Search Results: "Steven F. Miller"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 6, 2011

"An informative, readable primer on the rules—and ruses—of the road."
Take heart, California scofflaws, from this wily treatise on the art of beating traffic tickets. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

Harrowing first-person accounts—not only on the printed page but in audiotapes of original interviews conducted decades ago—of American slavery and its aftermath. Read full book review >

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HYPOTHYROIDISM, HEALTH & HAPPINESS by Steven F. Hotze, M.D.
NON-FICTION
Released: June 15, 2013

"Anyone dealing with a medical mystery will be intrigued by the author's conclusions on the importance of healthy thyroid function."
A physician argues that undiagnosed hypothyroidism is the cause of many common medical conditions. Read full book review >

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BLOOD SWEEP by Steven F. Havill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 7, 2015

"The family-secrets angle makes this leisurely episode most likely to appeal to fans less invested in the nominal mystery than in the long narrative arc supplied by the extended family of Posadas County, in which everyone seems to be related to everyone else by blood or spirit."
This 20th chapter in the crime annals of Posadas County, New Mexico, brings Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman (One Perfect Shot, 2012, etc.) up against demons past and present.Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 13, 2006

"A thesis that will provoke deliberation, debate, outrage and probably a little laughter."
Three plays by Henrick Ibsen (1828-1906) provided Hitler not only with ideas for (and lines in) Mein Kampf—hence the "plagiarist"—but also gave der Führer scripts to follow in everything from his love life to the Final Solution. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 11, 2005

"Historically minded readers will enjoy the opportunity argument. Non-Reaganites, though, will have trouble with its premises from the outset."
Accept that Ronald Reagan was a genius, and the Great Communicator suddenly finds himself in august company. Read full book review >

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COME DARK by Steven F. Havill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2016

"Fans will shrug and enjoy the family-reunion vibe, which seems increasingly dominant in this long-running series despite all those promises of dark doings."
A rash of low-octane mysteries for undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman and her sorely tried colleagues in the Posadas County Sheriff's Department. Read full book review >

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UNDER THE NIGHT SKY by Steven F.  Stingley
Released: Dec. 8, 2011

"A thoughtful examination of loss and memory by a mourning parent."
A grieving father confronts his son's death in a collection of heartfelt essays. Read full book review >

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Nefarious by Steven F. Freeman
Released: March 19, 2013

"A heady thriller that gathers force with the understated menace of a tidal wave, then smashes home."
In this debut medical thriller, a pair of Afghanistan War vets investigates mysterious deaths at a research center developing a new rabies vaccine. Read full book review >

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ONE PERFECT SHOT by Steven F. Havill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Gastner and Reyes charm from the get-go."
Undersheriff Bill Gastner of Posadas County, N.M., meets Estelle Reyes, the once-and-future undersheriff, in a welcome, well-wrought prequel. Read full book review >

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EASY ERRORS by Steven F. Havill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Unfortunately, neither the two lawmen working together nor the rest of the personnel in the Posadas County Sheriff's Department succeed in making this case as interesting as it is sad."
For series fans who didn't think One Perfect Shot (2012), which showed what happened when Estelle Reyes first joined the Posadas County Sheriff's Department, was prequel enough, Havill adds this prequel to a prequel that focuses on Deputy Robert Torrez's first big case way back in 1986. Read full book review >