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Benedict and Brazo's Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Benedict and Brazos’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BENEDICT AND BRAZOS # 18 : Bo Rangle’s BoothillBy E. Jefferson ClayBold Venture Press116 pgs So we’re heading out the door about to go on a ten-day vacation in New England to view the magnificent Fall foliage. Hastily we scan the books on our shelf and grab two to stuff

Men's Adventure #5 Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Men’s Adventure Quarterly’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MEN’S ADVENTURE QUARTERLYIssue # 5Edited by Robert Deis & Bill CunninghamPulp 2.0166 pgs Issue 5 of this terrific magazine arrived like a 4th of July rocket-blaster. Jammed packed with the usual assortment of informative articles and awesome illustrations, we didn’t waste a second digging into it. The visual prize this

THE SHADOWED CIRCLE # 3 Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Shadowed Circle #3’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE SHADOWED CIRCLE # 3Editor/Publisher Steve DonosoA Renaissance Arts Press Publication66 pages Once again, Editor Steve Donoso and his crew of enthusiastic Shadow devotees have put together another stellar issue cram-packed with informative and fun articles. All behind a terrific cover by Steve Rude. Albert J. Emery’s query as to

Bloodless Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Bloodless’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BLOODLESSA Pendergast NovelBy Preston & ChildGrand Central Publishing385 pgs As we said dozens of times before, our favorite new pulp series today is the Pendergast novels by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. “Bloodless” is the twentieth in the adventures of Special FBI Agent Aloysius Pendergast and probably one of the

Men's Adventure Vol 4 Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Men’s Adventure Quarterly’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MEN’S ADVENTURE QUARTERLYIssue # 4Edited by Robert Deis & Bill CunninghamPulp 2.0148 pgs When repeating an operation several times, you can be assured of one of two results. One, the action is lessened and the quality diminishes with repetition. Or, two, the process becomes refined and the quality increases exponentially.

The Titanic Murders Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘The Titanic Murders’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE TITANIC MURDERSBy Max Allan CollinsThomas & Mercer Books251 pgs Born in 1875, Jacques Futrelle was a journalist turned mystery writer. He is best known for writing short detective stories featuring Professor Augustus S.F.X . Van Dusen known at The Thinking Machine for his use of logic. While on a

Dead Jack and The Old Gods Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Dead Jack and The Old Gods’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

DEAD JACK and The OLD GODSBy James AquiloneHomunculus House255 pgs Unlike the overwhelming majority of our colleagues in the pulp community, we have never been fans of writer H.P. Lovecraft. His elaborate myth of the Cthulu and the Old Gods always seemed too grandiose a concept to be effective as

Mystery at Winchester House Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Mystery At Winchester House’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MYSTERY AT WINCHESTER HOUSE(A Hollywood Cowboy Detectives Mystery)By Darryle PurcellA Buckskin Edition Western163 pgs This is the twentieth offering in this fanciful series starring many of the classic movie cowboy stars of the 30s and 40s. The primary characters featured throughout most of the adventures are Sean Curly Woods, public

The Fateful Eight Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Fateful Eight’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE FATEFUL EIGHTBy Mark Allen VannXepico Press293 pgs Last year writer Mark Allen Vann impressed us with the debut of his first collection of new pulp tales, “Eight Against the Darkness.” In it, Vann introduced eight distinct heroes all molded on established pulp genres and each was a gem. Enough

Live Fast, Spy Hard Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Live Fast, Spy Hard’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

LIVE FAST, SPY HARDBy Max Allan Collins with Matthew V. ClemensA John Sand ThrillerWolfpack Publishing263 pgs The 60s spy vibes continue in this second John Sand adventure that proved to be so much fun in the first. For those who came in late, John Sand is the actual British agent

Barnstormers Book Two Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Barnstormers’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BARNSTORMERS  Book TwoBy Matthew BieniekAvailable at Amazon207 pgs College grads Kristina “Kiki” Hansen and Bridget Doyle continue their adventures as high-flying barnstormers while continuing their undercover work as agents for the international police agency known as ICPO. In this volume, the girls find themselves in gangster-ridden Chicago still chasing after

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