Search Results: "Ray Daniel"


BOOK REVIEW

HACKED by Ray Daniel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2017

"Daniel keeps dropping his hero into deeper and deeper trouble. His first three cases have left him with precious little to lose, though, and this outing, despite some nasty revelations about cyberbullying, is the most upbeat of the four."
Aloysius Tucker goes up against the HackMaster. Read full book review >

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CORRUPTED MEMORY by Ray Daniel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 8, 2015

"In just two adventures, Tucker's managed to lose his job, his wife, his mother, and a half brother he didn't even know he had. You have to wonder what losses remain for the next installment."
A second case for computer programmer Aloysius Tucker (Terminated, 2014) continues to chop away at all he holds near and dear.Read full book review >

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CHILD NOT FOUND by Ray Daniel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 8, 2016

"As usual, Daniel (Corrupted Memory, 2015, etc.) is more than generous with the violence, guilt, tweets, craft brews, and compassion."
A child's disappearance triggers a high-stakes mob turf war that Boston programmer Aloysius Tucker can only wish he had no part of. Read full book review >

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TERMINATED by Ray Daniel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 8, 2014

"A lively debut rated R for cyberporn, sexual violence, coincidences and geek cuisine."
A Boston software debugger whose company has inexplicably tossed him away gets a chance for justice and revenge in Daniel's first novel. Read full book review >

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DANIEL LOWE
by Megan Labrise

A few months shy of his 60th birthday, Daniel Lowe’s publishing dreams came true—with a novel that proceeds from a nightmarish premise.

In All That’s Left to Tell, a mid-level American executive named Marc Laurent is held captive in Pakistan by two local guards. Each day he is blindfolded and an English-speaking woman, who identifies herself as “Josephine,” questions ...


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DANIEL SUAREZ
by Clayton Moore

Daniel Suarez finally made it to the future in his new novel, Change Agent, which Kirkus’ reviewer says is “...his most entertaining high-tech thriller yet.”

The author sometimes gets pegged as a science fiction author because his previous bestsellers—Daemon, Freedom, Kill Decision, and Influx—all revolve around technologies that are just around the corner. In Change Agent ...


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THE SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY BOOKS EVERYONE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT IN APRIL
by John DeNardo

April is bringing a whole new enticing batch of science fiction and fantasy books that will stretch your imagination. Here's a selection of the ones that will be generating the most buzz. You'll find fallen angels, Death's assistant, human refugees in space, a revolution against the One Percent, matriarchal lunar colonies, giant robots, genetic thrills, biotech-weird, and ...


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WHEN CHAOS REIGNS
by Julie Danielson

As I’ve said many times here at Kirkus, I love to follow picture book imports, and one thing I appreciate about them is the amount of chaos they’re willing to let in. If you live in America and primarily write about picture books from this country, as I do, along comes an import, and it’s often an altogether different beast ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE T.F. LETTERS by Karen Ray
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Readers in the know will appreciate the creative adult-child communication and picture Alex's parents grappling to smooth her adjustment; others will settle for believing, as Alex does, in magic. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Suddenly, Alex Vandershoot is going through a lot of changes, losing her first tooth, and facing her family's move to California from Texas. Read full book review >

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SUMMER RERUNS
by Julie Danielson

It may be that, here at my weekly Kirkus column, I’ve sung the praises many times before of French author Daniel Pennac’s The Rights of the Reader, originally published in 1992. This is to say that, if I’m being redundant, I apologize, but it is a wonderful book. To call it a guide to reading, which it actually is, makes ...


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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Full of visual aids and a lead-by-example attitude, this refreshing book of recipes is a useful tool in promoting a healthy lifestyle and gradual weight loss."
A guide for dieters who like to keep food journals, measure portions and count calories. Read full book review >