Search Results: "William James Royce"


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THE IMMACULATE DECEPTION by William James Royce
Released: Feb. 25, 2012

"An enjoyable first outing that wraps an intriguing idea in a well-paced plot."
A Chandler-esque noir detective tale featuring an ex-cop turned private eye, set among the gritty motels and palatial estates of Los Angeles. Read full book review >

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Released: May 22, 2012

"A wide-ranging, rollicking good collection of comedic sketches."
A whimsical, unique collection of humorous takes on nursery rhymes, talking horses and chicken-fried steak, among other topics. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 16, 1989

By far the most intimate portrait of Cary Grant in print, much of it straight from the bedroom. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 2009

"Sad, illuminating and ultimately inspiring."
Gibson (Sociology/California State Univ., Long Beach; Warrior Dreams: Paramilitary Culture in Post-Vietnam America, 1993, etc.) examines the struggle to make nature sacred once again. Read full book review >

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GOBLINS! by Royce Buckingham
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Mild rough language makes an occasional appearance throughout this sometimes violent and often slimy tale, which races along and makes for a riotously good adventure. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Young protagonist Sam thinks living in Sumas, Wash., is "…like growing up in a rural coma." Read full book review >

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THE DEAD BOYS by Royce Buckingham
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"An inventive premise that yields solid supernatural suspense. (Horror. 8-12)"
This new thriller adds a unique villain—a tree—the roster of deadly supernatural foes. Read full book review >

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Released: July 12, 1973

"It is a reference book all college and church libraries must add to their lists."
A new edition of a highly respected and widely used classic now appears to make available to a new generation the early original insights of Prof. Read full book review >

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DEMON KEEPER by Royce Buckingham
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2007

"Sequels are possible but not required for closure. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
A madcap chase through the streets of Seattle forms the centerpiece of this entertaining, if unpolished debut. Read full book review >

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BEST AMERICAN POLITICAL WRITING 2009 by Royce Flippin
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"Uneven, but holds the occasional flicker of hope for the future of American political journalism."
Anthology of essays that attempt to make sense of the historic political drama of 2009. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN POLITICAL WRITING 2005 by Royce Flippin
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"A decent reference for political junkies and news addicts."
Anthology of essays on the white-hot political debates of 2004 tries to shed light on the issues and ideas that will shape politics in the coming years. Read full book review >