Search Results: "K.C. Hilton"


BOOK REVIEW

THE MAGIC OF FINKLETON by K.C. Hilton
Released: April 26, 2011

"A solid, simple read that encourages altruism while remaining lighthearted."
Hilton tells a creative tale of a magical rural village in England. Read full book review >

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RETURN TO FINKLETON by K.C. Hilton
Released: April 26, 2011

"Suitable for children 9-11 years old, this continuation of a magical adventure is a pleasure to read."
A father leads his family hiking one evening to see an unforgettable sight: thousands of glowworms lighting up Finkleton Valley. Read full book review >

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THE SIDEWALK HILTON by Bruce Cook
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 19, 1994

LA detective Chico Cervantes's fourth case seems to have been written by two ill-matched collaborators. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"The overall picture is not the unrelentingly gruesome story promised but rather a thoughtful series of meditations on living as well as possible under the worst possible conditions."
Collection of short essays about an American's hard time in two of Thailand's most notorious prisons. Read full book review >

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Holding Court by K.C. Held
Released: March 1, 2016

"A frothy tale that mixes a whodunit and a teen romance with knights and prophecies."
A reluctant psychic stumbles across a murder most foul in this debut YA novel. Read full book review >

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LOOKING FOR PRZYBYLSKI by K.C. Frederick
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Frederick's woebegone outsiders are reminiscent of Elmore Leonard's tough-tender guys and dolls—not a bad literary role model."
Ziggy Czarnecki, a former numbers runner from Detroit, is on a quest to find Przybylski, a former adversary who he believes may have ratted him out years before. Read full book review >

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AFTER LYLETOWN by K.C. Frederick
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2011

"Although Rory's character is occasionally ill-defined, his interactions with Alan remain menacing—and Frederick reminds us of the tenebrous atmosphere of the '60s."
Radical activity from the 1960s comes back to haunt a former militant. Read full book review >

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COLD HUNTER’S MOON by K.C. Greenlief
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 14, 2002

"Lots of snow, romantic tension of the Harlequin kind, and swilling of Diet Coke—so much of the last that you'll wonder whether they took a leaf from Bulgari and got paid for product placement."
First in a proposed series to feature grieving Chicago widower Lark Swenson. Read full book review >

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GOOD SONS by K.C. Constantine
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 7, 1996

"With crimes and cops and chitchat like these, you may hardly miss Balzic."
Everybody's who's been worried ever since Police Chief Mario Balzic retired from the Rocksburg, Pa., force (Cranks and Shadows, 1995)—and nobody's been more worried than Det. Sgt. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 2, 1999

"The Cold War was a war, and Kramer is scarred, but few fought it with more honor, consistency, and moral passion."
An honest, unsparing, and often devastating analysis of how the intellectuals of the left—and for much of the last 70 years the term ‘intellectual' was almost synonymous with the left—dealt with the supreme moral conflict of our times, that between communism and democracy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WOMEN by Hilton Als
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"What makes this debut book so compelling is the author's ability to combine extreme honesty with sharp critical discourse, his willingness to explore the shadows of complex lives, including his own, that challenge clichÇs about race and gender without ever sacrificing intellectual rigor."
Examining the images of ``the Negress'' and the ``good Negro'' as they have shaped the lives of several remarkable men and women, including Fulbright scholar and ``fag hag'' Dorothy Dean, poet Owen Dodson, and the author himself, this extended essay combines riveting subject matter with an original critical approach. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CANNIBAL ELIOT AND THE LOST HISTORIES OF SAN FRANCISCO by Hilton Obenzinger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 1993

"Vivid, poignantly reconstructed moments in history—all rendered with wit and a keen eye for the quirks of human nature."
Having blazed a history of New York in verse (New York on Fire, 1989—not reviewed), Obenzinger now offers stories from San Francisco's colorful past, superbly twisting fact and fancy in a delightful, memorable concoction. Read full book review >