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Unremarkable A Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Unremarkable’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

UNREMARKABLE By Geoff Habiger & Coy Kissee Shadow Dragon Press 205 pages We’ve often said the fun of writing a review blog is discovering new and exciting talent. Case in point this book sent to us by authors Habiger and Kissee, “Unremarkable.” From the book design it is easy enough

Black Stiletto Book Review By Ron Fortier

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

THE BLACK STILETTO – Black & White By Raymond Benson Oceanview Publishing 309 pgs In the first book of this series, a divorced unemployed accountant named Martin Talbot uncovered a startling secret upon opening the contents of his mother’s effects. In the 1950s and 60s, his mother, then Judy Cooper,

The Old Man's Request Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Old Man’s Request’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE OLD MAN’S REQUEST (Book One of the Utgarda Trilogy) By Joab Stieglitz Available at Amazon 109 pgs In the summer of 1929, three people are summoned to the hospital by an ailing college professor. Fearing his time is short; Prof. Jason Longborough confides a terrible secret to his prorge,

The Assassin Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Assassin’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE ASSASSIN An Issac Bell Adventure By Justin Scott & Clive Cussler Putnam Books 406 pages This new Isaac Bell adventure is set in 1905 and begins when a highly skilled sniper sets about murdering high officials working for Standard Oil, the biggest energy empire in America. Bell, as a

CasterQuest Ep 100 “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 83-85: Screw Loose

EPISODE ONE HUNDRED of CasterQuest recaps Chapters 83-85 of “The Wise Man’s Fear”, the second novel in Patrick Rothfuss’ best-selling fantasy series The Kingkiller Chronicle. In this episode we compare the Three Tales of Taborlin the Great, read a passage from the OG King of Fantasy books, wrap our tin-foil

Black Bart Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘The Ballad of Black Bart’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

THE BALLAD OF BLACK BART By Loren D. Estleman Forge Books 231 pgs This being a fictionalized tale based on historical personages by one of the most enjoyable writers in the western field. But before launching into the review, let me confess that Mr. Estleman is one of those treasures

Beware the Horned Monsters Review By Ron Fortier

‘Mystery of the Horned Monster’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MYSTERY OF THE HORNED MONSTER A Hollywood Cowboy Detectives Mystery By Darryle Purcell A Buckskins Edition Western If you are a devoted movie buff who knows William Pratt was Boris Karloff’s real name and Bela Lugois was originally Bela Blasko then you most likely will know in which Republic Serial

CasterQuest Ep 99 “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 80-82: Ademic Emojis

Episode 99 of CasterQuest recaps chapters 80-82 of “The Wise Man’s Fear” the second book in the best selling fantasy series “The Kingkiller Chronicle” by Patrick Rothfuss. In this episode Kvothe has a revelation about how Tempi communicates. We learn about legendary mythical figures like Felurian that lure mortals to

Murder In the Miracle Room Book Reivew

‘Murder In The Miracle Room’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

MURDER IN THE MIRACLE ROOM By Micah S. Harris Minor Profit Press 256 pgs Young April Gurley was a typical Southern young lady living in Tar Forks, North Carolina when she developed the stigmata; the bleeding of her palms resembling the wounds of the crucified Jesus. The news of this

Archie In the Crosshairs Book Review By Ron Fortier

‘Archie In The Crosshairs’ Book Review By Ron Fortier

ARCHIE IN THE CROSSHAIRS A Nero Wolfe Mystery By Robert Goldsborough A Mysterious Press Original 215 pgs Back in 1986 writer Robert Goldsborough took on the task of writing new Nero Wolfe mysteries based on the characters created by the late Rex Stout. Obviously these new pastiches were met with

CasterQuest EP 98 “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 77-79: The Dog Says Chek Chek Chek

Episode 98 of CasterQuest is “The Wise Man’s Fear” Book Club, covering chapters 77-79, continuing our coverage of the second book in Patrick Rothfuss’ best-selling fantasy series- The Kingkiller Chronicle. In this episode Kvothe and the mercenaries have one last night at an inn before heading out in to the

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