Search Results: "Paul Eddy"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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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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KILLABLE HOURS by Pamela Eddy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Not a memorable debut, but perfect for those who hate lawyers and love chocolate."
American lawyer Amy Brown loves London, where she's currently posted with DW3—Winter, Worthington & Walker—but hates her boss, crotchety Daniel Benedict Blake. Read full book review >

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REVONTULI by Andrew Eddy
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An uneven but heartbreaking WWII romance."
Eddy's debut novel depicts a romance between a German soldier and a Norwegian girl during World War II. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"A book of travel in the best tradition, in which the exploration of self and place ends, as all great journeys should, in the attainment of a little wisdom—and hope. (Map.)"
An engagingly candid account of a yearlong sojourn through Africa by Harris (Mississippi Solo, 1988), who brings to travel all the right stuff—curiosity, independence of mind, and a critical sympathy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Despite some gems, addled aesthetics and gale-force gusts of critical wind torpedo this collection."
An idiosyncratic rock critic curates his alleged greatest hits. Read full book review >

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STILL LIFE IN HARLEM by Eddy L. Harris
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"His own small transformations become his most compelling witness to that stubborn life. (Author tour)"
A worthwhile, complex commentary on the author's two-year sojourn in Harlem. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1993

"Harris has an eye for detail that many novelists might envy, and a fine prose style—qualities that, combined with the powerful subject matter here, result in an energetic and emotionally satisfying work."
Harris's continuing search for his identity as a black American, previously documented in Mississippi Solo (1988) and Native Stranger (1992), now takes him on a compelling motorcycle journey through the American South. Read full book review >