Non-Fiction


"Cutting Through the Red Tape": Resnick at Zineth: The Mike Resnick Fan Magazine, No. 3, Winter 1991

"Portrait in Plasma: Motifs in The Dark Lady": Resnick at Zineth: The Mike Resnick Fan Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer 1991

Review of Kirinyaga by Mike Resnick: Maelstrom, Vol. II, Issue 2, 1999

Review of Lucky You by Carl Hiaasen: Maelstrom, Vol. II, Issue 4, 1999

Review of The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler: Maelstrom, Vol. IV, Issue 3, 2003, an extended version of which appears at the GADetection Wiki.

Many of the reviews listed on this page have been reprinted at my friend Kevin Tipple's blog: http://kevintipplescorner.blogspot.com/

Other mystery fiction reviewed at the GADetection Wiki:

        The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man by Daniel Stashower

        Beware the Curves by A.A. Fair

       The Blank Wall by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding

       Brass Knuckles by Frank Gruber   

       The Burglar in the Library by Lawrence Block

       The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars by Anthony Boucher

       Case of the Vanishing Beauty by Richard S. Prather

       Catspaw Ordeal by Edward Ronns

       A Chain of Evidence by Carolyn Wells

       The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Herbert Brean

       The Crazy Mixed-Up Corpse by Michael Avallone

       The Darrow Enigma by Melvin L. Severy

       Dead Famous by Ben Elton

       The Death Gods by Richard S. Prather

       The Demon of Dartmoor by Paul Halter

       Don Diavolo mysteries by Clayton Rawson

       Double in Trouble by Richard S. Prather & Stephen Marlowe

       Drowned Hopes by Donald E. Westlake

       Drum BeatDominique by Stephen Marlowe

        Drum Beat--Madrid by Stephen Marlowe

        Drum Beat--Marianne by Stephen Marlowe

       Elephants in the Distance by Daniel Stashower

       Ellipsis by Stephen Greenleaf

       The Fabulous Clipjoint by Fredric Brown

       Fast One by Paul Cain

       Fat Ollie's Book by Ed McBain

       The Fiend by Margaret Millar

       The Five Silver Buddhas by Harry Stephen Keeler

       The Floating Lady Murder by Daniel Stashower

       The Great Merlini by Clayton Rawson

       The Gutter and the Grave by Ed McBain

       Hard Tack by Barbara D'Amato

       Hardly A Man Is Now Alive by Herbert Brean

       The Honest Dealer by Frank Gruber

       The Houdini Specter by Daniel Stashower

       The Innocent Mrs. Duff by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding

       Instruments of Night by Thomas H. Cook

       A Jade in Aries by Tucker Coe

       Joker in the Deck by Richard S. Prather

       Julius Katz and Archie by Dave Zeltserman

       Killed on the Rocks by William L. DeAndrea

       Killers Are My Meat by Stephen Marlowe

       Kindly Dig Your Grave and Other Wicked Stories by Stanley Ellin

       The Last Best Hope by Ed McBain

       The Last Dance by Ed McBain

       The Lord of Misrule by Paul Halter

       Lost Stories by Dashiell Hammett

       Love Lies Bleeding by Edmund Crispin

       Mr. Monk and the Two Assistants by Lee Goldberg

       Mr. Monk Goes to the Firehouse by Lee Goldberg

       Mr. Monk in Trouble by Lee Goldberg

       Mr. Monk is Miserable by Lee Goldberg

       Murder In the Hellfire Club by Donald Zochert

       Murder on the Side by Day Keene

       Next of Kin by Mignon G. Eberhart

       No Chance in Hell by Nick Quarry

       Oh, Murderer Mine by Norbert Davis

       Pattern for Panic by Richard S. Prather

       Strip for Murder by Richard S. Prather

       Swan Dive by Jeremiah Healy

       Ten Second Staircase by Christopher Fowler

      The Seventh Hypothesis by Paul Halter

      Terror is My Trade by Stephen Marlowe

      Too Late for Tears by Roy Huggins

      Trial by Fury by Craig Rice

      Wilders Walk Away by Herbert Brean


Review of The Houdini Specter by Daniel Stashower: Web Mystery Magazine, Spring 2004

"Impossible Pleasures": Mysterical-E, 2004

Review of The Innocent Mrs. Duff by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding: Mystery*File #46, November 2004 print version

"Writing 'The Play of Light and Shadow'": Mystery Readers Journal, Spring 2005

I'm mentioned in an article for the Long Ridge Writers Group titled "Preparing E-Mail Submissions" by Jodie L. Ball

