‘The Adventures of Lazarus Gray Vol 2’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

The Adventures of Lazuras Gray Book Review By Ron FortierTHE ADVENTURES OF LAZARUS GRAY Vol 2 Die Glocke By Barry Reese Pro Se Press 169 pgs. This is the second collection of stories featuring the reborn hero, Lazarus Gray. A one time member of the all powerful secret cabal known as the Illuminati, Gray arrived in Sovereign City washing up on the morning tide with no memory of his past. Volume One told of his struggles to uncover that mystery at the same time introduced us to the amazing trio that would become his partners in Assistance Unlimited; lethal lovely Samantha Grace, former con-artist Morgan Watts and Korean martial […]

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‘Murder Never Knocks’ Book Review By Ron Fortier – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Murder Never Knocks Book Review By Ron FortierMURDER NEVER KNOCKS By Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins Titan Books 249 pages All Mike Hammer mysteries contain a fair amount of action, gun battles and bloodshed but at the moment we’re having a really hard time thinking of another one that comes this saturated with violence. From the first page, wherein Hammer is confronted in his own offices by a hired killer, this story roars out of the chute like a crazed bull at a western rodeo; stomping down anyone unlucky enough to be caught in its path of destruction. Someone has put out a contract on Hammer […]

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

Nano Factor Book Review By Ron FortierTHE NANON FACTOR By Wayne Carey A Leo Book 341 pgs So this fellow named Carey sends us a copy of his first book, “The Nanon Factor,” to read and review. Upon starting the novel, we realize it features animals that have had their intelligence heightened by injections nano-molecules. A dog named Sam and a cat named Sophia are communicating telepathically and this reviewer is about to put the novel down and run for the hills. We’ve never been “animal” people. Not that we have anything against the furry four legged creatures, but hey, not all of us had pets […]

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‘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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