Monthly Archives: January 2019

Friday Forgotten: A Killing In Quail County by Jameson Cole

A Killing In Quail County by Jameson Cole, Saint Martins Press; March 1996) This 1996 hardcover had been sitting on the shelf since new, and I finally pulled it off the shelf in a fit of “I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Current Reading: Penzler, Penny

I’m running behind on these posts, what with the holidays and (so much) football, so these were read in December. The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries edited by Otto Penzler, mystery anthology. I did a Friday Forgotten review of this … Continue reading

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FFB: Mr Calder and Mr. Behrens by Michael Gilbert

This is a revised version of a post that originally appeared in The Broken Bullhorn Mr. Calder and Mr. Behrens by Michael Gilbert Penguin Crime, 1982 paperback “It was six o’clock, on as foul a morning as could be imagined. In Warsaw it was … Continue reading

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Favorite Books of 2018

Last week I posted my reading count (129) for the year, which for me is a good year. Today I’m sharing some of my favorite books read during the year. Note I didn’t say “best”, but rather favorite, I think … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: Sands of Mars by Arthur C. Clarke

Sands of Mars Arthur C. Clarke, publishing history: UK: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1951, as The Sands of Mars, US: Gnome Press, June 1952, as Sands of Mars, this copy Anchor  Permabook, 1962. Sands of Mars was Arthur C. Clarke’s first published novel. I bought this … Continue reading

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