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Joe R. Lansdale’s Of Mice and Minestrone

The Hap & Leonard series is one of Joe R. Lansdale’s most engaging works, a series of strange and fragmented crime stories which showcase two men who care for one another like brothers and find themselves frequently in complicated situations … Continue reading

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Max Allan Collins’ Killing Quarry

There is something nice about seeing an old character, genre, or style revived. Killing Quarry by Max Allan Collins once again delivers an adventure of his ’70s pulp character Quarry, a Vietnam veteran who finds himself dealing with frequent strange … Continue reading

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Daniel Kraus’s Blood Sugar

The point of view of a story can be the absolute greatest detail when determining how well it is told. Blood Sugar by Daniel Kraus has this element in spades. Indeed, rather than giving us merely one point of view, … Continue reading

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Youka Nitta’s Otodama 1: Voice from the Dead

BL manga legend Youka Nitta’s Otodama: Voice from the Dead, is not BL. It’s a crime thriller, and it’s a good one. Kaname Otonashi is a former police investigator who was known as “the Ears of the Police” — his … Continue reading

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