!: Thieves Fall Out(review copy) – Gore Vidal: pulp novel by Vidal from his young days. Never reprinted since original publication 60 years ago. Due next month.
2: Black Boat Dancing(review cop) – Gerald Cappa: When Jorginho the Black Hat hacker goes AWOL in Portugal with the secrets of America’s role in the Arab Spring rebellions, Maknazpy is enlisted to bring him back – dead or alive. Maknazpy tracks the runaway through the narrow streets of old Lisbon until he is betrayed and the hunter becomes the hunted.
3: Susannah Screaming – Carolyn Weston: THE SECOND BLOCKBUSTER THRILLER IN THE KRUG & KELLOG SERIES…WHICH BECAME THE HIT TV SHOW “THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO.” It’s the turbulent 1970s, a time of social upheaval. University-educated ex-surfer Casey Kellog is the youngest homicide detective on the force. He’s teamed up with Al Krug, an older, tougher, street-wise cop resistant to change. Their latest case involves a vicious hit-and-run death: a driver in a Mercedes chases a motorcyclist, hits him, and then backs up over him again, making certain that he’s road kill. The investigation takes a bizarre turn when the victim is undressed in the morgue and the two cops discover that his corpse is plastic-wrapped in twenty-dollar bills…
4: Rouse The Demon – Carolyn Weston: Third Casei and Krug novel. Santa Monica ex-surfer Casey Kellog turned police detective investigates the killing of a hypnotist conducting therapy sessions for a group of young drug addicts.
%: Shawn O’Brien: Manslaughter – William W. Johnstone with J. A. Johnstone: first book in a new series, a spinoff from The Brothers O’Brien.
6: The City on The Edge of Forever – Harlan Ellison: graphic novel based on Ellison’s original script before Roddenberry rewrote it. Reviewed this past Friday.
and the ebooks:
7: Hell Town Shootout – Edward A. Grainger: latest from David featuring U. S. Marshal Gideon Miles
8: Holt County Justice – Richard Prosch: latest prose from Richard featuring deputy Whit Branham.
9: The Death of The Detective – Mark Smith: Brah Books reprint of a classic.
10: Wading Into War – Scott Dennis Parker: Houston, 1940. Scoot gives us P.I. Benjamin Wade, a laid back private investigator whose jobs are so mundane that he doesn’t even carry a gun. He thought his latest job was going to be easy. So he thought.
11: Blaze!: Six-Gun Wedding – JaLowry: latest in the adult western series from Rough Edges Press
12: Benjamin Buckingham and The Nightmare’s Nightmare(review copy) – Gregory Gershwin: What happens when you wake after a night of dreaming to find your favorite dinosaur character from your favorite TV show talking to you in your bedroom? You and the dinosaur panic! After nine year-old Benjamin Buckingham calms down, he chooses between chasing after the dinosaur into a secret world or… going to school.