Search Results: "Walter H. Hunt"


BOOK REVIEW

THE DARK PATH by Walter H. Hunt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2003

"What with the psychic-warrior complications, more Star Wars than Honor Harrington: some fans will relish the exploration of the zor culture; others will grow impatient with the lack of action."
Second of what now appears to be a series, begun with The Dark Wing (2001), Hunt's military science fiction yarn wherein humanity met, fought, and ultimately tamed the xenophobic, birdlike alien zor. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DARK WING by Walter H. Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"A thoughtful debut, reassuringly familiar in shape with glints of originality and intriguing if one-dimensional aliens: Satisfyingly complete in itself, though expertly set up for sequels."
Military science fiction from newcomer Hunt, something like Honor Harrington flavored with Babylon 5. Read full book review >

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THE DARK ASCENT by Walter H. Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Series fans—clearly a patient, dedicated bunch—will relish Hunt's slow-motion intrigues and detailed exploration of alien societies."
Third installment in Hunt's military SF series (The Dark Path, 2003, etc.) about humanity's encounter with the birdlike zor and other, less amenable aliens. Read full book review >

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SAMANTHA HUNT
by Lucas Loredo

Samantha Hunt’s fiction lies in the meeting place between our common reality and the expanded reality of dreams, transformations, visitations, and conjurings. In her previous novels, teenagers communicate with the dead, a man travels through time over Queens, and men emerge from and disappear into the ocean. Hunt’s latest book, a collection of stories titled The Dark Dark, again inhabits ...


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BOOK REVIEW

PYWRITE by Walter H.  Weil
Released: Oct. 30, 2016

"A thoughtful but scattered reflection on the last decade of the country's financial vicissitudes."
An assemblage of a professional investor's blog posts about the management of one's financial assets. Read full book review >

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THEY ARE AMONG US
by Mandy Curtis

 

BOOK REPORT for Scan(Scan #1)by Sarah Fine and Walter Jury

 

Cover Story: Oh, Shi—

BFF Charms: Big Sister

Swoonworthy Scale: 7

Talky Talk: Boys Will Be Boring?

Bonus Factor: Action Movie Antics

Relationship Status: On Your Side-ish

 

Cover Story: Oh, Shi—

At first, all looks well on this cover. The Earth looks peaceful, the rays ...


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5 MORE SCIENCE FICTION BOOKS JUMPING ON THE HOLLYWOOD ADAPTATION TRAIN
by John DeNardo

One of the great thrills of being a book lover is seeing your favorite book getting adapted for television and film. Hollywood routinely mines the pages of books for story ideas with increasing frequency. As well they should! The pages of science fiction books contain some of the most well-thought-out ideas of storytelling. Check out these books, which might be ...


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CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE: 10 OF THIS YEAR’S FINEST CRIMINOUS TALES
by J. Kingston Pierce

This is the fifth consecutive time I’ve assembled, for Kirkus, a year-end list of my favorite crime, mystery, and thriller novels published in the United States during the preceding 12 months. Nostalgia grips me warmly as I look back now at previous picks—from M.J. McGrath’s White Heat (2011) and Peter May’s The Blackhouse (2012) to Derek B. Miller’s Norwegian ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE MAGICIAN'S TALE by David Hunt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1997

"As an exercise in atmosphere, though, Hunt's first novel is as glamorously seedy as a pristine print of a vintage film noir. (First printing of 100,000; $125,000 ad/promo)"
A color-blind photographer searches the dark side of San Francisco for the killer of the street Adonis whose sordid life she'd been documenting. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEAD MAN'S SHOES by Richard Hunt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1999

Dead Man's Shoes ($25.00; Jun.; 224 pp.; 0-7278-2255-1): When a man makes his living by dispensing tough love to ailing companies, as Brian Labinsky does, there are bound to be a flock of suspects when he's killed. Read full book review >

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TRICK OF LIGHT by David Hunt
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 5, 1998

"Take your pick."
Achromatic photographer Kay Farrow is pulled into a second case of murder when her old teacher is killed by a hit-and-run motorcyclist. Read full book review >