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Levon's Night Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Levon’s Night’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

LEVON’S NIGHT(Levon Cade: Book Two)By Chuck DixonRough Edges Press193 pgs Whereas we’ve already reviewed the truncated book # 3 in this series, it was time to back pedal and get to this one, which is by far the more impactful entry. Picking up where number left off, former Marine Levon

The Revengers Book Review

‘The Revengers’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE REVENGERSA Jeremiah Halstead WesternBy Terrence McCauleyPinnacle Books320 pgs When a western novel begins with a shoot-out and 300 pgs later ends with one, you’d better believe this reviewer was most satisfied. Such is the case with burgeoning western superstar, Terrence McCauley’s newest Jeremiah Halstead entry, “The Revengers.” Of course

Back To The Dirt Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Back To The Dirt’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BACK TO THE DIRTBy Frank BillFSG Originals307 pgs In his afterword, author Frank Bill tells us his father served in Vietnam from December of 1967 to Jan of 1969 as a Marine. We mention this reviewer was in-country between the summer of 67 and summer of 68. We were one

Moonlight Serenade Book Two Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Moonlight Serenade – Part Two’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MOONLIGHT SERENADE – Part TwoBook Three of the Vim Hood ChroniclesBy Terry MarkAvailable from Amazon278 pgs With this book, writer Terry Mark wraps up his alternate world mega-saga he began several years ago with his first novel, “Kill the Night.” Having brought events to World War II, famous personalities ala


‘Mystery of the Atomic Hammer’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MYSTERY OF THE ATOMIC HAMMERHollywood Cowboy Detectives # 8By Darryle PurcellAvailable at Amazon146 pgs The three amigos, Curly Woods PR guy, Hoot Gibson former western star and Nick Danby studio chauffeur, are back again in another fantastic adventure. But this time writer Purcell, sets his action-packed tale after the end

Scorpion's Tail Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Scorpion’s Tail’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE SCORPION’S TAILBy Preston & ChildGrand Central Publishing401 pgs This is the second thriller in the Special Agent Pendergast spin-off series starring two of his best supporting characters. The first being Archeologist Nora Kelly who was around from the first Pendergast adventure teaming up with his young protégé, newly minted

The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE DAUGHTER OF SHERLOCK HOLMESBy Leonard GoldbergMinotaur Books303 pgs When we breeze through a book of 300 pages swiftly, it is a sign that it is not only well written, but that the story itself is totally captivating. And both those elements are clearly present in this wonderful book. Of

Emperor's Sword Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Emperor’s Sword’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

EMPEROR’S SWORDThe Imperial Assassin Book 1By Alex GoughCanelo US358 pgs Silus is a half-breed Roman scout comfortable in the wild northern terrain of Caledonia. One fateful mission ends with his murdering a regional chieftain. This reckless act in turn starts a chain of events that has dire consequences for the

Callback For Corpse Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Callback For A Corpse’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

CALLBACK FOR A CORPSEA Maxi and Moxie MysteryBy Teel James GlennBold Adventure Press180 pgs. When we first saw the ads for this book, we were excited at what it suggested; a new mystery series featuring a sleuthing husband and wife team. Shades of Nick & Nora Charles, or Mr. &

Tales of Tom Mix - Mountain Killer Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Tales of Tom Mix – Mountain Killer’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

TALES OF TOM MIX – MOUNTAIN KILLERBy Scott McCreaDS Productions130 pgs Tom Mix (Thomas Hezikiah Mix; January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940) was an American film actor and the star of many early Western films between 1909 and 1935. He appeared in 291 films, all but nine of which

Jackie Verona Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Jackie Verona – A Murder of Gypsies’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

JACKIE VERONA – A Murder of GypsiesBy Kimberly RichardsonPro Se Press88 pgs. The year is 1957 and Jackie Verona is a lovely black art student living in the progressive metropolis of Moon City. She is also very much in love with white musician and teacher, Clovis Willow. When Clovis’ younger

Benedict & Brazo's #19 Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Benedict and Brazos’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BENEDICT AND BRAZOS# 19 : Echoes of ShilohBy E. Jefferson ClayBold Venture Press110 pgs The Civil War is over but the hatred it spawned remains in the survivors, both victors and losers. Saddle mates Duke Benedict and Hank Brazos find this emotional residue in ex-Confederate Colonel Stanton Claiborne. A bitter

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