Search Results: "Milton T. Burton"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DEVIL'S ODDS by Milton T. Burton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"Likable characters in a negligible story."
In Burton's fourth novel (Nights of the Red Moon, 2010, etc.), a Texas Ranger lassos Mafiosos. Read full book review >

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THE SWEET AND THE DEAD by Milton T. Burton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 17, 2006

"Burton (Rogue's Game, 2005) presents a hero reminiscent of Spencer Tracy—laid-back, resourceful, laconic even when he's in love, and ideal for the thinking person's beach bag this summer."
A retired Dallas cop who turns thief to catch a thief almost gets stung in the sting. Read full book review >

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THE ROGUES’ GAME by Milton T. Burton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 18, 2005

"An auspicious debut: tricky, amusing, even edifying, without a single dull page."
In 1947 West Texas, a slick, silky buccaneer seeks plunder and revenge. Read full book review >

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THESE MORTAL REMAINS by Milton T. Burton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 16, 2013

"Burton, who recently passed away, will be missed by those who enjoy a good mystery. So will his quirky characters, especially wise, tough Sheriff Bo."
An East Texas sheriff's quiet routine is shattered when one of his deputies is badly wounded in a traffic stop gone wrong. Read full book review >

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NIGHTS OF THE RED MOON by Milton T. Burton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"Maybe a twist or two too many, but tough, smart, endlessly compassionate Sheriff Bo is the kind of stalwart hero who can anchor a first-rate series."
A debut for a small-town Texas sheriff who keeps the peace in his own empathic way. Read full book review >

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MILTON by Anna Beer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A well-researched, graceful account of the life of a literary giant."
Rich, often laudatory biography of the creator of Paradise Lost. Read full book review >

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BURTON by Frank McLynn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1991

"Edward Rice's best-selling Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton (1990). (Eight pages of b&w illustrations, four maps.)"
Graceful, psychologically astute portrait of the enigmatic author/scholar/explorer who was one of the first Christians to enter Mecca, discovered Africa's Lake Tanganyika, and translated such masterpieces as the Kama Sutra and The Arabian Nights. Read full book review >

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T by Mitchell J. Rycus
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 23, 2013

"A fascinating tale of how chance interconnects the lives of a handful of strangers."
In Rycus' (The Soil Is Dead, 2012, etc.) novel, a dying man receives an unexpected gift while vacationing in Bali. Read full book review >

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MILTON FRIEDMAN by Lanny Ebenstein
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2007

"An economic biography for economic theorists, particularly those on the right."
First post-mortem tribute to the most influential champion of the free market since Adam Smith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 1, 1994

"David's Day."
One of the many biographies of the actor, who died in 1984, including the surpassing Richard Burton: A Life (1988) by Melvyn Bragg and Richard Burton, My Brother (1988) by Graham Jenkins. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BURTON AND STANLEY by Frank O’Rourke
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1993

"Allen's wide-eyed pen-and-ink caricatures add to the humor. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A children's book debut by a prolific author of sports stories and westerns. Read full book review >

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HOW MILTON WORKS by Stanley Fish
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"With forcefulness, fluency, and persistence, Fish succeeds in making his case and honoring his subject: a definitive work."
Nearly 35 years after the publication of Fish's first landmark study comes this culmination of his lifetime of Milton scholarship. Read full book review >