- Author:Ross Thomas
- Publisher:Hamish Hamilton Ltd; 1st Penguin edition (May 9, 1985)
- Pages:322 pages
- Subcategory:Thrillers & Suspense
- FB2 format1842 kb
- ePUB format1860 kb
- DJVU format1763 kb
- Formats:txt lrf lrf lit
Ross Thomas took the talent and time to turn out truly good and entertaining books, this one in particular. Incidentally, Thomas only explains the title, Briarpatch, close to the end of the book.
Ross Thomas took the talent and time to turn out truly good and entertaining books, this one in particular. Is BRIARPATCH a great book? Well, that's subjective because what's great to some, sucks for others. All I know is that when I get tired of the popular mystery or thriller writers of the day-this day- I go back and find a John D. MacDonald or Ross Thomas to enjoy reading again.
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Three or four times over the years, I got to hear Ross Thomas tell how he got started in the writing game. It was a pretty good story all by itself, but the best part about it for me was watching the faces of the wannabes in the audience. Ross would explain that he’d been at loose ends after a job ended-maybe he’d just finished running a political campaign for a friend in Jamestown, North Dakota, or maybe he had recently returned from Africa-and he’d decided to try his hand at a novel.
Audiobook: A Briar Patch can be many things: a hiding place, a place to avoid (as in Star Trek), a thicket of. .Ross Thomas‘ first novel, The Cold War Swap, was published in 1967. It won the Edgar Allen Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America for the best first novel of that year.
Audiobook: A Briar Patch can be many things: a hiding place, a place to avoid (as in Star Trek), a thicket of prickly bushes, and a place where you can get all tangled up. Ben Gill experiences all of those things in this book. Felicity Dill, homicide detective, collects rent due on her duplex, gets in her car, and is blown to bits. Her brother, Ben, is an investigator for a Senate subcommittee. He immediately flies down to his hometown where she worked and discovers a mystery.
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Briarpatch is an upcoming American anthology series starring Rosario Dawson based on the Ross Thomas novel of the same name. On December 12, 2019, it was announced that the series will premiere on February 6, 2020. Rosario Dawson as Allegra Dill.
The Briar Patch, Bangor, Maine. The Briar Patch is more than a children’s bookstore.
A long-distance call from a Texas city on his birthday gives Benjamin Dill the news that his sister- it' s her birthday, too, they were born exactly ten years apart- has died in a car bomb explosion. It' s the chief of police calling- Felicity Dill worked for him; she was a homicide detective.
Briarpatch by Ross Thomas - book cover, description, publication history. Fast, furious and funny, Briarpatch shows why Ross Thomas is recognized as one of the finest of all suspense writers. Similar books by other authors. The Last Good Kiss (C W Sughrue, book 1) James Crumley. Every Man a Menace Patrick Hoffman. Used availability for Ross Thomas's Briarpatch.
Ross Thomas is ranked as one of the very top thriller writers by his fellow authors, and his readers loudly agree. Two Edgar Awards, and other prizes, only complement the abundant praise that Thomas has received. Since Thomas's death in 1995, all but one of his twenty-five novels have gone out of print are as consistently entertaining. even fewer can match him for style and power. St. Martin's Minotaur is proud to remedy this situation by reissuing Thomas's novels