Search Results: "Noel Tulipan"


BOOK REVIEW

BAD BLOOD by Noel Tulipan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2014

"Medical thriller fans will appreciate the tantalizing plot and a markedly absorbing murder trial."
The sudden death of an intern at a Nashville hospital in 1996 leads to speculations of murder and vengeance in Tulipan's debut medical thriller. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 19, 1992

"We sense a film in here somewhere."
The joys of joyriding in a battery-powered roadster (``EV'' for short), by Perrin (Environmental Studies/Dartmouth; Last Person Rural, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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KOSOVO by Noel Malcolm
NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1998

"This is destined to become a standard work on the subject."
A timely and penetrating history of the Balkans' next crisis zone—the Serbian province of Kosovo. Read full book review >

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TALKING TO THE MOON by Noel Alumit
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"A family-tragedy tale that makes some familiar pleas for understanding before wheezing to the finish line."
One man's near-fatal shooting unlocks his family's secrets about faith, finances and sexuality. Read full book review >

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CEMETERY OF ANGELS by Noel Hynd
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Chilling ghost scenes enrich Hynd's suspense-powered plot, but disposable characters and subplots may inspire some to close the graveyard gates mid-service."
Hynd's latest entry in the horror genre (A Room for the Dead, 1994, not reviewed): an uneven tale of past lives, guardian spirits, and treachery that's marked by both the best and the worst qualities of the author's spy novels. Read full book review >

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LINDBERGH by Noel Behn
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"True-crime fare, then, of a compellingly high order."
Behn (Seven Silent Men, 1984, etc.) reopens a celebrated criminal case—the kidnap/murder of Charles A. Lindbergh's infant son—and renders plausible if conjectural verdicts startlingly at odds with those on the official record. Read full book review >

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RAGE OF SPIRITS by Noel Hynd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"A quick, choppy, thoroughly preposterous read that forces campy, direct-to-video B-movie horror clichÇs into a blandly paranoid landscape of Washington intrigue."
Washington thriller with a psychic spin, pitting a wishy-washy White House aide against a telekinetic sociopath, a superstitious vice president, a witchy spirit medium, and the ghost of a murdered novelist. Read full book review >

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ZIGZAG by Noel Hynd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1992

Hynd, often criticized for the complexity and murkiness of his thrillers (Flowers From Berlin, The Sandler Inquiry, etc.), here tells a reasonably straightforward tale of political intrigue that ties the 1996 presidential election to a mysterious betrayal years earlier. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOSNIA by Noel Malcolm
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1994

"A very serviceable introduction to a complicated history."
A useful and brief, but comprehensive, history of Bosnia from earliest times to the brutal present. Read full book review >