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Review: Golden Prey: A Novel by John Sandford

As Golden Prey by John Sandford begins, Lucas Davenport is now working for the United States Marshals Service. He is also working undercover. He is also a bit bored. The undercover case just doesn’t hold his interest as Lucas has always lived for the hunt. The undercover case is…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 25, 2017 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Review: A Time For Hanging by Bill Crider

For Paco Morales it certainly was a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time as A Time For Hanging begins. All he had done was run an errand to Tomkins’ Store to get some sugar for his mom. He was supposed to go right back home, but he stopped to talk to Juanito Garcia.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 25, 2017 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Review: The Outcast Dead: A Ruth Galloway Mystery by Elly Griffiths

42-year-old Dr. Ruth Galloway is acutely aware of the history, the blood, that has been spilled over the centuries. While resurrection is not possible, she believes in treating the dead with respect. As The Outcast Dead begins, it is early June and she is on the grounds of Norwich…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 25, 2017 at 11:55am — No Comments

FFB Review for June 23, 2017

If you have not already made it to my blog today, you should come on by. Barry is back with a new review as he reviews Dark Passage by David Goodis. This is not the first book by David Goodis he has reviewed on my blog. After you read what Barry has to say make sure you head over to Patti Abbott’s…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 24, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

Guest reviewer Aubrey Hamilton is back on the blog today with her review of Alive! A Valentino Mystery by Loren D. Estleman. Come take a look.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 20, 2017 at 2:12am — No Comments

SMFS Blog Guest Post by Jan Christensen

Today on our blog, Jan Christensen is back with her guest post on HOW JOURNALISM GUIDELINES CAN HELP FICTION WRITERS.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 20, 2017 at 2:10am — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

With so much going on here I am not online to promote like I normally am so it would be a good idea to signup to follow my blog for the news. In case you missed it, Aubrey Hamilton is back today and reviewing The Gentlemen’s Hour by Don Winslow. Come take a look.

https://kevintipplescorner.blogspot.com/2017/06/aubrey-hamilton-reviews-gentlemens-hour.html

Added by Kevin R. Tipple on June 13, 2017 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Short Story Month on the SMFS Blog Continues

Each day members of the Short Mystery Fiction society have shared links to where you can read their published stories online in honor of International Short Story Month. Today on the SMFS blog I had the privilege of posting the links from author John M. Floyd at at…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 30, 2017 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

It is Monday and that means Aubrey Hamilton is back on the blog today with another review. This week she reviews Murder at Madingley Grange by Caroline Graham.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 30, 2017 at 1:46pm — No Comments

SMFS Blog Guest Post by Jan Christensen

It is Monday and that means Jan Christensen is back today sharing wisdom…..…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 30, 2017 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Guest Post: Jeanne and Treadmill Books: Bad Luck Cat Mysteries

Starting today, Jeanne of the Bookblog of the Bristol Library is doing something new. I think it is a cool idea and I think you will too.

Treadmill Books: Bad Luck Cat Mysteries…
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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 30, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Short Story Month on the SMFS Blog

Each day an SMFS member has shared a link or links to his or her work archived online and free to read on the internet. Today,J. H. Bográn shares “The Little Wig Factory.”…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 16, 2017 at 11:39am — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

Today on the blog Aubrey Hamilton is back and reviews The Coffin Trail by Martin Edwards Published by Poisoned Pen Press back in 2004, this is the first book in the author’s Lake District mystery series.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 16, 2017 at 11:35am — No Comments

Review: The Last Second Chance: An Ed Earl Burch Novel Jim Nesbitt

In the wreckage of the S&L crisis of the late 80s and early 90s, Ed Earl Burch works as a private detective. His office located near Mockingbird and Central in Dallas is in a shabby office park with a view of the time and temp sign over at the Dr. Pepper Plant. It features the noise of the…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 11, 2017 at 2:50am — No Comments

Review: Two-Trick Pony: The Drifter Detective Series No. 8 by Garnett Elliott

The eighth book of The Drifter Detective Series is split into two parts. As Two-Trick Pony by Garnett Elliot opens, it is 1948 in the Texas panhandle. Jack Laramie has to listen to nonsense from some trucker as the miles of Route 66 pass by. The Desoto broke down on his way to…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 11, 2017 at 2:15am — No Comments

Short Story Month on the SMFS Blog

All month on the blog of The Short Mystery Fiction Society members are sharing their short stories archived at various sites across the internet. Today, Victoria Weisfeld shares her 2017 Derringer winning story “Breadcrumbs."…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 10, 2017 at 11:48am — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

Guest reviewer Aubrey Hamilton is back today on the blog as she reviews The Return of the Raven Mocker by Donis Casey (Alafair Tucker #9, 2017).

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 9, 2017 at 11:24am — No Comments

Short Story Month on the SMFS Blog

Short story month continues with O'Neil De Noux on the SMFS blog today. Like many members this month he is sharing two stories.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 9, 2017 at 11:23am — No Comments

FFB Review for May 5, 2017

It has been a little over five years since I mentioned Men In The Making by Bruce Machart. These stories, almost all set in Texas, are about men doing the best they can. I remind you again why you should read this book.

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 6, 2017 at 12:39pm — No Comments

2017 Derringer Award Results

The official announcement by 2017 Derringer Coordinator Dan Persinger can be found on the SMFS Blog here:…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on May 2, 2017 at 11:26am — No Comments

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