Search Results: "Todd Ritter"


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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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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 >

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MONSTER SLAYERS by Lukas Ritter
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2010

Spun off from A Practical Guide to Monsters (2007), itself a Dungeons & Dragons spinoff, this low-end fantasy pits a pair of orphans against a variety of nonhuman foes for the amusement of a set of bored wizards. Read full book review >

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GHOSTLY ECHOES by William Ritter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"A somber turn for the supernatural sleuth and levelheaded assistant but still energetic and entertainingly offbeat. (Paranormal mystery. 12 & up)"
Past actions and futuristic inventions haunt people in this sequel. Read full book review >

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THE DIRE KING by William Ritter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 22, 2017

"A humorous, energetic, action-packed, and magical conclusion. (Fantasy. 12-adult)"
A paranormal private investigator and his clever companion make a last stand against the forces of chaos in this fourth and final book. Read full book review >

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BEASTLY BONES by William Ritter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"A witty and weird adventure equal parts Sherlock and Three Stooges. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Normal teen and abnormal detective unearth more paranormal mysteries in this fast-paced sequel to Jackaby (2014).Read full book review >

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POWERING FORWARD by Bill Ritter
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2016

"Ritter lacks the pizzazz of Sernovitz, who sees another kind of energy revolution taking place, but he presents arguments cleanly and forcefully."
An informative why-and-how book about preventing climate change by making the transition to clean energy. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2013

"An impressive memoir with something for everyone: history and government, love and marriage, life and death."
A debut book provides an insider's account of the Secret Service with the bonus of a spouse's perspective. Read full book review >

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THE BOY WHO SAVED BASEBALL by John H. Ritter
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2003

"A fast-paced, sweet-natured tale for more than just fans. (Fiction. 10-13)"
A team of young ballplayers, who have the will but not necessarily the talent, can save the town's legendary baseball field from developers by winning one crucial game. Read full book review >