Search Results: "P.G. Wodehouse"


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P.G. WODEHOUSE by P.G. Wodehouse
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 28, 2013

"Editor Ratcliffe's (On Sympathy, 2009) generous annotations and judicious edits give scope to a rich, brilliant, happy, oblivious life."
The life and times of the creator of Bertie and Jeeves, as told to friends and family. Read full book review >

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WODEHOUSE by Robert McCrum
Released: Nov. 29, 2004

"A bit long, but a fitting tribute to one of the great purveyors of light—though not insubstantial—entertainment."
A graceful biography of the most British of all humorous novelists. Read full book review >

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P.G. COUNTY by Connie Briscoe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2002

"Designer names and hackneyed plot can't liven up this tawdry, uninspired soaper from the author of Big Girls Don't Cry (1996), etc."
Schemers and sluts in Prince George County. Read full book review >

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GOOD NIGHT, MR. WODEHOUSE by Faith Sullivan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Nell's life experiences read like her book collection—some are part of a series, some stand alone, and all are ultimately comforting and timeless."
More than 40 years of history bookend a lifelong love affair with reading for the resilient heroine of Sullivan's latest novel set in Harvester, Minnesota. Read full book review >

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SPEAKEASY DEAD by Vicky Loebel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2014

"A briskly entertaining novel with a colorful setting and the right mix of humor and paranormal romance."
An aspiring warlock'sattempt to satisfy a demon's wager is complicated by zombies and bootleggers in Loebel's (Keys to the Coven, 2013) new novel. Read full book review >

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Beautiful to the Bone by P.G Lengsfelder
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An often dark novel that's emphatically odd in more ways than one."
Debut novelist Lengsfelder chronicles one woman's lifelong obsession with beauty. Read full book review >

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TRIBULATIONS OF SHORTCUT MAN by P.G. Sturges
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Just as funny as Dick's debut (Shortcut Man, 2011), but more consistently plotted in the manner of all your favorite criminal zanies."
A marital swindle plunges Dick Henry, the man who slices through Gordian knots for a living, into a stew of other schemers, lots of them witless, some of them real sharpies, most of them with just as many boundary issues as him. Read full book review >

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RED RIVER by P.G. Nagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Historical fiction stretched as tight as good gray Confederate cloth."
Fourth chorus in Nagle's Civil War epic focusing on the Confederacy in the Southwest, following Galveston (2002), Glorieta Pass (1999) and The Guns of Valverde (2000). Read full book review >

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GALVESTON by P.G. Nagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Nagle fictionalizes some naval encounters but keeps a gripping pace without striving for the grand and glorious."
Third historical in Nagle's ongoing saga of Confederates in the Southwest, following Glorietta Pass (1998) and The Guns of Valverde (2000). Read full book review >

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THE GUNS OF VALVERDE by P.G. Nagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"Lively, compelling historical fiction."
Nagle's Glorieta Pass (1998) traced the early successes of the Confederate Army that was sent, in 1862, to seize the American Southwest for the Rebel cause. Read full book review >

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ANGEL'S GATE by p.g. sturges
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"Sturges (The Tribulations of the Shortcut Man, 2012, etc.) piles on the chuckles, throws in a host of extreme characters and provides readers with nonstop action. And he does so with enough finesse to compensate for the novel's weaknesses."
The Shortcut Man is back once more, and he quickly becomes mired in more than one case of sex, drugs, blackmail and—what else?—murder. Read full book review >