• Wick Wick Author: Matt Doyle Publisher: Matt Doyle Media.com ISBN:  B011SG7TY0 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. “Wick”, The Spark Form Chronicles Book 1, begins a thousand […] Fred Patten No responses May 8, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews Eternity Street: Violence and Justice in Frontier Los Angeles Author:  John Mack Faragher Publisher:  W. W. Norton & Company ISBN-10:  0-3930-5136-6 ISBN-13:  978-0-3930-5136-0 I am a lifelong resident of Los Angeles.  There is very little published about the history of this city; nothing to match the few 1850s issues of the Los Angeles Star that […] Fred Patten No responses February 28, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Girls in the High-Heeled Shoes: An Alexander Brass Mystery Author:  Michael Kurland Publisher:  Titan Books ISBN-10:  1-7832-9538-4 ISBN-13:  978-1-7832-9538-8 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. […] Fred Patten No responses February 13, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews A Goofy Guide to Penguins Authors:  Jean-Luc Coudray & Philippe Coudray Publisher:  TOON Book ISBN-10:  1-9351-7996-9 ISBN-13:  978-1-9351-7996-2 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. Everyone loves […] Fred Patten No responses January 30, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Definitive Betty Boop: The Classic Comic Strip Collection Authors: Max Fleischer, Brian Walker Publisher: Titan Comics ISBN-10: 1-8485-6707-3 ISBN-13: 978-1-8485-6707-8 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade […] Fred Patten No responses January 29, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews Storm Front Author: Robert Conroy Publisher: Baen Books ISBN-10: 1-4767-8087-0 ISBN-13: 978-1-4767-8087-0 This is presumably the final novel of Robert Conroy, who died of cancer in December 2014. He was best-known for well-researched alternate-history science fiction: what if the Japanese had invaded Hawaii in World War II? What if Col. George Custer had brought Gatling […] Fred Patten No responses January 25, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews Oedipus: Trapped by Destiny Author: Yvan Pommaux [translated by Richard Kutner] Publisher: TOON Books ISBN-10: 1-9351-7995-0 ISBN-13: 978-1-9351-7995-5 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This 48-page […] Fred Patten No responses January 23, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Real POOP on Pigeons! Author: Kevin McCloskey Publisher: TOON Books ISBN-10: 1-9351-7993-4 ISBN-13: 978-1-9351-7993-1 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This 36-page book for first […] Fred Patten No responses January 21, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews Theodore Roberts & the Key to the Imaginary Door Theodore Roberts & the Key to The Imaginary Door Author:  J. R. Robinson Publisher:  London Publishing/Outskirts Press ISBN-10:  0-5781-5413-7 ISBN-13:  978-0-5781-5413-8 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade […] Fred Patten No responses August 18, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews 1636: The Cardinal Virtues 1636: The Cardinal Virtues Authors: Eric Flint & Walter H. Hunt Publisher: Baen Books ISBN-10: 1-4767-8061-7 ISBN-13: 978-1-4767-8061-0 Eric Flint wrote the science-fiction novel “1632” in 2000. In it, a small modern West Virginia city is sent back in time and space by the mysterious “Ring of Fire” to 1631 [sic.] central Germany, arriving in […] Gina Ruiz No responses August 16, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Temple of Doubt The Temple of Doubt Author:  Anne Boles Levy Publisher:  Sky Pony Press ISBN-10:  1-63220-427-4 ISBN-13:  978-1-63220-427-1 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This 307-page novel introduces […] Fred Patten No responses August 15, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews Vixen Vixen: A Nameless Detective Novel Author:  Bill Pronzini Publisher:  Forge; a Tom Doherty Associates Book ISBN-10:  0-7653-3568-9 ISBN-13:  978-0-7653-3568-5 Bill Pronzini has been writing a roughly annual “Nameless Detective Novel”, narrated by his now-famous anonymous p.i., since 1971.  This 44th makes this the longest-running private investigator series currently in print.  The book’s personal subplot has […] Fred Patten No responses August 14, 2015