Search Results: "Todd Ritter"


BOOK REVIEW

DEVIL'S NIGHT by Todd Ritter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"Kat's third shakes up her love life and offers a twisty mystery with enough suspects to keep you guessing to the bitter end."
Who's burning down the historical buildings in Perry Hollow, Penn.? Read full book review >

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BAD MOON by Todd Ritter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Kat and Nick's second (Death Notice, 2010) draws you in irresistibly and doesn't spit you out till the very end, your head spinning with surprising revelations.
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Finally, it's open season on a serial killer who's gone undetected for years. Read full book review >

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DEATH NOTICE by Todd Ritter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Journalist Ritter has enough experience with both crime and obituaries to pen a convincingly blood-soaked debut novel.

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A small-town sheriff has her hands full with a vicious serial killer. Read full book review >

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IN TODD WE TRUST by Louise Galveston
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"Instead of satire, readers get a zany adventure, which would be perfectly satisfactory—if it were zany enough. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
This sequel to By the Grace of Todd (2014) sees the return of the title character and his acolytes.Read full book review >

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THE SUMMER OF OWEN TODD by Tony Abbott
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"A horror story based on reality, believably and sensitively constructed in the voice of the young protagonist. (author's note) (Fiction. 10-14)"
During the summer between fifth and sixth grades, Owen's best friend is exploited by an adult male babysitter. Read full book review >

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The Incarnation of Edda Ritter by Wayne Edward Hanson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 20, 2015

"A refreshingly honest read that paints an uncompromising portrait of life in all its failures, intricacies, and emotions."
In a tumultuous period in Germany's history, a young girl grows into adulthood as she chases down her mother's ghost in this historical novel. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 3, 2014

"A humorous, lively and humane memoir."
A stand-up comedian's upfront account of the personal struggles with homosexuality that underlay his successful career as an entertainer. Read full book review >

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The Dash of Dr. Todd by Howard E. Adkins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 26, 2009

"An original, well-researched novel that combines exciting plot twists with thought-provoking themes."
In this novel, Adkins (Hannity's Curse, 2009, etc.), a retired physician, imagines a young doctor's journey to the Western frontier during the Gold Rush. Read full book review >

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BY THE GRACE OF TODD by Louise Galveston
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 27, 2014

"The 'to be continued' on the final page reads like a threat. (Fantasy. 8-11)"
Can a kid who killed his hermit crab through neglect save a brand new civilization? Read full book review >

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IN MEMORY OF TODD WOODS by Tom Taylor
Released: March 8, 2012

"A heartfelt yet unsentimental look at the lives and loves of American adolescents."
Two best friends navigate the emotional surprises and social hazards faced by modern teenagers. Read full book review >

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BRIGHT'S PASSAGE by Josh Ritter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2011

"A tender, touching novel about a survivor of both World War I and a nasty family conflict."
Returning from the traumas of the French battlefield, a young World War I veteran must face up to dark primal conflicts back home in West Virginia, where he is aided and instructed by an angel in the form of a horse. Read full book review >

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The Nearly Calamitous Taming of PZ by Martha Ritter
NON-FICTION

"Essential reading for anyone who has adopted, or is planning to adopt, a dog in need of love."
Without a home, without a name, and with her puppies taken from her, a foxhound is rescued from a laboratory and begins the treacherous journey of learning how to live in the world. Read full book review >