Search Results: "R.J. Pineiro"


BOOK REVIEW

BREAKTHROUGH by R.J. Pineiro
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"A rough-and-tumble entertainment with violent action and plot twists aplenty."
The development of a revolutionary new computer chip by a Silicon Valley scientist puts him and his colleagues in mortal peril from the US and German governments—in a suspenseful, transnational thriller from Pineiro (Exposure, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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EXPOSURE by R.J. Pineiro
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A fast-paced thriller that cuts to the chase often and effectively enough to hustle most readers past the less plausible features of its road-race plot."
The inexplicable meltdown of a nuclear power plant in Arizona, which kills 15,000 and exposes 400,000 more to potentially lethal doses of radiation, gets this taut damsel-in-distress entertainment from Pineiro (Retribution, 1995) off to a bang-up start. Read full book review >

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RETRIBUTION by R.J. Pineiro
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

Agents of Saddam Hussein nuke 40,000 Iraqi troops marching on Kuwaitand Baton Rouge, La.in an over-the-top thriller that exposes the US to more high-tech perils than ever endured by Pauline of a Saturday matinee. Read full book review >

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FIREWALL by R.J. Pineiro
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2001

"Big fun and fast-paced. For all nerds."
Computer thriller by a master programmer who has given us Breakthrough (1997), about a revolutionary new chip that uses bacterial proteins to fabricate a reproducible molecular memory. Read full book review >

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WE'RE ALL WONDERS by R.J.  Palacio
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 28, 2017

"A feel-good volume lacking the wonder of Wonder. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Auggie, from the bestselling novel Wonder (2012), returns as a picture-book protagonist. Read full book review >

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MEET CATBOY! by R.J. Cregg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 20, 2016

"For PJ Masks fans only. (Board book. 1-3)"
The primary character of the popular preschool program gets the spotlight. Read full book review >

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A SIMPLE ACT OF VIOLENCE by R.J. Ellory
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Ellroy (The Anniversary Man, 2010, etc.) proceeds from an unlikely premise: that a CIA man would start whacking his compatriots to indict the feds. But conspiracy buffs will have a field day."
A serial killer plies his trade in the nation's capital. Read full book review >

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PILLARS OF TIME by R.J. Robin
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A journey to a messy but promising new universe."
In Robin's thriller, a grieving woman travels to a new world and goes on a mission to upset her new society's status quo. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CITY OF LIES by R.J. Ellory
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2013

"If garrulous gangsters appeal, this is the thriller for you."
An operatic, excessively serious thriller about an angry, feckless, blocked writer lured back to New York City to learn that there is more, much more, to his past than he thought. Read full book review >