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NIGHTMARE ALLEY: FILM NOIR AND THE AMERICAN DREAM BY MARK OSTEEN: BOOK REVIEW

  Nightmare Alley: Film Noir and the American Dream By Mark Osteen ISBN #9781421413884 Author Website: markosteen.com   Brought to you by guest reviewer JoAnne Summary:   Desperate young lovers on the lam ( They Live by Night), a cynical con man making a fortune as a mentalist ( Nightmare Alley), a … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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THE ASSASSIN JOURNALS: HUNTER BY S.L. PARTINGTON: BOOK REVIEW

The Assassin Journals: Hunter By S.L. Partington ISBN# 9781938961144 Author’s Website:  http://elandryn.wix.com/slpartington Brought to you by OBS reviewer Marie-Reine *Beware of possible Spoilers* Gage Brassan, A.K.A. the Hunter, is a successful assassin. He has a reputation for being the best at what he does and gets paid well. He brushes … Continue reading

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Author : hmhibbit
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DEAD HARVEST (THE COLLECTOR SERIES, BOOK #1) BY CHRIS F. HOLM: BOOK REVIEW

     Dead Harvest  The Collector Series, Book #1 By Chris F Holm ISBN# 978-0857662187 Author’s Website:  http://www.chrisfholm.com/index/intro.html Brought to you by OBS reviewer Angie Synopsis: Meet Sam Thornton, Collector of Souls. Sam’s job is to collect the souls of the damned, and ensure their souls are dispatched to the appropriate destination. … Continue reading

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Author : hmhibbit
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OLD FLAMES SOMETIMES DIE BY HAMILTON WAYMIRE: BOOK REVIEW

   Old Flames Sometimes Die By Hamilton Waymire ISBN# 9781611873795 Author’s Website:  https://sites.google.com/site/hamiltonwaymire/ Brought to you by OBS Reviewer Angie Synopsis: Romy was his high-school sweetheart; then she broke his heart. Twenty-five years later, she drops by his office as if nothing has happened, and asks for protection. Despite Romy’s considerable … Continue reading

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THE NEW NOIR FANTASY SHOWS MAGICAL CITIES IN DECAY

By Charlie Jane Anders at io9 A noir light is shining over fantasy — many of the best fantasy books on the shelves right now feature bloody-minded, morally gray protagonists battling their way through rotten cities and bleak landscapes. Here’s why noir is truest urban fantasy. Many of our favorite … Continue reading

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