Search Results: "Walter H. Hunt"


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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 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 >

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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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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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BOOK REVIEW

FREE by Marsha Hunt
Released: Jan. 6, 1993

"African-American perspective."
Actress Hunt (Broadway star of Hair, mother of Mick Jagger's first child) follows two previous books (an autobiography published in England; a novel, Joy, 1991) with an old-fashioned race-and-sex melodrama set in Germantown, Pennsylvania, in 1913. Read full book review >

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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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LOOK AWAY, LOOK AWAY by Bill Hunt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"A well-intentioned but inconsistent smorgasbord of Southern vignettes."
Hunt (A Full-Grown Man, 2009) offers a playful collection of short stories set in the American South and featuring plenty of local color and family drama. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2005

"An elegant resource for all who dwell in, or care about, cities. The glossy and—no doubt expensive—illustrations are a real plus."
A powerful new urban history with implications for today. Read full book review >

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THE KINGDOM BEYOND THE WAVES by Stephen Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Vividly and vigorously narrated, with splashes of humor. But in a universe where anything can happen, it's rarely possible to care when something does."
Another doorstopper steampunk fantasy set in the furiously overcrowded and hard-to-fathom universe of The Court of the Air (2008). Read full book review >

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THE RISE OF THE IRON MOON by Stephen Hunt
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2011

"A swaggering, eye-filling, brain-swizzling extravaganza, though Hunt's hyperkinetic saga may be a taste not all readers will wish to acquire."
Third fantasy set in Hunt's teeming, mind-boggling steampunk universe (The Court of the Air, 2007, etc.), this time complete with interplanetary invaders courtesy of H.G. Wells. Read full book review >