Category: crime novels

She Walks Alone: SYBIL SUE BLUE by Rosel George Brown

Sibyl Sue Blue by Rosel George Brown is one of those books which   defined the sixties. The latter half of the decade was famous for all manner of innovative science fiction and gave rise to the “new wave” of the genre. Rockets became fertility symbols and cigars spaceships. There were plenty of the old guard still banging away at the typewriters, but even Philip K Dick was working on overload to find out how Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep.

Kim Oh #7: REAL DANGEROUS PLAN

Kim Oh #7; Real Dangerous Plan continues the Kim Oh series in excellent form. In this episode, Kim Oh, the tiny twentysomething Korean American gun woman, is stuck in the hellhole of the American Southwest. One thing I have to admit about Jeter, no one does a better job of portraying the depressive state of being lost in America.

DANCING BEAR by Oren Sanderson

Dancing Bear by Oren Sanderson (Amazon Digital Services, 2014)     Dancing Bear by Oren Sanderson is an espionage novel based of one of the experiences the author had while working security at the Israeli…

ETHIOPIAN STORIES by George Schuyler

ETHIOPIAN STORIES by George Schuyler (Northeastern University Press, 1994) One of the things you notice about the pulp era (1928-45) of American fiction is the lack of Black writers or characters. What few characters of…