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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

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

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

Matthew Henson & The Ice Palace of Harlem Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Matthew Henson and Ice Temple of Harlem’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MATTHEW HENSON and the ICE TEMPLE OF HARLEMBy Gary PhillipsAgora Books232 pgs In contemplating this particular review, we were reminded of the old McDonald’s campaign ad in which people were encouraged to increase their initial order from a simple burger and fries to Super-Size. Not that that was good for

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