Search Results: "Judith Rollins"


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Released: May 1, 1995

"Rollins proves this adage to be true, especially when it comes to the largely untold female perspective of African-American history."
A moving biography of an ordinary African-American woman who leads an extraordinary life. Read full book review >

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A KNIFE EDGE by David Rollins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 24, 2009

"Cooper is a great character, but a plot that relies on way too many outlandish coincidences ultimately ruins the book."
A military investigator wisecracks his way through a series of oddly connected cases. Read full book review >

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TONY PARTLY CLOUDY by Nick Rollins
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A consistently engaging dramatic thriller."
A popular meteorologist with a knack for accurate predictions clashes with gangsters in Rollins' debut thriller. Read full book review >

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JAKE RANSOM AND THE HOWLING SPHINX by James Rollins
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2011

"Likely to win Jake more fans, this will have adventure seekers of both genders clamoring for volume three (likely to deal with Norse lore, given the dropped hints). (Adventure. 9-12)"
An adventure series mashup built on Indiana Jones-like tropes picks up steam with this second volume. Read full book review >

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THE JUDAS STRAIN by James Rollins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2007

"Relentless action in spectacular places and plenty of spurious science provide more than enough distraction from some fairly breathtaking coincidences and leaps of logic."
Long dormant organisms, roused from their slumber by insidious international villains, threaten civilization with the unstoppable plague that spoiled Marco Polo's trip home. Read full book review >

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BLOODLINE by James Rollins
Released: June 26, 2012

"A predictable tale in which the hits, and the blood spatter, just keep coming."
Rollins returns with another Sigma Force thriller. Read full book review >

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ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2009

"An author of science-fiction-tinged adventures for adults, Rollins has created a page-turning first volume in a series that will have readers with elastic suspension of disbelief clamoring for the next volume. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
Eighth grader Jake Ransom (he skipped seventh grade) and his older sister Kady have lived with guardians on their family estate in Connecticut since their archeologist parents disappeared on a Mayan dig three years ago. Read full book review >

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BURNING by Danielle Rollins
Released: April 5, 2016

"A wildly fulfilling and frightening read. (Horror. 13 & up)"
Stephen King's Firestarter meets Walter Dean Myers' Monster.Read full book review >

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BREAKING by Danielle Rollins
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 6, 2017

"Deadly secrets, sinister lore, fractured families, and an elite prep school: a decent recipe for entertainment. (Thriller. 14-18)"
In the wake of her best friends' suicides, a high school student uncovers disturbing truths about her elite prep school. Read full book review >

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THE DEATH TRUST by David Rollins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"The conspiracy is way over the top, but everything moves so fast and frighteningly, and Cooper is so likable, that it doesn't much matter."
In this slick military thriller, an Air Force investigator probes the death of a four-star general who looked too deeply into the military-industrial complex. Read full book review >

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THE LAST ORACLE by James Rollins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"Not scary enough to distract from the wacky science."
Cute little stolen gypsy kids hold the balance of power as a Russian supermom plans to poison several ecosystems. Read full book review >

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AMAZONIA by James Rollins
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 26, 2002

"Punchy but scare-free. Still, there are enough cliffhangers here to keep a Saturday afternoon serial running for a year."
Workmanlike debut hardcover, a variation on King Solomon's Mines, this time set in the Amazon, where a search party seeks a bizarre protein that can kill and cure. Read full book review >