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Get out of town Book Review By Ron Foriter

‘Get Out of Town’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

GET OUT OF TOWNAn Aaron Mackey WesternBy Terrence McCauleyPinnacle Western341 pgs This is book three in Terrence McCauley’s series featuring ex-Cavalry Captain Aaron Mackey and his black former Sergeant, Billy Sunday. If you haven’t read the first two entries, we’d advise you to put this volume back on your bookshelf

Relentless Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Relentless’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

RELENTLESSA Gray Man NovelBy Mark GreaneyBerkley512 pgs Imagine the cloak and dagger finesse of Ian Fleming’s James Bond spy novels blended with Tom Clancy military techno-thrillers and you get the Gray Man. Author Mark Greaney, according to the publisher’s promotional write-ups, traveled the world to research the locations of his

Shoot Out At Sugar Creek Book Review By Ron Fontier

‘Shoot-Out At Sugar Creek’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

SHOOT-OUT AT SUGAR CREEKA Caleb York WesternBy Mickey Spillane & Max Allan CollinsKensington BooksAvailable April 27 – 2021222 pages The sixth chapter in the Caleb York series picks up where the fifth ended, with the people of Trinidad New Mexico dealing with the aftermath of the worst winter recorded in

Benedict and Brazo's 2 Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Benedict & Brazos #2 Badge For Brazos’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

BENEDICT & BRAZOS # 2  Badge For BrazosBy E. Jefferson ClayBold Venture Press Yank Duke Benedict and Reb Hank Brazos need a stake to continue their hunt for outlaw Bo Rangle who knows the whereabouts of $200,000 dollars stolen at the end of the Civil War. To that end, they

Evolution Man Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Evolution Man’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

EVOLUTION MANBy Charles E. MillhouseStormgate Press265 pgs Young Caidin Wells is a thrill seeker. Anything from fast cars to skydiving, he willing signs regardless of the risk. Only in his twenties, he thinks himself invulnerable. Then one day his hand slips off a mountain face and Caidin plunges hundreds of

It Seems Like A good Idea At The Time Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Diamondback’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

DIAMONDBACKIt Seemed Like a Good Idea At The TimeBy Derrick FergusonPro Se Press165 pgs There is absolutely nothing subtle about this book. It is a powerful, gang-blasting, take-no-prisoners crime thriller from start to finish. The setting is the fictional city of Denbrook, a modern-day Sodom and Gomorrah filled to the

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

'A Cowboy In Carpethia' Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘A Cowboy in Carpathia’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

A COWBOY IN CARPATHIABy Teel James GlennPro Se Press184 pgs Every so often a book comes along that is so pulped, it reverberates this fact gloriously on every single page. From inception to execution and finally, in print, it proudly tells the reader this is what true pulp fiction is

Reincarnal Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Reincarnal & Other Tales’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

REINCARNAL & Other TalesBy Max Allan CollinsWolf Pack Publishing326 pages This book collects eleven horror tales by Collins, several in radio script form, that were written over the years for different anthologies. Note, the Table of Contents only lists ten. But hey, quality control ain’t what it used to be.

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,

Jack London Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Jack London In Paradise’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

JACK LONDON IN PARADISEBy Paul MalmontSimon & Schuster Paperbacks383 pgs In this book, Paul Malmont imagines London’s last trip to Hawaii which lasted from Dec of 1915 through July of 1916. At which time he and his second wife Charmian returned to their Sonoma ranch in California where he would

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