[PW] Friday's "Forgotten" Books, the links to the reviews: 25 November 2016

Todd Mason foxbrick at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 25 14:56:42 PST 2016

This week's set of links to the reviews of literature cited below; perhaps a few more less than stellar examples, by the reviewers' reckoning, than usual, but no lack of gems (some less obscured than others, to be sure!). Patti Abbott will be back on the gathering stick next week. Happy post-Tday, USians, and for that matter our Britons and Canadians and our token (I think sole) Australian and Indian (one each) this week. 


Patti Abbott: on Shirley Jackson

Sergio Angelini: Nocturne by "Ed McBain" (Evan Hunter) 

Frank Babics: Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, July 1965, edited by G. F. Foster (featuring Clark Howard, Ed Lacy and Richard Deming, among others)

Yvette Banek: The List of Adrian Messenger by Philip MacDonald

Joe Barone: A Voice in the Night by Andrea Camilleri (translated by Stephen Santarelli)

Elgin Bleecker: Pilgrims by N. C. Wyeth and Robert San Souci

Les Blatt: The Criminal C.O.D. by Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Brian Busby: the novels of Kenneth Orvis

David Cramner: The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London
Bill Crider: License to Kill by Norman Daniels

Tim Davis: Space Vulture by Gary K. Wolfe and John J. Myers

William Deeck: As Old as Cain by M. E. Chaber 

Martin Edwards: Man with a Calico Face by Shelley Smith

Peter Enfantino & Jack Seabrook: DC Comics war titles, February & March, 1967

Wil Errickson: Wildwood by John Farris

Fred Fitch: The Ax by Donald Westlake (continued from last week)

Elizabeth Foxwell: Detectives, Dystopias, and Poplit: Studies in Modern German Genre Fiction edited by Bruce B. Campbell, Alison Guenther-Pal and Vibeke Rützou Petersen 

Paul Fraser: The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1951, edited by Anthony Boucher and J. Francis McComas (and featuring work by such crime-fiction amphibians as Cornell Woolrich, Richard Matheson, Margaret St. Clair/"Idris Seabright" and Richard Deming)

Barry Gardner: Murder Superior by Jane Haddam; Death and the Delinquent by "B. J. Oliphant" (Sheri S. Tepper...RIP)

John Grant: All Yours by Claudia Piñeiro (translated by Miranda France)

Rich Horton: Washington Square by Henry James

Jerry House: Phoenix without Ashes by Harlan Ellison and Alan Robinson

Tom Johnson: The Damp Fedora by Kate Pilarchik

Tracy K: The Labyrinth Makers by Anthony Price

George Kelley: It's All One Case: The Illustrated Ross MacDonald Archives by Paul Nelson and Kevin Avery

Margot Kinberg: Rule 34 by Charles Stross

Rob Kitchin: 1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow by Adam Zamoyski

Kate Laity: The Pillow Book of Eleanor Bron by Eleanor Bron 

B. V. Lawson: First Cases edited by Robert Randisi

Steve Lewis: A Parade of Cockeyed Creatures by George Baxt; Matrimonial Causes by Peter Corris; Corpse de Ballet by Lucy Cores; Winter's Crimes 9 edited by George Hardinge

Marcia Muller: The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley

Neer: Satyanveshi Vyomkesh by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay 

John F. Norris: Fatal Flourishes by S. S. Rafferty

John ONeill: Things from Outer Space edited by Hank Davis

Matt Paust: Murder in the Wings by Ed Gorman

James Reasoner: The Bloodrock Valley War by Ray Hogan

Richard Robinson: West of Guam: The Complete Cases of Jo Gar by Raoul Whitfield, et al.

Gerard Saylor: Choosing Sides by Ruma Chopra; Mickey Cohen by Tere Tereba (as narrated for audio by Kate Reading--not a typo)

Kerrie Smith: Entanglement by Zygmunt Miloszewski

Kevin Tipple: Sex, Violence and Half a Million Dollars by Michael Bracken

"TomCat": Bloodstone by Paul Doherty

--Todd Mason

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