Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday (the 13th) Forgotten Books: the links to the reviews, 13 January 2017

It's a troubled time at FFB, with various afflictions and even an occasional bit of good news mixed in for a number of contributors to the weekly go-round, including Patti Abbott's connectivity being cut at home, so I host today...Patti will probably be hosting again next week...

Mark Baker: Indigo Slam by Robert Crais

Joe Barone: An Owl Too Many by Charlotte MacLeod

Bernadette: Gin and Murder by Josephine Pullein-Thompson

John Boston: Amazing Stories: Fact and Science Fiction, January 1962, edited by Cele Goldsmith

Brian Busby: early Harlequin paperbacks (crime fiction, romance, etc.)

Bill Crider: Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini

Martin Edwards: The Viper by Roy Homiman

Peter Enfantino and Jack Seabrook:  DC war comics, August/September 1967

Will Errickson: Razored Saddles edited by Joe R. Lansdale and Pat LoBrutto; Yellow Fog by Les Daniels

Fred Fitch: A Good Story and Other Stories by Donald Westlake

Paul Fraser: The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1951, edited by Anthony Boucher and J. Francis McComas

Barry Gardner: Primal Fear by William Diehl

John Grant: Net of Cobwebs by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding 

Rich Horton: By the Good Sainte Anne by Anna Chapin Ray; 200 Years to Christmas by J. T. McIntosh; Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles L. Fontenay

Jerry House: Isaac Asimov's Wonderful Worlds of Science Fiction #6: Neanderthals edited by Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg, & Charles G. Waugh

Tracy K.: The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon

George Kelley: The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

Joe Kenney: The James Bond Dossier by Kingsley Amis

Margot Kinberg: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Kate Laity: The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

B. V. Lawson: Cast for Death by Margaret Yorke

Jonathan Lewis: "Pressure" by Morris Hershman

Steve Lewis: A Country Kind of Death by Mary McMullen; Dogs of the Captain by Max Brand; Black Death by Thomas H. Stone

Todd Mason: Crime fiction magazines in English: August/September 1964; Robert Silverberg in my early reading

John F. Norris: Within the Maze by Ellen Wood

Juri Nummelin: Summer of Night by Dan Simmons

Matt Paust: On Top of Spoon Mountain by John Nichols

James Reasoner: Dead Men Singing: The Men Who Fought for Texas by H. Bedford Jones

Richard Robinson: Cooking for Jeffrey by Ina Garten

Gerard Saylor: The Black Beetle in "No Way Out" by Francesco Francavilla

Steve Scott: "Honeymoon in the Off Season" by John D. MacDonald

Victoria Silverwolf: Fantastic: Stories of Imagination, November 1961, edited by Cele Goldsmith

Kerrie Smith: Summertime Death by Mons Kallentoft (translated by Neil Smith)

"TomCat": The Sleuth Patrol by Manly Wade Wellman

Mike Tooney: Motives for Murder edited by Martin Edwards

Prashant Trikannad: With Great Truth & Regard: The Story of the Typewriter in India edited by Sidharth Bhatia 


Jack Seabrook said...

Thanks for the link, Todd.

Todd Mason said...

Thank you, Jack.

Jerry House said...

Thanks for picking up the ball and running with it, Todd.

Todd Mason said...

Thank you, Jerry.

Todd Mason said...

Bonus: Graham Andrews's 10 favorite SF novels, in alphabetical order of author:
1. Hothouse (aka The Long Afternoon of Earth). Brian W. Aldiss.
2. The Crystal World. J. G. Ballard.
3. The Demolished Man. Alfred Bester.
4. The Songs of Distant Earth. Arthur C. Clarke.
5. The Man in the High Castle. Philip K. Dick.
6. Gather, Darkness! Fritz Leiber.
7. City. Clifford D. Simak.
8. The War Against the Rull. A. E. van Vogt.
9. The Chrysalids (aka Re-birth). John Wyndham.
10. The Dream Master. Roger Zelazny.

George said...

Thanks for substituting for Patti on such short notice, Todd! You're the best!

Todd Mason said...

No, but thanks. Perhaps the most pleasant aspect of a crisis-riddled day.

TracyK said...

Ah you did get this up on Friday the 13th. I did not check until today. A lovely group of books featured here.

Todd Mason said...

I agree...thanks for contributing.

Prashant C. Trikannad said...

Thanks for the inclusion, Todd. Always an honour to be a part of FFB.