Search Results: "P.N. Elrod"


BOOK REVIEW

A CHILL IN THE BLOOD by P.N. Elrod
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1998

"Snappy vampire-with-a-conscience yarn, laced with a blackish humor that comes in somewhere between wry and wisecracking."
Hardcover outing for this established series entitled The Vampire Files, from the author of another vampire yarn (Keeper of the King, 1997, with Nigel Bennett). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HANGED MAN by P.N. Elrod
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 19, 2015

"With gasp-inducing twists and turns, Alex's adventures in alt-London artfully combine the mysteries of Arthur Conan Doyle with the strange delights of H.G. Wells. A robust and clever breakout novel."
Seers and psychics rule Victorian London in this sharp-witted gaslamp fantasy novel from veteran writer Elrod (The Vampire Files, Volume 5, 2012, etc.).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KEEPER OF THE KING by Nigel Bennett
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Moves at a fair pace, with lots of action and gore and an agreeable distaff lead; pity about the dim-witted hero, who invariably does something stupid at the crucial moment."
A vampire Lancelot battles to save Canada's prime minister from a vampire assassin: The publisher's Starline imprint features novels by actors (Bennett appears in the series Forever Knight) and collaborators. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HIS FATHER’S SON by Nigel Bennett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Okay for fans of the series; browsers may well find the combination of King Arthur with vampires one unlikely complication too many."
Another adventure in the series, following Keeper of the King (1997), featuring Toronto security consultant Richard Dun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 6, 1992

"Polite and respectful, with some fashionable allusions to Roland Barthes and M.M. Bakhtin. (Eight pages of photographs—not seen.)"
Philosopher, art critic, novelist, and co-editor of the EncyclopÇdie (the ``bible'' of the Enlightenment), Diderot enjoyed a reputation for wit, wisdom, and intellectual generosity—which is sustained in this admiring critical biography. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ASYLUM by Moriz Scheyer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A well-written book full of desperate hope, intense fear, and a demand for vigilance against the mentality of hate."
Scheyer (1886-1949), arts editor of Vienna's Neues Wiener Tagblatt until his expulsion in 1938, describes his desperate struggle to remain free after the Anschluss. Read full book review >