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NIGHT OF THE HORNS (1958) and CRY WOLFRAM (1959) by Douglas Sanderson

This volume, reprinting a pair of hitherto hard-to-find mysteries by Douglas Sanderson (1920-2002), comes from those very nice people at Stark House Press. Both originally appeared under multiple titles and bylines:  1,294 more words

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THE OBSTINATE MURDERER (1938) and SPEAK OF THE DEVIL (1941) by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding

A belated Fedora welcome to 2015 after a fantastic Aussie sojourn. This year we open with a double bill from Elisabeth Sanxay Holding (1889-1955) that… 1,119 more words

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Reading Matters: Andrew Coburn

I remember, it could be as long as twenty years ago (in the way that most things seem now to have happened twenty years ago unless they were the day before yesterday) I was meeting a group of other writers for lunch somewhere in Soho – Sarah Dunant would have been there, Frances Fyfield, Lisa Coda – is that possible?- , Michael Dibdin maybe, Mike Lewin? 660 more words

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NUDE ON THIN ICE (1960) by Gil Brewer

This thriller comes in s new volume comprising two previously hard-to-find titles by paperback maestro Gil Brewer from those very nice people at Stark House Press, the imprint specialising in new and classic crime fiction. 821 more words

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NOTHING IN HER WAY (1953) by Charles Williams

“Charles Williams remains the best kept secret in noir fiction” Max Allan Collins

Charles Williams (1909-1975), one of the masters of the 1950s paperback original, has gone through a long period of neglect, probably more read in translation on the Continent than in English.

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THE GIRL WHO HAD TO DIE (1940) by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding

A belated Fedora welcome to 2013, which this year opens with a review of this fine book by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding (1889-1955), who after a brief dalliance with romance novels became a specialist in psychological suspense and thrillers. 1,041 more words

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ROUGH RIDERS by Charlie Stella

Courtesy of those very nice people at Stark House Press, I have in my hands an advance copy of the new novel by Charlie Stella, purveyor of humour, violence, complex plots and double crosses aplenty. 1,177 more words

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