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December 2009

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published December 2009.

Book Review


by Katerie Prior

In the days after 9/11, many reporters wrote stories about where Al Qaeda might strike next: buildings, monuments, infrastructure. In the intervening years, it has become clear that high-profile sites are not the only vulnerable targets.... Read More

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Joseph's Triangle

by Thomas H. Brennan

In the first part of the Joseph’s Triangle, Imad Hassan investigates a topic not often analyzed in scriptural studies. His hypothesis is that a marriage between Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Joseph never occurred. Although no gospel... Read More

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by Mark McLaughlin

“Defrauder of many, scoundrel to most, traitor to all” is how one minor member of the cast aptly describes the title character of Jack Meyer’s satirical novel, "Alcibiades". Part fact, part fiction, part farce, as the subtitle... Read More

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Thrill Kill

by Jeannine Chartier Hanscom

Someone is killing women in Tilton, Virginia, and Detective Zack Townes is determined to put a stop to it. With the assistance of his new partner, Kim Patterson, Zack follows trails from the seediest parts of town to the swankiest as he... Read More

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Phoenix Rose

by Melissa Wuske

In this follow up to Palindrome Hannah, Michael Bailey tells horror stories about what happens when humans, nature, and spirits collide in the town of Brenden, Washington. The prologue opens with the ominous image of William... Read More

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My Twisted Life

by Jill Allen

As the old adage goes, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Randy Hopkins, the narrator of Suzie Q. Valentine’s harrowing debut novel, "My Twisted Life", gains fortitude with every act of abuse he endures from his family and... Read More

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The Heliotropians

by DeAnn G. Rossetti

With "The Heliotropians", Australian Eileen Kramer, author of Party for the Moon Man and Basic Shapes, has written a fever dream of a book that combines the myths, legends, and folklore of several cultures into an unstructured... Read More

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