Search Results: "Robert B. Lowe"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 29, 2012

"A fast-moving, detailed thriller."
An intrepid San Francisco reporter investigates what appears to be the sabotage of a gay liberal candidate's gubernatorial campaign. Read full book review >

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MEGAN'S CURE by Robert B. Lowe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2014

"Another cohesive, engaging thriller in the Enzo Lee series."
In Lowe's (Project Moses, 2013, etc.) latest series novel, journalist Enzo Lee sets out to find a miracle drug for his ailing grandmother and stumbles upon a corporate pharmaceutical conspiracy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 23, 2012

"A thriller with an ideal fusion of wile and wit."
A journalist and a lawyer stumble upon secret experiments and a government conspiracy in Lowe's debut mystery 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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JESSICA B. HARRIS
by Maya Payne Smart

Scenic and engaging, My Soul Looks Back recounts the years author Jessica B. Harris spent on the periphery of a circle of friends that included literary powerhouses James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison. The memoir spans the globe and several decades to describe the fascinating group.

Harris was in a relationship with Baldwin’s close friend Samuel Clemens Floyd III ...


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BOOK REVIEW

AFRICAN CRITTERS by Robert B. Haas
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"In an afterword, the author explains his presentation as 'artistic license' to represent his emotional experience, but it, like the cover montage, may misrepresent the animals' world. (glossary, index, references) (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
Striking photocollages, most in lush color, illustrate, sometimes problematically, this wildlife photographer's account of adventures in animal preserves in southern Africa. Read full book review >

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BOY VS. GIRL by Na’ima B. Robert
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Simple but interesting, and certainly timely. (Fiction. 10-15)"
A pair of Pakistani twins, a boy and a girl, struggles to grow up in England while trying to follow Islam. Read full book review >

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PERCHANCE TO DREAM by Robert B. Parker
Released: Jan. 10, 1990

An honorable sequel to The Big Sleep (1939), Raymond Chandler's—and p.i. Read full book review >

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SMALL VICES by Robert B. Parker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 2, 1997

Peerless shamus Spenser's 24th case (Chance, 1996, etc.) is almost his last, thanks to an assassin who's a lot more like him than he'd like to acknowledge. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE DEUCE by Robert B. Parker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 8, 1992

"Nothing new, just Parker marking perfect time: Spenser fans will love it."
Spenser and Hawk take on a black street-gang while, on the domestic front, Susan persuades Spenser to move in: more hard-boiled mystery with a runny yolk from the ever-entertaining Parker. Read full book review >

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CHANCE by Robert B. Parker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 21, 1996

"A '90s update of The Big Sleep with some of its celebrated model's structural problems: deeply satisfying page by page, but more than a little disjointed in retrospect."
A missing mafia son-in-law leads Spenser and Hawk (Thin Air, 1995, etc., etc.) across the country and back to some alarmingly intricate, high-level double-dealing. Read full book review >