Review of Mr. Monk Goes to the Firehouse: Futures Mystery Anthology Magazine, May/June 2006

Review of Small Game by John Blades at Blogger News Network, January 18, 2009

Review of As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner at Blogger News Network, February 6, 2009

Review of Son of a Wanted Man by Louis L'Amour at Blogger News Network, June 22, 2009

Review of The Sunrise Guns by William Colt MacDonald at Blogger News Network, July 3, 2009

Review of Lost Stories by Dashiell Hammett at Blogger News Network, October 28, 2009

Review of Stupid White Men by Michael Moore at Kevin's Corner, August 1, 2010

Review of 61 Hours by Lee Child at Kevin's Corner, March 7, 2011

Review of Bar-20 by Clarence E. Mulford at Epinions, March 6, 2011

Review of The Lord of Misrule by Paul Halter at The American Culture, March 9, 2011

Review of Strip for Murder by Richard S. Prather at Kevin's Corner, April 1, 2011

Review of No Chance in Hell by Nick Quarry at Kevin's Corner, April 29, 2011

Review of The Honest Dealer by Frank Gruber at Kevin's Corner, May 13, 2011

Review of Top Suspense: 13 Classic Stories by 12 Masters of the Genre at Kevin's Corner, May 9, 2011

Review of Julius Katz and Archie at Kevin's Corner, May 16, 2011

Review of Short Stories of Earl Staggs at Kevin's Corner, July 3, 2011

Review of Mystery Ranch by Max Brand at Kevin's Corner, July 22, 2011

Review of Rotten Reviews: A Literary Companion, edited by Bill Henderson, at Kevin's Corner, July 13, 2011

Review of The Man Who Liked Slow Tomatoes by K.C. Constantine at Kevin's Corner, September 23, 2011

Review of Die Laughing and Other Murderous Schtick by S.S. Rafferty at Kevin's Corner, October 7, 2011

Review of Dangerous Women & Desperate Men by Rick Mofina at Kevin's Corner, October 27, 2011

Review of Cassidy's Girl by David Goodis  at Kevin's Corner, December 2, 2011

Review of Drum Beat--Dominique by Stephen Marlowe at Kevin's Corner, January 20, 2012

Review of The Body and the Blood by Michael Lister at Kevin's Corner, January 31, 2012

Review of Tangled Trails by William MacLeod Raine at Kevin's Corner, February 10, 2012

Review of God Save the Mark by Donald E. Westlake at Kevin's Corner, February 17, 2012

Review of Fat Ollie's Book by Ed McBain at Kevin's Corner, March 23, 2012

Review of Watch Me Die by Lee Goldberg at Kevin's Corner, May 4, 2012

Review of Blue Chipper by Geoffrey Norman at Kevin's Corner, June 1, 2012

Review of Baby Shark by Robert Fate at Kevin's Corner, June 8, 2012

Review of Kindly Dig Your Grave and Other Wicked Stories by Stanley Ellin at Kevin's Corner, June 22, 2012

Review of The Demon of Dartmoor by Paul Halter at Kevin's Corner, June 27, 2012

Review of Murder on the Side by Day Keene at Kevin's Corner, July 6, 2012

Review of The Marble Orchard by William F. Nolan at Kevin's Corner, July 20, 2012

Review of The Red Scarf by Gil Brewer at Kevin's Corner, August 10, 2012

Review of Quartet: Four Slightly Twisted Tales by Janis Susan May at Kevin's Corner, August 21, 2012

Review of Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner at Kevin's Corner, September 21, 2012

Review oSharks Never Sleep by William F. Nolan at Kevin's Corner, November 23, 2012

Review of The Jugger by Richard Stark at Kevin's Corner, December 14, 2012

Review of  The Murder Book: An Illustrated History of the Detective Story by Tage la Cour & Harald Mogensen at Kevin's Corner, December 28, 2012

Review of Mr. Monk is Miserable by Lee Goldberg at Kevin's Corner, February 1, 2013

Review of The Girl with the Long Green Heart by Lawrence Block at Kevin's Corner, January 11, 2013

Review of The Seventh Hypothesis by Paul Halter at Kevin's Corner, February 22, 2013

Review of Lake Charles by Ed Lynskey at Kevin's Corner, March 25, 2013

Review of "The Drifter Detective" by Garnett Elliott at Kevin's Corner, April 16, 2013

"Impossible Pleasures," revised and expanded, in King's River Life Magazine, May 4, 2013

