Weiss takes on the Kabbala.
Next year, John Stith will publish his first novel in twenty years. In the meantime, his entire backlist is being reissued starting with Deep Quarry, a SF mystery featuring the wisecracking detective “bug eye” Takent.
Is it old? Is it new? Is it even SF/F? Steve examines the ever-popular Saint series by Leslie Charteris.
Scide Splitters examines reader recommend Brainz, Inc. – Ron Goulart’s hilarious and fast paced, SF detective novel.
Was it Colonel Mustard in the arboretum with the steam shovel? Steve participates in a steampunk murder mystery evening.
Keith West reviews your Halloween reading assignment
Police procedurals are a complicated genre to explore because they intersect so fluidly with so many other genres. On the one hand, they solidly rest within the mystery tradition: there is a crime that needs investigation, there is typically a primary hero (investigator) and a villain, and over the course of the story the hero […]
The double novels produced by Ace Books were works of art, inside and out. You just can’t beat holding a double Ace in your hand.
Alright we are back with my coverage on SF detectives and we return with the classic SF/mystery novel, written by the grand-daddy of SF himself, The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov. This first novel in the Robot series is one of the earliest novels to feature a combination of the SF and mystery genres. It features […]