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Levon's Hunt Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Levon’s Hunt’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

LEVON’S HUNTBy Chuck DixonWold Pack Publishing304 pages “Levon’s Hunt” is the eighth entry in writer Chuck Dixon’s Levon Cade series. The stories revolve around a Marine Veteran living in rural Alabama with his daughters, one adopted. He’s a widower, having lost his wife to cancer. Like most returning combat veterans,

Sharpe's Assassin Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Sharpe’s Assassin’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

SHARPE’S ASSASSINBy Bernard CornwellHarper Books320 pages This is the 23rd entry in the Sharpe saga; a series of historical fiction adventures by British writer Bernard Cornwell centered on the character of Richard Sharpe. The inspiration for the books came from C.S. Forester’s Horatio Hornblower novels about a Royal Navy officer’s

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

Dillon Odd Job's Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Derrick Ferguson’s Dillon The Odd Jobs’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

Derrick Ferguson’s DILLON The Odd JobsEdited by Derrick Ferguson, Ernest Russell, Michael Hintze, HC PlayaPro-Se Press173 pgs Created by the late Derrick Ferguson, the modern-day adventurer known as Dillon was one of the very first black pulp heroes to arrive on the New Pulp scene. Over the past decade, Ferguson

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

Moonstone Double Shot Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Moonstone Double Shot’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MOONSTONE DOUBLE SHOTEdited by Joe GentileFeaturing – The Green Hornet & KolchakBy Nancy Holder & Johnny DollarBy Tommy HancockMoonstone Books55 pgs Recently Moonstone Books has started publishing new short Green Hornet prose adventures by various New Pulp scribes in small booklets. Each features a GH tale backed up by a

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

Antiques Carry On Book Review By Valerie Fortier

‘Antiques Carry On’ Book Review By Valerie Fortier

ANTIQUES CARRY ONA Trash ‘N’ Treasures MysteryBy Barbara AllanGuest ReviewerValerie FortierSevern House194 pgs Ron isn’t into Cozy mysteries and when this one arrived in the mail, he dropped it on my desktop with the suggestion I give it a go. Months later it’s still sitting there and I decided to

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