Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fangs for the Memories: C.M. Brown’s He Came For Me

                Another day, another vampire romance to review. This time it’s C.M. Brown’s He Came For Me, book one of The Protector series. Unlike Poison Apology, this book is not erotica and is instead more of a romantic adventure. However, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Noirs: Frank Miller

                 Every fan of a genre has their gateway drug – the writer that showed them everything that genre could be. My gateway wasn’t even a prose writer. Instead, it was the work of famed comic book artist and writer … Continue reading

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Intercourse with a Vampire: Poison Apology by Lillian Mackenzie Rhine

                I’m taking a break from my Noir series for a book review of Poison Apology by Lillian Mackenzie Rhine. Before I start reviewing, I have to bring out a disclaimer. Poison Apology is vampire erotica, with tons of explicit … Continue reading

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My Favorite Noirs: James Ellroy

                When it comes to modern Noir writers, it’s difficult to get meaner, crazier, and funnier than James Ellroy. He’s probably my favorite writer of all time, a master of Noir who has created his own unique style – which … Continue reading

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My Favorite Noirs: Walter Mosley

                Like a lot of genres that started up in the recent past, Noir doesn’t have a particularly good track record when it comes to race. Black, Mexican, and Asian characters are usually crude caricatures, one-note villains, or simply don’t … Continue reading

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My Favorite Noirs: Donald E. Westlake

                As we’re getting closer to the modern age, we can see all the ways that Noir is evolving and changing – becoming more malleable and dividing into weird subgenres like Rural Noir, Detective Noir, Blackly Comedic Noir – and … Continue reading

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My Favorite Noirs: Jim Thompson

                  If you like your Noir mean – seriously mean – then Jim Thompson is the writer for you. He’s the kind of the Noir author who writes stories that can’t be turned into easy parodies, like Hamett, Chandler, … Continue reading

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