Search Results: "Will McIntosh"


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BURNING MIDNIGHT by Will McIntosh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 2, 2016

"This fast-paced urban quest wears its agenda on its sleeve, but it's conveyed with verve and an endearing sense of justice. (Science fiction. 12-14)"
A 17-year-old boy and his friends just want enough to survive on in a world where the rich and powerful greedily take everything. Read full book review >

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DEFENDERS by Will McIntosh
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 13, 2014

"McIntosh has his finger on the pulse, again."
Abandoning the domestic sphere he explored so aptly in Love Minus Eighty (2013), McIntosh tells a more global yet still deeply personal tale about life during wartime and its aftermath. Read full book review >

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LOVE MINUS EIGHTY by Will McIntosh
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 11, 2013

"Intriguing, quirky, perversely charming and definitely affecting."
Set approximately 100 years after McIntosh's previous work (Soft Apocalypse, 2011), this novel ponders the effect that a 24-hour virtual lifestyle and an almost psychotically appearance-focused culture can have on romance. Read full book review >

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THE MERCHANT’S MARK by Pat McIntosh
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2006

"A convincing tale of loving families and brutal killers that delves deep into medieval Scottish life."
A return to the closing years of the 15th century reveals a severed head in a brine barrel, a king's missing treasure and a mystery man with an ax. Read full book review >

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LIVE, LAUGH & LEARN by Roswita McIntosh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2004

"A well-intentioned, generous gift to one family's future generations, but lacking in appeal to an outside audience."
German-born McIntosh's recollections of the good and bad times of an interesting life-wartime childhood, occupied Germany, escape from Russia-are admirably upbeat, though not always compelling. Read full book review >

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THE COUNTERFEIT MADAM by Pat McIntosh
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Gil's adventures (A Pig of Cold Poison, 2008, etc.) continue to provide satisfying, albeit convoluted, mysteries larded with historical detail."
A case of counterfeiting in 15th-century Scotland involves Archbishop's Quaestor (constable) Gil Cunningham and his wife Alys in a series of murders close to home. Read full book review >

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BRIDGE OF SOULS by Fiona McIntosh
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2006

"A fast-paced and enchanting page-turner."
Vibrant and engaging concluding volume of the Australian high fantasy trilogy, following Blood and Memory (2005). Read full book review >

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THE WHISPERER by Fiona McIntosh
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"A gripping, first-rate tale of a prince and a pauper. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Two 13-year-old strangers living in the land of Drestonia find themselves communicating through their minds as their perilous lives become surprisingly intertwined. Read full book review >

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MYRREN’S GIFT by Fiona McIntosh
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 15, 2005

"The relentless, twisty plotting fails to disguise the protagonist's annoying inability to learn anything from his mistakes; still, for susceptible readers, Australian author McIntosh's debut offers full sensory immersion."
First of a fantasy trilogy from Down Under. Read full book review >

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THE WITCH OF BABYLON by D.J. McIntosh
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"More erudite than Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, McIntosh's complex thriller incorporates notes about Babylonian and Mesopotamian cultures plus a bibliography."
As McIntosh's debut adventure novel opens, New York City art dealer John Madison is depressed, in a "black hole." Read full book review >

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THE ROUGH COLLIER by Pat McIntosh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2008

"McIntosh's fifth pairing of medieval detectives Gil and Alys (The Merchant's Mark, 2006, etc.) is another hearty meal stuffed with fascinating period tidbits and a satisfying mystery."
A body in a peat bog, accusations of witchcraft and missing men add up to Middle Aged murder. Read full book review >