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Where To Buy The Amazing Dr Clitterhouse VHS starring Edward G Robinson Humphrey Bogart Claire Trevor Allen Jenkins Donald Crisp At The Lowest Price?

The Amazing Dr Clitterhouse VHS starring Edward G Robinson Humphrey Bogart Claire Trevor Allen Jenkins Donald Crisp

Why Buy A The Amazing Dr Clitterhouse VHS starring Edward G Robinson Humphrey Bogart Claire Trevor Allen Jenkins Donald Crisp?
A stylish, often amusing crime drama, this 1938 feature revolves around a central, improbable plot twist that consciously serves its casting against type: as the eponymous doctor, Edward G. Robinson, who had helped define the Warner Bros. style for gritty gangster sagas, jettisons his signature snarl in favor of a plummy, vaguely English accent that underlines his urbane sophistication. Dr. Clitterhouse is a creature of privilege who embarks on a criminal life not out of desperation, but rather through intellectual curiosity; instead of slouch hats and suits, he has marcelled hair and first appears in white tie and tails. He begins pulling off perfect jewel thefts as research into the criminal mind, but his gradual immersion in New Yorks shadowy demimonde of thieves and fences eventually finds the good doctor between those two worlds.

Robinsons principal foils stick closer to their studio strong suits. Humphrey Bogart is Rocks Valentine, a sturdy if familiar variation on the hoods and have-nots that were his early stock in trade at the studio. Bogarts fence and former paramour is Jo Keller, played by Claire Trevor as glamorous, streetwise, and otherwise decent, apart from her knack for larceny. When the doctor asks her to fence his glittering contraband, shes intrigued, and Clitterhouse, known to the hoods only as the Professor, becomes their strategist. Jo is clearly falling for him, while Rocks is visibly jealous of the fastidious strangers rising influence and romantic rivalry.

In keeping with its ultimately goofy premise, the story navigates some eccentric plot turns with an aplomb that can be credited to the solid cast (including other studio stalwarts such as Allen Jenkins, Ward Bond, and Donald Crisp) and the three principals, who would work off each other to much more riveting effect a decade later in Key Largo. –Sam Sutherland

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Where To Buy Trick of the Light A Trickster Novel Trixa by Rob Thurman At The Lowest Price?

Trick of the Light A Trickster Novel Trixa by Rob Thurman

Why Buy A Trick of the Light A Trickster Novel Trixa by Rob Thurman?
When Trixa learns of a powerful artifact known as the Light of Life, she knows shes hit the jackpot. Both sides-angel and demon-would give anything for it. But first she has to find it. And as Heaven and Hell ready for an apocalyptic throwdown, Trixa must decide where her true loyalty lies, and what shes ready to fight for. Because in her world, if you line up on the wrong side, you pay with more than your life…

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Over 25 Five Star Customer Reviews On Amazon!

Trick of the light is aptly named
When I first started reading it I thought it was a Cal Leandros clone. But while there are similarities between them and Zeke and Griffin, nothing else is the same (except for quasi-guest appearance by a well known Puck). I have to say that I really enjoyed this book and look forward to everything and anything Rob writes. She creates Characters you love and love to hate and mishmashes them together so well. If you get the chance, please read, you wont be sorry.

Great first novel in hopefully a new series!
I love the Cal and Niko novels and was very worried that the new series wouldn’t live up to the characterization and amazing story lines of the Nightlife series. Not to worry! The book was fun and fast paced right from the first page and just kept getting better and better!

A great start to a new series.
This book is a great starter novel to this new series. The book is quite vague when it comes to character back grounds for the central characters but I felt that this was necessary in order to preserve the twist at the end of the book, however when the plot twist is revealed you’ll find yourself doing a double take.

Rob Thurman is a fantastic character writer. She has proven very adept at writing strong characters that still seem to retain flaws and weaknesses that keep them feeling human (or as human as you can get in urban fantasy) and tactile. Also I really like that she is able to keep each character feeling very defined, keeping them from bleeding into one another.

Another point that I would like to make is that Rob Thurman has done something that I haven’t ever seen another author do before, and that is having two of her series inhabit the same universe. This allows for some interesting angles and exciting plot twists to be made in each respective story and I am very very interested to see what comes of this.

