Search Results: "J.H. Roberts"


BOOK REVIEW

Diamond Shoals by J.H. Roberts
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 17, 2013

"A taut, evocative thriller that needs a few screws tightened."
A mysterious death in Pennsylvania leads to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, U-boats and hidden treasure. Read full book review >

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Epochs of Man: Evacuation by J.H. Lea
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 9, 2015

"A well-meaning sci-fi novel that takes an unusual approach to Earth's initial interaction with alien races."
A first-contact story that offers an intriguing new take of the origin of humankind. Read full book review >

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HADDIE’S IN OUR CLOSET! by J.H. Soeder
Released: July 19, 2011

"Touching and funny, this paranormal Mary Poppins story requires a big leap of faith."
Life takes a supernatural twist when the 150-year-old ghost of an African-American slave follows a family home to Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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SHIVA ACCUSED by J.H. Brennan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 1991

"Unevenly paced and less closely knit than Shiva, but still an atmospheric, engrossing tale. (Fiction. 11-14)"
A tense murder mystery, with a courageous young heroine falsely accused plus a stampede of mammoths and just enough crone's magic to add spice to the solution. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD PARTS by J.H. Blair
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

THE GOOD PARTSThe Best Erotic Writing in Modern FictionBlair, J.H.—Ed. Read full book review >

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Released: April 3, 2007

"A ghost story like a phantom itself-something is there, but it's not quite realized."
Three sisters inherit a haunted house in this tepid ghost tale. Read full book review >

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Released: July 10, 2001

"Mostly painless, sometimes amusing."
Unlike most anthologies of dirty prose, this one has the great advantage of brevity: Almost all of the 45 selections here are short excerpts from larger works that came into the world as novels or short stories rather than "erotic fiction" per se. Read full book review >

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CITY OF GHOSTS by J.H. Moncrieff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 9, 2017

"A fun, chilling supernatural tale."
A tourist in China finds a real ghost story—and antagonists who want it to stay secret—in this novel. Read full book review >

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THE QUEST FOR LONGITUDE by William J.H. Andrewes
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 14, 1996

"Attractively designed, this large volume is lavishly illustrated in both color and black-and-white."
Any armchair navigator or scientist who was captivated by Dava Sobel's bestselling but brief 1995 book, Longitude, can wallow at length in the subject with this comprehensive volume based on a 1993 symposium (which was also the origin of Sobel's book). Read full book review >

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BOO ABC by J.H. Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 28, 2013

"Fluffy and cutesy, just like Boo. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Boo, the "world's cutest dog," stars in an ABC book with staged photographs of his toys, clothing, friends and activities. Read full book review >