Category Archives: Friday Forgotten Books

Forgotten Book: The Wall Around The World

The Wall Around the World by Theodore R. Cogswell, Pyramid Books, 1962 mass market paperback. Science Fiction and Fantasy short story collection, two introductions and 10 short stories (described in the cover blurb as two novelettes and 8 short stories) Not … Continue reading

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Forgotten (?) – old Heinlein: The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones by Robert Heinlein, (published in the U.K. under the title Space Family Stone in 1952. No, it’s not forgotten, none of Heinlein’s juvenile SF novels are, really, but I recommend them, some more, some less, so here we … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten – The Minerva Club by Victor Canning

[note: this is a slightly revised review from The Broken Bullhorn] The Minerva Club by Victor Canning, collection © 2009, stories selected and edited by John Higgins, Crippen & Landru, 2009 hardcover This mystery short story collection includes three sets of stories: of The Minerva … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: A Question of Proof by Nicholas Blake

A Question of Proof by Nicholas Blake, Rue Morgue Press 2008 trade paper mystery (not shown), original publication in 1935, This one is about as classic a British mystery as you could ask for. I’ve had it on the shelf for … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: Look to the Lady by Margery Allingham

Look to the Lady by Margery Allingham, first published in January 1931, in the United Kingdom by Jarrolds Publishing, London, and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York, as The Gyrth Chalice Mystery. It is the third novel … Continue reading

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Current Reading: The Branson Beauty by Clair Booth

The Branson Beauty by Claire Booth, Minotar Books 2016, 320 page mystery, Hank Worth #1 This is the first in the Hank Worth series. Worth is a Sheriff in popular, touristy Branson, Missouri. The Branson Beauty, an old showboat, takes … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten Stories – G Stands for Glory by Norvell Page

G Stands For Glory by Norvell Page © 1936-1939, originally published in Ace G-Man Stories, this edition: Altus Press 2010 limited edition hardcover (also available in trade paperback)  – pulp crime short stories featuring the F.B.I. It’s the stories, not the book, that are … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten Stories – Space Pioneers edited by Hank Davis

Space Pioneers edited by Hank Davis and Christopher Ruocchio, Baen 2018 mass market paperback, science fiction This nineteen story anthology is edited by one of Baen’s best, Hank Davis. Though the book is pretty new, the stories range from as … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten Stories: Bodies From the Library

Bodies From The Library selected and introduced by Tony Medawar, mystery, subtitled Lost Tales of Mystery and Suspense by Agatha Christie and other Masters of the Golden Age, Collins Crime Club 2018 hardcover. Stories from the Golden Age. Sixteen forgotten tales … Continue reading

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Friday book: The Smoke at Dawn by Jeff Shaara

The Smoke at Dawn by Jeff Shaara, Ballentine Books 2014 historical novel, Civil War It is Summer, 1863. The Federal triumph at Vicksburg has secured complete control of the Mississippi River from the Confederacy, cementing the reputation of Ulysses S. … Continue reading

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