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    Lucky Bastard by Deborah Coonts – Review – Douglas Cobb

    Sex, innuendos, erotic fantasies, and gambling – what is there not to like about Deborah Coonts’ latest book in her Lucky O’Toole Vegas series, Lucky Bastard? The series features the smart and sassy (not to mention, often...

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  • Unnatural Acts by Kevin J. Anderson – Review – Douglas Cobb

    In the Paranormal Urban Fantasy novel Unnatural Acts, by the best-selling author Kevin J. Anderson, Detective Dan Shamble (aka: Dan Chambeaux), Zombie P.I., takes on the cases of many of these Unnaturals, who have nowhere else to...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Farseed by Pamela Sargent – Review – Douglas R. Cobb

    Could Pamela Sargent’s SF Seed trilogy, comprised of Earthseed, Farseed, and Seed Seeker become the next Hunger Games? There is that possibility, as Pamela’s science fiction novels of human beings who have been “seeded” on a planet...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    The Formula for Murder by Carol McCleary – Review – Douglas R. Cobb

    When does science cross over into madness? Does the madness come first, or does an obsession with science sometimes lead to madness? Carol McCleary examines these questions and brings the historical Figure of the indomitable Nellie Bly...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Target Lancer by Max Allan Collins – review – Douglas R. Cobb

    The author of The Memoirs of Nathan (Nate) Heller Mysteries series, Max Allan Collins, writes about new facts about the conspiracy to assassinate JFK in November, 1963, in Chicago, in his latest pulse-pounding thriller, Target Lancer. What...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Fate of Worlds by Larry Niven and Edward M. Lerner – Review – Douglas R. Cobb

    You know a SF series is über popular when a prequel series is written because the original has become so beloved that the fans demand more. Such was the case with Star Wars and also with Larry...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Seed by Ania Ahlborn – Review – Douglas R. Cobb

    For a taste of Southern Gothic horror, look no further than Seed by Ania Ahlborn. The horror is a bit slow to build, but there are plenty of gruesome and bloody moments in the novel to appeal...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Nightfall by Stephen Leather – Review – Douglas R. Cobb

    Former police negotiator Jack Nightingale’s own father sold his soul to a devil in return for vast wealth. However, he doesn’t bother to let his son know about this small fact until it is close to the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Tesseracts Sixteen (Parnassus Unbound) ed. by Mark Leslie – Review

    Looking for a veritable banquet of the finest Canadian speculative fiction? Look no further than Tesseracts Sixteen (Parnassus Unbound) edited by Mark Leslie. Each of the previous anthologies have had their own special themes. This volume contains...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Whispers Underground by Ben Aaronovitch – Review – Douglas R. Cobb

    Are you a fan of Urban Paranormal novels? Ben Aaronotich’s “Rivers of London” series proves that he is a master of the genre. The main protagonist of the series is Constable Peter Grant, who is both a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Luck of the Draw by Piers Anthony – Review – Douglas R. Cobb

    In this pun-filled 36th. installment of his Xanth series, Piers Anthony takes the readers of the humorous, adventure-packed novel Luck of the Draw back to one of fantasy’s most famous magical and fun lands, the Florida-shaped Xanth....

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    The Webs of Varok (The Archives of Varok)

    In this gripping sequel to Cary Neeper’s debut novel, A Place Beyond Man (The Archives of Varok), the main protagonist, Tandra Grey, leaves behind the confines of an Earth that is in economic and ecological decay, and...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Strong Vengeance by Jon Land – Review – Douglas R. Cobb

    Fifth generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong is back with a vengeance in thriller/mystery author Jon Land’s edge-of-your-seat novel, Strong Vengeance. As in all of Land’s Caitlin Strong novels (Strong Vengeance is the fourth one, after Strong Justice,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Them Or Us by David Moody – Review

    David Moody is one of my favorite modern-day authors. With novels like his Hater series, and Autumn series, he has become a master of the Horror genre. The Autumn novels are about how humans deal with zombies,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    The Scar by Sergey and Marina Dyachenko – Review

      Lord Egert Soll is a brash, confident member of the elite guards of his ancient, glorious, and militaristic city, Kavarren. He is also a notorious philanderer, taking pride in making cuckolds of every other man in...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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