Reviews by bhold

Gold in the Sky

by Alan Nourse

Excellent, fast-paced SF novella. Although parts of the plot are far-fetched this one scores a 5 for entertainment value.

Reviewed on 2014.09.17

Queen of the Black Coast

by Robert E. Howard

In this short story Conan has barely escaped pursuers after his court appearance does not go well (he kills the judge). Attempting escape by sea, he is quickly captured by a beautiful pirate queen. Plenty of pulpy action follows.

Reviewed on 2014.09.10

The Ghost Pirates

by William Hope Hodgson

Beautiful descriptive writing of the crew, ship, and ominous nautical scenes - although the ghost story itself is only fairly good.

Reviewed on 2014.09.09

The Crime Club

by William Holt-White

An excellent novel of crime and political intrigue by an obscure author who apparently lived a very active and interesting life. Unfortunately this is W. Holt-White's only book available on

Here is a link I found with some information about the author, including a bibliography, in case you are interested:

Reviewed on 2014.08.23

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