Reviews by bhold

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

32 Caliber

by Donald McGibeny

Surprisingly disappointing considering the 4 star aggregate review. Weak plot and the only memorable characters either die early or are memorable only for their annoying qualities. I am in the minority on this one, decide for yourself.

Reviewed on 2014.08.19

The Ivory Snuff Box

by Frederic Arnold Kummer

Fairly good espionage novella. The plot is contrived but entertaining. None of the characters really stand out, they are formulaic for the time. Persistent police, evil villains, and a woman in harm's way.

Reviewed on 2014.08.09

Equation of Doom

by Gerald Vance

Space pulp, with most of the standard elements - the down-on-his-luck space pilot, the scantily clad space-babe with a mission. Throw in evil aliens in pursuit and how can you go wrong? Nothing deep here, but a decent time killer if you're stuck in a waiting room.

Reviewed on 2014.08.09

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