Search Results: "Milton T. Burton"


BOOK REVIEW

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 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 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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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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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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CALL ME GORGEOUS! by Giles Milton
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"The endpapers hold full images of each of the 11 animals whose parts make up our winged, beaked, antlered and spiny Gorgeous. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The creature that inhabits these pages (the ending tag line is the title) is gorgeous indeed, and it is displayed in an inventive piece of bookmaking. Read full book review >

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LEAVING JETTY ROAD by Rebecca Burton
FICTION
Released: June 13, 2006

"Burton paints settings, characters and relationships with a sweet and poignant freshness. (afterword) (Fiction. YA)"
A perceptive, quietly powerful piece about friendship. Read full book review >

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NONFICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"It may with those on the receiving end of bullying, but most likely not with those who are dishing it out. (empowerment resources) (Nonfiction. YA)"
Burton, the voice behind grrl.com, explains in five chapters the psychology behind "mean girl" behavior, how to deal with it and what can be done to stop it. Read full book review >

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MIXED FOURSOME by M.H. Burton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2012

"A solidly entertaining, mildly raunchy quartet of golfing capers."
A retired police detective turned wannabe golf professional can hardly find his way to the green without finding a body in Burton's fun mixture of mulligans and mayhem. Read full book review >

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Under The Ashes by Shirley Burton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 24, 2013

"A meritorious debut and a sound starting point for a new thriller series."
In Burton's debut thriller, the first of a planned series, an amnesiac who survived a serious car accident tries to piece his life back together—but what he knows may get him killed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 3, 2016

"A much-needed reminder that it's OK, even necessary, for mothers to consider their own needs, in addition to their children's."
A knowledgeable parent dispenses advice to harried mothers who've forgotten how to care for themselves. Read full book review >

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AFTERMATH by LeVar Burton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

"With this wise, above-average debut, Burton is poised to tackle bigger, more ambitious themes. (TV satellite tour)"
Actor Burton (Roots, Star Trek: The Next Generation, etc.) debuts with a novel set in a chaotic 21st-century US, where the assassination of the first African-American president and a disastrous earthquake centered on the New Madrid fault have precipitated social and economic collapse and civil war. Dr. Rene Reynolds has invented the Neuro-Enhancer, a device that helps the body boost its immune system to banish all disease. Read full book review >