Search Results: "Neill Lochery"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Well-researched enough for an academic, but still accessible to general readers."
An engaging account of the city of Lisbon during World War II, as dictator António de Oliveira Salazar navigated treacherous diplomatic waters in order to ensure the neutrality of Portugal. Read full book review >

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BRAZIL by Neill Lochery
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2014

"Colorful personalities and tricky maneuvers make for a lively drama."
Well-focused look at the authoritarian rule of charismatic Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas (1882-1954). Read full book review >

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IN THE DARKNESS VISIBLE by Ted Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2016

"The start of what promises to be a tumultuous, visionary fantasy series."
Neill's (City on a Hill, 2014) fantasy features a teenage girl on a quest to save her island tribe from the designs of a militant fleet.Read full book review >

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THE JOURNEY TO KARRITH by Ted Neill
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 16, 2016

"Another unique, stakes-raising entry in a formidable saga."
This fourth Elk Riders fantasy novel sees Neill's (The Font of Jasmeen, 2016, etc.) heroes caught in the war for the land of Anthor.Read full book review >

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SLUMMY MUMMY by Fiona Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2007

"From the maternal self-doubt to the spoiled supporting characters, everything feels mass-manufactured."
Bored North London housewife uses flirtation and alcohol to liven things up, in U.K. journalist Neill's debut. Read full book review >

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CITY ON A HILL by Ted Neill
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 2, 2014

"A notable, impressive debut for sci-fi fans."
Neill's debut novel is a sci-fi tale, spanning four short volumes, about a future society that outlaws religion and all things supernatural after a near apocalypse. Read full book review >

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HOUSE RULES by Chloe Neill
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"As Willow of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (a series at least partly responsible for kick-starting this genre) says, 'Bored now.'"
Merit, Sentinel of one of Chicago's vampire enclaves, Cadogan House, and her boyfriend, Ethan, co-Master of that House, face murder, dastardly politicking and romantic discord in the seventh Chicagoland Vampires (Biting Cold, 2012, etc.) novel. Read full book review >

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AN UNCONVENTIONAL LEADER by Neill Wallace
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Deftly written, thought-provoking, and pointed; a refreshing challenge to conventional business thinking."
Applying his experience in business as an "unconventional leader," debut author Wallace offers his insightful personal perspective in a book that is as much about a life philosophy as leadership. Read full book review >

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OCEAN OF FIRE by T. Neill Anderson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"The awkward combination of facts and fiction fails to adequately inform or engage readers, despite the dramatic topic. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
Only readers with a strong knowledge of and interest in the Civil War will persist in reading this grim, stilted novel about the burning of Columbia, S.C. Read full book review >

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PEOPLE OF THE PLAGUE by T. Neill Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Although it colorfully examines a horrific disease, only devoted horror enthusiasts are likely to savor this story. (nonfiction epilogue, author's note) (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Horror is the dominant feature of this entry in the aptly named Horrors of History series. Read full book review >

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ALLEGHENY FRONT by Matthew Neill Null
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 10, 2016

"Breece D'J Pancake gets all the literary press out of West Virginia, what there is of it. But he's been dead nearly 40 years, and it's high time someone else did. Null is a natural writer with much to say."
Sometimes lyrical, sometimes scarifying stories by the up-and-coming author of Honey from the Lion (2015).Read full book review >