Search Results: "Jon Stock"


BOOK REVIEW

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET by Jon Stock
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 26, 2013

"Though some readers may be bothered by the novel's anti-Americanisms and others will find Dhar too sympathetically drawn, such strokes are part of Stock's deft contemporization of the spy genre."
In the third installment of a superb series, renegade MI6 operative Daniel Marchant and his half brother, most-wanted terrorist Salim Dhar, again prove the most dangerous of odd couples. Read full book review >

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JON FIXX by Jason Squire Fluck
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2014

"An exciting, comical page-turner about the gritty underbelly of love."
Fluck follows the adventures of a romance writer for hire in his debut novel. Read full book review >

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DEAD SPY RUNNING by Jon Stock
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"A welcome addition to contemporary spy fiction that conveys with riveting details the complexity of global terrorism."
A discredited British spy seeks to rehabilitate himself and exonerate his deceased father—wrongly besmirched former head of MI6—while trotting the globe to escape the old man's enemies and prevent the new American president from being assassinated. Read full book review >

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GAMES TRAITORS PLAY by Jon Stock
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 27, 2012

"Scattered clichés and a threadbare Mata Hari subplot aside, this one will please fans."
Ploys and counter-ploys, motives sincere and suspicious, agents trustworthy and treacherous—plus a daunting lexicon of spy-agency jargon, terms and acronyms—highlight a complex thriller about the search for a "most wanted" terrorist. Read full book review >

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Chicken Stock by Leslie Lytle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 29, 2015

"A compelling, sensitive contribution to the agriculture debate in the U.S."
After the sudden loss of her husband, a woman struggles to keep her farm, and spirits, afloat in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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SUMMER STOCK by Vanessa  North
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2017

"A steamy book in which nuanced friendships are as central as the romance between two star-crossed lovers."
A moonlighting television actor and a local handyman hook up one drunken night. Will the forces of celebrity, gossip, and their respective pasts get in the way of what could be a beautiful relationship? Read full book review >

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Jon Hersey - Industrial Spy by Leo N. Ardo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2012

"A thrilling, adventurous novel that will appeal especially to readers interested in business recon."
Debut novelist Ardo offers a unique, concise novella about a young widower who finds redemption through politically motivated corporate espionage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"The combination of high-energy artwork and exuberant characters are sure to make the Trucktown series a necessary purchase for every garage library. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The irrepressible Scieszka has set his sites on entertaining a younger crowd and getting them (boys especially) hooked on the joys of reading. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"A levelheaded, lucid guide to stock investing."
Van Knapp offers a friendly and comprehensive system for investing in stocks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SUPER STOCK ROOKIE by Will Weaver
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 19, 2009

"Racing action, sharp dialogue and solid characterization make this a good bet for young sports fans dreaming of the cars in their futures. (Fiction. 11-15)"
Success sometimes brings its own challenges, as Trace Bonham finds out when he wins the Super Stock tryouts at Rivers Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D., picks up a corporate sponsor and becomes a well-paid Super Stock driver. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"A levelheaded, lucid guide to stock investing."
Van Knapp offers a friendly and comprehensive system for investing in stocks. Read full book review >