Search Results: "Pamela Logan"


BOOK REVIEW

AMONG WARRIORS by Pamela Logan
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 1996

"Likeminded readers may find satisfaction in reading about Logan's mountain adventures, but for many, scaling her self- indulgent prose may prove to be hard work. (16 color photos, 5 maps, not seen) (Author tour)"
James Hilton meets the Karate Kid in this self-congratulatory account of an arduous trek across the roof of the world in search of a fabled warrior caste. Read full book review >

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LITTLE BUTTERFLY by Laura Logan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2016

"Avoid this confusing fantasy and instead seek out one of the many excellent books that directly discuss the monarch's amazing journey. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When her cat injures the wing of a monarch butterfly at the opening of this wordless story, the blonde little white girl is delighted to discover that the creature can still fly. Read full book review >

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THE LEGACY OF TWO GEMINI KNIGHTS by Geoff Logan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2014

"Requires some suspension of disbelief and an appreciation for medieval mythology."
Searching for purpose, Will McBride, a young man in 14th-century Scotland, encounters two Templar Knights and ultimately aides them as they attempt to mount a new Crusade to regain a foothold in Jerusalem with the goal of rebuilding Solomon's Temple and heralding in the "End Time." Read full book review >

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HUNTER'S MOON by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 23, 1996

"Logan's language is tough-guy perfect, but too many minor characters and convolutions of plot damage an otherwise snazzy debut. ($30,000 ad/promo)"
A former Special Forces killing machine and—naturally- -tormented lonely guy goes on a hunting trip with an old AA buddy and finds himself sucked into a vortex of backwoods loathing and scheming. Read full book review >

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ABSOLUTE ZERO by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 6, 2002

"Good writing, colorful cast, and a thoroughly appealing protagonist: a two-fisted softy perfect for page-turning."
Darn cold in those Minnesota northwoods, but as usual the action's hot as Logan shows us for the fourth time why he's a thrillermeister to keep (The Big Law, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE SUNDISK by Gail Logan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 21, 2005

"Perhaps future generations will have better luck deciphering the meaning of this odd relic."
Two archaeologists search for a mystical lost land where men know no evil. Read full book review >

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Springtime in Lawrence Park by Arnold Logan
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Logan sketches the raw underbelly of Toronto's quasi-aristocrats in merciless, jarring fashion."
Logan's debut novel describes the ribald and twisted adventures of an affluent Toronto girl and her problematic clan. Read full book review >

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VAIN EMPIRES by William Logan
Released: March 1, 1998

"And his flights of fancy, domestic and classical, represent a triumph of impersonality, a poetry of statement that harbors not a single shallow thought."
Logan's fourth book of carefully crafted verse picks up some of the themes of his last (Sullen Weedy Lakes, 1988): the folly of empire, the vanity of political ambition, the hypocrisy of established religions. Read full book review >

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THE SEVEN PERFUMES OF SACRIFICE by Amy Logan
Released: March 5, 2012

"From the first page, Logan's thrilling debut novel is an intelligent, intricately layered adventure."
Logan's debut thriller follows an investigative journalist as she sets out to avenge the honor killing of a Druze friend. Read full book review >

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SOUTH OF SHILOH by Chuck Logan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2008

"The Southern baroque plot is simply a vehicle, but an entertaining one, for Logan to play war games with a couple of very strong and likable soldiers."
A southern sniper's bullet accidentally takes out a northern Civil War reenactor, causing hostilities to resume in modern Mississippi. Read full book review >