Search Results: "Warren C. Easley"


BOOK REVIEW

NOT DEAD ENOUGH by Warren C. Easley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Since so many characters have skin in the game, it's virtually impossible to invest heavily in any of the players: too many suspects leaves little room for human connection."
A freelancing lawyer investigates a cold case involving a new friend's grandfather, who disappeared after a dispute over Native American lands. Read full book review >

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MATTERS OF DOUBT by Warren C. Easley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"The motives and murders in Easley's debut fit together like a set of nesting dolls, with each resolution leading to a new case. Cal comes across as an average guy who's just trying to lend a hand."
A lawyer turns sleuth to help a homeless youth uncover the story behind his mother's murder. Read full book review >

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NEVER LOOK DOWN by Warren C. Easley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Alternating between Cal's first-person narrative and the third-person story of Kelly, Easley (Dead Float, 2014, etc.) keeps the story simple and easy to unravel while engaging readers in more long-term relationships with the characters."
A do-gooder lawyer wants to track down the sole witness to the murder of a friend's fiancee before the friend takes matters into his own hands. Read full book review >

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BLOOD FOR WINE by Warren C. Easley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"The appealing hero's accountant frets that his habit of taking pro bono cases is unsustainable. A more pointed complaint might be that in his hands, the simplest-seeming cases end up involving everyone in Yamhill County and even some folks who are just passing through."
Dundee, Oregon, attorney Cal Claxton's latest maybe-paying client is a neighbor and friend whose wine-growing operation may have proved irresistible to a killer. Read full book review >

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DEAD FLOAT by Warren C. Easley
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2014

"Easley's second continues to flesh out Cal's character but sets him against some two-dimensional bad guys. It's an improvement over Matters of Doubt (2013), but the nitty-gritty details still don't sing out."
A former lawyer finds that leading a fishing expedition isn't quite the respite he was expecting when a customer is murdered on the trip. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 13, 2009

"Concise, technically oriented and skewed to academia, the book's clarity and argumentation is compelling."
A broad overview of four decades of research, theories, polices and analyses examining the underpinnings of economic "under-development" among nations in the so-called "third world." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 2, 2011

"An about-face proposal for a more resilient economy, where the past isn't just prologue, it's a prescription for success."
Public policy maven looks to resurrect what he believes is a time-tested strategy for building a prosperous America. Read full book review >

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I AM THE ICEWORM by MaryAnn Easley
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

"A compelling window into a remote world, wrought with sensitivity and compassion. (Fiction. 10+)"
When the plane carrying Allison to the I§upiat village where her mother is teaching crashes and the pilot is killed, she is rescued by an old I§upiat hunter and brought to a remote village. Read full book review >

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The Secret Snowflake by Teresa Easley
Released: July 7, 2015

"A story that may be most successful as a spirited, animated read-aloud."
In this debut picture book, a special child must be found in order to save Christmas. Read full book review >

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THE HEAD TRIP by Jeff Warren
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 4, 2007

"A sprawling and occasionally goofy examination of a shockingly little understood aspect of our lives."
A Canadian journalist goes deep into history and his own psyche to explore all the possible permutations of sleep. Read full book review >

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THE PIPER'S TUNE by George Warren
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"But they'll all be turning the pages to see what happens next."
Espionage thrillers in the glasnost age can be just as improbable and entertaining as during the cold war if this lively and fast-paced adventure is any indicator. Read full book review >