Search Results: "Wallace Stroby"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Too many detours confuse this account of an inspiring achievement."
Sports Illustrated senior editor Gorant (Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption, 2010, etc.) recounts the tale of a rescue dog who became a world champion Frisbee dog and a mascot for pit bulls. Read full book review >

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GONE ’TIL NOVEMBER by Wallace Stroby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 19, 2010

"A strong cast and energetic storytelling. But it's Sara, so human and so beset, who makes this another standout for Stroby (The Heartbreak Lounge, 2008, etc.)."
As if it weren't nerve-wracking enough to be a deputy and a mom, suddenly she's a target. Read full book review >

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THE BARBED-WIRE KISS by Wallace Stroby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"All the familiar hardboiled elements are managed competently in this fast-paced debut, but prepare to have your VQ—your Violence Quotient—challenged to the max."
Harry Rane has been leading a slow-and-slower kind of life. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 10, 2012

"Once again Stroby demonstrates how adept he is at making readers empathize with the essentially unworthy."
Chasing her retirement number, superthief Crissa Stone (Cold Shot to the Heart, 2011, etc.) fills bunches of money bags. And body bags. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S SHARE by Wallace Stroby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2015

"Though Stroby (Shoot the Woman First, 2013, etc.) doesn't exactly break new ground, readers hungry for an old-fashioned double-strength heist gone wrong could hardly do better."
Crissa Stone's fourth caper involves stealing some priceless antiquities from an owner so obliging that he offers to pay her and helps her plan the job. Read full book review >

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COLD SHOT TO THE HEART by Wallace Stroby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 18, 2011

"Another fast, taut winner from Stroby (Gone 'til November, 2010, etc.) As for Crissa, she may be crime fiction's best bad girl ever."
Crissa never wants to hurt people. All she wants is their money. Read full book review >

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SHOOT THE WOMAN FIRST by Wallace Stroby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"Crissa's third is another superior thriller—fast, tough and nasty—without a single extra sentence."
An easy score for professional thief Crissa Stone (Kings of Midnight, 2012, etc.) and her associates turns out to be anything but. Read full book review >

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THE HEARTBREAK LOUNGE by Wallace Stroby
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 10, 2005

"Harry Rane walks these mean streets perfectly at home with the icons: Spade, Marlowe, and Archer."
In a brilliant follow-up to his impressive debut (The Barbed-Wire Kiss, 2003), Stroby continues the hard-boiled adventures of Harry Rane. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"It was an odd feeling, but he was a child and it was not entirely new to him'—but they are deeply amusing and Matje's sophisticated cartoons will keep children smiling. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This is the curious story of Wallace Hoskins, who is small for his age and never seen without his large red fireman's hat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIKE WALLACE by Peter Rader
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 24, 2012

"Bold, well-crafted biography of a long-elusive and controversial public figure."
A probing biography unveils the insecure depressive lurking inside 60 Minutes journalist Mike Wallace. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Admirers of Stegner's work will find this a useful but uninspired companion. (photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
A thorough if somewhat detached life of the dean of Western American letters. Read full book review >

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Released: May 9, 1977

"Yet the book glows with insights into both literature and personality and is sure to stand as a megalith in Stevens' criticism."
Harold Bloom sees modern poetry as a battlefield where new poets fight against their predecessors. Read full book review >