Category Archives: Friday Forgotten Books

Sort of Forgotten: Killer In the Rain by Raymond Chandler

one in a series of forgotten or seldom read books Killer in the Rain by Raymond Chandler, stories originally published 1934-1941, this collection © 1964 – copy shown is the Ballantine Books 1977 paperback This short story collection contains 8 stories: “Killer in … Continue reading

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FFB: Three Times A Victim by F. L. Wallace

another in my series of forgotten or seldom read books, this revised from a 2009 post Three Times A Victim by F. L. Wallace, 1957, Ace Books, paperback (Ace Double) F. L. Wallace (aka Floyd Wallace), was primarily known as a science … Continue reading

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Forgotten book: A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke

Obviously, the computer is fixed. It wasn’t a big deal, I should have figured it out myself. Meanwhile, this is another in my series of forgotten or seldom read books This may or may not truly be a “forgotten book”, … Continue reading

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FFB: The Caretaker’s Cat by Erle Stanley Gardner

another in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Caretaker’s Cat by Erle Stanley Gardner, © 1935, edition read: Pocket Books, 1962 paperback –  Perry Mason # 7 This, the seventh of Gardner’s Perry Mason novels, has possibly the most … Continue reading

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Forgotten book: The Saint – Wanted For Murder by Leslie Charteris

Another in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Saint – Wanted For Murder – the Further Adventures of The Saint, Triangle Books, 1943, short story collection – originally 1931, Sun Dial Press. This 1943 hardcover contains six stories: … Continue reading

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FFB: A Natural History of Dragons, A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

A Natural History of Dragons, A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan,  Tor Books hardcover, February 2014 – fantasy. “Marie Brennan begins a thrilling new fantasy series in A Natural History of Dragons, combining adventure with the inquisitive spirit of the … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Hazzard by Frederick C. Davis

Hazzard, the Complete Series by Frederick C. Davis, Altus Press 2016 trade paper This 282-page trade paper edition includes all six of Davis’ pulp-length novels (really novelettes) featuring District Attorney Mark Hazzard. Davis was fairly prolific, writing stories featuring The Moon … Continue reading

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FFB: Crime Through Time edited by Monfredo & Newman

This is a revised version of a post that originally appeared in The Broken Bullhorn Crime Through Time edited by Miriam Grace Monfredo & Sharan Newman Berkeley Prime Crime 1997 – paperback – historical mystery short story collection I have been reading a … Continue reading

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FFB: The Jewel That Was Ours by Colin Dexter

The Jewel That Was Ours by Colin Dexter, Ballantine (Ivy), 1991, paperback, mystery, police procedural – Inspector Morse This is Inspector Morse’s ninth outing, if I have the count right, and though I’ve tried to read these in order it’s been a while … Continue reading

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FFB: West of Guam: The Complete Cases of Jo Gar

another in my series of forgotten or seldom read books West of Guam: The Complete Cases of Jo Gar by Raoul Whitfield – Altus Press, May 11, 2013 (edited by the Black Mask Library series general editor Keith Alan Deutsch) I … Continue reading

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