Reviews by Ann Skea, Allen Gaborro, Charlie Dickinson, Harriet Klausner
A Boy & His Uncle
"If you like magical realism and a sharp, dry humour, then this could be a book for you."
"Christine Wallaces book paints a vivid picture of a flamboyant personality and it gives a fair analysis of Greers contribution to feminist debate."
Isaac Newton: The Last
"Far from showing Isaac Newton to be "the last sorcerer" of the subtitle, this book adds little to what is already well known about him."
Mrs. Chippy's Last
"Caroline Alexander's restoration of Mrs Chippy's journal gives us a unique record of a remarkable expedition. The stranded men were eventually rescued after Shackleton and five others sailed for sixteen days, 800 miles across open sea..."
Phone Me at Nine Just to
Say You Are Alive
"Linda Hart writes well and her sense of humour keeps a fine balance in this book between pain and laughter."
Jesus and Buddha: The Parallel
"Jesus and Buddha: The Parallel Sayings ... runs against that scholarly tendency as it de-emphasizes the distinctions between Christianity and Buddhism and discerns a remarkable similitude in their teachings."
The Redneck Manifesto
"The Redneck Manifesto is no joke. Many otherwise educated, socially tolerant Americans might laugh at this book's title. That is precisely Jim Goad's point..."
"The lyrical writing that makes up Blind Descent turns the brilliant mystery into a lyrical work of art that will endure..."
"The eighteenth Thomas Pitt, late Victorian mystery is a fascinating novel that will be thoroughly enjoyed by fans of the series as well most historical fiction readers."
Evidence of Blood
"This reprint of a 1991 release has not lost any of its emotional power or mental punch in the exceeding years. "
Thomas H. Cook
"The fourth Thorne mystery, Foolproof is filled with interesting characters"
The Hunt Club
"Though the villains occasionally provide Shakespearean soliloquies that seem out of place here, Mr. Lott provides the audience with a top rate suspense novel that is worth reading. "
"Kalimamtaan is an interesting work of historical fiction based on a real event from the early days of Queen Victoria's reign."
C. S. Godshalk
The Last Best Hope
"Ed McBain, recognized as one of the all time greats, has written is best novel in several years..."
The Silent Cradle
"The Silent Cradle is an intriguing medical thriller whose characters need CPR to turn them from caricatures to people."
The Stalking Horse
"The background scenes of Lincoln's presidential ascendancy comes out of the pages of the history books and adds a genuine wallop to a tremendous thriller."
Miriam Grace Manfredo
"Linda Grant has scribed a very intriguing Catherine Sayler mystery that will have fans wanting more tales starring the intrepid sleuth. "
What's a Woman
"Evelyn Coleman has captured the essence of a black woman's soul with her first adult novel..."