Friday’s Forgotten Book: Eighty Dollars to Stamford by Lucille Fletcher (1975)

"Now, will you please take me. Please, David." Her voice broke. "I can't delay a moment longer....it's a matter of life and death." David Marks is a haunted man. Six months ago, while walking home, his wife died in front of him: victim of a hit-and-run accident. Now Marks lives to take his revenge against … Continue reading Friday’s Forgotten Book: Eighty Dollars to Stamford by Lucille Fletcher (1975)

Three Novels by Jean Potts

American author, Jean Potts (1910-1999), won an Edgar award for her first novel, Go, Lovely Rose (1954), but still fell into obscurity. Then sometime in 2018, John F. Norris reviewed a few of her books at his blog, Pretty Sinister Books. John’s admiration for the books so impressed a publishing house that they brought back … Continue reading Three Novels by Jean Potts

Tuesday’s Overlooked Film: Mas Negro Que La Noche (Blacker than the Night)

An arm clad in black with lace at the cuffs ending in a wrinkled beringed hand is shown petting a cat even as a disembodied voice speaks to the cat, Bequer, as you'd to a child. The credits roll on even as the wrinkled hands knit expertly... but suddenly a heart attack. Bequer mews in … Continue reading Tuesday’s Overlooked Film: Mas Negro Que La Noche (Blacker than the Night)