Search Results: "J.M. Erickson"


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FUTURE PROMETHEUS II by J.M. Erickson
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 29, 2014

"A truly original sci-fi series with strong ideas and even stronger characters."
Erickson's (Future Prometheus, 2013) dystopian, militaristic sci-fi saga continues the adventures of a male lieutenant who awakens from cryogenic freezing in a world run by women. Read full book review >

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RAVEN by J.M. Erickson
Released: Dec. 16, 2012

"An ambitious thriller that looks at the gray areas between vengeance and justice, law and morality."
This fast-paced second book in Erickson's Birds of Flight series continues the story of fugitive Alexander Burns and his family. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 4, 2013

"A gripping story featuring well-constructed characters, poignant moral dilemmas and a chillingly realistic dystopian future."
In Erickson's (Eagle: Birds of Flight, 2013) dystopian sci-fi novel, a cryogenically frozen scientist wakes up in the year 2155 to find that he's the only man in a matriarchal military state. Read full book review >

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ALBATROSS: BIRDS OF FLIGHT by J.M. Erickson
Released: July 12, 2012

"Some rough plotting, but the solid action is driven by dense characters."
Erickson's debut novel explores personal development through love, explosions and terrorist plots. Read full book review >

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J.M. COETZEE AND THE LIFE OF WRITING by David Attwell
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Recent work receives comparatively short shrift, but Attwell provides a solid foundation for a literary appreciation."
A literary biography illuminating the development of the Nobel Prize-winning author's work. Read full book review >

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ELSINORE CANYON by J.M.
Released: Dec. 28, 2013

"An imperfect YA adaptation of a classic but a striking one nonetheless."
A debut novel that offers a modern, young-adult retelling of Hamlet with a female stand-in for Shakespeare's title character. Read full book review >

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DEATH BY EGGNOG by Alex Erickson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"Fans may savor the details of the heroine's everyday life, but Erickson's fascination with them does slow down the action."
A foray into community theater endangers the life of an Ohio sleuth. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 23, 2008

"Christian readers are sure to enjoy this modern interpretation of biblical prophecy."
A Christian young-adult novel centered on the End Times. Read full book review >

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ALEXANDRA by Carolly Erickson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Once again, Erickson demonstrates her skill in limning a forceful royal who tried unsuccessfully to alter history and escape fate."
Russia's last empress receives compassionate but by no means uncritical treatment from biographer Erickson (Josephine: A Life of the Empress, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

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AMNESIASCOPE by Steve Erickson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1996

"Or perhaps it's just the competition provided by an increasingly surreal America."
The resident surrealist of L.A. (Arch D`X, 1993, etc.) uncorks a magnum of post-apocalyptic champagne: a long New Year's Eve of the Soul (sex, drugs, paranoia) that turns into a rather flat confessional about the life of a writer who bears more than a passing resemblance to the author himself. Read full book review >

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ARC D'X by Steve Erickson
Released: April 1, 1993

"Clever but cold. (First serial to Esquire)"
A bold and occasionally brilliant interpretation of American history—but marred by a too obvious cerebration that numbs, turning original ideas into mere conceits. Read full book review >

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DEATH BY VANILLA LATTE  by Alex Erickson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2017

"Plenty of suspects keep the story moving, but the heroine would be hard to pick out of a lineup of cozy sleuths."
An amateur detective must solve a murder to clear her father. Read full book review >