Search Results: "T. Neill Anderson"


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OCEAN OF FIRE by T. Neill Anderson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"The awkward combination of facts and fiction fails to adequately inform or engage readers, despite the dramatic topic. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
Only readers with a strong knowledge of and interest in the Civil War will persist in reading this grim, stilted novel about the burning of Columbia, S.C. Read full book review >

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PEOPLE OF THE PLAGUE by T. Neill Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Although it colorfully examines a horrific disease, only devoted horror enthusiasts are likely to savor this story. (nonfiction epilogue, author's note) (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
Horror is the dominant feature of this entry in the aptly named Horrors of History series. Read full book review >

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MASSACRE OF THE MINERS by T. Neill Anderson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"This novel neither elucidates nor entertains; it's hard to see a reason for it. (Historical fiction. 12-16)"
A fictional account of a real, deadly day. Read full book review >

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CITY OF THE DEAD by T. Neill Anderson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Not for the fainthearted but likely to appeal to disaster fans. (Historical fiction. 11-14)"
A quick-paced novel about one of the worst disasters in American history. Read full book review >

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Seeking Heaven's Gate in L.A. by William T. Anderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 25, 2013

"Sometimes harrowing, this striking account of an African-American's life in Los Angeles delivers powerful moments."
In a debut book about growing up black in California in the 1970s, a teenager attempts to avoid violence despite racism and gang warfare. Read full book review >

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IN THE DARKNESS VISIBLE by Ted Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2016

"The start of what promises to be a tumultuous, visionary fantasy series."
Neill's (City on a Hill, 2014) fantasy features a teenage girl on a quest to save her island tribe from the designs of a militant fleet.Read full book review >

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SLUMMY MUMMY by Fiona Neill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2007

"From the maternal self-doubt to the spoiled supporting characters, everything feels mass-manufactured."
Bored North London housewife uses flirtation and alcohol to liven things up, in U.K. journalist Neill's debut. Read full book review >

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THE JOURNEY TO KARRITH by Ted Neill
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 16, 2016

"Another unique, stakes-raising entry in a formidable saga."
This fourth Elk Riders fantasy novel sees Neill's (The Font of Jasmeen, 2016, etc.) heroes caught in the war for the land of Anthor.Read full book review >

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AN UNCONVENTIONAL LEADER by Neill Wallace
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Deftly written, thought-provoking, and pointed; a refreshing challenge to conventional business thinking."
Applying his experience in business as an "unconventional leader," debut author Wallace offers his insightful personal perspective in a book that is as much about a life philosophy as leadership. Read full book review >

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CITY ON A HILL by Ted Neill
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 2, 2014

"A notable, impressive debut for sci-fi fans."
Neill's debut novel is a sci-fi tale, spanning four short volumes, about a future society that outlaws religion and all things supernatural after a near apocalypse. Read full book review >

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HOUSE RULES by Chloe Neill
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"As Willow of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (a series at least partly responsible for kick-starting this genre) says, 'Bored now.'"
Merit, Sentinel of one of Chicago's vampire enclaves, Cadogan House, and her boyfriend, Ethan, co-Master of that House, face murder, dastardly politicking and romantic discord in the seventh Chicagoland Vampires (Biting Cold, 2012, etc.) novel. Read full book review >