Search Results: "Rick Geary"


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J. EDGAR HOOVER by Rick Geary
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 2008

"As solid, thrilling and informative a guide to the life of the America's most powerful authoritarian as one could ask for."
The life and times of America's top cop, by prolific author/artist Geary (The Bloody Benders, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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TROTSKY by Rick Geary
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 6, 2009

"A swift-moving, generally accurate view of Trotsky's life, guaranteed to send orthodox Stalinists into fits."
Illustrated life of Lev Davidovich Bronstein, aka Leon Trotsky (1879 -1940), "the brain behind the Russian Revolution." Read full book review >

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THE MYSTERY OF MARY ROGERS by Rick Geary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Distinguished by a keen sense of period detail and sharp pacing: Geary serves his subject with dignity and grace."
The author/illustrator of Jack the Ripper (1995) continues to focus on Victorian crime in this latest historical comic, part of a series on 19th-century murder, based on a true-life story so compelling it inspired a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. Read full book review >

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REDEMPTION by Nancy Geary
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 3, 2003

"A two-hankie mystery in which not much happens and the characters cry a lot."
Posh life and sudden death among the Massachusetts North Shore snobocracy. Read full book review >

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CROOKED RIVER by Valerie Geary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A slightly jumbled debut that, while well-written, could have gone places it didn't quite manage to reach."
Two sisters growing up in rural Oregon find their world shaken when they stumble across a dead woman in the river that runs through their father's property. Read full book review >

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REGRETS ONLY by Nancy Geary
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 28, 2004

"Strong scenic detail and a winning heroine make it easy to skip the tangled lineages, obvious red herrings, and too-good-to-be-true ending."
Slow-starting police procedural examines Main Line society through the eyes of an unusually sensitive working-class homicide detective. Read full book review >

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BEING MRS. ALCOTT by Nancy Geary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 18, 2005

"At once bleak and dishonest: repeatedly affirming traditional family life while leaving readers with the sense that slow death is preferable."
A blue-blood Cape Cod matron takes stock of her blameless life. Read full book review >

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THE LAST OF THE OFOS by Geary Hobson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2000

"A compassionate sketch, and deceptively simple quiet study, that manages to put a human face on the sadly logical outcome of a national history of genocide."
paper 0-8165-1959-5 A slender but illuminating debut novel from Cherokee/Chickasaw poet and Oklahoma professor Hobson offers a sympathetic view of a Louisiana man who becomes the last of his kind, with the awful knowledge that no one will ever speak to him in his native tongue again. Read full book review >

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SPIRAL by Joseph Geary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2003

"All said and done, one to put your real name on."
Emerging from beneath his former nom de guerre, Patrick Lynch (Figure of Eight, 2000, etc.), Geary delivers a thriller that explores the art world's most gruesome possibilities. Read full book review >

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MONTPELIER PARADE by Karl Geary
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"A relentlessly downbeat but often poignant novel about flawed and despairing lovers testing—and transgressing—border walls of various kinds."
The debut novel from screenwriter and actor Geary, set a generation ago in Dublin, depicts a dark, sad, doomed, and deeply unconventional love affair. Read full book review >

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MISFORTUNE by Nancy Geary
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 3, 2001

"If lugubrious Frances is planned as a series heroine, as it seems she might be, she's going to need a jolt of something to pep her up."
At the Fair Lawn Country Club in snooty Southampton, enclave of the insufferably rich and the just plain insufferable, the membership committee is meeting to consider the eligibility of a batch of new applicants including handsome, well-respected cardiologist Henry Lewis. Read full book review >

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A CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE AWESOME KIND
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BOOK REPORT for The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Cover Story: Airport Thriller
BFF Charm: Double Trouble
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: She Said, He Said EXTREME!
Bonus Factors: Aliens, The Apocalypse, Trust No One
Relationship Status: You Shook Me All Night Long

Cover Story: Airport Thriller

There is nothing embarrassing about this cover (which, in the YA genre ...


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