Search Results: "Leslie Daniels"


BOOK REVIEW

CLEANING NABOKOV'S HOUSE by Leslie Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2011

"Barb is fine company—blunt, mordantly funny, with a winning combination of ruthlessness and warmth."
Daniels' debut concerns Barb Barrett, a woman who's hit rock bottom. Read full book review >

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DREADNOUGHT by April Daniels
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"A thoroughly enjoyable, emotionally rich, action-packed story with the most exciting new superheroes in decades. Unmissable. (Science fiction. 14-adult)"
Danny's having a moment to herself when superfamous superhero Dreadnought drops out of the sky and dies in her arms—but not before passing her his powers. Read full book review >

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UNFORGIVEN by B.J. Daniels
Released: Nov. 20, 2012

"An interesting premise, told through a fitful plot, disjointed character transitions and a general lack of chemistry."
An unsolved murder tests bonds of love and family in Daniels' first HQN single title. Read full book review >

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Crystal From The Hills by Graeme Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 2012

"Sprawling, muddled and often hard to follow."
In this literary novel, Daniels (The Big No, 2010, etc.) follows Chris Leavitt, a former meth addict trying to rescue his once again unraveling life. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"A carefully argued political treatise, but one of many similar books during these contentious political times."
Indiana's governor delivers his vision for saving America. Read full book review >

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Venus Looks Down On A Prairie Vole by Graeme Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE

"This novel addresses an engaging topic, but its unlikable narrator and tendentious prose drag it down."
In Daniels' (The Situation, 2014, etc.) latest novel, a psychotherapist takes a break from his usual existence when he gets tired of listening to other people's problems, but he finds it's not so easy to leave the couch behind. Read full book review >

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My Brother the Boxer: The Terry Daniels Story by Jeff Daniels
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2015

"While the fight descriptions are vivid, the subject remains one-dimensional."
A fond recollection of the boxing career of an unlikely heavyweight championship contender. Read full book review >

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WAKE THE DEVIL by Robert Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Synthetic but highly effective thrills for fans who wish Jeffery Deaver, whose strengths and weaknesses Daniels follows as faithfully as the footprints in a dance lesson, would turn them out faster."
Another serial killer, this time a professional assassin ready to murder anyone standing between him and his target, calls Atlanta profiler Jack Kale back to the FBI. Read full book review >

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THE GATEWAY by JoAnna Daniels
Released: Aug. 27, 2010

"Christopher's blind belief in his relatives and himself can make the exploration plot feel a bit trite compared to its many action-adventure peers, but the young man's heartfelt quest to find and create his family is richly engaging."
When a young man embarks on a quest in the South American jungle to find the physical and emotional remains of his explorer great-grandfather who disappeared 72 years earlier, he discovers an unbelievable truth. Read full book review >

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ONCE SHADOWS FALL by Robert Daniels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"The story's execution is smooth if a bit predictable; the murders, chases, and last-minute rescues all arrive like clockwork. But Daniels provides a killer with a believable back story and motive, bringing the mystery to a satisfying conclusion."
Daniels' debut is a psychological thriller, complete with a deranged but charismatic serial killer and a damaged but intrepid cop. Read full book review >