Search Results: "Robert Dugoni"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TRAPPED GIRL by Robert Dugoni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"Dugoni (In the Clearing, 2016, etc.) drills so deep into the troubled relationships among his characters that each new revelation shows them in a disturbing new light. The dizzying descent from a solid, unspectacular procedural to an unholy tangle of crimes makes this his best book to date."
Seattle Police Detective Tracy Crosswhite's fourth case takes her out of her hometown, out of her jurisdiction, and out of her comfort zone. Read full book review >

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IN THE CLEARING by Robert Dugoni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 17, 2016

"Back in the present, the recent killing is wrapped up equally predictably but a lot more quickly, having led fans of this heartfelt series (Her Final Breath, 2015, etc.) through a long slog alongside the heroine with little to show for the effort."
Seattle PD Detective Tracy Crosswhite's third case takes her back 40 years to a crime everyone concerned keeps telling her isn't a crime at all. Read full book review >

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THE JURY MASTER by Robert Dugoni
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 21, 2006

"Dugoni's well out in front until the last 50 pages or so when an unfortunate fusion of over-cooked plotting and overwrought prose results in a tumble. Still, a writer to watch."
In this debut thriller, bitter men chase the single sweet thing life has to offer them: revenge. Read full book review >

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THE CONVICTION by Robert Dugoni
Released: June 12, 2012

"A book that meets, sometimes exceeds, the expectations of the legal thriller."
A legal thriller with more twists and turns than the lower intestine and as much coincidence and serendipity as a vintage episode of Law & Order. Read full book review >

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DAMAGE CONTROL by Robert Dugoni
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 14, 2007

"With its romantic underpinnings, this pleasant escapism should serve to divert some female readers."
Dugoni centers a high-speed murder mystery around infidelity and jealousy. Read full book review >

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HER FINAL BREATH by Robert Dugoni
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"The results are professional, even exhaustive, but uninspired, with the unmasking of the nondescript culprit a particular letdown. It all reads like an expansive anthology of genre scenes you've encountered a hundred times before."
Detective Tracy Crosswhite goes after the killer who's hogtying Seattle's exotic dancers and watching them strangle themselves to death. Read full book review >

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MY SISTER'S GRAVE by Robert Dugoni
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"Though the pace lags at times, the characters are richly detailed and true to life, and the ending is sure to please fans."
A Seattle homicide detective is thrust back into a painfully personal case when the remains of her 20-years-vanished younger sister are uncovered in a shallow grave near Cedar Grove, the Washington mountain town where they grew up. Read full book review >

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BODILY HARM by Robert Dugoni
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 25, 2010

"The ending's a bit pat, but it's still a well-told story that manages to be both harrowing and moving."
Attorney David Sloane (Wrongful Death, 2009, etc.) makes a satisfying return in a toy story for adults. Read full book review >

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WRONGFUL DEATH by Robert Dugoni
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 7, 2009

"Good guys to like, villains to hiss, windmills to attack. If it's all a bit pat, Dugoni (Damage Control, 2007, etc.) plots deftly enough to keep most readers happy anyway."
An entertaining thriller about a hotshot lawyer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CYANIDE CANARY by Joseph Hilldorfer
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 21, 2004

"Top-notch nonfiction legal thriller, reminding readers of the baseline: 'This all comes down to one thing. It's all about money.'"
EPA investigator Hilldorfer recounts his uncovering of a monstrous environmental crime, caught in all its venality and prosecutorial subterfuge. Read full book review >

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ROBERT KENNEDY by Evan Thomas
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 13, 2000

"A compelling re-telling of one of the saddest and most intriguing life stories in American politics."
Newsweek assistant managing editor Thomas (The Very Best Men, 1995, etc.) enlivens his engrossing RFK biography with fresh interviews and the use of previously restricted sources. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROBERT FROST by Jay Parini
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1999

"Parini's life magnificently details how Frost, through fortitude and lifelong dedication to craft, sought to heed his own advice to be whole again beyond confusion. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Parini, a poet (House of Days, 1998), biographer (John Steinbeck, 1995), and novelist (Benjamin's Crossing, 1998), delivers a sensitive life of Frost that highlights the poet's struggle to find light and stability in an existence filled with darkness and chaos. Read full book review >