Search Results: "Rosemary Mahoney"


BOOK REVIEW

FOR THE BENEFIT OF THOSE WHO SEE by Rosemary Mahoney
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"A beautiful meditation on human nature."
A spiritual odyssey into the world of the blind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: March 27, 2003

"Spiritual solace remains elemental, Mahoney finds, the urge for direct personal experience with the divine. She conveys a genuine sense of spiritual mindfulness on the road and there is no denying these pilgrimages paid her back in full."
An affecting visit to the ancient, humbling act of pilgrimage. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A LIKELY STORY by Rosemary Mahoney
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"In some ways, an unusually sharp magazine piece padded out to book length—but, nevertheless, a stylish memoir that recalls a legendary crusader caught with her armor down. (First serial to Vanity Fair and Elle)"
Bitter humor and painful honesty permeate this look back in anger 20 years to a summer spent by Mahoney (Whoredom in Kimmage: Irish Women Coming of Age, 1993, etc.) as domestic aide to Lillian Hellman, pictured here as conniving, hypocritical, abusive, and querulous in coping with age. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 19, 1993

"A memorable portrait, by a natural storyteller and scholar, of a wonderfully eloquent and expressive people on the cusp of change."
From Irish-American writer Mahoney (The Early Arrival of Dreams, 1990): a remarkably perceptive and engaging account of contemporary Irish women. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUSTICE by Dan Mahoney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 8, 2003

"A career peak."
The eighth, and funniest, police procedural from the retired NYPD captain (The Protectors, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ONCE IN, NEVER OUT by Dan Mahoney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 16, 1998

"A superb effort from an emerging master of the genre. (Author tour)"
A police procedural that combines workmanlike genre detail, film-me-please Hollywood violence, and a routine catch-the-psycho plot—and succeeds wonderfully. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOLLY AND BABOU by James Mahoney
Released: June 19, 2014

"A heartwarming and educational tale of friendships among different species."
Retired veterinarian Mahoney (From Elephants to Mice, 2010, etc.) and his wife, a debut author who has worked as a teacher, relate the fictionalized adventures of their real-life dogs in this engaging romp. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WOOD QUEEN by Karen Mahoney
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 8, 2012

"Readers of the previous book will welcome this addition and wait impatiently for the next book in the series. (Urban fantasy. 13-16)"
The Iron Witch (2011) ended with the restoration of Donna Underwood's friends and the death of the monster that haunted her nightmares. However, Donna's first journal entry in this sequel states that her "dreams are still full of fear and pain, even though it is a different sort of fear and a new kind of pain," promising an exciting installment in this fantasy series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

EDGE OF THE CITY by Dan Mahoney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 1995

"With guidance, the author could become a real page-turning contender in the police thriller genre."
A two-fisted thriller throws several one-two punches but flags to a lazy last round. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HYDE by Dan Mahoney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 21, 1997

"The clammy comforts of squad rooms and precinct offices have never been better rendered."
This slam-bang addition to former NYPD Captain Mahoney's superior police procedural series about detective Brian McKenna (Edge of the City, 1995, etc.) is the third, and by far the best, of the lot. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DETECTIVE FIRST GRADE by Dan Mahoney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 27, 1993

"Short on action but very long on insider's savvy: a strong bet for patient police-procedural fans."
Another ex-cop writes a novel—and in this overlong but impeccably authentic law-vs.-terrorists procedural, former NYPD captain Mahoney, like Joseph Wambaugh, Robert Daley, et al., shows why a pen, as well as a gun and a badge, are standard police equipment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE PROTECTORS by Dan Mahoney
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 3, 2002

"A cut above, though retired NYPD captain Mahoney is still prone to swamp good storylines with procedural detail. Less can be more."
In this sixth entry of an improving series (The Two Chinatowns, 2001, etc.), NYPD detectives McKenna and Cisco take their supercop act on the road. Read full book review >