Search Results: "Steven M. Forman"


BOOK REVIEW

BOCA KNIGHTS by Steven M.  Forman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"The tone is good-natured rather than comical, and the story doesn't have much more narrative drive than a photo album. Maybe the promised sequel will find Eddie ready to hit the ground running."
A widowed Boston cop who retires to Boca Raton for the weather gets more than his share of post-professional assignments. Read full book review >

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BOCA DAZE by Steven M.  Forman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 31, 2012

"Like Boca Mournings (2010, etc.) and its kin: tough, mean and surprisingly sappy when Eddie carries on conversations with Mr. Johnson, the penis he deems in need of frequent encouragement and little blue pills."
A 61-year-old ex-Boston cop continues to adapt to life in Florida. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 26, 2006

"Grammar aside, Friedman offers sound, operational advice."
A compact guide to managing intergenerational sensitivities in the real-estate workplace. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2009

"The author's passion for animal rights is unquestionably commendable, but his method of displaying the fallacies of 'religious certainties' is dubious."
Animal-rights lawyer Wise fashions (Though the Heavens May Fall: The Landmark Trial That Led to the End of Human Slavery, 2006, etc.) an angry, oddly focused denunciation of industrial pig farming in North Carolina. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2000

"Radical monkeyshines ruin this well-intentioned treatise. (Author tour; radio satellite tour)"
A potentially historic work on the legal case for animal rights that shoots itself in the paw with shrill terms and tactics. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 16, 2010

"A comprehensive primer on the business skills essential for physicians."
A doctors' guide to entrepreneurship contains practical advice on everything from hiring and billing to insurance and patents. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2001

"Preaches to the converted, but will leave others unconvinced."
Prominent animal-rights activist and lawyer Wise (Rattling the Cage, 2000) makes a case for animal rights based on "practical autonomy." Read full book review >

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"A surprising delight."
A fascinating meditation on war, memory and the nature of the soul-as compelling as it is unexpected. Read full book review >

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HARVEST HOMICIDE by Steven M Wells
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 3, 2014

"It's unfortunate that Eric's sleuthing isn't spotlighted more often, but this remains a thriller that can be savored."
In Wells' (Killer Cuvée, 2012, etc.) latest thriller, vintner Eric Savage returns to help solve a murder and find a wine thief. Read full book review >

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CRIMINAL PARADISE by Steven M. Thomas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"The criminal-as-detective gimmick works. This is a good start."
An honorable thief in glossy Orange County strays from his business plan when a restaurant heist leads to the discovery of a sex-slave business. Read full book review >