April 2017 Blog Posts (44)

MARCH 2017 - ADDITIONS TO THE LIBRARY - 6 OF THE BEST!

Another dirty half dozen in March.......



Down and Out Books and Net…
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Added by Colman on April 30, 2017 at 6:22pm — No Comments

PAUL D. BRAZILL - TOO MANY CROOKS (2017)

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Too Many Crooks is a blackly comic Brit Grit romp from the author of Guns Of Brixton and Kill Me Quick!
 
When high-class fence Leslie Hawkins meets Peter Rhatigan in a sleazy London pub, he offers…
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Added by Colman on April 29, 2017 at 6:05pm — No Comments

VARIOUS - MAYBE I SHOULD JUST SHOOT YOU IN THE FACE (2014)

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Zelmer Pulp brings their A game to the mean, rain-swept streets of noir. This collection features new stories from all the Zelmer Pulp regulars as well as stunning noir photography from Mark Krajnak and an introduction by Brit Grit Godfather…
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Added by Colman on April 28, 2017 at 6:04pm — No Comments

MARK HILL - TWO O'CLOCK BOY (2016)

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'A fantastic debut: dark, addictive and original. I couldn't put it down'
Robert Bryndza, author of The Girl in the Ice
 
Discover the gripping, twist-filled start to a fantastic new London-set crime thriller series…
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Added by Colman on April 27, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

FEBRUARY 2017 - FILMS + TV

FEBRUARY 2017 - FILMS + TV

A fairly light month's crime-mystery-horror viewing in February numbers-wise anyway.…
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Added by Colman on April 26, 2017 at 6:13pm — No Comments

FEBRUARY 2017 - READING LIST AND PICK OF THE MONTH

11 books read in January - now 11 books read in February - WTF! Let's hope I can retain my reading mojo for the rest of the year.



They were...



John Murray (with Sharon Murray and Abby…
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Added by Colman on April 25, 2017 at 6:17pm — No Comments

Novella Review

Today on the blog I review the eighth installment of The Drifter Detective Series titled Two-Trick Pony. This latest installment, written by Garnett Elliott, is a tale told in two parts spanning 11 years as private detective Jack Laramie deals with mysteries and ghosts of his…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 25, 2017 at 2:29pm — No Comments

FEBRUARY 2017 - ADDITIONS TO THE LIBRARY - 6 OF THE BEST!

FEBRUARY 2017 - ADDITIONS TO THE LIBRARY - 6 OF THE BEST!

A few good looking acquisitions during February......…
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Added by Colman on April 24, 2017 at 6:24pm — No Comments

DAVID F. ROSS - THE MAN WHO LOVED ISLANDS (2017)



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The Disco Boys and THE Band are BACK ... In the early 80s, Bobby Cassidy and Joey Miller…
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Added by Colman on April 23, 2017 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

Today on the blog, please welcome Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton who reviews the latest installment of one of my all-time series. She reviews COME DARK by Steven F. Havill.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 23, 2017 at 2:07am — No Comments

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS WITH DAVID F. ROSS

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS WITH DAVID F. ROSS











































Scottish author…
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Added by Colman on April 22, 2017 at 6:36pm — No Comments

FFB Review for April 21, 2017

THE OUTCAST DEAD by Elly Griffiths is the subject of my review today for FFB …



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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 22, 2017 at 10:23am — No Comments

JANUARY 2017 - READING LIST AND PICK OF THE MONTH

JANUARY 2017 - READING LIST AND PICK OF THE MONTH





A decent month's reading to start the year. I managed to complete 11 books in the…
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Added by Colman on April 21, 2017 at 6:52pm — No Comments

PASCAL GARNIER - THE ESKIMO SOLUTION (2016)

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A crime writer uses the modest advance on his latest novel to rent a house on the Normandy coast. 



There should be little to distract him from his work besides walks on the windswept beach, but as he begins…

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Added by Colman on April 20, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

GERARD BRENNAN - WEE DANNY (2013)



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Incarcerated in a home for young offenders, Wee Danny Gibson has learned how to act in front of his…
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Added by Colman on April 19, 2017 at 6:04pm — No Comments

ELMORE LEONARD - MAXIMUM BOB (1991)

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Enter the world of Elmore Leonard. The setting is Palm Beach County, Florida, where someone places a live ten-foot alligator in the backyard of the bigoted, redneck judge Bob Gibbs--known to all as Maximum Bob--and his wife, Leanne, a former Weeki Wachee mermaid. Not…
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Added by Colman on April 18, 2017 at 6:53pm — No Comments

2016 - PICKS OF THE YEAR!

2016 - PICKS OF THE YEAR

A post that may have been more relevant/topical 3 and a half months ago, but my blog, my rules so there. I'm running late!



I read over…
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Added by Colman on April 17, 2017 at 6:06pm — No Comments

Review: Where I Can See You by Larry D. Sweazy

Detroit has nothing for him now and Hud Mathews has come home to work for his small hometown police force. It is tough to come back as the area holds so many very painful memories as well as unresolved questions. Some locals are unhappy that Hud is back as it means somebody else is in their way up the ladder…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 17, 2017 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Review: Quick: A Hunter Kincaid Mystery by Billy Kring

Border Patrol Agent Hunter Kincaid saw the murder happen, but was powerless to prevent it.

From a half mile away from where she stood on the side of Devil’s Ridge watching through binoculars, she saw the big man shoot the Mexican in the head. She had no idea who the guy was, but he was clearly huge. She…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on April 17, 2017 at 12:51pm — No Comments

DECEMBER 2016 - READING LIST AND PICK OF THE MONTH

DECEMBER 2016 - READING LIST AND PICK OF THE MONTH

A year's reading ending with a bit of a damp squib rather than a big bang.....4 books read in the month......4.........WTF !!!!!…

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Added by Colman on April 16, 2017 at 6:34pm — No Comments

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