Category Archives: Friday Forgotten Books

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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Forgotten Book: The Xibalba Murders by Lyn Hamilton

this is the 253rd in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Xibalba Murders by Lyn Hamilton, Berkley Prime Crime, 1997, paperback, a Lara McClintoch archaeological mystery “The beginning of this journey was a phone call from Dr. Heran Castillo Rivas, … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren

this is the 252nd in my series of forgotten or seldom read books  All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren, 1946 , Harcourt, Brace & Company political fiction  All the King’s Men portrays the dramatic political rise and governorship of Willie Stark, … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Transfinite – the Essential A.E. Van Vogt

this is the 251st in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Transfinite – The Essential A.E. Van Vogt by A.E. Van Vogt, NESFA 2003 hardcover, science fiction short story collection These twenty-five stories are old, written between 1935 and 1950, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We wish you all the best for this Christmas and the upcoming year.

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Forgotten Books: The Willows at Christmas and The Willows in Winter by William Horwood

these are the 249th & 250th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Willows at Christmas (2001) and The Willows In Winter ( 1994) by William Horwood, St. Martin, (US) hardcovers, illustrated by Patrick Benson I’d like to think that anyone … Continue reading

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Forgotten Books: Escapade by Walter Satterthwait

this is the 248th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Escapade by Walter Satterthwait, St. Martin’s Dead Letter, 1996, paperback, mystery, country house mystery, featuring Phil Beaumont & Jane Turner This is the first of three novels Satterthwait has … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: The London Blitz Murders by Max Allan Collins

this is the 246th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The London Blitz Murders by Max Allan Collins, Berkley Prime Crime, 2004 paperback, mystery in historical setting The events in this book take place in February 1942, during a lull … Continue reading

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