Friday, May 10, 2019

FRIDAY'S "FORGOTTEN" BOOKS And More: The Links to Reviews: 10 May 2019

This week's books and more, unfairly (or sometimes fairly) neglected, or simply those the reviewers below think you might find of some interest (or, infrequently, you should be warned away from); certainly, most weeks we have a few not at all forgotten titles...if I've missed your review or someone else's, please let me know in comments.

Mike Lind on this "Q. Patrick" novel: "This book nearly defies categorization, and for many readers it will defy all possibility of enjoyment."

Patricia Abbott: The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny

Les Blatt: Charlie Chan Carries On by Earl Derr Biggers

Elgin Bleecker: The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan

Joachim Boaz: New Dimensions III edited by Robert Silverberg

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

Ben Boulden: One for Hell by Jada M. Davis

Brian Busby: Exit Barney McGee by Claire Mackay

Steve Carper: "The Iron Teacher" in The Hotspur

Martin Edwards: The Accident of Robert Luman by "David Fletcher" (Dulan Barber)

Peter Enfantino and Jack Seabrook: Warren Comics, July/August 1966

Barry Ergang: Beware the Curves by "A. A. Fair" (Erle Stanley Gardner)

Will Errickson: Songs of a Dead Dreamer by Thomas Ligotti

José Ignacio Escribano: Maigret Hesitates by Georges Simenon (translated by Howard Curtis)

Curtis Evans: Chuckling Fingers by Mabel Seeley

Olman Feelyus: Route of the Red Gold by Dan J. Marlowe

Paul Fraser: Science Fiction Monthly, April 1976, edited by Julie Davis

Barry Gardner: Play It Again by Stephen Humphrey Bogart (and suspected ghostwriter/s)

John Grant: Blood Wedding by Pierre Lemaitre (translated by Frank Wynne)

Brian Greene: The Progress of a Crime by Julian Symons

Aubrey Hamilton: Corpses in Enderby by "George Bellairs" (Harold Blundell)

Rich Horton: birthday review-sets: Annalee Newitz; Geoff Ryman; Jack Sharkey; Catherynne M. Valente; Gene Wolfe

Jerry House: The Vampire Affair: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. #6 by David McDaniel; Western Adventures, October 1948

Kate Jackson: Suicide Excepted by Cyril Hare

Tracy K: Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie 

Colman Keane: Goodbye to an Old Friend by Brian Freemantle

George Kelley: The Astounding Science-Fiction Anthology edited by John W. Campbell, Jr.

Joe Kenney: The New Stewardesses #2: The London Affair by "Judi Lynn"

Rob Kitchin: Detective Inspector Huss by Helen Tursten (translated by Steven T. Murray)

Paul Kresh: Mythology and folklore from around the world on spoken word recordings

B. V. Lawson: Suddenly at His Residence by "Christianna Brand" (Mary Christianna Milne/Lewis)

Evan Lewis: the Costain & McCall series by "Neil MacNeil" (W. T. Ballard); "Zorro Strikes Again" by Johnston McCulley, West, November 1954

Steve Lewis: The Smart Money by Lia Matera; "Sign of the White Feather" by Cliff Farrell, Fighting Western, March 1946; "Never Marry Murder" by "Roney Scott" (William Campbell Gault), Dime Mystery, December 1949

Mike Lind:  The Grindle Nightmare by "Quentin Patrick" (in this case, Richard Wilson Webb and Mary Louise Aswell)

Todd Mason: The Mystery Companion and The Armchair Companion edited by A. L. Furman, and their sequels

John F. Norris: Death Croons the Blues by James Ronald

John O'Neill: Infinite Dreams by Joe Haldeman

Thomas Parker: Edgar Allan Poe read by Basil Rathbone and Vincent Price (Caedmon recordings)

Simon Patterson: rating the Goodreads ratings

Matt Paust: New Hope for the Dead by Charles Willeford

Bill Pronzini; Death Wish by Brian Garfield

James Reasoner: "The Cannibal Horde" by "John Peter Drummond", Jungle Stories, Fall 1942

Richard Robinson: A Question of Proof by "Nicholas Blake" (Cecil Day-Lewis)

Jack Seabrook: "Coming, Mama" by Henriette McClelland, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, September 1960, edited by Frederic Dannay

Gerard Saylor: Killing Time by Donald E. Westlake

Steven H Silver: Robert Heinlein: America as Science Fiction by H. Bruce Franklin

Victoria Silverwolf: Worlds of Tomorrow, February 1964, edited by Frederik Pohl 

Kerrie Smith: The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook

"TomCat": The Corpse with the Sunburned Face by Christopher St. John Sprigg

David Vineyard: "The Unstoppable Man" by Michael Gilbert, John Bull, 19 November 1949 (as "Amateur in Violence")


Jack Seabrook said...

Thanks for the links, Todd.

Todd Mason said...

Thanks for the posts!

Ann K. said...

Fabulous! Thank you!

Todd Mason said...

Thank you...and you're quite welcome.