Search Results: "Wilhelmina Cain"


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Released: Dec. 18, 2012

"An effective, heartwarming beginning to this series set in rural America."
A gentle, nostalgic tale of small-town love and misadventure. Read full book review >

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CAIN by James Byron Huggins
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 1997

"Staggering, galactically gruesome comic-strip, a natural for bouncing Bruce."
Why would Bruce Willis snap this up for a million dollars? Read full book review >

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CAIN by José Saramago
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"A pleasing, elegantly written allegory."
Why would a dedicated communist and atheist turn to the Bible as the theme for his final novel? Because the Bible is literature, and literature in a way that the best writers have long recognized—and the late Saramago (Small Memories, 2011, etc.) is one of the best. Read full book review >

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PROJECT CAIN by Geoffrey Girard
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"Stick with Wells and Lyga; this muddle is just plain insulting. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Weaponized serial-killer clones are on the loose, and one of their own teams up with the agent who's hunting them down. Read full book review >

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RAISING CAIN by Gallatin Warfield
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 9, 1996

"A Time to Kill knockoff with more mystification than Warfield usually vouchsafes his fans, but with every trace of moral complexity neatly ironed out. (Author tour)"
Hardheaded Maryland State's Attorney Gardner Lawson (Silent Son, 1994, etc.) wades back into the ring for a third face-off against Prince of Darkness Kent King, Esq. Read full book review >

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THIS IS HERMAN CAIN! by Herman Cain
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"A featherweight campaign autobiography that is too revealing of the candidate's limitations."
An unlikely presidential candidate introduces himself to the nation. Read full book review >

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BROTHERS OF CAIN by Miriam Grace Monfredo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2001

"Its keen pace sweeps over a highly melodramatic villain—and an invitation to ponder the wisdom of risking a nation for a brother."
Shifting genres with the generations, this innovative mid-19th-century America series has spiraled from murder mysteries stalked by gender and ethnic tensions in western New York into espionage thrillers exploiting the opening gambits of the fratricidal Civil War. Read full book review >

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THE CAIN CONVERSION by Richard Aellen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 27, 1993

"Too complicated, but strong characters and fresh, smart—and fashionable—action make this Aellen's best since his debut, Red Eye (1988)."
Aellen, an always trend-conscious suspense-writer (Flash Point, 1991, etc.), outdoes himself here with a cleverly au courant—and engrossing—thriller that mixes three timely suspense themes: multiple-personality disorder (cf. Read full book review >

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THE CURSE OF CAIN by J. Mark Powell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2005

"An intriguing premise, inexpertly handled."
Oliver Stone, meet Stonewall Jackson: a by-the-numbers historical thriller turning on a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Read full book review >

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DAYS OF CAIN by J.R. Dunn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Genuinely harrowing and impassioned, with wonderful characters and an unforgettable theme—the sole possible drawback being Dunn's unquestioning acceptance of orthodox time-travel mechanics and causality."
Time-travel yarn from the author of This Side of Judgement (1994). Read full book review >

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CAIN HIS BROTHER by Anne Perry
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

"Despite the reliable period trappings and the stylishly inert prose, Perry hits rock-bottom with this overinflated, malnourished fable. (Mystery Guild main selection; Literary Guild alternate selection)"
Edged out of the Metropolitan Police in the wake of The Sins of the Wolf (1994), ex-Inspector William Monk has set up shop as a private inquiry agent when proper, passionate Genevieve Stonefield asks him to trace the movements of her husband, Angus, a prosperous businessman who left home three days ago to meet his Dionysiac twin brother, Caleb, and never returned. Read full book review >

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THE MARK OF CAIN by Lindsey Barraclough
Released: May 10, 2016

"Literary, scary, and made to read with all the lights on. (Historical fantasy/horror. 12 & up)"
Cora, Mimi, and Roger are back—back at Bryers Guerdon and in for another dose of mysterious, creeping horror in Barraclough's follow-up to Long Lankin (2012). Read full book review >