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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

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

Wild Justice Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Wild Justice’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

WILD JUSTICE A Page Murdoch Novel By Loren D. Estleman Forge Books 224 pgs For decades, U.S. Deputy Marshal, Page Murdoch rode out of Helena, Montana chasing all manner of outlaws and killers at the orders of the Honorable Harlan Blackthorne. When the judge dies suddenly of heart failure, he

The Knife Slippled Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Knife Slipped’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE KNIFE SLIPPED The Lost Cool & Lam Mystery By Erle Stanley Gardner Writing as A.A. Fair Had Case Crime 218 pgs There is no specific reason we’ve never read an Erle Stanley Gardner book before. Truth be told, we were never impressed with the highly popular Perry Mason TV

Tommy One and Apocalypse Gun Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Tommy One and the Apocalypse Gun’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

TOMMY ONE and the APOCALYPSE GUN By John Simcoe Pre Se Press 205 pgs Comics and pulps, they are literary cousins. They have been from the 20s and 30s on to today’s paperbacks and Marvel & DC offerings. As long as it has colorful heroes, dastardly villains and tons of

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