Search Results: "Paul Eddy"


BOOK REVIEW

FLINT by Paul Eddy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 5, 2000

"Readers who don't mind the hiccup of the flashbacks that interrupt every third scene to backtrack anywhere from ten minutes ago to the heroine's childhood will find lots more surprises up Eddy's sleeve. A welcome debut, with a heroine volcanic enough for a series. (Film rights to Columbia)"
Years after she was scarred and nearly killed by a double-dealing international criminal, a British undercover cop throws over the traces to go after him on her own—a busy first novel from journalist Eddy (Hunting Marco Polo, 1991, etc.) Read full book review >

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FLINT’S LAW by Paul Eddy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 22, 2002

"Bids fair to be a thoroughly entertaining series. Pare the next one down some, and Grace understated will really shine."
International cop Grace Flint makes a second intriguing appearance (Flint, 2000)—but then hangs around too long. Read full book review >

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PAUL by A.N. Wilson
NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

In a worthy companion volume to his Jesus: A Life (1992), novelist-biographer Wilson (A Watch in the Night, 1996, etc.) adeptly recreates the milieu of Christianity's greatest interpreter and missionary. Read full book review >

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PAUL by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 1996

"Acts, though historically imprecise, makes for a much better story."
A dry historical tome that would be more aptly titled ``Paul: A Cultural History.'' The difficulties of doing ancient biography are compounded when one of the two major sources available is believed to be historically unreliable and corrupt. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Paul by Gesner Noel
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 5, 2016

"An excellent single-volume introduction to Christianity's first theologian."
A brief but thorough account of St. Paul's life and an analysis of its significance in the subsequent development of Christianity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 1997

"Others may find the vivid picture of country music's early decades (the many small-town radio stations and deejays that supported the music, the backroads tours, the struggling record labels) quite intriguing. (b&w photos)"
Streissguth, a television producer, offers a carefully researched and affectionate study of the rise and decline and rise of Eddy Arnold, an amiable singer with, clearly, great patience and a steely determination to succeed. Read full book review >

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MARY BAKER EDDY by Louise A. Smith
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 14, 1991

"Appendix; chronology; further reading; index. (Biography. 11+)"
This entry in the ``American Women of Achievement'' series, though it relies on others' interpretations and biographies, creates a balanced portrait of the religious leader, allowing readers to decide for themselves about Eddy's spirituality and her contributions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CATALINA EDDY by Daniel Pyne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"A worthy addition to the shelf, between 'noir' and now."
The Catalina Eddy sets in, and lust, greed, racism, and corruption come ashore. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2005

"Flawed, but surprisingly engrossing."
Another knock-off of Anita Diamant's The Red Tent: this time, the story of Saint Paul. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PAUL GAUGUIN by David Sweetman
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 21, 1996

"And if Sweetman doesn't entirely succeed in maintaining his narrative focus, he does provide a biography that brings our own time into clearer view along with that of his subject. (color and b&w illustrations, not seen)"
This sprawling narrative of Paul Gauguin's messy life provides new insights, despite its lack of formal coherence. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 10, 1991

"Fast and smooth, and daring to show that even drug-dealing has a human face."
A cop's hunt for a drug dealer resembles a ``marathon chess game'' in this surprising look at one battle in the war on substance abuse. Read full book review >