Tag Archives: hard-boiled

The Case of the Vanishing Beauty

This is the 23rd in my series of Friday Forgotten Books by Richard S. Prather, Gold Medal, 1950 paperback, mystery (hard-boiled) first Shell Scott “She looked hotter than a welder’s torch and much, much more interesting.” Los Angeles private eye Shell Scott … Continue reading

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The Joy of Discovery

Note: This post constitutes the 20th in a series of Friday Forgotten Books, this time in the form of a brief memoir about discovering books. For more Friday Forgotten Books, see Patti Abbott’s blog. There are few things more pleasing to readers … Continue reading

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