Search Results: "Paul Wilson"


BOOK REVIEW

MR. KAFKA by Bohumil Hrabal
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"The bleak humor of the surrealism finds a crack in the Iron Curtain."
An often powerful and occasionally unnerving collection of stories from a half-century ago. Read full book review >

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NIGHTWORLD by F. Paul Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 22, 2012

"Readers who can march to an apocalyptic drummer will find much to enjoy."
Wilson revises his 1992 novel, but Planet Earth remains on the cusp of extinction. Read full book review >

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PANACEA by F. Paul Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2016

"An intelligent, intriguing, fast-moving blend of science fiction and thriller."
When Suffolk County medical examiner Laura Fanning completes post-mortems on two men in perfect condition, she soon learns that their perfect health traces back to a secret originating in the year 536 at an apostate Benedictine monastery isolated in the Pyrenees Mountains. Read full book review >

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JACK: SECRET VENGEANCE by F. Paul Wilson
Released: March 1, 2011

"Fans, teen and adult, will be in heaven; others should definitely start at the beginning with Jack: Secret Histories (2008). (Thriller. 12 & up)"
In 1983, 15-year-old Jack feels compelled to seek revenge against Carson Tolliver, BMOC at his Johnson, N.J., high school, when Tolliver tries to force himself on Jack's best friend Weezy and then spreads rumors that earn her the nickname "Easy Weezy." Read full book review >

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JACK: Secret Circles by F. Paul Wilson
FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Readers of the adult RJ novels will enjoy bringing their background to this reading, but, luckily for kid readers, knowledge of the series is not vital to enjoying this smart, spooky mystery adventure. (Thriller. YA)"
A month ago, 15-year-old Jack and his best friend Weezy found a small, mysterious pyramid and a body in the huge wasteland called the Pine Barrens (Jack: Secret Histories, 2008). Read full book review >

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FATAL ERROR by F. Paul Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Obviously, Wilson wants to save the best for last, but that leaves the underfed penultimate novel in need of a literary Repairman Jack."
Repairman Jack fixes our world for the 14th time (Ground Zero, 2009, etc.)—one more to go. Read full book review >

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BLOODLINE by F. Paul Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"Fast-moving nonsense that leaves things hanging for the next episode."
Wilson's 11th Repairman Jack thriller (Harbingers, 2006, etc.) sends that resourceful private investigator in against a couple of lowlife half brothers who share DNA from hell. Read full book review >

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BY THE SWORD by F. Paul Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Bloody, sordid and apocalyptic but, thanks to Jack's can-do attitude, plenty of fun."
Blood runs in the streets of Manhattan and a couple of the outer boroughs as prehistoric forces slice and dice to gain possession of a preternaturally keen Japanese sword. Read full book review >

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JACK by F. Paul Wilson
Released: May 27, 2008

"Cracking good fun for teens. (Fiction. YA)"
The bestselling author of the Repairman Jack thriller series moves into the young-adult market with a prequel about the teenage Jack, who is just discovering his talents. Read full book review >

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THE DARK AT THE END by F. Paul Wilson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"An impressive, vividly imagined saga that over its last two entries has begun showing signs of series fatigue. A good time to end it."
After hammering hard at evil for the 15th time (Fatal Error, 2010, etc.), Repairman Jack puts his tools away. Read full book review >

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TO THE CASTLE AND BACK by Vaclav Havel
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 17, 2007

"An illuminating memoir by an admirable writer and leader."
The noted Czech dramatist and politician turns in a "strange little book" recounting his years in office. Read full book review >