Christmas Goodies – books

Each year, as expected and desired, I receive some books at Christmas. Here is this year’s bounty. All but one of these I had put on a “wish list” and those wishes were fulfilled. A very nice selection, I look forward to reading every one. By the way, on the Big Book of Female Detectives, I have both the print book and, for ease of reading, the ebook. Cool.


About Rick Robinson

Enjoying life in Portland, OR
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12 Responses to Christmas Goodies – books

  1. Obviously, you were on Santa’s NICE list instead of his NAUGHTY list. I enjoyed THE BIG BOOK OF FEMALE DETECTIVES. I think I have a copy of ASTOUNDING DAYS around here somewhere (the cover looks very familiar). The other books look intriguing. You have a lot of great reading ahead in 2019!

  2. Jeff Meyerson says:

    Nice! I haven’t read it yet, but I do have the William Brittain collection from Crippen & Landru, and will definitely be getting that new Martin Edwards anthology. The Clarke looks good too.

  3. Jeff Meyerson says:

    I’m surprised that my library doesn’t have the Edwards book even though it came out in October. It doesn’t have the Clarke either.

  4. tracybham says:

    Those are some nice gifts. It does seem a good way to go to get both the ebook and the print version for The Big Book of Detectives.

  5. A nice Xmas bonanza you got there, Richard. I’d like to read Arthur C. Clarke’s ASTOUNDING DAYS though the others sound equally good.

  6. Evan Lewis says:

    Santy Claus sure plays close attention to your letters, you lucky kid.

  7. Rick – The BIG BOOK OF FEMALE DETECTIVES has a lot of good stories in it – including a Richard Sale, a Frederick Nebel, and a T.T. Flynn (I’ve never read any of his non-Westerns).

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