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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.

Poe Must Die Book review

‘Poe Must Die’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

POE MUST DIEBy Marc OldenA MysteriousPress.com Book349 pgs In the dark corners of the occult world, a powerful European psychic named Jonathan seeks the mystical Throne of Solomon; a magical seat of power that will grant him dominion over the entire world including the realms of Hell. But to find

Skim Deep Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Skim Deep’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

SKIM DEEPBy Max Allan CollinsHard Case Crime222 pgs The best is left for last. Or so the old adage goes. From our perspective, never having read any of the previous books in this series, we are grateful to have read this supposed last entry. After reading “Skim Deep,” we truly

The Devil's Due Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Devil’s Due’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE DEVIL’S DUEEdited by Adam MesserValhalla Books229 pgs Valhalla Books is a relatively new name in the pulp field and they are off to a great start with this premier anthology, “The Devil’s due.” Presented for your enjoyment are fourteen stories in which the main characters, much to their later

Cryptozoica Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Cryptozoica’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

CRYPTOZOICABy Mark EllisCover & Interior Illustrations by Jeff SlemonsMillennial Concepts404 pgs Mark Ellis is an accomplished writer with a long, impressive history of writing fantastic fiction. When we first heard of this book, a decade ago, we were intrigued. Having grown up reading lots of Lost World adventures from Conan

The Cutthroat Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Cutthroat’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE CUTTHROAT(An Isaac Bell Adventure)By Justin Scott & Clive CusslerPutnam Books381 pages We’ve been fans of this series since first created by Clive Cussler and then picked up by Justin Scott. These are historical action packed stories of a turn-of-the-century Van Dorn detective Isaac Bell and accurate settings and history

Gauge Black - Hell's Revenge Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Gauge Black – Hell’s Revenge’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

GAUGE BLACK – Hell’s Revenge By Mark Justice Self-Published Available at Amazon 128 pgs Revenge plots are a standard in westerns but in “Gauge Black – Hell’s Revenge,” author Mark Justice rips the format to shreds in this unforgiving tale. A Corporal in the Union Army during the Civil War,

Tarzan and The Valley of Gold Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Tarzan and The Valley of Gold’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

TARZAN AND THE VALLEY OF GOLD By Fritz Leiber From a Screenplay by Clair Huffaker ERB, Inc. 320 pages Clair Huffaker was one of the finest American writers to ever work in Hollywood. In 1965 he was hired by producer Sy Weintraub to write a new Tarzan film which would

The Madness of Frankenstein Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Madness of Frankenstein’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE MADNESS OF FRANKENSTEIN By Derrick Ferguson Pulp Work Press 138 pgs. New Pulp writer Derrick Ferguson is best known for his action packed adventures, be they the exploits of Dillon, Fortune McCall or Sebastian Red. All of these should already be on your reading list. But back in 1914,

The Ghosts Karnak Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Ghosts of Karnak’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE GHOSTS OF KARNAK By George Mann Titan Books 271 pages George Mann’s steam-pulp hero, the Ghost, returns in this, his third outing. When Gabriel Cross’ girlfriend, Ginny Gray, fails to return from her sight-seeing trip to Egypt, he is a bit concerned. That feeling of tread is only magnified

Killing Town Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Killing Town’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

KILLING TOWN The Lost First Mike Hammer Thriller! By Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins Titan Books 225 pages Sometimes Christmas comes early. That was our first reaction upon learning Max Allan Collins and the folks at Titan Books were about to publish the first Mike Hammer book by the

Nightwise Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Nightwise’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

NIGHTWISE By R. S. Belcher Tor Books 352 pgs This is the third R. S. Belcher novel we’ve read in the past two years and we are fast becoming devoted fans. Whereas the first two were part of a weird western series, “Nightwise” is a twisted, dark tale of modern

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