Search Results: "Peter S. Fischer"


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We Don't Need No Stinking Badges by Peter S. Fischer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 11, 2011

"A smart, clever Mexican mystery."
A thrilling mystery packed with Hollywood glamour, intrigue and murder, set in 1948 Mexico. Read full book review >

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Love Has Nothing to do With it by Peter S. Fischer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 19, 2011

"Goes down smooth for murder-mystery fans and Old Hollywood junkies."
A stylized, suspenseful Hollywood whodunit set in 1949. Read full book review >

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ME AND MURDER, SHE WROTE by Peter S. Fischer
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 15, 2013

"A warm, affectionate autobiography that will likely appeal to TV history buffs."
An award-winning television writer and producer reflects on his prolific career. Read full book review >

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The Blood of Tyrants by Peter S. Fischer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 21, 2009

"An engaging, complex political thriller."
In former TV writer-producer Fischer's debut thriller, a seemingly random assortment of U.S. citizens targets members of Congress. Read full book review >

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Expendable by Peter S. Fischer
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Persuasive romance perfectly suited to an authentic WWII backdrop."
In Fischer's (Pray for Us Sinners, 2013, etc.) historical thriller, a schoolteacher widowed in World War II becomes a liaison for a French patriot who, unbeknownst to her, is a Nazi spy.Read full book review >

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THE UNKINDNESS OF STRANGERS by Peter S. Fischer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2012

"An engaging old-Hollywood whodunit."
In the latest installment of Fischer's (Pray for Us Sinners, 2013, etc.) Hollywood Murder Mysteries series, public relations man Joe Bernardi investigates a murder in Malibu. Read full book review >

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The Terror of Tyrants by Peter S. Fischer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"A concise but considerable thriller, and a fine companion piece to the author's similarly themed debut."
A former news anchor and a college professor find themselves on the run from a lethal U.S. agency in the second political thriller from Fischer (The Blood of Tyrants, 2009). Read full book review >

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Pray for us Sinners  by Peter S. Fischer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2013

"An addicting thriller with murder, mystery and Hitchcock."
A thrilling Hollywood whodunit set in Canada. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An enjoyable, fast-paced whodunit from opening act to final curtain."
In this stylish homage to the detective novels of Hollywood's Golden Age, a press agent stumbles across a starlet's dead body and into the seamy world of scheming players and morally bankrupt movie moguls. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 2, 2012

"An impressive, candid effort from a first-time author."
In his memoir, Pelullo recounts the repeated sexual molestations he suffered as a child and how he and his parents kept the acts a secret for more than 40 years. Read full book review >

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A DANCE FOR EMILIA by Peter S. Beagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2000

"Okay, perhaps, as one story in a collection, but a dreadfully thin stretch as a stand-alone book—Beagle's mighty reputation notwithstanding."
Brief cat-and-ghost yarn from the author of Tamsin (1999), etc. When wannabe dancer and successful writer Sam Kagan dies suddenly of a heart attack, his lifelong friend, small-time actor Jake Holtz, is devastated. Read full book review >

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SUMMERLONG by Peter S. Beagle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"A beautifully detailed fantasy about love, magic, and age that doesn't quite reconcile its reality with the myths that inspire it."
In his first new novel in more than a decade, Beagle creates an intimate drama between the members of a family who are slowly blindsided by myth and magic spilling into their ordinary world. Read full book review >