Search Results: "Marcia Coyle"


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THE ROBERTS COURT by Marcia Coyle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 7, 2013

"A careful, informed analysis of the origins, progress and disposition of the complex, high-stakes legal disputes that find their way to the court."
In her first book, the National Law Journal's longtime chief Washington correspondent examines the jurisprudence of the Supreme Court, seven years after the appointment of the youngest chief justice since John Marshall. Read full book review >

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VIVIAN APPLE AT THE END OF THE WORLD by Katie Coyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"For readers who like their realistic fiction with a whopping side of satire. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
It's the end of the world as she knows it, but Vivian Apple does not feel fine. Read full book review >

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TAKEN IN by Beverly Coyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1998

"Emotional, interrogatory prose—heightened by omniscient commentary—memorably captures the jagged quality of a moving depiction of flawed, decent people trying to respect one another's differences and do the right thing."
A dramatic and unusually quirky portrayal of a shattered Florida family, by the author of The Kneeling Bus (1993) and In Troubled Waters (1990). Read full book review >

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CODE OF HONOR by Harold Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1994

"Another winner for Coyle and his ongoing cast of heroines as well as heroes."
A master of conjectural conflict, Coyle (The Ten Thousand, Trial by Fire, etc.) here musters his durable troupe of GIs in Colombia, where a corrupt, shaky government has requested US aid in its intensifying struggle with drug lords and a suddenly rejuvenated band of leftist rebels. Read full book review >

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MURDER BY MOCHA by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"An overly busy plot keeps this from being the best of Coyle's coffeehouse mysteries (Holiday Grind, 2009, etc.). But foodies will doubtless enjoy the appended recipes."
Mocha may be the inspiration for a series of murders. Read full book review >

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MORE THAN COURAGE by Harold Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2003

"Brilliantly immediate, a right-now novel with rounded characters, and indeed quite moving once the team falls into Syrian hands. Really well done."
Steel-jawed crafter of military thrillers Coyle, a Virginia Military Institute grad and 14-year Army veteran who took on the Oklahoma City terrorist attack but placed it in Idaho in Against All Enemies (2002), now digs a deeper trench of emotion than on any previous Coyle battlefield. Read full book review >

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THE INFINITY OF YOU & ME by J.Q. Coyle
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Science-fiction fans will say 'You had me at ‘multiverse,' ' while those seeking an alternative to near-future dystopias will find plenty to entertain them here. (Science fiction. 13-18)"
A teen's hallucinations signal the dawning of a genetically inherited, critically important gift for navigating the multiverse. Read full book review >

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THEY ARE SOLDIERS by Harold Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"As always, the build-up is long and problematic, but the battle scenes save the day."
Army Reservists patrol a border zone between Israel and the new Palestinian state: another slow starting, torpidly written, but shatteringly suspenseful tale of near-future military engagement. Read full book review >

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THE TEN THOUSAND by Harold Coyle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 1993

"In the meantime, Coyle has fully integrated women into the combat forces, which may broaden readership a bit."
A US Army trapped in Central Europe slugs its way to the sea through Germany, where that pesky, recurrent national personality problem prevails. Read full book review >

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ESPRESSO SHOT by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"A realistic depiction of New York City high and low life. The smattering of recipes, romance and caffeine-fueled detection add up to a lively tale."
Bridal jitters are the least of the problems for an amateur sleuth trying to smooth a path for her ex-husband's second wedding. Read full book review >

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VIVIAN APPLE NEEDS A MIRACLE by Katie Coyle
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A distinctive, complex, and thoughtful page-turner certain to leave readers clamoring for more. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Vivian Apple survived one Rapture in Vivian Apple at the End of the World (2015); now, can she survive a second?Read full book review >

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BILLIONAIRE BLEND by Cleo Coyle
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Coyle's long string of coffeehouse mysteries (Holiday Buzz, 2012, etc.) are always good value for the coffee lore and appended recipes. This is one of her best."
A coffeehouse manager's opportunity to expand her business starts with a bang. Read full book review >