Search Results: "Terrence Crimmins"


BOOK REVIEW

HOSTAGES by Terrence Crimmins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"A fair thriller but an excellent satire of American media."
Crimmins' debut thriller follows two men who survive a hostage crisis and later endure unremitting media attention as they attempt to capture a terrorist. Read full book review >

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SONS OF HEAVEN by Terrence Cheng
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2002

"Formulaic, but a compelling read all the same, in a brisk style with plenty of local color."
A vivid and imaginative fictional recounting of the events of Tiananmen Square in June 1989. Read full book review >

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THE ANTIGONE POEMS by Marie Slaight
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2014

"A beautifully bound, impressive collection with language as evocative as its illustrations."
Rich in allegory and metaphor, this illustrated collection of poetry explores the tragedy of Antigone, the defiant woman of Greek myth. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 16, 2011

"An exemplary story that takes readers on a stroll around the world, made all the better by taut dialogue and expressive characters."
The murder of German agents working with the United States exposes a terrorist plot aimed at American soil in the Douglas' debut novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Fortunately, such lapses are a minor part of what otherwise is an important and rewarding work. (Author tour)"
An absorbing and informative look at the hidden long-term depression that constricts or undermines the relationships of many American men. Read full book review >

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IN THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS by Terrence Holt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Stories for those who wish to enter enigmatic and uncomfortable spaces."
Arthur C. Clarke meets Edgar Allan Poe and Franz Kafka in these dark, dense stories. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1998

Surrealist fiction, consisting of the recollections of a man transported to the island republic of Ràves (pronounced rev), "located in the mid-Atlantic, somewhere south of Bermuda, between the Sea of Clouds and the Sea of the Unseen." Read full book review >

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ASSUMPTION CITY by Terrence Murphy
Released: Dec. 7, 2012

"A thoughtful portrait of lives both destroyed and fortified by faith, though the reach of this ambitious debut novel ultimately exceeds its grasp."
In Murphy's debut novel, a primarily Catholic community in the Boston area struggles with diverging attitudes of faith in the aftermath of sex abuse scandals and family traumas. Read full book review >