1990s > 1994

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    100 Wild Little Weird Tales by Robert Weinberg

Weird Tales, the acknowledged leader of pulp magazine fantasy from 1923 to 1954, provided many of the genre's wildest and wooliest stories. Here are 100 of the magazine's greatest, written by the best and brightest writers of the macabre tales of horror. Every story is guaranteed to bewilder, disturb, and excite.

Year: 1994
Genre: Horror

    A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane

As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the arrival of Dennis Lehane, the master of the new noir--and introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, his smart and tough private investigators weaned on the blue-collar streets of Dorchester.

Year: 1994
Genre: Private Eye

    A Son of the Circus by John Irving

Born a Parsi in Bombay, sent to university and medical school in Vienna, Dr. Farrokh Daruwalla is a 59-year-old orthopedic surgeon and a Canadian citizen who lives in Toronto. Once, 20 years ago, Dr. Daruwalla was the examining physician of two murder victims in Goa. Now, 20 years later, he will be reacquainted with the murderer.

Year: 1994
Genre: Cold CaseMurder Mystery

    All Our Yesterdays by Robert B. Parker

"All Our Yesterdays" opens amid the violence and tumult of 1920s Ireland with Conn Sheridan, a reckless young IRA captain. Conn's forbidden affair with Hadley Winslow, a Boston tycoon's wife, initiates a dangerous entanglement of desire and blackmail between two families that will span three generations. When a shattering betrayal forces Conn to flee Ireland, he beings a new life in America as a Boston cop.

Year: 1994
Genre: Family Saga

    Battle of Leyte Gulf by Thomas J. Cutler

The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been called the best account of it ever written.

Year: 1994
Genre: Battle of Leyte GulfUS Navy

    Calde of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe

Journeying aboard the generational starship the Whorl, the young priest Patera Silk becomes a prophet and revolutionary as he questions his faith while confronting a crime lord in a saga where "[Wolfe] continues to prove himself one of the genre's most literate writers and luminescent thinkers" (Library Journal).

Year: 1994
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction

    Closing Time by Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller returns to the characters of Catch-22, now coming to the end of their lives and the century, as is the entire generation that fought in World War II: Yossarian and Milo Minderbinder, the chaplain, and such newcomers as little Sammy Singer and giant Lew, all linked, in an uneasy peace and old age, fighting not the Germans this time, but The End.

Year: 1994
Genre: Literature

    D-Day: June 6, 1944 by Stephen E. Ambrose

tephen E. Ambrose's D-Day is the definitive history of World War II's most pivotal battle, a day that changed the course of history.D-Day is the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their lives, when the horrors, complexities, and triumphs of life are laid bare.

Year: 1994
Genre: D-DayWorld War II

    Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy

In retrospect, it would seem an odd way to start a war. . . . The end of history. The new world order. Fine phrases, but as Jack Ryan is about to discover, history isn't dead yet - and only the nature of the threat is new.

Year: 1994
Genre: CIATerrorist

    Dixie City Jam by James Lee Burke

A FORGOTTEN NAZI SUB BRINGS OLD HATREDS TO THE SURFACE. They're out there, under the salt -- the bodies of German seamen who used to lie in wait at the mouth of the Mississippi for unescorted American tankers sailing from the oil refineries of Baton Rouge out into the Gulf of Mexico.

Year: 1994
Genre: Suspense




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1994100 Wild Little Weird Tales by Robert Weinberg Horror, Short Stories
1994A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane Private Eye, Angela Gennaro, Patrick Kenzie
1994A Son of the Circus by John Irving Cold Case, Murder Mystery, India
1994All Our Yesterdays by Robert B. Parker Family Saga, Boston
1994Battle of Leyte Gulf by Thomas J. Cutler US Navy, Non-Fiction
23-26 October 1944
1994Calde of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Fantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1994Closing Time by Joseph Heller Literature
1994D-Day: June 6, 1944 by Stephen E. Ambrose World War II, Non-Fiction
The Climactic Battle of World War II
1994Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy CIA, Terrorist, Jack Ryan
1994Dixie City Jam by James Lee Burke Suspense, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
1994Fletch Reflected by Gregory Mcdonald Investigative Reporter, Fletch
1994Floating City by Eric Van Lustbader Action, Nicholas Linnear
1994From the Teeth of Angels by Jonathan Carroll Fantasy, Answered Prayers
1994Furious Gulf by Gregory Benford Hard SF, Galactic Center Saga
1994Gun, with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem Near Future, Satire, Speculative
1994Hardboiled by Bill Pronzini Crime Fiction, Hardboiled Detective, Private Eye, Short Stories
An Anthology of American Crime Stories
1994Inca Gold by Clive Cussler Action, Treasure Hunt, Dirk Pitt
1994Insomnia by Stephen King Supernatural
1994Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Discworld
1994Interface by Neal Stephenson Political SF
1994K is for Killer by Sue Grafton Cold Case, Private Eye, Kinsey Millhone
1994Lake of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1994Litany of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
The First Half of 'the Book of the Long Sun'
1994Night Relics by James P. Blaylock Ghosts, Supernatural, The Ghosts Trilogy
1994Robert Crews by Thomas Berger Adventure
1994Soul Music by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Music, Discworld
1994Spenser's Boston by Robert B. Parker Spenser, Boston
1994The Alienist by Caleb Carr Historical Detective, Serial Killer, Laszlo Kreizle
1994The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams by Lawrence Block Comic Mystery, Crime Fiction, Bernie Rhodenbarr
1994The Chamber by John Grisham Legal Thriller, Death Row
1994The Concrete Blond by Michael Connelly Police Procedural, Serial Killer, Harry Bosch
1994The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy Westerns, Border Trilogy
1994The Ultimate Egoist by Theodore Sturgeon Fantasy, Science Fiction, Short Stories
Volume I: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon
1994Tunnel Vision by Sara Paretsky Private Eye, V.I. Warshawski
1994Walking Shadow by Robert B. Parker Private Eye, Spenser
1994With an Extreme Burning by Bill Pronzini Revenge





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