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FFB: Guest Post by Jeff Meyerson: Killing Castro by Lawrence Block

A special treat this week! A guest post by the widely traveled, read and appreciated Jeff Meyerson. This is Jeff’s first guest post for Bullhorn. Killing Castro by Lawrence Block (originally published as Fidel Castro Assassinated as by Lee Duncan … Continue reading

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FFB: A Caribbean Mystery

this is the 94th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books. A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie © 1964, Pocket Books, 1966 paperback, mystery featuring Miss Marple After reading The Clocks for the single-author Friday Forgotten Books post last week, I … Continue reading

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FFB: Sundiver

this is the 88th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Sundiver by David Brin © 1980, this edition: 3rd printing Nov. 1981, Bantam Books 1981 mass market paperback, science fiction, 1st in Uplift War series of 6 novels It’s been … Continue reading

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FFB: Shoot the Works

this is the 84th book in my series of forgotten books Shoot the Works by Brett Halliday © 1957, Dell #7844, 1965 mass market paperback (second edition), mystery – Mike Shayne #28 Mike Shayne’s secretary Lucy calls Mike and asks him to hurry … Continue reading

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The Quick Red Fox

this is the 82nd in my series of forgotten books The Quick Red Fox by John D. MacDonald, © 1964, Fawcett Gold Medal, 9th printing 1987 paperback, mystery – Travis McGee series, #6 I first read this in 1989. Shortly before then, I’d … Continue reading

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FFB: Toujours Provence

this is the 76th in my series of forgotten books Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle, published by Alfred Knopf 1991 hardcover (second of two volumes in two book boxed set) National bestseller taking up where his beloved A Year In Provence left … Continue reading

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FFB: Never Cry Wolf and And No Birds Sang

this is the 174th in my series of forgotten books Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat, 1963 This is Canadian author week for Friday Forgotten Books, so I picked an author who wrote a lot of great books, most of … Continue reading

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FFB: Smith and Other Events: Stories of the Chilcotin

this is the 71st in my series of forgotten books Smith and Other Events – Stories of the Chilcotin by Paul St. Pierre © 1984, Beaufort Books, Inc., 1984 hardcover, short story collection Back in ’84 when I was a regular visitor to … Continue reading

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FFB: The Bat Flies Low

The Bat Flies Low by Sax Rohmer © 1935, P.F. Collier & Son hardcover, Orient Edition (see text) 1930s – mystery-adventure-mystical this is the 69th in my series of forgotten books First, the book and it’s edition, my thoughts on the story afterward. … Continue reading

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FFB – The Game

this is the 67th in my series of forgotten books The Game by Laurie R. King, © 2004, Bantam Books 2006 paperback featuring Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes, # 7 in series, mystery ~ adventure Mycroft Holmes sends for Mary and Sherlock to ask a … Continue reading

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