Search Results: "Susan Carroll"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DARK QUEEN by Susan Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2005

"Stock characters and predictable situations, not worth revisiting in the promised sequel involving younger sister Gabrielle."
Carroll's latest romance (The Bride Finder, 1998, etc.) fulfills the generic rules in pedestrian fashion, swinging back to a time of witchery in France on the eve of the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre. Read full book review >

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THE LADY OF SECRETS by Susan Carroll
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"Skillful story weaving insures that readers will only know the answers to the book's questions at the end."
A practitioner of white magic becomes embroiled, against her will, in the Guy Fawkes conspiracy. Read full book review >

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THE BRIDE FINDER by Susan Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1998

"Unsurprising but satisfying."
A yeomanlike romance, with a heavy emphasis on the uncanny. Read full book review >

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THROUGH THE WOODS by Emily Carroll
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: July 15, 2014

"A sure winner for any reader with a yen to become permanently terrified. Brilliant. (Graphic horror. 13-18)"
A print and Web comics artist offers five creep-out chillers (four new) with folk-tale motifs and thoroughly disquieting art. Read full book review >

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AFTER SILENCE by Jonathan Carroll
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 20, 1993

"Still, honest Lily's best pages run deep— and this is Carroll's most readable ever."
Carroll joins the mainstream with a romantic suspense novel quite unlike his usual slippery surrealism (Outside the Dog Museum, 1991; A Child Across the Sky, 1990, etc.) and delivers what is pretty much a winner. Read full book review >

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BIG BLUES by Paul Carroll
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 22, 1993

"Perceptive perspectives on computer errors of convulsive magnitude."
A savvy newsman's tellingly detailed report on the ruinous decline of IBM. Read full book review >

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NORTH S.A.R. by Gerry Carroll
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"The combat and rescue scenes are hair-raising, their authenticity unmistakable."
The US Navy's search-and-rescue helicopter pilots at last share the stage with glamorous, better-known jet pilots in a realistic Vietnam War thriller by first-novelist Carroll, a decorated naval aviator who is also a longtime friend of Tom Clancy's. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 17, 2006

"A surprisingly evocative account that, perhaps as a result of its author's current career as a therapist, at times veers dangerously close to self-help territory."
Sure to be marketed as an exposé on raising Courtney Love, the walking car crash of our time, Carroll's is an unassuming and reflective coming-of-age memoir. Read full book review >

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THE MARRIAGE OF STICKS by Jonathan Carroll
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Upshot: a problematic parable."
New fantasy from the author of Kissing the Beehive (1998), etc. New York City rare-book dealer Miranda Romanac, heading for LAX and her flight home, glimpses an old woman in a wheelchair on the freeway—and thinks the woman might be herself. Read full book review >

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PRACTICING CATHOLIC by James Carroll
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 2, 2009

"A captivating look at the Church and a call for change from within its numbers."
Engrossing faith memoir mirrors the changing face of American Catholicism. Read full book review >

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GHOSTRIDER ONE by Gerry Carroll
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"There's just no substitute for experience."
Authentic scenes of aerial combat, land battles, and shipboard support distinguish a businesslike novel about Navy and Marine fliers during Vietnam's Tet Offensive. Read full book review >