Search Results: "Mark Canter"


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ORCHARD OF MY EYE by Mark Canter
Released: Dec. 29, 2012

"Canter weaves together exciting action, tender relationships and plausible science in this thought-provoking thriller."
A method for providing artificial vision attracts the attention of a dangerous U.S. black-ops intelligence organization in Canter's latest thriller. Read full book review >

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DOWN TO HEAVEN by Mark Canter
Released: Dec. 24, 2012

"A striking sci-fi adventure."
A convincing sci-fi thriller about a pair of modern-day scientists who discover an ancient Chinese colony in the jungles of South America. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 25, 2010

"Somewhere in this Vook is a great rock movie waiting to be made. But for lovers of rock lore, this will do until it comes out."
Oral history of the making of an iconic rock album. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 12, 2012

"A compelling what-if story about an approachable, human Jesus."
In Canter's (Second Nature, 2011, etc.) latest novel, a paleographer discovers an ancient text recounting Jesus' missing years. Read full book review >

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SECOND NATURE by Mark Canter
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"Confidently told sci-fi sure to reel in adventure fans."
In Canter's (Down to Heaven, 2012) latest novel, a mysterious young woman escapes from a high-tech military research lab. Read full book review >

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EMBER FROM THE SUN by Mark Canter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"An effective blend of scientific fact and shamanistic fancy, one that weaves a genuinely magic spell. (First printing of 100,000; Literary Guild selection; author tour)"
Neanderthals (who disappeared from the world 40,000 years ago) get a new lease on life in this impressive, engrossing debut novel. Read full book review >

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THE ADVENTURES OF STARFOOT AND BROWN by Rhoda Canter
Released: Dec. 9, 2012

"A charming talking-animal tale, with gentle messages about family and the environment."
Two Chihuahuas engage the animals of Bald Head Island, N.C., in a plan to stop illegal turtle-egg traffickers in this playful debut children's adventure book aimed at dog lovers and budding environmental advocates. Read full book review >

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THE INDICTMENT by MacKenzie Canter
Released: June 1, 1994

"A southern-fried Presumed Innocent whose urgency is smothered by predictable plotting, layers of decorous flashbacks, and a thousand raised-eyebrow insinuations about good old boys you can barely tell apart."
A bourbon-soaked southern lawyer (from a mythical state), still trying to come to terms with his father's disbarment following trumped-up conspiracy charges, finds his own life going down the same family tubes. Read full book review >

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LUCKY LEONARDO by Jonathan Canter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Sharp, fast and funny: a first from lawyer (and former Harvard Lampoon editor) Canter."
A naïve Boston shrink falls into the clutches of the legal system—and has to learn fast what the real world is all about. Read full book review >

BLOG POST

MARK SUNDEEN
by Megan Labrise

Writing about the simple life proved anything but for immersive journalist Mark Sundeen.

His original manuscript—an unadorned account of three couples who, in varying ways, have opted out of everyday American consumerism—was accepted and revised when he withdrew it from publisher Riverhead Books.

“I had a close friend read it, call me, and say, I stopped reading at page 175 ...


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BOOK REVIEW

LIZARD FROM THE PARK by Mark Pett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"As independent as Max and Ruby, as creative as purple-crayon-wielding Harold, and as dedicated a friend as Charlotte's Wilbur, Leonard will delight kids of all ages, regardless of habitat. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The tale of a sizable sidekick for one competent kid. Read full book review >