Search Results: "Sharon Wildwind"


BOOK REVIEW

SHARON by Gilad Sharon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Sharon's son provides a solid template on which subsequent biographers will have to build."
The life and times of Israel's warrior leader Ariel Sharon, chronicled by his son. Read full book review >

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LOVED HONOR MORE by Sharon Wildwind
Released: Nov. 14, 2012

"The last installment in the adventures of Elizabeth and Avivah (Missing, Presumed Wed, 2009, etc.) will bring back disturbing memories for readers of a certain age. For others, the complex mystery provides an insider's look at a difficult time in American history."
The fall of Saigon brings the war home to North Carolina for several Vietnam vets and their friends. Read full book review >

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MISSING, PRESUMED WED by Sharon Wildwind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 16, 2009

"The vividly drawn cast of regular characters dealing with the aftermath of their Vietnam war experiences lifts Wildwind's fourth (Soldier on the Porch, 2007, etc.) above its routine mystery."
A diverse group of Vietnam vets gathered for a 1974 wedding become embroiled in murder. Read full book review >

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SOLDIER ON THE PORCH by Sharon Wildwind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 17, 2007

"Wildwind's third Pepperhawk/Rosen mystery has an appealing cast of regulars and a terrific sense of time and place, but her writing could use less starch."
A hospital explosion triggers a murder investigation and a probe into buried secrets. Read full book review >

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SHARON TATE by Ed Sanders
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Readers are likely to finish the book more confused than illuminated by all the possibilities, theories, and potential co-conspirators."
The author revisits the murder that spawned his best-known book, The Family (1971).Read full book review >

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ARIEL SHARON by Nir Hefez
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"Peacemakers are rare in the Middle East today, and this well-written biography is thus particularly timely."
An admiring, if critical, life of the Israeli warrior/politician. Read full book review >

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SHARON OEHLER: PEDIATRICIAN by Jennifer Bryant
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1991

"Glossary. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
One of a useful new series of seven—''Working Moms: A Portrait of Their Lives.'' (Others include a lawyer [Hispanic], music teacher [black], veterinarian, and park ranger.) Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 2006

"A life of noisy desperation, vomited up con brio. (52 b&w and color photos throughout)"
Exhausting memoir soaked in bodily fluids from warmhearted showbiz vulgarian Osbourne. Read full book review >

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SHARON TATE AND THE MANSON MURDERS by Greg King
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 15, 2000

"Readers might wonder why King's account suddenly surfaces 31 years after the killings, but true-crime fans and Manson fetishists (you know who you are) will find it irresistible."
An oddly timed, incredibly detailed account of the most famous of the Manson Family's victims. Read full book review >

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THE COLOR OF FEAR by Marcia Muller
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"More seasonal goodwill (think of a rainbow-cast remake of It's a Wonderful Life) than misdirection in a story that perfectly illustrates its heroine's bromide: 'When you think about it, all crimes are stupid.'"
Race-baiting violence invades Sharon McCone's Yuletide celebrations. Read full book review >