Search Results: "Robert T. Burson"


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A PARTNERS' HIDDEN LIFE by Robert T. Burson
Released: Nov. 6, 2011

"A dynamic cast holds together this unpredictable thrill ride."
In Burson's terrorism thriller, a master plan is set in motion to unleash a biological contagion on the San Diego-Mexico border. Read full book review >

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Prophecy by Robert Burson
MYSTERY THRILLER

"An engaging, if occasionally uneven, thriller that will satisfy Burson's fans and likely entice new readers."
In Burson's (A Partner's Hidden Life, 2011) latest thriller, wisecracking FBI agent Sean Murphy is back to foil a plot to tear apart the Vatican and the American Roman Catholic Church. Read full book review >

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PONZI by Robert Burson
Released: Dec. 21, 2009

"An intelligent, fast-paced and well-constructed novel about financial crime."
An FBI agent investigates a possible Ponzi scheme with the help of his new assistant, who may have an agenda of her own. Read full book review >

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GOAL by Robert Burleigh
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"A real winner. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Burleigh uses the familiar game of soccer to demonstrate the power of teamwork to achieve success. Read full book review >

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HOOPS by Robert Burleigh
POETRY
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"The attempt to capture the game in words is certainly in earnest; the outstanding art merits better. (Picture book. 10+)"
Clumsy writing mars this otherwise breathless, evocative tribute to top-speed playground b-ball. Read full book review >

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MAKING CONFLICT WORK by Peter T. Coleman
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A useful guide to developing capabilities for dealing with many sorts of conflict. Good reading for human resource managers."
A practical guide intended to aid in the alleviation of everyday workplace conflicts. Read full book review >

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DACTYLS! by Robert T. Bakker
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 22, 2005

"It's a pity that the standard Step into Reading treatment has such low production values, as this offering definitely deserves better. (Easy reader/nonfiction. 7-9)"
One of paleontology's hottest excavators turns his hand to writing a children's book, with entirely winning results. Read full book review >

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Released: May 18, 2012

"An evocative tale of aviation's rich and risky beginnings, featuring an American pilot's unsung adventures."
In this historical novel, an around-the-world journey of a "fly boy" hero and his zero of a partner chronicles the time when "flying was new and intriguing." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Serviceable but undermined by its political proselytizing."
Trump and Kiyosaki are back with a tag-team tutorial on how to rake in oodles of cash as a winning entrepreneur. Read full book review >

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MY FAVORITE BAND DOES NOT EXIST by Robert T. Jeschonek
FANTASY
Released: July 11, 2011

"Will the band get back together, or will the world end? Who cares? (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Guys with weird names, girls with creepy tattoos and a splintered universe form the core of this novel that's so meta it loses itself to its own cleverness. Read full book review >