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Benedict and Brazo's 2 Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Benedict & Brazos #2 Badge For Brazos’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BENEDICT & BRAZOS # 2  Badge For BrazosBy E. Jefferson ClayBold Venture Press Yank Duke Benedict and Reb Hank Brazos need a stake to continue their hunt for outlaw Bo Rangle who knows the whereabouts of $200,000 dollars stolen at the end of the Civil War. To that end, they

Evolution Man Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Evolution Man’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

EVOLUTION MANBy Charles E. MillhouseStormgate Press265 pgs Young Caidin Wells is a thrill seeker. Anything from fast cars to skydiving, he willing signs regardless of the risk. Only in his twenties, he thinks himself invulnerable. Then one day his hand slips off a mountain face and Caidin plunges hundreds of

It Seems Like A good Idea At The Time Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Diamondback’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

DIAMONDBACKIt Seemed Like a Good Idea At The TimeBy Derrick FergusonPro Se Press165 pgs There is absolutely nothing subtle about this book. It is a powerful, gang-blasting, take-no-prisoners crime thriller from start to finish. The setting is the fictional city of Denbrook, a modern-day Sodom and Gomorrah filled to the

Benedict and Brozos Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Benedict & Brazos’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BENEDICT & BRAZOS# 1 Aces WildBy E. Jefferson ClayBold Venture Press Writer Paul Wheelahan was born in 1930 in Bombala, New South Wales Australia the son of a mounted policeman. He grew up in the Great Depression and in 1947 moved to Sydney, to work for his idol, comic creator

Archie Goes Home Book Review

‘Archie Goes Home’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

ARCHIE GOES HOMEA Nero Wolfe AdventureBy Robert GoldsboroughMysteriousPress.com233 pgs As we’ve said in previous reviews, series such as this one appeal to readers not so much for the actual mysteries, though it is fun to try and outguess the detectives before the finale, but rather for the characters themselves. Aside

'A Cowboy In Carpethia' Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘A Cowboy in Carpathia’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

A COWBOY IN CARPATHIABy Teel James GlennPro Se Press184 pgs Every so often a book comes along that is so pulped, it reverberates this fact gloriously on every single page. From inception to execution and finally, in print, it proudly tells the reader this is what true pulp fiction is

Reincarnal Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Reincarnal & Other Tales’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

REINCARNAL & Other TalesBy Max Allan CollinsWolf Pack Publishing326 pages This book collects eleven horror tales by Collins, several in radio script form, that were written over the years for different anthologies. Note, the Table of Contents only lists ten. But hey, quality control ain’t what it used to be.

Later Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Later’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

LATERBy Stephen KingHard Case Crime250 pgsComing March 2021 “I see dead people.” That classic movie line jumps at us fast upon delving into Master of the Bizarre’s latest story. Only this time, it is the child with the unenviable talent narrating the tale. Jamie Conklin lives with his single mother,

Jack London Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Jack London In Paradise’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

JACK LONDON IN PARADISEBy Paul MalmontSimon & Schuster Paperbacks383 pgs In this book, Paul Malmont imagines London’s last trip to Hawaii which lasted from Dec of 1915 through July of 1916. At which time he and his second wife Charmian returned to their Sonoma ranch in California where he would

Men's Adventure Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Men’s Adventure Quarterly Vol 1 No 1’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MEN’S ADVENTURE Quarterly Vol 1 No 1Edited by Robert Deis & Bill CunninghamSubtropic Productions, LLC.156 pgs Team-ups; there’s nothing better. Being avid comic fans we early on learned how amazing things can happen when two creators join forces. The prime example is writer Stan Lee’s partnership with artist Jack Kirby.

Shills Can't Cash Chips Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Shills Can’t Cash Chips’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

SHILLS CAN’T CASH CHIPSA Cool & Lam mystery.By Erle Stanley Gardner writing as A.A. FairHard Case Crime219 pgs Best known for his Perry Mason mysteries, Erle Stanley Gardner seems to have had a great deal of fun creating and writing the exploits  Bertha Cool and Donald Lam. Cool, a heavy-set

Enter The Jackal Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Enter The Jackal’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

ENTER THE JACKALBy Jonathan W. SweetBrick Pickle Media,LLC201 pgs. Clad in a blood-red costume and wearing the cowl shaped like a jackal’s head, the Red Jackal metes out justice to all evil-doers residing in America’s Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St.Paul. In reality, he is a communication mogul, Randolph Blake.

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