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New Release – Back Story, A Reed Ferguson Mystery

The newest Reed Ferguson mystery, Back Story, is now on sale! This is the 10th novel in the Reed Ferguson mystery series and it’s filled with film noir fun and a healthy dose of humor. Check out some of the … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Are Blogs Effective Anymore?

I haven’t posted to this blog in a long time, but I was prompted to write this after reading Robert Chazz Chute’s great post, What if What We Think We Know About Writing, Publishing & Promotion is Wrong?  It’s a … Continue reading

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Introducing Farewell, My Deuce – The Reed Ferguson Mystery Series

I’m so excited to introduce a new Reed Ferguson mystery!  Farewell, My Deuce is the fourth novel in the acclaimed Reed Ferguson mystery series. Reed Ferguson returns in his most harrowing adventure yet! Life and the detecting business are running … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – The Big Heat

This week in the Best of Film Noir we’re taking a look at a lesser known film noir, The Big Heat.  Many of the films we look at are violent, and The Big Heat is no exception, but what’s interesting … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Thoughts On Memorial Day

Okay, I’m sure you’re thinking what does the best of film noir have to do with Memorial Day?  Please believe me, I would never do anything to mock Memorial Day (see more below).  But I thought it would be interesting … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Clash By Night

This week in the Best of Film Noir, we’re taking a look at a classic movie, Clash By Night, starring the incomparable Barbara Stanwyck.  Some might think that Clash By Night is not film noir, but it has everything that … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir And Oscar Trivia

This week in the Best of Film Noir, I thought it would be fun to visit the Oscars again (if you missed it, my post last year, Best of Film Noir and The Oscars, highlighted where some great film noir … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – The Narrow Margin

This week in the Best of Film Noir, we’re examining a movie that I just watched for the first time, The Narrow Margin.  And quite frankly, I was blown away by this movie.  Starring Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, and Jacqueline … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – The Woman in the Window

This week in The Best of Film Noir, we’re checking out The Woman In The Window, a great movie directed by Fritz Lang, starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett and Raymond Massey.  What happens when a middle-aged college professor has … Continue reading

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The Best of Film Noir – Raw Deal

This week in The Best of Film Noir we’re looking at Raw Deal, (no, not the movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger) the 1948 classic film noir starring Dennis O’Keefe, Claire Trevor, Raymond Burr, and Marsha Hunt.  This great and under-appreciated movie … Continue reading

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