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Grip of Death Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Grip of Death’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

GRIP OF DEATHBy Len LevinsonRough Edge Press242 pages Set in New York City in the turbulent year after the start of the Civil War, Levinson’s story revolves around a group of Southerners known as the Chivalry who hatch a plot to cripple the North’s economic strength. Their goal was to

Levon's Time Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Levon’s Time’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

LEVON’S TIMEA Levon Cade ThrillerBy Chuck DixonRough Edge Press228 pgs In the tradition of the great Lee Falk, creator of the Phantom cartoon strip, “for those of us who came in late.” Chuck Dixon, one of the top comic book scripters in the country, started writing a series of vigilante

Eye of Vengeance Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Eye of Vengeance’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE EYE OF VENGEANCEA Red Jackal AdventureBy Jonathan W. SweetBrick Pickle Media, L.L.C.149 Pgs The Twin-Cities rouge-colored adventurer returns in a full-length adventure that pits him against a mysterious criminal mastermind known by various names. For whatever nefarious reasons, publisher Blake Randolph’s secret crime-fighting persona has become the target of

Cowboy and the Conqueror Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Cowboy and The Conqueror’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE COWBOY AND THE CONQUERORA Bob Howard AdventureBy Teel James GlennPro Se Press180 pgs In 2020, writer Teel James Glenn wrote “A Cowboy in Carpathia” and in 2021 it was nominated for a Pulp Factory Award for Best Novel. The story’s conceit was that pulp writer Robert E. Howard, the

THE SHADOWED CIRCLE # 2 Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Shadowed Circle #2’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE SHADOWED CIRCLE # 2Editor/Publisher Steve DonosoA Renaissance Press Publication62 pages Last year pulp enthusiasts were treated to the premier of this excellent new magazine devoted to arguably the great pulp hero of them all, The Shadow. The magazine was crammed packed with excellent, informative articles, and great artwork all

Death Trip Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Dead Trip’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

DEATH TRIPBy P.J. Thorndykehttps://pjthorndyke.wordpress.com/238 pgs It is the summer of 1968 and a girl name Alice has fled her past life and moved to California. Fate decrees her arrival to coincide with a deadly train derailment that unleashes an experimental gas created by the war department to enhance violent emotions

Fancy Anders Goes To War Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Fancy Anders Goes To War’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

FANCY ANDERS GOES TO WARBy Max Allan CollinsIllustrated by Fay DaltonNeo Text118 pgs During World War Two, so many of America’s sons went off fighting a war, it fell on America’s daughters to keep the homefront afloat. Now for those mothers and wives living on farms and ranches, none of

Cutthroat Dogs Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Cutthroat Dogs’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

CUTTHROAT DOGS(An Amos Walker Mystery)By Loren D. EstlemanA Forge Book196 pgs Loren D. Estleman has been writing stories about Detroit P.I. Amos Walker for a while now, as the inside list shows this new offering is nearing thirty published mysteries. Obviously, we’re late to the party, but when “Cutthroat Dogs”

Maneater Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Maneaters’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MANEATERSKiller Sharks in Men’s Adventure MagazinesEdited by Robert Deis & Wyatt DoyleMensPulpMags.com# new texture192 pgs With apologies to Peter Benchley, just when you thought it was safe to go back into the Mam’s pulp library comes “Maneaters.” This is a collection of sixteen over-the-top tales of deadly shark encounters as

Sherlock Holmes vs Dracula Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Sherlock Holmes VS Dracula’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

SHERLOCK HOLMES VS DRACULABy Loren D. EstlemanTitan Books196 pgs There have been numerous Holmes pastiches that pit him against the King of Vampires. Some have been decent, others abysmal, and a few extremely well done. This tome falls totally in the latter category and is a great deal of fun.

Get out of town Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Get Out of Town’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

GET OUT OF TOWNAn Aaron Mackey WesternBy Terrence McCauleyPinnacle Western341 pgs This is book three in Terrence McCauley’s series featuring ex-Cavalry Captain Aaron Mackey and his black former Sergeant, Billy Sunday. If you haven’t read the first two entries, we’d advise you to put this volume back on your bookshelf

The Bloody Spur Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Bloody Spur’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE BLOODY SPURA Caleb York WesternBy Mickey Spillane & Max Allan CollinsPinnacle Books270 pgs This is the third of Max Collins’ five Caleb York adventures. York was a western character created by the late Mickey Spillane in a movie script possibly intended for his pal John Wayne. Collins adapted that

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