Search Results: "Todd Borg"


BOOK REVIEW

TAHOE DEATH FALL by Todd Borg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Easygoing, self-confident Owen provides the perfect counterpoint to the menacing forces arrayed against his teenaged client—though there aren't that many suspects, they're all guilty as sin—in Borg's practiced debut."
Eight years ago, Jennifer Salazar's twin sister Melissa fell to her death during a birthday hike on Maggie's Peaks. Read full book review >

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Tahoe Dark by Todd Borg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"Once again, Borg hits all the right notes for fans of classic detective fiction in the mold of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Ross Macdonald, and Robert B. Parker."
A Tahoe, California-based private detective investigates a kidnapping and an armored-car heist and discovers a surprising link between the two in Borg's (Tahoe Blue Fire, 2015, etc.) 14th series thriller.Read full book review >

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TAHOE CHASE by Todd Borg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A worthy follow-up in the long, enjoyable series of McKenna mysteries."
In Borg's (Tahoe Trap, 2012) latest thriller, Owen McKenna is back in action trying to solve the murder of an elderly woman. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TAHOE ICE GRAVE by Todd Borg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"The plot has few surprises, but Owen, a wry, courtly sleuth of the old school, consistently entertains."
Baffling clues impede a police probe of the murder of athletic young Thos Kahale, a Lake Tahoe transplant. Read full book review >

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TAHOE GHOST BOAT by Todd Borg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"Fans of the classic detective novel will enjoy spending time with McKenna as his old-school techniques butt up against some newfangled technology."
A Tahoe-based private detective gets more than he bargained for when he is hired to locate a missing 15-year-old girl. Read full book review >

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Tahoe Blue Fire by Todd Borg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"Another satisfying detective novel from Borg, featuring a hero who walks confidently in the footsteps of Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe, and Lew Archer."
In Borg's (Tahoe Ghost Boat, 2014) latest series mystery, Nevada private detective Owen McKenna investigates the death of a client and uncovers a mystery that goes back 500 years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TAHOE NIGHT by Todd Borg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"An action-packed thriller with a nice-guy hero, an even nicer dog and some worthwhile advice based on meticulous research explaining how to forge and frame an Old Master."
A Lake Tahoe shamus and his harlequin Great Dane sniff out fake Rembrandts. Read full book review >

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TAHOE BLOWUP by Todd Borg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

Some people just can't stay out of trouble. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WATER HAZARD by Scott Borg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 23, 1995

"An immensely readable debut jammed with odd details, elaborate fight scenes, and loads of athletic, midwestern sex."
Sexual debauchery and twisted identities reign in an intricately descriptive first novel, a thriller that reads like North by Northwest re-scripted by Joe Eszterhas and Franz Kafka. Read full book review >

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MODERN MYTHOLOGY WITH JOE TODD-STANTON
by Julie Danielson

Debut author-illustrator Joe Todd-Stanton, who lives in the UK, brings readers the first in a new series called Brownstone’s Mythical Collection. Arthur and the Golden Rope—complete with a daring young protagonist; a monstrous, hand-chomping wolf; and “artefacts of great power and rarity”—is based on Norse mythology. This first volume of the series opens with a Professor Brownstone, welcoming readers ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WE BELONG TOGETHER by Todd Parr
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"There is no back story here, no explanation of why children might be available for adoption, only the joyful welcome arms of diverse people who have something to offer the child who needs a home. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Parr, the Dr. Feelgood of children's books and television, brings his optimistic, sunny attitude to this latest offering. Read full book review >