Review of Brass Knuckles by Frank Gruber at Kevin's Corner, May 17, 2013

Review of The Vanishers by Donald Hamilton at Kevin's Corner, June 14, 2013

Review of Ghost Town Gold by William Colt MacDonald at Kevin's Corner, June 5, 2013

Review of "Three-Ten to Yuma" by Elmore Leonard at Kevin's Corner, June 28, 2013

Review of  Justified Action by Earl Staggs at  Kevin's Corner, July 1, 2013  

Review of The Blacklin County Files by Bill Crider at Kevin's Corner, July 16, 2013

Review of The Great Merlini by Clayton Rawson at Kevin's Corner, August 16, 2013

Review of The Remake: As Time Goes By by Stephen Humphrey Bogart at Kevin's Corner, January 31, 2014

Review of Cover of Snow by Jenny Milchman at Kevin's Corner, April 3, 2014

Review of Too Late for Tears by Roy Huggins at Kevin's Corner, April 4, 2014

Review of The Education of H*y*m*a*n  K*a*p*l*a*n by Leonard Q. Ross at Kevin's Corner, April 25, 2014

Review of The Brat by Gil Brewer at Kevin's Corner, May 16, 2014

Review of Memoirs of a Bad Dog by Curtis Moser at Kevin's Corner, June 16, 2014

Review of Night Squad by David Goodis at Kevin's Corner, June 20, 2014

Review of Not Sleeping, Just Dead by Charles Alverson at Kevin's Corner, July 11, 2014

Review of The Man Who Turned Into Himself by David Ambrose at Kevin's Corner, August 1, 2014

Review of Drum Beat--Madrid by Stephen Marlowe at Kevin's Corner, August 15, 2014

Review of As Tough As They Come, edited by Will Oursler, at Kevin's Corner, December 5, 2014

Review of The Sinatra Files, edited by Tom and Phil Kuntz, at Kevin's Corner, December 26, 2014

Review of Bimbos of the Death Sun by Sharyn McCrumb at Kevin's Corner, January 9, 2015

Review of Masters of Noir, Volume One at Kevin's Corner, January 16, 2015

Review of Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can't Put Down, edited by Clive Cussler, at Kevin's Corner, January 23, 2015 

Review of Wicked Women, edited by Lee Wright, at Kevin's Corner, January 30, 2015 

Review of The Best from Manhunt, selected by Scott & Sidney Meredith, at Kevin's Corner, February 13, 2015 

Review of Masters of Noir, Volume Two at Kevin's Corner, February 27, 2015

Review of Masters of Noir, Volume Three at Kevin's Corner, March 6, 2015

Review of Masters of Noir, Volume Four at Kevin's Corner, March 13, 2015

Review of Unfaithful Servant by Timothy Harris at Kevin's Corner, March 20, 2015

 Review of The Education of a Pulp Writer & Other Stories by David Cranmer at Kevin's Corner, April 7, 2015

Review of Drowned Hopes by Donald E. Westlake at Kevin's Corner, April 10, 2015

Review of A Jade in Aries by Tucker Coe at Kevin's Corner, April 17, 2015

Review of The Burning Wire by Jeffery Deaver at Kevin's Corner, May 1, 2015

Review of The Last Dance by Ed McBain at Kevin's Corner, May 8, 2015

Review of One Shot by Lee Child at Kevin's Corner, May 15, 2015

Review of Outrage at Blanco by Bill Crider at Kevin's Corner, May 22, 2015

Review of Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop by Lee Goldberg at Kevin's Corner, May 29, 2015

Review of Beware the Curves by A.A. Fair at Kevin's Corner, June 5, 2015

Review of The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man by Daniel Stashower at Kevin's Corner, June 12, 2015

Review of Murder on Wheels edited by Ramona DeFelice Long at Kevin's Corner, June 27, 2015

Review of Peter Lawford: The Man Who Kept the Secrets by James Spada at Kevin's Corner, July 10, 2015

Review of The Nightrunners by Michael Collins at Kevin's Corner, July 31, 2015

Review of The Death Gods by Richard S. Prather at Kevin's Corner, August 7, 2015

Review of Terror is My Trade by Stephen Marlowe at Kevin's Corner, August 14, 2015

Review of The Julius Caesar Murder Case by Wallace Irwin at Kevin's Corner, August 28, 2015

Review of The Girl With the Long Green Heart by Lawrence Block at Flash Bang Mysteries, August 29, 2015

Review of Tailing Raymond Chandler by Brian Thomas Olson at Kevin's Corner, September 3, 2015

Review of Baby Shark by Robert Fate at Flash Bang Mysteries, September 4, 2015

Review of Unfaithful Servant by Timothy Harris at Flash Bang Mysteries, September 8, 2015

