Search Results: "Robert Drake"


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HERS by Terry Wolverton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"An eclectic, charismatic collection with just a few dissonant clunkers."
Twenty-one stories by some of America's most promising lesbian writersfor a discerning literary audience of all genders and orientations. Read full book review >

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HERS2 by Terry Wolverton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 1997

Nicely varied collection of 21 new stories by lesbian writers, a follow-up to 1995's Hers. Read full book review >

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HIS by Robert Drake
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Not uniformly brilliant, but in places luminous."
Installment number two in a proposed annual series of paired collections featuring gay and lesbian writers (see Hers, p. 811). Read full book review >

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HIS2 by Robert Drake
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 1997

"Overall, a useful survey, stressing the diversity of tone and intention in gay fiction."
The second volume in an ongoing series (His, 1995) offering 19 previously unpublished stories on gay themes by both new and established writers. Read full book review >

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THE VOYAGE by David Drake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

"Should be a hit with the explode-a-mob audience."
A reworking of the story of Jason and the Argonauts' expedition to recover the Golden Fleece: from the author of many military sf outings (The Sharp End, p. 1170, etc.). Read full book review >

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NEFERTITI by Nick Drake
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 3, 2007

"This debut novel by award-winning poet Drake (The Man in the White Suit, 2000) begins a proposed Rahotep trilogy with clean, elegant prose and a pervasive aura of suspense."
An ancient detective must find a missing queen or die. Read full book review >

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OUT OF THE WATERS by David Drake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2011

"A much-improved effort, not overly formulaic, with characters recognizable as people rather than online avatars."
Second installment in Drake's new four-volume fantasy cycle (The Legions of Fire, 2010, etc.) set in early Imperial Rome or, as the author terms it, Carce. Read full book review >

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AIR AND DARKNESS by David Drake
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"Should satisfy series regulars. Just about."
Final installment of the four-volume fantasy cycle (Monsters of the Earth, 2013, etc.) featuring another existential threat to Carce, Drake's analogue of Rome circa 30 C.E.Read full book review >

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LORD OF THE ISLES by David Drake
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Shapeless and meandering, agreeable rather than compelling: hardworking but minor league."
First of a fantasy series from an author noted for his military science fiction (Patriots, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE STUD BOOK by Monica Drake
Released: April 9, 2013

"Often sharply observed, at its best this is a comedy of manners among a very distinct subset—the not quite successful but intellectually self-superior—so the tragic and uplifting elements bunched together in the last chapters seem to come out of left field."
Drake (Clown Girl, 2006) pointedly avoids sentimentality in writing about Portland friends who approach sex and procreation with varying degrees of desire, fear and trepidation. Read full book review >

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ANGEL'S INK by Jocelynn Drake
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Still, these are minor issues in what is mostly a distinctive and absorbing tale."
From the author of the Dark Days series (Bound to Me, 2012, etc.), the first of a new urban-fantasy series centered on tattoo artist Gage Powell. Read full book review >