Scott R. DiMarco

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Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter

Highly recommended for anyone looking for adventure stories or tales of Wild West history. ["Fans of Dodge City and general readers will find this detail-laden volume appealing": Xpress Reviews 12/21/18 review of the St. Martin's hc.]
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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War

Highly recommended to listeners with an interest in the Great War. ["This detailed account will appeal to readers of military and adventure history": LJ 9/15/18 review of the Houghton Harcourt hc.]
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Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales

Highly recommended for horror fans, especially those without imminent plans to be on an upcoming flight.
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From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia

While this work provides an interesting insider's view of Russian politics as well as a mix of scholarly framework and personal narrative, it comes off at times as a bit self-serving and biased. ["A fine narrative of the rise and decline of America's Russian policy in the Obama years": LJ 6/1/18 starred review of the Houghton Harcourt hc.]
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Star of the North

The characters are well developed and seem authentic. The narration of Linda Park is exquisite in its subtlety; her performance is magnificent.
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Star of the North

The characters are well developed and seem authentic. The narration of Linda Park is exquisite in its subtlety; her performance is magnificent.
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Bottom Feeders

This book is a real pleasure, offering a great plot, a unique look into the entertainment industry, and wonderful characters. ["Although it starts out slowly, introducing all the players and their roles, this thriller quickly escalates into a violent, gory story with few likable characters": LJ 4/1/18 review of the Blackstone hc.]
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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Despite the author's obvious biases, this is an essential listen for anyone wishing to understand politics and relations among the United States, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
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Need To Know

This very detailed, exciting thriller is highly recommended. ["A rousing Act II to the excitement of TV's The Americans and the novels of Chris Pavone": LJ 10/1/17 starred review of the Ballantine hc.]

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