Category Archives: Friday Forgotten Books

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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FFB: Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming edited by Gardner Dozois

Another in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming edited by Gardner Dozois, 2001 St. Martin’s Griffin trade paperback I’ve long admired the editing of Gardner Dozois, and I have many of his anthologies, … Continue reading

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FFB: Tether’s End by Margery Allingham

Tether’s End by Margery Allingham, Carroll & Graf 1997 paperback, first published in 1958, featuring Albert Campion, amateur Sleuth “The arrival of the bus was timed to perfection. Nobody of the slightest importance saw it at all.” Unlike the larger-than-life master criminal of Mystery … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Orbital Decay by Allen Steele

this is the 260th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Orbital Decay by Allen Steele, Ace Science Fiction 1989 mass market paperback – science fiction – Near Space series, book 1. I’ve liked the books by Allen Steele that … Continue reading

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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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