Search Results: "J.N. Stroyar"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CHILDREN’S WAR by J.N. Stroyar
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 12, 2001

"Toweringly intelligent, with icy touches showing how all sides dehumanize to achieve their aims. Stylish, no, but a fierce picture of massive dystopian evil."
What if . . . the Third Reich had won WWII and, 50 years later, were still around, embracing Europe, allied with the USSR, and in a truce with the North American Union? It's still the same oppressive Third Reich, all its old horrors intact, but with endless underground movements bent on destroying it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MASQUES IV by J.N. Williamson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 29, 1991

"Some misfires, but largely a sheaf of bright storytelling."
Fourth volume, the best yet, in this sometimes waver-y series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LAST RITE OF HUGO T. by J.N. Catanach
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 1992

"As with White Is the Color of Death (1988), a bleak view of warring men, switched allegiances, and terror, told ever so seriously."
Hugo T., an aging Polish ÇmigrÇ contemplating suicide in New York, is thwarted from diving off the George Washington Bridge by his new neighbor Elie and her friend, the Baron, who whisk him off to Paris, where they want him to impersonate his long-estranged brother—a former communist but now a parish priest deeply involved in the Solidarity movement, and in France to attend a religious conference. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Cloudscape by J.N. Courtney
Released: Feb. 22, 2016

"A light read for preteens that brims with possibility but leaves too many things vague."
In Courtney's debut middle-grade book, an ordinary boy visits a wonderful world where international refugees live among the clouds. Read full book review >