Category Archives: Friday Forgotten Books

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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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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Forgotten Books – comfort reading

It has been a stress-filled time of late, and when bad things happen, or sad news comes, or times are difficult, I turn to comfort reading to help me through. Comfort reading, for me, means reliable authors, favorite books, fairly … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten Book – the first two Dream Park novels by Larry Niven and Steven Barnes

There are four novels in the Dream Park series. This Friday Forgotten review addresses the first two of them, written in 1981 and 1988. Dream Park by Larry Niven and Steven Barnes, Ace Books, April 1981, mass market paperback, science fiction … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten Book – The Man-Kzin Wars by Larry Niven et. al.

The Man-Kzin Wars by Larry Niven, Poul Anderson, Dean Ing, Baen Books, 1988, paperback, science fiction This is the first book in the franchise portion of Niven’s Known Space universe. It opens with his short story “The Warriors” and that’s followed by two … Continue reading

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Friday Forgotten Book – Bodies Are Where You Find Them by Brett Halliday

Bodies Are Where You Find Them by Brett Halliday (Davis Dresser), © Dell 1941 mass market paperback – mystery – Mike Shayne # 5 Shayne and his wife are about to leave on a trip to New York when the phone rings. You know … Continue reading

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