Tag Archives: Derryll White

Men and women will enjoy The Age of Doubt

Book Review By Derryll White Camillerie, Andrea (2012). The Age of Doubt. I cannot think of a more appropriate author to read right now. It is September, and sitting on the paving stone patio at Hot Shots Café with the … > Read More

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Can Lit fans encouraged to read this novel

Book Review By Derryll White Coady, Lynn (1998). Strange Heaven. This is Lynn Coady’s first novel, written in Fredericton, New Brunswick but, in large part looking at her native Cape Breton and life around Halifax, Nova Scotia. When I first … > Read More

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Making mystery more worldly and deeper

Book Review By Derryll White Coben, Harlan (2003). No second chance. Harlan Coben has been around for a while, and he continues to write hugely popular novels. I wanted to go back closer to his beginnings as a published writer, … > Read More

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Great start to a promising writing career

Book Review By Derryll White Corbett, David (2002). The Devil’s Redhead. Corbett is a new writer to me. I got the book at a good price from a thrift store, attracted as much by the dust cover as anything. He … > Read More

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Worth the read from a social conscience viewpoint

Book Review By Derryll White Burke, Alafair (2008). Angel’s Tip. Alafair Burke is relatively new to the mystery genre, although she already has two separate characters embedded in series – Samantha Kincaid as a Deputy District Attorney in Portland, Oregon; … > Read More

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Perfectly Blunt; Cardinal series grows

Book Review By Derryll White Blunt, Giles (2012). Until the Night. I was pleased to go to work at Lotus Books and find a new Giles Blunt on the New Releases shelf. I have touted him to many customers. All … > Read More

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One of the best tricksters practicing in English

Book Review By Derryll White Kingsolver, Barbara. Homeland and Other Stories. Barbara Kingsolver is perhaps one of the most sensitive writers I have ever read. Her treatment in ‘Homeland’ of that thing we broadly label “the human condition” literally makes … > Read More

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Barbara Kingsolver informs my world

Book Review By Derryll White Kingsolver, Barbara (1993). Pigs In Heaven. New or old, it is always a delight to open a Barbara Kingsolver book. I never know where she may take me but, novel or essay, I always trust … > Read More

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Kellerman capable; Deception an easy read

Book Review By Derryll White Kellerman, Johnathan (2011). Deception. Given the prodigious outpouring of the Kellerman machine, both Johnathan and Faye, I have until now bypassed their body of work. But we sell them steadily in Lotus Books so I … > Read More

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A book all EK residents might find rewarding

Book Review By Derryll White Sombrowski, Gordon (2011). What Echo Heard. Right off I have to say that I am pleased that Oolichan Books is finally bringing some new B.C. Interior authors forward. When the press was purchased and moved … > Read More

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