Search Results: "J. North Conway"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 9, 2010

"An amusing trifle."
Sensational cases from a legendary New York City detective's career. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2012

"A quick read about a gruesome crime with a twist at the end—will appeal mostly to die-hard fans of historical true crime."
The final installment of the author's true-crime trilogy about New York City in the Gilded Age. Read full book review >

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Sugarland by Martha Conway
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An absorbing whodunit full of gangsters and glitz."
In Conway's (Thieving Forest, 2014, etc.) latest novel, a young jazz pianist encounters kidnapping, rumrunning, and gunplay in 1920s Chicago. Read full book review >

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THE AGENT RUNNER by Simon Conway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Conway (Rock Creek Park, 2012, etc.) finds an offbeat way to recast an iconic piece of recent history through the personal stories of a pair of vastly different characters."
A fictionalized account of events before and after the killing of Osama bin Laden, seen through the eyes of two men on opposite sides of the conflict. Read full book review >

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THE SUMMIT by Ed Conway
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 11, 2015

"The scope of the subject matter is impressive, and the execution is outstanding.
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Sky News economics editor Conway (50 Economics Ideas You Really Need to Know, 2009) covers the inside story of what really happened during the 22 days of the conference at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, in July 1944.Read full book review >

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THIEVING FOREST by Martha Conway
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2014

"An elegiac, hopeful historical novel."
An accomplished novel that looks at the true wildness of the wilderness and the stakes of rugged individualism. Read full book review >

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12 BLISS STREET by Martha Conway
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2003

"Short-story writer Conway's jump to novel length is as lean and sexy as her cardio-kickboxing heroine."
You don't have to be a spy, just a woman trying to get by, to find peril aplenty in Conway's debut. Read full book review >

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WHEN YOU OPEN YOUR EYES by Celeste Conway
Released: March 20, 2012

"Whether Lucien is a victim or a predator is up to readers to interpret, but either way, it's hard to imagine anyone rooting for these two. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A modern-day Romeo and Juliet. Read full book review >

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THE GOODBYE TIME  by Celeste Conway
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 9, 2008

"Even the cover is ambiguous. (Fiction. 9-12)"
"Why do people say New Beginnings when they really mean the opposite?" wonders Manhattanite Anna, as her fifth-grade graduation approaches and changes seem to be affecting everyone she knows. Read full book review >

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THE MELTING SEASON by Celeste Conway
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 14, 2006

"Well-written and urbane. (Fiction. YA)"
Giselle, daughter of a world-famous ballerina and a dancer in her own right, struggles to reconcile memories of her late father with her current reality. Read full book review >

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RAGE by Simon Conway
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2007

"Grim, kinetic thriller set against an unconventional and inspired backdrop. American readers may be surprised by this portrait of the war as a multinational tapestry of violent dysfunction, and unsettled by the disdain for U.S. forces."
An iconoclastic British Army officer tries to make sense of—and survive in—the insanity of the Iraq war. Read full book review >