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Quarry's Bood Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Quarry’s Blood’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

QUARRY’S BLOODBy Max Allan CollinsHard Case Crime205 pgs Max Allan Collins has written stories about his Vietnam veteran hitman since 1976. It was obvious from the start that the author and his creation were the same age making it easy for him to place the stories in time. Collins did

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

Sahara Six Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Sahara Six’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

SAHARA SIX(A Mace Bullard Patrol)By James HopwoodPro-Se Press126 pg Adventure tales of the French Foreign Legion were a staple of the classic pulp magazine titles. These were hardy stories of brave men who for whatever reasons were societies’ cast-offs and banded together under the French flag. It was a brotherhood

Saturn's Child Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘SATURN’S CHILD And Other Tales’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

SATURN’S CHILD And Other TalesBy Mark Allen VannXepico Press211 pages Writer Mark Allen Vann has the marvelous talent of spinning old familiar genres around until they appear like something totally fresh and new.  He does this to perfection in his latest collection of stories, “Saturn’s Child And Other Tales.” There

Nightveil Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Nightveil’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

NIGHTVEILCrisis at the Crossroads of InfinityBy Bobby NashPro-Se Press171 pgs Several years ago AC Comics, one of the longest-running independent comics companies in the country, joined forces with New Pulp publisher Pro-Se Press to produce several novels based on their colorful comic book characters. Writer Bobby Nash immediately signed on

Ghosts of The Jackal Book review By Ron Fortier

‘Ghost of The Jackal’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

GHOSTS OF THE JACKALBy Jonathan W. SweetBrick Pickle Media LLC.157 pgs This is the second book in this series featuring Sweet’s original pulp hero and we are delighted. As much as we enjoyed his first outing, this one is twice as much fun. We’re given two really great adventures. In

The Shadowed Circle Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Shadowed Circle # 1’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

The Shadowed Circle # 1Editor/Publisher Steve DonosoA Renaissance Press Publication50 pages From a wonderful cover image to the last stunning back cover pix, this little magazine is a pulp gem. Especially for those of you who consider the Shadow the greatest pulp creation of them all. Editor Steve Donoso and

Exotic Adventures of Robert Silverberg Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Exotic Adventures of Robert Silverberg’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

EXOTIC ADVENTURES OF ROBERT SILVERBERGEdited by Robert Deis & Wyatt Doyle# New Texture Press139 pgs Robert Silverberg is one of the best-known science fiction writers in the world. He is a multiple winners of both Hugo and Nebula Awards, a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame,

Cobra Woman Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Cobra Woman’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

COBRA WOMANBy Len LevinsonRough Edge Press287 pgs When he was a young boy, Sam Wishnefsky saw an old 1944 movie called “Cobra Movie” starring exotic beauty Maria Montez. In it, the South Seas temptress dances the alluring snake dance and is forever imprinted on Sam’s psyche. Years later, at 26,

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

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,

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