Search Results: "Robert M. Farnsworth"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 1996

"A resonant briefing on an American who bore eloquent witness to a turning point in Asian history. (12 illustrations, not seen)"
However long the odds on such a conjunction, two biographies of Snow are scheduled for publication in June, Though S. Bernard Thomas's Season of High Adventure (see page 519) is more complete, Farnsworth is livelier and offers greater detailed about the geopolitical forces convulsing Asia during Snow's sojourn there. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLFILE by Christopher Farnsworth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Farnsworth, author of the fantastical Nathaniel Cade series (Red, White, and Blood, 2012, etc.), stands to expand his following with this clever, offbeat thriller."
Hired by billionaire Everett Sloan to determine whether a whiz kid who used to work for his data-mining outfit stole company secrets to start his own operation, mind-reading investigator John Smith finds himself targeted by a conspiratorial group with secret CIA connections. Read full book review >

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BLOOD OATH by Christopher Farnsworth
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 18, 2010

"A paranormal thriller begging for a slot in airport bookshops."
There are secret agents and then there are secret agents, like the undead predator protecting the White House. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"Gee-whiz industriously wrapped in solid science."
With an assist from Robert Aquinas McNally, his coauthor for Voices of the Rocks (1999), but using the first person throughout, Schoch again asserts that the conventional view about the rise of civilization is both untimely and wrong. Read full book review >

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FIELD OF GOURDS by Robert M. Fisher
Released: Dec. 5, 2012

"Offers an exciting path for escaping intellectual ruts."
With his dog, Bella, serving as muse, questioner and devil's advocate, Fisher aims to generate a new way of thinking about science, politics, economics and religion. Read full book review >

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KILLING PAPARAZZI by Robert M. Eversz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 14, 2002

"Eversz may have pinned Nina down in the noir part of LA and given her heart to her abusive daddy, but if she moved to Trenton, she and Stephanie Plum would be the two most adorably dangerous gals in town."
When photographer Nina Zero, who accidentally killed a couple of guys and totaled one wing of LAX in Shooting Elvis (1996), is paroled after five years, the first thing she does is reinsert her earrings and nose stud. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 2009

"A chilling frontier tragedy."
An impeccably detailed history of a Progressive-era murder mystery. Read full book review >

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EYEING THE RED STORM by Robert M. Dienesch
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2016

"While WS-117L was not entirely successful, Dienesch asserts in this solid, specialized scholarly study, it laid the foundation for the U.S. space effort for the next 40 years."
A study of how the Dwight Eisenhower administration created the first U.S. satellite reconnaissance mission. Read full book review >

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SHOOTING ELVIS by Robert M. Eversz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1996

"Eversz (False Profit, 1990, etc.) whips up a candy-colored terrorist parfait in which the copious blood might as well be strawberry sauce."
Nice Mary Alice Baker gets involved with all sorts of nasty terrorists in this Saturday-matinee serial for the '90s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 15, 1991

"Engrossingly, utterly Pirsig—fans will not be disappointed."
Pirsig's absorbing second novel, appearing nearly two decades after Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, continues where his former work left off—in an exploration of the Metaphysics of Quality set against a journey by sailboat to the Atlantic Ocean. Read full book review >