with the efforts of an environmental group's hired gun to halt the ongoing slaughter of tigers. Read full book review >