Review of Julius Katz and Archie by Dave Zeltserman at Flash Bang Mysteries, September 8, 2015

Review of Cover of Snow by Jenny Milchman at Flash Bang Mysteries, September 8, 2015

Review of A Time of Predators by Joe Gores at Kevin's Corner, September 11, 2015

Review of Watch Me Die by Lee Goldberg at Flash Bang Mysteries, September 15, 2015

Review of The Marble Orchard by William F. Nolan at Flash Bang Mysteries, September 15, 2015

Review of The Gutter and the Grave by Ed McBain at Patricia Abbott's blog, October 2, 2015

Review of The Man Who Liked Slow Tomatoes by K.C. Constantine at Flash Bang Mysteries, October 8, 2015

Review of Wilders Walk Away by Herbert Brean at Flash Bang Mysteries, October 8, 2015

Review of Concrete Angel by Patricia Abbott at Kevin's Corner, November 3, 2015

Review of The Fala Factor by Stuart M. Kaminsky at Kevin's Corner, December 4, 2015

Review of Cannery Row by John Steinbeck at Kevin's Corner, January 8, 2016

Review of Joker in the Deck by Richard S. Prather at Patricia Abbott's blog, January 15, 2016

Review of The Fiend by Margaret Millar at Kevin's Corner, February 19, 2016

Review of The Thrill of the Haunt by E.J. Copperman at Kevin's Corner, February 21, 2016

Review of The Great Santini by Pat Conroy at Patricia Abbott's blog, May 6, 2016

Review of Killed on the Rocks by William L. DeAndrea at Kevin's Corner, June 17, 2016

Review of The Twisted Ones by Vin Packer at Kevin's Corner, June 24, 2016

Review of The Web by Jonathan Kellerman at Kevin's Corner, July 15, 2016

Review of A Chain of Evidence by Carolyn Wells at Kevin's Corner, July 22, 2016

Review of "Rescue" by Earl Staggs at Kevin's Corner, July 30, 2016

Review of The Tightrope Men by Desmond Bagley at Kevin's Corner, August 12, 2016

Review of Hail, Hail, Euphoria! by Roy Blount, Jr. at Kevin's Corner, August 26, 2016

Review of I, Alex Cross by James Patterson at Kevin's Corner, September 2, 2016

Review of Grifter's Game by Lawrence Block at Kevin's Corner, September 9, 2016

Review of Reaper by Ben Mezrich at Kevin's Corner, September 16, 2016

Review of Blunt Darts by Jeremiah Healy at Kevin's Corner, September 23, 2016

Review of Fields for President by W.C. Fields at Kevin's Corner, October 14, 2016

Review of Murder On the Aisle by Ed Gorman at Kevin's Corner, November 2, 2016

Review of The Bughouse Affair by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini at Kevin's Corner, December 16, 2016

Review of Trial by Fury by Craig Rice at Kevin's Corner, January 27, 2017

Review of The Crazy Mixed-Up Corpse by Michael Avallone at Kevin's Corner, February 3, 2017

Review of Mirror Image by Dennis Palumbo at Kevin's Corner, February 24, 2017

Review of Mr. Monk in Trouble by Lee Goldberg at Kevin's Corner, March 24, 2017

Review of Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen at Kevin's Corner, March 31, 2017

Review of the Don Diavolo Mysteries by Clayton Rawson at Kevin's Corner, April 14, 2017

Review of Finn by Jon Clinch at Kevin's Corner, May 12, 2017

Review of Drum Beat--Marianne by Stephen Marlowe at Kevin's Corner, June 2, 2017

Review of Dark Passage by David Goodis at Kevin's Corner, June 23, 2017

Review of The Sixteenth Man by Thomas B. Sawyer at Kevin's Corner, June 30, 2017

Review of Death of a Snob by M.C. Beaton at Kevin's Corner, July 7, 2017

Review of Bootlegger's Daughter by Margaret Maron at Kevin's Corner, August 4, 2017

Review of Who's Next? by George Baxt at Kevin's Corner, August 11, 2017

Capsule reviews of Malice in Maggody by Joan Hess; Every Bet's a Sure Thing by Thomas B. Dewey; Naked Pictures of Famous People by Jon Stewart; Not Quite the Classics by Colin Mochrie; Shallow Graves by Jeremiah Healy; and Acid Rock by Richard Sapir and Warren Murphy at Kevin's Corner, September 1, 2017

Review of The Black-Eyed Blonde: A Philip Marlowe Novel by Benjamin Black at Kevin's Corner, October 11, 2017

 

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