Friday, June 04, 2010

The Summing Up, Friday, June 4, 2010

Parisians reading.

Thanks to Rick Robinson for organizing the last month's worth of choices.

Friday Forgotten Books: The Summing Up

May 14, 2010

Bill Crider: Shoot the President, Are You Mad? by Frank McAuliffe

David Cranmer: Land of Always Night by Kenneth Robeson

Ed Gorman: The American Vein: Directors & Directions in Television By Christopher Wicking & Tise Vahimagi

Evan Lewis: Mr. Strang by Carroll John Daly

George Kelley: How Like an Angel by Margaret Millar

James Reasoner: Outlaw Canyon by Lewis B. Patten

Kerri Smith: Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Martin Edwards: Sweet Adelaide by Julian Symons

Paul Bishop: Black Bartlemy’s Treasure by Jeffery Farnol

Randy Johnson: Downtown by Ed McBain

Richard Robinson: The Wolves of Savernake by Edward Marston

Steve Lewis: Lady With the Dice by Joel Townsley Rogers

Thomas Kaufman: The Black Path of Fear by Cornell Woolrich

Todd Mason: Romances by Jack Finney, Kate Wilhelm, Joyce Carol Oates, Joanna Russ, Maggie Gee, Richard Matheson and Margaret Atwood

May 21, 2010

B.V. Lawson: Emily Dickenson is Dead by Jane Langton

Bill Crider: Shoot the President, Are You Mad? by Frank McAuliffe

Ed Gorman: With Folded Hands…and Searching Mind by Jack Williamson

Evan Lewis: Is A Ship Burning? by Richard Sale

George Kelley: The John Thunstone stories by Manly Wade Wellman

James Reasoner: The Star Smasher by Edmund Hamilton

Kerri Smith: Coma by Robin Cook

Le0pard13: Different Seasons by Stephen king

Martin Edwards: Murder at Shots Hall by Maureen Sarsfield

Patrick Lennon: Thumbprint by Friedrich Glauser

Patti Abbott: The Clockmaker by Georges Simenon

Paul Bishop: The Killer Mine by Hammond Innes

Randy Johnson: The Vampire Affair (Man From U.N.C.L.E #9) by David McDaniel

Richard Robinson: The Wall Around he World by Theodore R. Cogswell

Steve Lewis: The Valley of the Creeping Men by Rayburn Crowley

Todd Mason: Best SF, 1971 edited by Harry Harrison and Brian Aldus,

Todd Mason: Best SF, 1971 edited by Harry Harrison and Brian Aldiss: Year’s Finest Fantasy edited by Terry Carr (1978)

May 28, 2010

Bill Crider: 
The Slavers by Richard Telfair

Craig Clarke: The Farm by Scott Nicholson

Evan Lewis: Secret Agent X-9 by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond

George Kelley: Of All the Bloody Cheek by Frank McAuliffe

Irene Fleming: Drink to Yesterday by Manning Coles

James Reasoner: Kingdom of the Blue Corpses by Brant House

Kerrie Smith: The Greenway by Jane Adams

Le0pard13: (film) The Dirty Dozen

Martin Edwards: The Cambridge Murders by Adam Broome

Paul Bishop: This is a Bust by Ed Lin

Paul Brazill: Ritual in the Dark by Colin Wilson

Randy Johnson: Girls on Sin Street by Larry Maddock (Jack Jardine)

Richard Robinson: The Case of the Real Perry Mason by Dorothy B. Hughes

Steve Lewis: Death and the Chapman by Kate Sedley

Terrie Farley Moran – A Nun in the Closet by Dorothy Gilman

Todd Mason: Uncollected Crimes edited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg; Uncollected Stars edited by Barry Malzberg, Piers Anthony, Charles G. Waugh and Martin Harry Greenberg; FINE FRIGHTS: STORIES THAT SCARED ME….edited by Ramsey Campbell

The Summing Up, Friday, June 4, 2010

Lou Alin,
The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan
Joe Barone,
The Shape of Water, Andrea Camilleri
Paul Bishop,
Double Play, Ed McBain
Craig Clarke, The Big Rock Candy Mountain, Wallace Stegner
David Cranmer: The Stonor Case (play) by Conan Doyle
Bill Crider,
A Cool Breeze on the Underground, Don Winslow
Mike Dennis,
Cassidy's Girl, David Goodis
Loren Eaton,
Starman Jones, Robert Heinlein
Martin Edwards,
Julian Symons Remembered, John Walsdorf and Kathleen Symons.
Gar Elliott,
Ladies' Man, Richard Price
Ed Gorman,
Murder Among Children, Tucker Coe (Donald Westlake)
George Kelley,
The Infinite Cage, Keith Laumer
Randy Johnson,
The Sword of Lankor, Howard L. Cory (Jack Jardine)
B.V. Lawson,
A Night at the Cemetery, Anton Chekhov
Le0pard13: Fail-Safe by Eugene Harvey and Burdick Wheeler
Evan Lewis,
77 Sunset Strip, Roy Huggins
Steve Lewis/Edward D. Hoch,
The Big Bow Mystery, Israel Zangwill
Steve Lewis: The Invisible Host by Gwen Bristow and Bruce Manning
Todd Mason,
The Years with Ross, James Thurber
James Reasoner,
Lawless Guns, Dudley Dean
Rick Robinson,
Beginning Operations, James White
Kerrie Smith,
Death in Dreamtime, S. H. Courtier
Andrew Taylor, Caleb Williams, William Godwin


Peter Rozovsky said...

Always nice to see a thumbs-up for Thumbprint and the great Glauser.
Detectives Beyond Borders
"Because Murder Is More Fun Away From Home"

George said...

Rick Robinson is handy to have around, isn't he, Patti.

pattinase (abbott) said...

You both are!

George said...

As Flannery O'Connor said, a good man is hard to find.