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Author Archives: dave

Deadlock

Deadlock  Thomas Nelson (April 2009)  by  Robert Liparulo ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert Liparulo is a former journalist, with over a thousand articles and multiple writing awards to his name. Readers of his action-thrillers were not surprised when his visual storytelling style caught the eye of Hollywood producers. Currently, three of his novels for adults are […]

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Love Is In The Air

      Book Summaries and Author Bio’s:   I Do Again: With their professional success and adorable twin daughters, Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs looked like the perfect couple. But their polished facade concealed a widening chasm between two people unable to connect on an intimate, soul-deep level.             After years of frustration, Cheryl’s desire […]

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Against All Odds

Against All Odds  Revell (February 1, 2009)  by  Irene Hannon ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Irene Hannon is an award-winning author who took the publishing world by storm at the tender age of 10 with a sparkling piece of fiction that received national attention. Okay…maybe that’s a slight exaggeration. But she was one of the honorees in […]

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Carolyn’s Reviews

I have been amiss in getting to all of the reviews that my buddies have been putting in, so I am putting them together in one post… Enjoy, and sorry ladies. Keep on reading.   Try Darkness I don’t usually like serial books, but I make an exception for this one.   Very well written.  […]

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Word Gets Around

Word Gets Around  Bethany House (February 1, 2009)  by  Lisa Wingate ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lisa Wingate lives in central Texas where she is a popular inspirational speaker, magazine columnist, and national bestselling author of several books. Her novel, Tending Roses, received dozens of five-star reviews, sold out ten printings for New York publisher, Penguin Putnam, […]

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Gatekeepers

Gatekeepers (Dreamhouse Kings #3) Thomas Nelson (January 6, 2009) by Robert Liparulo ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert is an award-winning author of over a thousand published articles and short stories. He is currently a contributing editor for New Man magazine. His work has appeared in Reader’s Digest, Travel & Leisure, Modern Bride, Consumers Digest, Chief Executive, […]

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Try Darkness

Jim is a great friend of mine and I’m so pleased to be featuring another of his masterful works! Tredessa’s review will be ready shortly also, she grabbed it before I could… Try Darkness  (Center Street – July 30, 2008)  by  James Scott Bell ABOUT THE AUTHOR: JAMES SCOTT BELL is a former trial lawyer […]

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Dessa’s Review of Calico Canyon

   Visit my daughter Tredessa’s Book Review Page… http://www.daverhoades.net/reviews/?page_id=98     Set in 1867, Grace Calhoun is an abused runaway orphan trying to escape her adoptive father by becoming a school marm. She finds herself in a small Texas town in which everyone and their grandma seemed to have twins or triplets. The three story lines […]

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Visit Carolyn’s Corner

Carolyn is a great friend of mine that is an avid reader and so I asked her to weigh in on some book reviews… This is the first entry and she has her own page on this blog. http://www.daverhoades.net/reviews/?page_id=85     Dave,   Just finished Reluctant Smuggler.  Definitely a page turner.  Desiree dealing with the […]

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Welcome to the launch of: The Plot Thickens!

Most of you know I’m an Author and also a member of several different entities promoting different authors and their books. I had such an overwhelming response that I HAD to open up another blog. Enjoy the reviews!!!! dave

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