Search Results: "Medora Sale"


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SLEEP OF THE INNOCENT by Medora Sale
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1991

"A bit heavy on the romance, a bit weak on the scam behind it all, but moderately absorbing fare most of the way."
Third in a series of sturdy police procedurals set in Toronto (Murder in a Good Cause, etc.), this one finding unassuming, quirky millionaire cop Rob Lucas totally involved with music student Annie Hunter, witness to the murder of entrepreneur Carl Neilson, a thoroughly nasty type shot to death by an equally nasty duo. Read full book review >

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PURSUED BY SHADOWS by Medora Sale
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 5, 1992

"Well written, spottily absorbing, but too contrived and unconvincing to match the author's previous outings."
Murky financial deals and a killing in London provide a dramatic start to a new puzzle for Toronto's Homicide Inspector John Sanders and unofficial aide-photographer girlfriend Harriet Jeffries (Murder in a Good Cause, etc.). Read full book review >

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SHORT CUT TO SANTA FE by Medora Sale
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 2, 1994

"Suspense, romance, and compelling characters carry a chilling, charming, and very well-written tale of adventure."
According to plan, photographer Harriet Jeffries meets her lover, Toronto's police inspector John Sanders (Murder in Focus, 1989, etc.), at Santa Fe's tiny airport for the start of a vacation together. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 2017

"A provocative book with many points to ponder the next time you're caught in traffic or on hold with the insurance claims department."
The modern world is dysfunctional because, in part, it is scaled for the convenience of machines and despots and not us. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 11, 2001

"Apart from his evident distaste for the 'psychologically dangerous as well as practically foolish' technological developments that came in Fulton's wake, Sale has done a good job with his subject and made a solid contribution to the history of transportation and early America alike."
A lively, contrarian study of the renowned inventor. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"A sympathetic, well-reported appreciation of the 42nd president's exercise of America's hard and soft power."
Middle East Times intelligence correspondent Sale (Traitors: The Worst Acts of Treason in American History from Benedict Arnold to Robert Hanssen, 2003, etc.) urges a much higher ranking for President Clinton as a commander in chief. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Sale provides much food for thought in this provocative look at a hotly debated subject."
A marine biologist warns that at "our ecological bank account is in overdraft." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1995

"The author's anger against the excesses of our industrial civilization is clear enough, but his remedies are unpersuasive."
A rather odd book, sketching the history of a 19th-century revolt against industrial machinery and seeking to find in it some lessons for today. Read full book review >