Search Results: "Michael Gregorio"


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THINK WOLF by Michael Gregorio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2016

"The second in this new series by the prolific Gregorio deftly walks a fine line, simmering with cheeky humor but maintaining the tension of the plot."
An Italian park ranger becomes a target of an organized crime family, or maybe of demonic fairies roaming the forest. Read full book review >

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CRY WOLF by Michael Gregorio
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2015

"This series kickoff by the author of the Hanno Stiffeniis historical mysteries (Unholy Awakening, 2010, etc.) features some deliciously dry humor and a lively, tough-minded plot."
A new park ranger with a secret past seeks peace in the wilderness but instead finds an organized crime blood feud. Read full book review >

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UNHOLY AWAKENING by Michael Gregorio
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"Stiffeniis' fourth case (A Visible Darkness, 2009, etc.) may be excessively florid, but it maintains suspense and an authentic period feel throughout."
Could the serial killer terrorizing the village of Lotingen be a vampire? Read full book review >

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DAYS OF ATONEMENT by Michael Gregorio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2008

"Gregorio's ambitious second novel successfully suggests the rococo fiction of its era."
In turbulent 19th-century Prussia, a magistrate is summoned from his country refuge to solve a heinous multiple murder. Read full book review >

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LONE WOLF by Michael Gregorio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Gregorio juggles his multiple plot threads briskly if not entirely persuasively. His patching together of seemingly disparate fictional tropes has an offbeat appeal, and his savvy, stand-up ranger is a charming hero."
Umbria park ranger Sebastiano Cangio searches for a monstrous killer on the loose while he ducks a ruthless crime syndicate. Read full book review >

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CRITIQUE OF CRIMINAL REASON by Michael Gregorio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2006

"Like Umberto Eco, Gregorio has succumbed to the allure of fictional speculation about great works of western philosophy that were never written. Unlike The Name of the Rose, however, there's very little pleasure to be had in this dark, grotesque and, yes, rather illogical novel."
In the winter of 1804, an unusually well-trained judge returns to Königsberg, Prussia's intellectual center, to investigate a series of murders associated with something known as the Devil's Claw. Read full book review >

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A VISIBLE DARKNESS by Michael Gregorio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2009

"The third dose of Stiffeniis (Days of Atonement, 2008, etc.) boasts the same strong evocation of history and, refreshingly, a looser and more confident narrative voice."
The casualties of war provide cover for a brutal serial killer. Read full book review >

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NONE OF THE ABOVE by I.W. Gregorio
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 7, 2015

"Sensitive, informative and a valuable resource for teens in Kristin's shoes. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Cross-country runner Kristin Lattimer is devastated when an OB-GYN diagnoses her with androgen insensitivity syndrome, an intersex condition. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 16, 2015

"An illuminating business book with snap, punch, and graphic design that is both colorful and playful."
A marketing consultant teaches the basics of navigating a business in the digital age in this debut volume. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL NESMITH
by Nick A. Zaino III

Michael Nesmith’s first big job in the music industry didn’t make much sense to him. He was hired—along with Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork—to be part of a rock and roll band on television called the Monkees. It would change his life in ways he couldn’t quite comprehend. He addresses this in his new memoir, Infinite Tuesday: An ...


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MICHAEL FRANK
by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perhaps you recognize the names of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. A married couple, they were Hollywood screenwriters responsible for authoring such Oscar-nominated classics as Hud and Norma Rae. Active from the late Forties through the mid-Eighties, the collaborators built a reputation for quality scripts based on their eight films with maverick filmmaker Martin Ritt and their screen adaptations ...


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ÉDOUARD LOUIS
by Rhett Morgan

In 2014 at the age of 22, Édouard Louis published his first novel, The End of Eddy, in France and caused a sensation in the French press. Like another recently celebrated European author, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Louis takes directly from his own life to craft bleak images. Also like Knausgaard, he came under intense media scrutiny as investigative journalists sought ...


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