2: Night and The City – Gerald Kersh: Harry Fabian is a small time hood born in a Cockney slum and maybe one of the most loathsome characters ever created. It’s the story of the unrepentant life of a vicious little man. It’s publication in 1946 drew comparisons to Kipling, Dickens, and Hemingway in it’s portrayal of life on the underside.
3: Sixkiller, U.S. Marshal: The Hour of Death – Willia W. Johnstone with J. A. Johnstone: John Henry Sixkiller, half Cherokee, half Caucasion is a marshal who works out of the Indian nations for Judge Parker.
4: Defiance of Eagles – William W. Johnstone with J. A Johnstone: Falcon Maccalister and tow of his brothers are on the trail of a disgraced Army officer, court-martialed for dereliction of duty. Falcon and his brother-in law had testified against him. Now the man has murdered the husband of his sister’s daughter, Falcon’s niece, and is holding her for ransom.
5: The Glass Triangle – George Harmon Coxe: a Kent Murdock mystery novel from 1940.
6: Star Trek: From History’s Shadow – Dayton Ward: in the middle of this one. The author has married real characters with Trek in a tale stretching from the 1940s until the time of Kirk’s original five year mission.
and the ebooks:
7: The Devil’s Blues(review copy) – Ricky Bush
8: Steel Heart – Thomas Pluck: thirteen crime stories.
9: Tales From The Promised Land – John Rose Putnam: a collection of western tales.
10: Missouri In Flames: I Rode With Jesse James – W. R. Benton; ebook publication of one of the author’s older wortks.
11: James Mckay, U.S. Army Scout – W. R. Benton: another ebook release of an older novel.
12: The Cashmere Shroud – Ed Lynskey: second in the author’s cozy series.
13: Solstice(review copy) – Damian Stevenson
14: The Tesla Secret – Alex Lukeman: a freebie I couldn’t pass up when I saw the hero’s name: Nick Carter.