Search Results: "Michael Jahn"


BOOK REVIEW

MICHAEL by Henry Flesh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Amen."
Flesh's X-rated debut novel, the Lambda Award-winning Massage (1999), told of life at the bottom of Manhattan's gay subculture. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON CONEY ISLAND by Michael Jahn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 4, 2003

"The local color's good, although the terrorist high-jinks are no more compelling than Homeland Security's latest Orange Alert."
Jahn's New York microregionals move out to the boroughs as Captain Bill Donovan (Murder on the Waterfront, 2001, etc.), taking his culturally diverse family for a day at the beach, investigates the murder of an evil real-estate developer. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE WATERFRONT by Michael Jahn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 22, 2001

"Jahn (Murder in Central Park, 2000, etc.) sited ship, sank plot."
Insufferably smart NYPD Captain Bill Donovan and his crack-shot wife Marcie are none too happy to be dragooned into representing the city at a fundraiser for Compassionate Conservative presidential candidate Peter Bennett aboard the Trinidad Princess. Read full book review >

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MURDER AT THE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY by Michael Jahn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 10, 1994

"John the Divine in City of God (1992) makes such perfunctory use here of a potentially great setting in one of Manhattan's most magical museums."
Except for Lt. Read full book review >

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DONOVAN & SON by Michael Jahn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 17, 2008

"As usual in this series (Murder in Coney Island, 2003, etc.), there's less mystery than personal history, with Jahn's customary loving attention to New York City."
Retired from the NYPD, Bill Donovan is back after a five-year hiatus, looking for happiness and the man he hopes can cure his son. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THEATER ROW by Michael Jahn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 13, 1997

"Jahn (Murder at the Museum of Natural History, 1994, etc.) supplies reams of eye-opening historical detail (factual) and suitably bitchy chitchat (barely fictional) in lieu of a more arresting puzzle."
The damage from a broken water main does more than wreak havoc in Midtown Manhattan—it uncovers the grave of Milos Tryvomanic, a.k.a. Read full book review >

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CITY OF GOD by Michael Jahn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 16, 1992

"John's."
A madman calling himself Marcus (St. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL JORDAN by Roland Lazenby
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2014

"Studded with insights but unnecessarily long—though, given the continued aura of Jordan, likely to sell well."
An exhaustive—and exhausting—biography of the greatest player in NBA history. Read full book review >