‘Nightscape’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Nighscape Book Review By Ron FortierNIGHTSCAPE Edited by David W. Edwards Part One – by Derrick Ferguson & David W.Edwards Part Two – by Arlen M.Todd Imperiad Entertainment 299 pages What we have here is a title with two different pulp actioners; both edited by David W.Edwards. Thus will give you or take on each separately. Kicking of this volume is “The Thousand-Eyed Fear” by Editor Edwards and popular pulp writer, Derrick Ferguson. It’s a deliriously delicious pulp romp evocative of some the best classic tales of the early 30s. Set in World War One, the story follows a Doc Savage clone named Lt. Nolin […]

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‘Cut Me In’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Cut Me In Book Review By Ron FortierCUT ME IN By Ed McBain Hard Case Crime 237 pages As a high school student in the early 1960s, we discovered the paperback crime fiction of writer Ed McBain and instantly became enamored of his enormous talent. He was and remains to this very day our favorite author. “Cut Me In,” is one of his early works but before we get into the review here’s a little background. Ed McBain (Octorber 15,1926 – July 6, 2005) is was one of the pen names of author and screenwriter Salavtore Albert Lombino who legally adopted the name Evan Hunter in 1952. […]

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‘Need More Road’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Need More Road Book Reivew By Ron FortierNEED MORE ROAD By Stephen Jared Soltice Publishin 202 pages Stephen Jared is one of the more promising voices in New Pulp fiction working today and his past titles have shown a real flare for both heroic adventure and tightly plotted noir crime thrilles. Whereas with “Need More Road,” he sets out on a much more ambitions journey to create a poignant character study of a lonely man living in quiet desperation. Sadly, even his talent can’t save the book’s rambling second half. The tale is set in the post World War II years. Eddie Howard is a fifty year […]

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‘Banshees’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Banshees Book Review By Ron FortierBANSHEES By Mike Baron WordFire Press 401 pages Since turning his considerable talents to prose, Eisner Award winning comicbook writer Mike Baron has been knocking out some fantastic over-the-top fiction. Among these is “Banshees,” a horror fantasy set squarely in the world of rock and roll and its tale is as loud and boisterous as the craziest heavy metal performers blasting out musical Armageddon. The tale revolves around the apparent resurrection of a 70s trio known as the Banshees who went out in a blaze of glory when their private plane crashed into the unyielding Scottish Highlands. Now, decades later […]

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PULP FICTION REVIEWS SUPREME JUSTICE!

Ron Fortier returns with another Pulp Fiction Review. This time out Ron takes a look at Supreme Justice by Max Allan Collins from Thomas & Mercer. This is a pre-release review so there is no cover available at this time. SUPREME JUSTICE By Max Allan Collins Thomas & Mercer 284 pages Available June 2014 After … Continue reading

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