Search Results: "P.M. Forni"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"A deft exploration that urges us to think before speaking."
Insightful meditation on how changing the way we think can improve our daily lives. Read full book review >

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THE 10 P.M. QUESTION by Kate de Goldi
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Gorgeously written, this bittersweet chronicle of family complexities is wise but never pat—a masterful meditation on anxiety and courage that will be savored by thoughtful readers. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
A talented artist and observer of birds, 12-year-old New Zealander Frankie has always been friends with his pal Gigs. Read full book review >

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THE CITY AT THREE P.M. by Peter LaSalle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"An up-and-down collection of essays on what a fiction writer does when he isn't writing fiction."
A collection of what could be called literary travel criticism. Read full book review >

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BLOODSTREAM by P.M. Carlson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1995

"The evil is real enough, but not the disguise it takes this time."
As wealthy developer Bob Rueger wrestles with his not-so- wealthy neighbors over his attempt to re-create his stern, religious visionary great-great-grandfather's dream of an Indiana utopia, a couple of local boys find some human bones on the bank of the White River. Read full book review >

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ONE MAN'S WAR by P.M. Kippert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2016

"Through its attention to detail and its deliberate perspective, Kippert's first novel delivers a precise, tense, and moving story."
In this episodic novel of World War II, a young American soldier stationed in Italy fights in the Battle of Anzio and observes a host of quiet horrors along the way. Read full book review >

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GRAVESTONE by P.M. Carlson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1993

"Sharply drawn characters, from the rich folk to the good ol' boys to Marty's daughter Chrissie, and strong plotting make for fine reading—and a welcome first in a series."
From old-hand Carlson (Bad Blood, 1991, etc.), a new heroine to root for, Martine ``Marty'' Hopkins—a 29-year-old southern Indiana deputy sheriff who's not at all happy to be shunted off two Klan killings (a black school custodian, and a white Jewish musician married to a black woman) to deal with brain-tumor-addled Judge Denton's hallucination that someone is out to kill him. Read full book review >

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CROSSFIRE by P.M. Carlson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"A heartfelt, routine procedural capped by a virtuoso climax."
Despite the best efforts of her boss, Deputy Marty Hopkins (Deathwind, 2005, etc.) lands in the middle of an arson case that forces her to confront her own terrifying memories. Read full book review >

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DEATHWIND by P.M. Carlson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Though that tornado is a mite too metaphorical and its damage too generously distributed—you can see why the sheriff has 'just about OD'd on the multiple tragedies'—Marty's third ends by tying its outbreak of mayhem into a satisfyingly neat package."
A tornado bears down on Nichols County, Indiana, just as things are already getting stormy for Deputy Marty Hopkins (Bloodstream, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >

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HISTORY
Released: June 1, 1993

"Illustrations not seen. (Nonfiction. 11+)"
``I am glad my brother made an essay for a postscript to your letter. Read full book review >

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BAD BLOOD by P.M. Carlson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 24, 1991

"Another strong entry in the Perfect Crime series."
When Rina Marshall's daughter, Ginny, suddenly disappears and a guest at her mother Leonora's bridge party, the very charming John Spencer, is found dead near the school library with Ginny's scissors skewering him, everyone is eager to find the teenager. Read full book review >