Search Results: "Tananarive Due"


BOOK REVIEW

THE BETWEEN by Tananarive Due
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1995

"Neatly plotted and smoothly told, with an ending that avoids concrete explanations about Hilton's mental state."
Intriguing first novel, by a Miami Herald syndicated ``dating'' columnist, that dances among horror, the occult, and a rational explanation for its weird moments, . Read full book review >

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THE GOOD HOUSE by Tananarive Due
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 2, 2003

"Spread the good juju. Due weaves a stronger net than ever."
Due returns to the supernatural fiction she mines so well in the series begun with My Soul to Keep (1997) and The Living Blood (2001), though her latest falls outside that series. Read full book review >

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THE LIVING BLOOD by Tananarive Due
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 2001

"My Soul to Keep is already underway as a film, and probably as a series. Clearly Due plans a third volume, focused most likely on Fana. This installment is enriched by its large cast of appealing characters tied by blood, and by its author's abiding humanity."
Due follows The Black Rose (2000), a novel written from Alex Haley's posthumous notes, with this sequel to her gripping My Soul to Keep (1997). Read full book review >

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THE BLACK ROSE by Tananarive Due
Released: June 6, 2000

"Tremendous storytelling power."
The gripping story of America's first black female millionaire was researched by Alex Haley; after his death, the materials were handed on to novelist and former Miami Herald columnist and feature writer Due (My Soul To Keep, 1998, etc.)—an inspired choice. Read full book review >

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MY SOUL TO KEEP by Tananarive Due
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 16, 1997

"A sequel seems likely, though it may be hard to keep up the gripping originality here. ($65,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Top-flight soft-horror novel by Miami-based columnist Due (The Between, 1995). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Occasionally disjointed, but readers will quite likely be both charmed and educated by these dedicated, candid, brilliant women."
Two generations of civil-rights insights from an activist in her 60s and her daughter, a newspaper reporter turned novelist (The Living Blood, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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DUE DILIGENCE by Michael A. Kahn
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 7, 1995

"An unmysterious suspenser that's by far the weakest of Rachel's five adventures (Firm Ambitions, 1994, etc.), though you do learn a lot about the legal side of medical research and developmentand, through Rachel's new secretary, about the daily problems of aspiring transsexuals."

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 2, 1997

"High-school teachers take note: Here's an approachable way to get the kids thinking."
Quick takes on a slew of biomedical-ethics issues in down-to-earth, sometimes downright slangy, let-the-chips-fall-where-they-may prose. Read full book review >

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CASANEGRA by Blair Underwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 2007

Introducing Tennyson Hardwick, who is black, beautiful and—if you ask the LAPD—bad as they come. Read full book review >

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DUE NORTH by Mitchell Smith
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

"Smith's dramatic scaffolding sticks out—Sarah's return north is as inevitable as her contrived reencounter with the bear—but the hard beauty of Alaska shines through it, and marvelous Sarah walks it with an honesty and grit that make her unforgettable."
Smith likes to test his heroes against harsh environments—a lady cop patrolling mean streets (Daydreams, 1981); a college professor cast into prison (Stone City, 1988). Read full book review >