Robert Brown

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Mother Daughter Widow Wife

For readers of stylish psychological thrillers who can be forgiven for skimming. [See Prepub Alert, 12/9/19.]
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Take Me Apart

Love story, hate story, mystery--all in one. For patient readers of feminist, psychological suspense fiction.

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NVK

A pleasurable if weird stroll through familiar grounds, vampire lite.
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The Body Politic

An inherently character-driven tale, beautifully written, and a fine example of a long, strange trip. Note: pro-Trumpers would be well advised not to pick this up.
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Overthrow

Overly ambitious and interesting in concept but flawed in execution; the sum of the parts far exceeds the whole

Against the Wind

The writing is brilliant and economical, especially about the environment, and there’s all sorts of information here for the taking, but essentially this is a novel of character. And a very good one. Unbelievably, this is a first novel from an author with a PhD in physics from Harvard. One can hope there will be many more
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Read Me

For hardened veteran fans of this subgenre.

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King of the Mississippi

In the end, some readers might feel that the concept exceeds the execution. But the Wharton/Fink bonding is worth the ride. For fans of literary fiction.

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The Ghost Clause

Thoughtful, elegiac, a good book to read by the fireside with a snifter of bourbon. [See Prepub Alert, 1/23/19.]

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