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Forgotten Book: Stakeout On Page Street by Joe Gores

Stakeout On Page Street by Joe Gores Crippen & Landru, 2000 hardcover, mystery – short stories – DKA I like Gores’ DKA [Daniel Kearny Associates] novels a lot and have read them all a couple times each – or more – but … Continue reading

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Forgotten Stories: The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries edited by Otto Penzler

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries edited by Otto Penzler, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard October 22, 2013 trade paperback, 672 pages (2.3 pounds) Here comes the Christmas/Holiday season, and this is just the time for reading crime-themed mystery set at this time of … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: The Way the Future Was by Frederik Pohl

The Way the Future Was by Frederik Pohl, © 1978, Ballantine hardcover,  autobiography It’s funny how books find a person. I used to stop by Fred Pohl’s blog every now and then, and he had the cover of this book up as a … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: The Happy Birthday Murder by Lee Harris

The Happy Birthday Murder by Lee Harris, mystery, a Fawcett Book published by Ballantine Publishing Group © 2002. Christine Bennett Mysteries number 14. Edition read: ebook. I’d not read any of this series, and picked this book solely because of the title. You … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein

Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein – military science fiction. Originally published in 1959, my copy (shown) is the 1961 Signet edition. Certainly not forgotten by the science fiction community, nevertheless not often read any more. This one is considered … Continue reading

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Forgotten: Fanuilh by Daniel Hood

This is a revised version of a post that originally appeared in The Broken Bullhorn Fanuilh by Daniel Hood, Ace Books, April 1994 A successful blending of mystery and fantasy. Here’s something a little different, this is both a mystery novel … Continue reading

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Forgotten: In the Labyrinth of Drakes by Marie Brennan

In the Labyrinth of Drakes, A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan, Tor Books, April 2016 This is the fourth book in the series and takes the overall story in a slightly new direction, as Lady Trent mounts an expedition to the … Continue reading

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FFB: How Like An Angel by Margaret Millar

This is a revised version of a post that originally appeared in The Broken Bullhorn How Like An Angel by Margaret Millar, © 1962, Carroll & Graf 2000 mass market paperback, mystery – Joe Quinn, P.I. Private detective Joe Quinn gambles. That’s how he’s … Continue reading

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Forgotten: The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

This is a revised version of a post that originally appeared in The Broken Bullhorn. At the time I read this, I expected to go straight on to the second book. I have yet to do so. That seems to happen … Continue reading

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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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