Search Results: "Robert K. Lewis"


BOOK REVIEW

INNOCENT DAMAGE by Robert K. Lewis
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 8, 2015

"Even though Mallen and company sometimes come off as noir types rather than recognizable people, the plot Lewis unfolds allows him to develop his characters more deeply this time out."
A former addict's search for a friend's missing daughter uncovers what appears to be corruption with roots in the local police force. Read full book review >

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UNTOLD DAMAGE by Robert K. Lewis
Released: April 8, 2013

"Equally rooted in the struggle for justice and the struggle for sobriety, Lewis' debut makes it clear that there may be no clear right or wrong."
A cop turned junkie has to turn back in order to uncover a friend and colleague's descent down the same dark path. Read full book review >

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I GREW UP ON A FARM by Alan K. Lewis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"A more anecdotal telling would have tilled the ground better to tie in and germinate with the inventive art style. (Picture book/biography. 6-8)"
A nostalgic reverie by the author recalls his days growing up on a farm 50 years ago. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 4, 2014

"Sage advice for creative souls and those who long to be."
Society has conspired to conform us to its image, and we need to fight back to reclaim our individuality, according to this well-reasoned cultural critique and self-help book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Grandma's Lost And Found by Robert Lewis Hayes, Jr.
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2016

"A potent, if flawed, novel that combats racism and child endangerment."
A thriller finds a trio of African-American sisters lost in Georgia's questionable foster-care system. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A poignant, liberating memoir-recognizable for many and liberating for most."
A formerly closeted man blows the lid off of his homosexuality “like gangbusters.” Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

"Unfocused and as much about Scarborough's milieu as the man himself, but still a colorful rendering of the hard men (and women) who thrived on the frontier. (Photos.)"
The life and times of one of the more modest frontier gunmen, and his sizable role in the taming of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories, by Wild West biographer DeArment (Knights of the Green Cloth, 1982—not reviewed). Read full book review >

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IRRESISTIBLE IMPULSE by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 3, 1997

"Fans hooked on Tanenbaum's mastery of detail and his gripping way with every single plotline won't care that this time his three-ring circus lacks a true headliner. (Literary Guild/Mystery Guild main selections)"
A serial killer who preys on elderly black women is only the main course in this smorgasbord of homicides—some proposed, some already disposed —for Butch Karp and his wife Marlene Ciampi. Read full book review >

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ABSOLUTE RAGE by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 13, 2002

"Otherwise: Butch and Marlene's 14th outing (Enemy Within, 2001, etc.) is among their most straightforward, with Lucy's budding romance with Dan Heeney practically the only trace of the family's normally teeming byways."
New York City may be a jungle for chief assistant DA Butch Karp and his wife Marlene Ciampi, retired from her private-security firm to train serious guard dogs, but they find the hills of West Virginia just as violent. Read full book review >

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TRUE JUSTICE by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Think of a '58 Chrysler, chunky with chrome and tailfins, but grounded finally by the kind of moral and spiritual reflection about the law most legal thrillers would get thrown out on a technicality."
A pair of Monster Moms take center stage in the latest legal whirlwind for New York Chief Assistant D.A. Butch Karp and his fearless wife Marlene Ciampi. Read full book review >