Search Results: "John R. Swift"


BOOK REVIEW

BOOK OF LAWS by John R. Swift
Released: Nov. 30, 2011

"A unique mystery that lacks pull."
In Swift's (Living With Capone, 2009, etc.) latest crime novel, a murder leads a small town sheriff to consider the true meaning of home. Read full book review >

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SWIFT by Robert J. Blake
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"He depicts a winter landscape both ominous and beautiful. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Swift is a working dog, who helps Johnnie's Pa hunt and stay safe in the woods. Read full book review >

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Released: July 3, 2012

"A high-concept but uneven genre combo."
Monk (Magic Without Mercy, 2012, etc.) delivers the second installment in her genre-blending Age of Steam series. Read full book review >

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JONATHAN SWIFT by Leo Damrosch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"A rich and rewarding portrait of an irreplaceable genius."
A feisty, first-class life of the sage and scourge of English Literature. Read full book review >

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JONATHAN SWIFT by John Stubbs
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"A rich and sweeping story superbly told."
A resplendent biography of the "most notorious writer of his day." Read full book review >

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JOHN by Niall Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Irish novelist Williams (Four Letters of Love, 1999, etc.) takes spiritual issues seriously—and continues to write compellingly about them."
John the Apostle, now a revered Master in exile with a small band of Christian brothers on the island of Patmos, confronts heresy, schism and doubt. Read full book review >

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SWIFT RUN by Laura DiSilverio
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"Though the action grinds to a painful halt when Charlie pairs off with her potential love interests, anything can happen when Gigi's at the helm."
Odd-couple female investigators take on an equally odd case when they're hired to look into the disappearance of the man who used to be married to one of them. Read full book review >

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SWIFT JUSTICE by Laura DiSilverio
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Though Gigi's disastrously silly scrapes exasperate Charlie, readers will eat them up in this charming series debut by DiSilverio, aka Lila Dare (Tressed to Kill, 2010)."
A private investigator is saddled with her silent partner's not-so-silent ex-wife. Read full book review >

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SWIFT EDGE by Laura DiSilverio
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 6, 2011

"Charlie's second doesn't live up to the quirky charm of her series debut (Swift Justice, 2010) but still deserves better-than-average scores."
The case of a missing figure skater ushers a private eye into a world whose skaters' personalities are more fearsome than the investigation itself. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 1999

"Like his Gulliver,' Glendinning concludes, 'Swift is always too big or small for the company he keeps,' but she at least puts him into some proportion to his life and times. (8 pages b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A lively, discursive distillation of the Swiftian essentials from Swift's own life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

"One of the most riveting, revealing, and intensely readable true crimers to appear in a long time. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen.)"
A historical true-crime chronicle of remarkable immediacy and force. Read full book review >