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Review: CONEY ISLAND AVENUE by J. L. Abramo

My review of CONEY ISLAND AVENUE by J. L. Abramo on my blog. This is his second police procedural with the men and women of the 61st police precinct in NYC. …



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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 30, 2017 at 2:33am — No Comments

Review: Dead, To Begin With: A Dan Rhodes Mystery by Bill Crider

After a problem at the nearby beauty shop resolved, Sheriff Dan Rhodes learns of a far more serious problem as Dead, To Begin With begins. Jake Marley has been found dead on the stage at the Clearview Opera House. The building dates back to the oil boom days in the early 1900s and, like…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 27, 2017 at 10:38am — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

In case you missed it yesterday because I was not around to mention it, Aubrey Hamilton reviewed BLOOD ALWAYS TELLS by Hilary Davidson. …



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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 27, 2017 at 12:40am — No Comments

FFB Review for September 22, 2017

FFB Today is Barry Ergang's review of OH, MURDERER MINE by Norbert Davis. …



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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 23, 2017 at 2:52am — No Comments

Guest Post: Jeanne and Treadmill Books: Witch City Mysteries by Carol J. Perry

Jeanne of the Bookblog of the Bristol Library is back with her latest Treadmill Books review. …



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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 23, 2017 at 2:50am — No Comments

Review

If you have not made it to my blog yet today, you may wish to rectify that as I review DEAD, TO BEGIN WITH by Bill Crider. …



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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 20, 2017 at 9:33am — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

If you have not made it by the blog already today, you should come by and read Aubrey Hamilton's review of A DEAD LIBERTY by Catherine Aird. …



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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 19, 2017 at 12:39pm — No Comments

New Anthology

There are a number of SMFS members included in the new anthology WHERE CRIME NEVER SLEEPS. The book was also edited by a long standing SMFS member. There is more about the book on our SMFS blog at…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 19, 2017 at 12:34pm — No Comments

FFB Review for September 15, 2017

I know there have been lots of repeats for FFB these past few months and I am sorry about that. I am trying to keep things going on the blog as well as around here. That means repeats, like today as I run my review of Dice Angel by Brian Rouff again. Make sure you check out the full list over at Patti…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 18, 2017 at 8:14am — No Comments

Review: They No Here: A Short Story by George Wier

Nothing much happens in Fort Davis, Texas or in the surrounding Jeff Davis County. People drift in, stay awhile, and leave. Ralph MacAfee hadn’t thought of the Cynds—Melvin and Judith—until he was reminded of them by Jerry Miles over at the local bookstore. It was only then that Ralph realized he hadn’t…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 18, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

Aubrey Hamilton is back today and reviews WHITE HEAT by M. J. McGrath.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 12, 2017 at 5:42am — No Comments

My Guest Today

Back in June for FFB here on the blog, Barry Ergang reviewed THE SIXTEENTH MAN by Thomas B. Sawyer. One thing led to another and for this first this first Saturday in September, please welcome author Thomas…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 10, 2017 at 12:42am — No Comments

FFB Review for September 8, 2017

I first told you about this book back in January 2012. More than five years later, it seemed fitting to mention this one again. So, I blew the dust off my review of GAME FACE by Mark Troy and ran the review again today.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 9, 2017 at 2:08am — No Comments

Guest Reviewer Aubrey Hamilton

Today Aubrey Hamilton is reviewing THE INHERITANCE by Charles Finch.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 5, 2017 at 11:22am — No Comments

Review: Eight Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Bill Crider

The eight short stories in the Eight Adventures of Sherlock Holmes appeared before in various anthologies over the years from 1987 as recently as 2009. Collected in one book and published by Gordian Knott, an imprint of Crossroad Press, these tales quickly pull the…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 2, 2017 at 9:18am — No Comments

Review: Only The Lucky: A kate Burkholder Story by Linda Castillo

For Alma Fisher, the party should be fun. She is going with a friend, Irene, and will meet up with her boyfriend, Aden Keim. Two years older than her as he is now 20, she knows Aden is a hard worker, and that she is in love. She is thrilled that he plans on being baptized into the church next year…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 2, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Review: Geronimo Must Die by J. R. Lindermuth (Western with a Mystery)

There is unrest on the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Arizona in the late 1800s as some are agitating for the Indians to unite and leave. There are rumors that those chiefs who oppose leaving will be killed. That includes Geronimo who was just shot as Geronimo Must Die by J. R.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 2, 2017 at 6:18am — No Comments

Review: The Ghost Fields: A Ruth Galloway Mystery Elly Griffiths

It is July 2013 as The Ghost Fields: A Ruth Galloway Mystery by Elly Griffiths begins. For Barry West, who drives a digger (backhoe), it is a hot day in Norfolk, England and much like any other day. The fact that the land on which he rips asunder has been the site of many battles…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 2, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

FFB Review for September 1, 2017

For FFB today on this first Friday of September, Barry Ergang shares something different with a number of very short reviews of various books. Come take a look.…

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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 2, 2017 at 12:14am — No Comments

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On the blog today I review THEY NO HERE: A SHORT STORY by George Wier. …



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Added by Kevin R. Tipple on September 1, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

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