Search Results: "Pete Earley"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Death and capital punishment, southern style, and with all the trappings."
Sex, prejudice, murder, and lies are the familiar hinges to this gripping investigation into the deaths of two Alabama teenagers. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 24, 2008

"Earley reminds us that Tretyakov is no objective observer—he leans over backward to say nasty things about Russia while flattering America and himself. Keeping this in mind, readers will encounter plenty of juicy details about Russian intelligence, which still considers America the enemy."
More outrageous espionage scandal, but this time the CIA and FBI look good. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"Definitely not for the faint of heart, this as a macabre, stomach-turning glimpse at true crime's most evil villains."
A highly disturbing, in-depth look at notorious serial killers. Read full book review >

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LETHAL SECRETS by Pete Earley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2005

"Earley (The Big Secret, 2004, etc.) keeps pace and paranoia effectively high, but his characters need deepening. It's also difficult following who's who in his large Russian supporting cast. A good warm-up for Tolstoy."
Twisty chase thriller involving a spectrum of Russian agents, rogue and regular, pursued by a volatile and incompatible pair of Americans. Read full book review >

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SUPER CASINO by Pete Earley
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 11, 2000

Award-winning journalist Earley (Circumstantial Evidence, 1995, etc.) takes a long, hard look at the rejuvenated Las Vegas casino industry, from the new breed of Disney-influenced megacasinos to the still-seamy underbelly of need, misconduct, and loss. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 20, 2006

"An urgent plea for change that gains force by putting a human face on a sociological problem."
Seasoned investigative journalist Earley (Super Casino, 2000, etc.) splices together the story of his son's alarming brush with the law and a report on our society's criminalization of the mentally ill. Read full book review >

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THE BIG SECRET by Pete Earley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2004

"Earley effectively tweaks the novel genre, beginning as a conventional chase thriller that grows deeper and more relevant as the story progresses."
In a first novel from acclaimed true-crime writer Earley (Super Casino, 2000, etc.), the disappearance of a Washington journalist prompts a search by her ex that stirs powerful men with damaging secrets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 15, 1992

"Fascinating white-knuckle tour of hell, brilliantly reported."
Searing, compelling eyewitness account of the men—inmates and guards—of Leavenworth Prison. Read full book review >

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RESILIENCE by Jessie Close
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"Despite the slow start, the book is packed with emotion and courageous personal reflections."
An honest tale of living with bipolar disorder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 4, 2002

"A fast-paced, exciting text that rings with the authenticity to which other crime books aspire."
An eye-opening history of the controversial Federal Witness Protection Program, from WITSEC founder Shur and award-winning journalist Earley (Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, and Justice, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >

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OUTLAW PETE by Bruce Springsteen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"A handsome, undercooked curio best enjoyed by Springsteen's devoted—and in conjunction with the source material."
Cartoonist Caruso (Heart Transplant, 2010, etc.) adapts Springsteen's song about the inescapability of one's own nature into a picture book.Read full book review >