Search Results: "Milton T. Burton"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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 >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"An engaging overview that, unfortunately, backs away from the deeper questions it raises. (8 pp. b&w photos, not seen)"
An accessible history of the most glamorous of international awards. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YEHUDI MENUHIN by Humphrey Burton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 28, 2001

"A biography at once serious and entertaining, sensitive and critical: an unfailing joy to read."
A sensitive treatment of one of the best-loved musicians of a generation. Read full book review >

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SAFE HOUSE by Burton Shulman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 1996

"Severely limited in range, but these tales of bleak, misshapen lives do offer a unified worldview—one more than a little familiar to anyone growing up male in America."
Probing men's insecurities with a vengeance, a debut collection of nine stories from Shulman gives a tightly focused but often repetitive view of macho misfiring and emotional turbulence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Teens by Christine Burton
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 28, 2015

"A fun, easy-to-use kitchen addition."
Burton's colorful cookbook debut dishes up delectable recipes for beginners and old hands alike. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2007

"The rot beneath Camelot's glittering surface is now an old story, but few books have so thoroughly examined the decay."
Veteran Kennedy chronicler Hersh (The Shadow President, 1997, etc.) examines the poisonous dynamic between Attorney General and FBI director. Read full book review >