Category Archives: Friday Forgotten Books

Forgotten Book: Killer in the Rain by Raymond Chandler

this is the 259th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Killer in the Rain by Raymond Chandler, stories originally published 1934-1941, this collection © 1964. Shown is my Ballantine Books 1977 mass market paperback This short story collection contains 8 stories: … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm by Gil North

this is the 258th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm by Gil North, Poisoned Pen Press 2016 – British Library Crime Classics – trade paper. Original publication, Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1960.  This is the … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Flash Casey…Detective by George Harmon Coxe

this is the 256th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Flash Casey…Detective by George Harmon Coxe, Avon Book Company, 1946. Murder Mystery Monthly # 36. Mystery short story collection [This copy was loaned to me by Dave Lewis] Flash … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Deadly Nightshade by Cynthia Riggs

this is the 255th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Deadly Nightshade by Cynthia Riggs, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2001, hardcover – mystery, cozy I don’t read a ton of cozies, but once in a while I’m tempted … Continue reading

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Forgotten book: Jeopardy is My Job by Stephen Marlowe

Jeopardy is My Job by Stephen Marlowe, © May 1962, Gold Medal 1962 paperback, mystery featuring Chester Drum In this Chester Drum adventure, Drum is hired by “the Governor” to find his adult son, who has gone missing in Spain. As the search gets … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Wilderness Days by Sigurd Olson

this is the 253rd in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Wilderness Days by Sigurd Olson, Alfred A. Knopf (a Borzoi Book) ©1972, this 7th printing 1984, hardcover non-fiction – essays on nature I find reading about nature soothing. Part of it … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Final Proof by Marie R. Reno

this is the 256th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Final Proof by Marie R. Reno, Popular Library 1977 mass market paperback, mystery This is one of those books I read something about somewhere, very possibly in … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Let It Bleed by Ian Rankin

this is the 255th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Let It Bleed by Ian Rankin, St. Martin’s / Minotaur 1998 mass market paperback, mystery novel, Detective Inspector Rebus #7 Perhaps not forgotten, or even seldom read, less … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: The Department of Dead Ends by Roy Vickers

this is the 254th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Department of Dead Ends by Roy Vickers, © 1949, my copy: a 1955 Penguin paperback Vickers has here selected his “ten best” DoDE stories. These are all “inverted” mystery … Continue reading

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No Friday Forgotten Book Post (again)

Sorry, I’m missing FFB again this week. I’ve just been too busy as well as a little under the weather.  I will have my short story reading up Monday, such as it is.

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