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Marvin Vernon
I Read Too Much
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Not so elementary, my dear Watson
Cat Flap By Ian Jarvis Publisher: MX Publishing  Pub Date: February 1, 2017 Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Bernard Quist is a private investigator although he prefers the term
"Consultant detective". He recently hired a young 19 year old black
youth by the name...

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Back to the pulps
Dead on the Bones: Pulp on Fire By Joe R. Lansdale    Publisher: Subterranean Press Pub Date: November 30, 2016 Rating: 3 & 1/2 out of 5 stars Joe R. Lansdale is one of the American authors where the influence from
the pulp magazines and novels remains so...

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A devil of a dilemma
The Devil's Prayer By Luke Gracias Publisher: Australian eBook Publisher  Pub. Date: February 18, 2016 Rating: 2 & 1/2 stars out of 5 The Devil's Prayer by Australian author Luke Gracias starts out
strong. We get a brief prologue that sets the stage with a...

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A young adult ghost story
Sarah By Teri Polen Publisher: Black Rose Writing Pub. Date: December 1, 2016 Rating: 4 out of 5 stars    In Teri Polen's Young Adult horror novel Sarah we have the type of horror that is steeped in the emotions of teens yet interestingly stretches into adu...

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Hotels and Owls
The Nightly Disease By Max Booth III Publisher: Darkfuse Pub Date: December 18, 2016 Rating: 5 out of 5 stars    It is said one should write about what they know. Max Booth definitely
knows something about night auditing in a hotel. Much of what is in The ...

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Mercenaries vs religious fanatics and monster
Little Heaven By Nick Cutter Publisher: Gallery Books Pub. Date: January 10, 2017 Rating: 2 out of 5 stars It's hard to believe after two stunning novels of horror from Nick Cutter in the last few years but Little Heaven is a major disappointment. Cutter ha...

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The precarious role of coincidences
Isolation By Neil Randall Publisher: Crooked Cat Pub. Date: January 24, 2017 Rating: 2 out of 5 stars In the world of suspense and mystery, plausibility is an big issue. The
task for most mystery writers is to make the implausible plausible. A
good myster...

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Monsters and Sorcery in Seattle
Realms of Shadow By Barry James Publisher: After Hours Publishing  Pub Date: March 11, 2014 Rating: 4 out of 5 stars When we last encountered Jordan Hanson, he has just finished
defeating the evil Ackerman and the Mandragorans who were close to

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Time after time
Time Travel By James Gleick Publisher: Pantheon Pub. Date: September 27, 2016 Rating: 4 out of 5 stars James Gleick starts off with a bombshell. One we should all already know
but we don't want to admit. Time travel is impossible. At least the
two-way typ...

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Movies that never were
Neon Trash: Forgotten B-Movies of the '80s By MP Johnson Publisher: WeirdPunk Books Pub. Date: October 5, 2016 Rating: 3 out of 5 stars I'm not exactly sure what M. P. Johnson is doing here but it
is lots of fun watching him do it. The subtitle "Forgotten ...
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