Search Results: "James Hime"


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SCARED MONEY by James Hime
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 29, 2004

"'A thing can only be what it is,' maintains stalwart Jeremiah—the most deceptive motto imaginable for this oversized, shape-shifting slice of action/mystery/suspense."
A corpse-laden reunion for Deputy Clyde Thomas and retired Texas Ranger Jeremiah Spur (The Night of the Dance, 2003). Read full book review >

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WHERE ARMADILLOS GO TO DIE by James Hime
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"You might not want to live in Brenham, Texas, but its lively, unconventional characters and authorial brio (Scared Money, 2004, etc.) guarantee a few hours of blissful escapism."
Bagged baby spinach nurtures a strain of E. coli. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT OF THE DANCE by James Hime
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 19, 2003

"Rangy, shrewd, and heartfelt: an oversized debut stuffed with so many subplots it could only have come out of Texas."
First-time Houston author Hime investigates a decade-old missing-persons case. Read full book review >

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JAMES GANDOLFINI by Dan Bischoff
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2014

"Not the last word but an earnest, endearing homage to an outstanding actor."
A bittersweet biography of an intensely private artist. Read full book review >

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JENNIEMAE & JAMES by Brooke Newman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 30, 2010

"A low-key, sweet portrait of an unusual friendship. Jenniemae is a scene-stealer, though, and the strongest parts of the memoir focus on her and her community."
A grown daughter remembers her troubled, genius father's endearing friendship with their charismatic maid. Read full book review >

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JAMES MONROE by Gary Hart
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 5, 2005

"A well-written, useful précis of Monroe's life and career."
A nearly forgotten president comes in for soft-spoken tribute, courtesy of one-time U.S. Senator Hart (The Fourth Power, 2004, etc.). Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1997

"In an afterword, Jacobs describes his contact with one of Printer's books, an encounter that only makes this novel more vital. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Jacobs (Sleepers, Wake, 1991) makes clear the tragedy of an artist inhibited by the circumstances of his birth in this unusual historical novel, set during a brutal English-Indian war in 17th-century Massachusetts. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Too bad his biographer can't claim the same. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Novick, who previously dissected the life of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Read full book review >

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JAMES JOYCE by Alfonso Zapico
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 3, 2016

"A solid account of the development of a writer not easy to encapsulate."
A graphic biography of the literary master. Read full book review >

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