Search Results: "J.J. Hensley"


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RESOLVE by J.J. Hensley
Released: March 15, 2013

"The city of Pittsburgh is the best character in this workmanlike mystery."
After a female student who has made sexual advances toward him is found dead, Pittsburgh criminology professor and former cop Cyprus Keller conducts an independent investigation to clear his name and solve the murder. Read full book review >

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MISADVENTURES IN THE (213) by Dennis Hensley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1998

"Nathanael West it's not. (Author tour)"
Vacuous, gossipy-gay, MTV-voiced debut novel meant for readers hip to all the sub-level film-folk and soap actors mentioned in Premiere and Entertainment Weekly and on Hard Copy and Entertainment Tonight, by a columnist for Detour magazine. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 14, 2016

"An invaluable illumination of small acts of astonishing bravery and generosity in the darkest days of war."
A compassionate, detailed account of a little-known corner of World War II history. Read full book review >

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Dream Student by J.J. DiBenedetto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 20, 2013

"A promising launch of a charming female lead with a nifty paranormal gift."
College junior Sara Barnes starts seeing into others' dreams, leading to romance and tracking down a killer, in this first installment of a paranormal suspense series. Read full book review >

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DEADLY HUNGER by Joe L. Hensley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2001

"The theater may be miniature, but the characters are never smaller than life."
Like his creator, Hensley's series hero Don Robak has been a lawyer and a judge, and it's judges rather than detectives who dot the landscape of these 18 stories, most dating from the 1980s. Read full book review >

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Some Things You Keep by J.J. Landis
Released: March 25, 2015

"An honest memoir from a strong woman that will appeal to fans of Christian narratives."
Debut author Landis preaches the "good news" in her true-life story of redemption. Read full book review >

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THE ART OF GUERILLA WARFARE by J.J. Tucker
Released: Feb. 19, 2014

"A treatise that might whet the appetite of readers looking for a more searching reflection on its subject."
An instruction manual that navigates the contours of guerrilla warfare. Read full book review >

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TRUTH TOLD by J.J. Nash
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 2005

"A compelling premise marred by the author's flawed narrative technique."
After a highly respected black professor and Vietnam vet is charged with 28 counts of murder, his favorite niece takes on his legal defense. Read full book review >

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THE SEVENTH JEWEL by J.J. Pritchard
Released: March 10, 2005

"Despite some stiffness, however, after being captured by the frigid mountaintop sacrifice of Munray in chapter one, readers will certainly want to follow to the end the fate of her people's descendents. (Quechua glossary, chronology of Incan emperors, bibliography) (10-12)"
Alternating first person accounts create a multi-genre adventure with an intriguing plot. Read full book review >

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DEATH BY PUBLICATION by J.J. Fiechter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 10, 1995

"Wonder what nefarious tale lies underneath that prize?"
The Information meets While England Sleeps? Read full book review >