Great start to a new series!
Another home run by Rob Thurman, and as tricky as the Run DMC song. Trick of Light is a highly entertaining urban fantasy set in the same verse as her previous novels (Nightlife, Moonshine, etc.), though knowledge of them is not necessary. Definitely a series I’ll be eagerly following!

Does She Ever Let Us Down?
Rob Thurman has an excellent writing style that brings character to life. She isn’t afraid to go beyond the norm. Her new book, ‘Trick of the Light’, follows the same dark twisted world as the Cal Leandros series. It sucks you in, doesn’t let go until you get to the end, where your world is turned upside down. Finish the book people. FINISH IT. You’ll be happy you did.

And I love her sarcasm. Well, her characters’ sarcasm. And always colorful curses…

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Where To Buy Invitation to Seduction An by Lorraine Heath At The Lowest Price?

Invitation to Seduction An by Lorraine Heath

Why Buy A Invitation to Seduction An by Lorraine Heath?
Elegant Kitty Robertson is properly betrothed to a most eligible lord.

Then another man becomes intent on her seduction. How can she possibly resist?

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A perfect story!!!
And a great seduction. I loved it!!! I fell in love with the characters, and it had a wonderful ending. This is by far my favorite Lorraine Heath book.

Great Plot Twist
This is the first Lorraine Heath book I’ve read, and it was a page turner. I especially liked that the hero and heroine were on equal footing–both were rich and moved in London’s society circles. You feel Richard’s obsession with Kitty right away, yet you’re happy the heroine didn’t fall for Richard but remained true to her fiance thus allowing for great dialog as Kitty wasn’t intimidated by Richard’s title. There’s a super plot twist about two thirds through the book that makes this a story worth reading. If you enjoy Victorian romances, you’ll love “An Invitation to Seduction.” (A note to the author–keep the covers ‘clean’–I have children in the house!)

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The Bodies Left Behind A Novel by Jeffery Deaver

Why Buy A The Bodies Left Behind A Novel by Jeffery Deaver?
Amazon Best of the Month, November 2008: Nothing is as it seems in The Bodies Left Behind, Jeffrey Deavers quintessential cant-put-it-down thriller about an off-duty cop who investigates an aborted 911 call from a secluded vacation home and ends up on the run. From the opening scene (thatll keep even the bravest of you at home with the doors locked and the shades drawn), Deaver delivers a clever page-turner that reads like one of his tightly plotted and fast-paced short stories (fans should check out Twisted). Endlessly surprising (there is more than one jaw-dropping plot twist) and supremely gripping (two hours after cracking this stand-alone thriller, I came up for air and took a moment to shake the cramp out of my fingers), The Bodies Left Behind is one of the most entertaining thrillers of the year. –Daphne Durham

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Company by Max Barry – Save 32% Today!

Company by Max Barry

Why Buy A Company by Max Barry?
Stephen Jones is a shiny new hire at Zephyr Holdings. From the outside, Zephyr is just another bland corporate monolith, but behind its glass doors business is far from usual: the beautiful receptionist is paid twice as much as anybody else to do nothing, the sales reps use self help books as manuals, no one has seen the CEO, no one knows exactly what they are selling, and missing donuts are the cause of office intrigue. While Jones originally wanted to climb the corporate ladder, he now finds himself descending deeper into the irrational rationality of company policy. What he finds is hilarious, shocking, and utterly telling.

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Scary, vital; author had to have been one of my coworkers
The scariest part about Max Berry’s insightful look at the modern corporation is that he lives in Australia. Are things as bad there as they are in the U.S.?

Although a plot twist suggests that Berry”s fictional corporation is not typical, my own experience with a dozen major corporations suggest that his descriptions, particularly of employee reactions, are dead on. I believe in every one of his characters; in fact, I think I’ve met them.

Stupendous job!
I have not read a better business novel! And I believe I have read almost all business novels that exist. I would compare it with ‘Yes Minister’ in its satire and with any thriller in its pace. After working in the industry for a decade, everything reads so eerily true! I recommend it to everybody planning to work in business (with a pinch of salt) and everybody in the business world or connected to it.

The book is well written and is a very easy read and fast. And you do not have to know anything about the business world to understand it either.

It is one of my all time top 10 reads.

A Suckerpunch Of Humor
Barry takes the mundane, humorous things that happen in an office and pushes them to the extreme in this novel. The story opens with one employee getting another employee fired during a vendetta to get revenge for a missing doughnut and only gets crazier from there. A thoroughly enjoyable read.

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