Friday, January 6, 2012

Friday's "Forgotten" Books (and some decidedly Unforgotten Books)

Thanks to everyone who has been contributing to this weekly collection of reviews and remembrances, and to you readers...founder Patti Abbott has been On Assignment, but will be hosting again next Friday at her blog.

Sergio Angelini: Perspectives on McBain (among 87th Precinct reviews)

Yvette Banek: Trojan Gold by Elizabeth Peters

Joe Barone: Motor City Blue by Loren Estleman

Bill Crider: The Fiend in You edited by Charles Beaumont

Scott Cupp: Dickson! by Gordon Dickson

William Deeck: Terror at Compass Lake by Tech Davis (Edgar Davis)

Ed Gorman: Down There by David Goodis

Jerry House: Haunts & By-Paths and Other Poems by J. Thorne Smith, Jr.

Randy Johnson: The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain

George Kelley: Valor’s Choice by Tanya Huff

B. V. Lawson: Death on the Rocks by Michael Allegretto

Evan Lewis: My Forgotten (Books) Year

Steve Lewis: Murder in Waltz Time by Mignon G. Eberhart; Night Lady by William Campbell Gault; The Case of the Frightened Girl by Rex Hardinge

John F. Norris: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire

Juri Nummelin: The Terror Contract as by Axel Kilgore (Jerry Ahern)

Richard Pangburn: In the Land of the Blind by Jesse Walter

Eric Peterson: Murder Among Children by Tucker Coe (Donald Westlake)

James Reasoner: Wild Bill #1: Dead Man's Hand as by Judd Cole

Karyn Reeves: Uneasy Money by P.G. Wodehouse

Ron Scheer: The Squatter and the Don by Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton

Jack Seabrook: Tobacco-Stained Mountain Goat by Andrez Bergen

Gerard Saylor: The Collaborator by Gerald Seymour

Kevin Tipple: The Affair by Lee Child; Murder New York Style: 21 Stories By Authors Of Greater New York edited by Randy Kandel

"TomCat": The Gold Gamble by Herbert Resnicow

Prashant Trikannad: All Quiet on the Western Front by E. M. three media...

"Zybahn": The Collector by John Fowles

...with a few more to come, I suspect... (Please let me know in comments if I've missed yours or someone else's entry...thanks!)


Yvette said...

I'm up and running, Todd.

Richard L. Pangburn said...

Hello Yvette, Todd, and all.

My entry of FFB for today is at this link:

Todd Mason said...

Thanks, folks!

Prashant C. Trikannad said...

"In three media" That's quite apt, Todd, thanks for including my post as well as for the latter comment on the sf book.

George said...

Thanks again for hosting while Patti is jetting around the country, Todd! You're really getting good at this!

Todd Mason said...

Well, thanks, George. I'm not sure I'm improving, but hope at least for no erosion.

Kevin R. Tipple said...

I am sorry I am so late with this. My review for FFB is on MURDER NEW YORK STYLE at


Todd Mason said...

Not at all, Kevin. Link going up now.'re quite welcome...thanks for engaging!

Kevin R. Tipple said...

Thank you, Todd. And thank you for stepping in for Patti.

Sergio (Tipping My Fedora) said...

Thanks for including me in this roundup Todd - much appreciated.

Todd Mason said...'re acting as if I'm doing you the favor, rather than the other way around. At worst, a mutual favor. Thank you.