Search Results: "S. Thomas Russell"


BOOK REVIEW

TAKE, BURN OR DESTROY by S. Thomas Russell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2013

"Another vivid adventure with a tumultuous historical backdrop—not to be missed by fans of pirates and naval strategy or by history buffs."
Captains courageous, ambitious and resolute do furious battle on the high seas in the midst of the French Revolution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BATTLE WON by S. Thomas Russell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 12, 2010

"A bracing tale that modernizes the seafaring classicism of Patrick O'Brian for a new generation."
A young British lieutenant sails further toward his destiny in this thrilling story of nautical warfare. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNDER ENEMY COLORS by S. Thomas Russell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2007

"A colorful account of duty and honor, punctuated by the cannonade of naval warfare."
A young British officer takes to the high seas in this seafaring adventure circa 1793. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

UNTIL THE SEA SHALL GIVE UP HER DEAD by S. Thomas Russell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2014

"A more melancholy entry than other books in this marvelous series but also one that humanizes its bold, thoughtful and intrepid captain."
The heart wants what the heart wants, even when the terrors of the high seas threaten to tear love asunder in this latest seafaring yarn by Russell (Take, Burn or Destroy, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 31, 2015

"Contains a wealth of information for secular or mixed-religion families preparing for the God talk with kids."
Written for secular parents from a nonreligious perspective, this guide explores methods of teaching youngsters about God, religion, and spirituality. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BURNING BRIGHT by Jay S. Russell
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 15, 1998

"But devotees of the supernatural-horror-comedy-mystery should be in seventh heaven."
Marty Burns, his long-dormant TV career resurrected by his heroic handling of snuff king Jack Rippen (Celestial Dogs, 1997), is in England to promote his new series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PATRICK HENRY by Thomas S. Kidd
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Kidd's biography awakens us to the depths of Henry's devotion to liberty and small government."
A deeper look at Patrick Henry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"A solid, occasionally stolid, contribution to the Snow canon. (29 b&w illustrations, 1 map, not seen)"
A detailed if donnish biography of Edgar Snow, the Missouri- born reporter who became one of the West's ranking authorities on strife-torn China during the 1930s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2010

"An important contribution to American religious history."
Intriguing look at the role played by faith in America's movement for independence. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN by Thomas S. Kidd
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 23, 2017

"A highly accessible study of an enigmatic yet influential faith life."
What did Benjamin Franklin really think of God? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAPTISTS IN AMERICA by Thomas S. Kidd
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2015

"An instructive work that allows for a fuller understanding of an important religious element in America."
A thoroughgoing study of Baptists, radicalized by persecution and honed by internal schism. Read full book review >