Book Review

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 Midnight Guardian Book Reivew

‘The Midnight Guardian’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE MIDNIGHT GUARDIAN (Annihilation Machine) By John C. Bruening Flinch Books 328 pgs John Bruening’s second novel in his Midnight Guardian pulp series answers the question; Can one have too much of a good thing? Sadly the answer in this case is most definitely. We recall reviewing the first book

THE BLACK STILETTO Stars & Stripes Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Black Stiletto – Stars & Stripes’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE BLACK STILETTO Stars & Stripes By Raymond Benson Oceanview Publishing 384 pgs. In this, the third installment of Raymond Benson’s female vigilante saga, Judy Cooper comes to the aid of a Chinese family in New York, gets in involved with the 1960 presidential campaign and ends up saving both

Astroman Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Astroman’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

ASTROMAN Book One – The Secret Citadel By Dwight Decker Vesper Press 178 pgs Superheroes are a popular topic for prose novesl these days as authors attempt to cash on on the success of Hollywood’s big buget Cape Operas. With “Astroman – The Secret Citadel,” writer Dwight Decker takes his

Comic book review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren’

The Star Wars saga has already covered — quite extensively — the fall of Anakin Skywalker and the rise of Darth Vader. And we’ve seen that Vader’s grandson, Kylo Ren, also fell to the dark side. But how did Ben Solo — son of two of the greatest heroes of

Black Hat Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Black Hats’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BLACK HATS Max Allan Collins Brash Books 264 pgs Wyatt Earp, the famous western lawman, is in his seventies enjoying semi-retirement living in Los Angeles with his wife Sadie. He does a little detective work every so often between acting as a consultant for the movie folks cranking horse operas

Snapshot Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Snapshot’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

SNAPSHOT By Dale Cozort Chisel and Stone Publishing 262 pgs There have been all kinds of science fiction stories using either time travel or alternate dimensions. What writer Dale Cozort has done here is combined both elements into a truly unique set-up which in itself is hard to describe. But

Pirates Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Pirates’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

PIRATES By Timothy J. Lockhart Stark House Press 210 pgs Having been severely wounded and disfigured in Iraq, former Navy Seal Hal Morgan has learned to make peace with his scars, both physically and emotionally. Now living in Puerto Rica, all he wants is a quiet life of sailing and

'Disco' Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Disco’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

DISCO By Mike Baron A Liberty Island Book 332 pg Donnie Waits and his single mother, Kate, have moved to a different town three times in the past three years. Now, in their newest home, Kate has landed good job at a meat-packing plant while Donnie has it a whole

Girl Most Likely Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Girl Most Likely’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

GIRL MOST LIKELY By Max Allan Collins Thomas & Mercer 287 pgs Available April 1st, 2019 Books by one’s favorite writers are always a welcome treat for any reviewer. Whereas we’ve enjoyed Max Allan Collins work over the years, we always do our best to be honest and truthful with

Kariyne Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Karilyne’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

KARILYNE Heart Cold As Ice By Van Allen Plexico White Rocket Books 333 pgs. Hell hath no fury like an Ice Goddess tricked. Here’s hoping you’ll forgive my twising the Bard’s famous phrase to kick off this review of Van Allen Plexico’s latest entry in his grand space saga. Karilyne

The Time Roads By Beth Bernobich .

‘The Time Roads’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE TIME ROADS By Beth Bernobich Tor Books 302 pgs. Two of science fictions’ most often used plots revolve around time travel and alternate worlds. Whereas this book merges the two conceits in a twisty, compelling story that is nothing short of brilliant. The tale opens in the early 1900

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