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Casey Cep: Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

As evidenced by its extended title Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee is really three interrelated stories. The first, and impetus for the rest, is the murky tale of a murky man, the Reverend Willie … Continue reading

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Frontispiece to The Black Box by Thelma Lientz [1929]

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Feels

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From the UBU507 Library

The F.B.I. gave John Benson the green light to start his race against time — and murder. The going was slow. There were many unavoidable detours. Especially a certain streamlined chassis with her own brand of anti-freeze. First printing–October, 1961

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Operation Starvation (Killmaster) (Award Books #A197F)

1968

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They don’t make ’em like this any more!

Blood Raid (Killmaster) Nick Carter Published by Ace Books (1987)

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Staff Recommendation From The Superior Center For Literocity

My favorite book of 1965. Trainer is master storyteller and so graceful in showing us the depths of sin, the pain caused by hot-eyed hell cats, the grip of their elders who should just let go. We see generation after … Continue reading

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Book Jackets: Wide Eyed Women Edition

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The Red Skull [1908]

Here in the bowels of the earth, under the bed of the ocean, in almost complete darkness, and with a raving madmen and murderer struggling with another criminal — the position was enough to unsettle the sanest human being. — … Continue reading

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Food for thought….

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