Maria R. (nos4atu) - Reviews

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The Amazing Mackerel Pudding Plan : Classic Diet Recipe Cards from the 1970s
Review Date: 9/6/2006


Funny book


The Ambler Warning
The Ambler Warning
Author: Robert Ludlum
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 53
Review Date: 3/31/2006


Hal Ambler escapes from Parrish Island Psychiatric facility where he has been kept drugged and sedated for years. unfortunately he isnt crazy and people are after him.


Beneath a Marble Sky
Beneath a Marble Sky
Author: John Shors
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 180
Review Date: 9/5/2006
Helpful Score: 3


beautiful love story of the Emperor of India who loved his wife so much that he built her a beautiful monument in her memory and named it The Taj Mahal.


Blood Memory (Mississippi, Bk 5)
Blood Memory (Mississippi, Bk 5)
Author: Greg Iles
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 120
Review Date: 7/26/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Catherine Ferry is a Forensic Odontologist who suffers a breakdown while investigating a crime scene. She goes home to recuperate when she discovers a bloody footprint in her childhood bedroom when Luminol is accidentally spilled on the carpet.
Excellent reading,suspenseful and the main character is wonderful.


The Camel Club (Camel Club, Bk 1)
The Camel Club (Camel Club, Bk 1)
Author: David Baldacci
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 283
Review Date: 3/31/2006


All books by David Baldacci are good. Suspenseful and never boring.Camel Club is comprised of a bunch of ragtag men who are into conspiracy theories. They decide to have one of their usual pow-wows when they witness a murder.


Dead Aim
Dead Aim
Author: Iris Johansen
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 373
Review Date: 7/20/2005


Alex Graham a celebrated photojournalist witnesses a conspiracy in a dam collapse in Colorado. Now she's marked for death by an enemy who never misses.


A Death in Vienna (Gabriel Allon, Bk 4)
A Death in Vienna (Gabriel Allon, Bk 4)
Author: Daniel Silva
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 138
Review Date: 8/11/2005
Helpful Score: 1


Art Restorer and Mossad spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to investigate a bombing that gravely injures an old friend who works for the WarTimes Claims and Inquiries. Along the way, he discovers his mother's past during the war and a man who would resort to anything to keep his identity a secret from the world.


False Memory
False Memory
Author: Dean Koontz
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 625
Review Date: 1/4/2006


Martie Rhodes a successful video game designer,husband Dusty a house painter and brother-in-law Skeef an off and on recovering drug addict all experience fugues,unseemly terrors and irrational fears. They discover and unmask the reason behind their fears when Martie discovers the body of her bestfriend and discover that she too was one of them.


Fear Nothing (Moonlight Bay, Bk 1)
Fear Nothing (Moonlight Bay, Bk 1)
Author: Dean R. Koontz
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 461
Review Date: 7/20/2005


Christopher Snow is different from all the other residents from Moonlight Bay. He witnesses a series of disturbing events that sweep him into a violent mystery only he can solve.


The Fiery Cross (Outlander, Bk 5)
The Fiery Cross (Outlander, Bk 5)
Author: Diana Gabaldon
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 341
Review Date: 3/31/2006
Helpful Score: 1


A great book. It's the continuing saga of time traveller Claire who went back in time to be with Jaime. They are now settled at Frasier's Ridge in North Carolina with their daughter Bree and bree's husband Roger and son Jemmy.A Colorful,insightful and suspenseful book.


From the Corner of His Eye (Random House Large Print)
From the Corner of His Eye (Random House Large Print)
Author: Dean Koontz, Dean Koontz
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 8
Review Date: 12/15/2006


Excellent read as usual from Mr.Koontz. Suspenseful !!!!


Garden of Beasts : A Novel of Berlin 1936
Garden of Beasts : A Novel of Berlin 1936
Author: Jeffery Deaver
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 113
Review Date: 8/1/2005


A hitman is sent to Berlin to assassinate Hitler's Chief of Armaments.


Garden of Beasts : A Novel of Berlin 1936
Garden of Beasts : A Novel of Berlin 1936
Author: Jeffery Deaver
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/26/2005


This is a different genre from the usual Jeffrey Deaver books where the central characters are Rhyme and Sachs. This is a story of Paul Schumann a german-american in 1936 who gets sent to Nazi Germany to assassinate Reinhard Ernst, Hitler's Chief of Germany's Rearmament.
Excellent reading, fast paced thriller.


Grapevine : The New Art of Word-of-Mouth Marketing
Grapevine : The New Art of Word-of-Mouth Marketing
Author: David Balter, John Butman
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 15
Review Date: 11/18/2005


Not my genre. Was given to me as a gift. Lots of useable info regarding business how-to's.


He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys
Review Date: 9/5/2006
Helpful Score: 4


A funny,witty book about relationships between men and women. The author will be appearing on his own guest show in 2 wks. A former consultant on the show Sex and the City.


The Historian (Large Print)
The Historian (Large Print)
Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 17
Review Date: 6/26/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Excellent book. Story about Vlad Tepes aka Vlad The Impaler aka Dracula. Story starts about a book with a wood-cut in the middle with the shape of a dragon.The bearer of the book is hypnotized on the origins of the book and never gets a moment of peace after that.
Highly Recommended!!!!


Hour Game (Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, Bk 2)
Hour Game (Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, Bk 2)
Author: David Baldacci
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 296
Review Date: 7/20/2005


A woman is found murdered in the woods with a watch strapped to her wrist. A serial killer is on the loose and Secret Service Agents King and Maxwell are on to a frantic search. Book is from Zooba.


Hunting Season (Anna Pigeon, Bk 10)
Hunting Season (Anna Pigeon, Bk 10)
Author: Nevada Barr
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 7/20/2005


Book from Zooba
Park Ranger Anna Pigeon finds a dead naked body in a cabin who happens to be related to the local undertaker nad canndidate for sheriff who's hiding secrets.


The Ice Limit (Ice Limit, Bk 1)
The Ice Limit (Ice Limit, Bk 1)
Author: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 10/12/2005


Good book,suspenseful.It's a voyage of a lifetime to retrieve a meteorite and along the way there are dangers of a high stakes pursuit,murder and a huge storm bearing their way.


Inside Every Woman: Using the 10 Strengths You Didn't Know You Had to Get the Career and Life You Want Now
Review Date: 12/15/2006
Helpful Score: 1


A must read book for every woman.


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