Tag Archives: Ralph Dennis

Saturday, 16 December 2017 – reading pages 1-95 of Brett Halliday’s Murder Spins the Wheel

Friday, my kids spent the night with my parents. My leggy wife and I had a few hours of free time and decided to spend it on a visit to one of the world’s greatest places – America’s Thrift Store … Continue reading

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Book Review: Working for the Man (Hardman #7) by Ralph Dennis

Working for the Man (Hardman #7) by Ralph Dennis Publisher – Popular Library Copyright 1974 176 pages Rating – 6.5/10 Summary – Ralph Dennis’ Hardman is back in Working for The Man. Someone is trying to extort money from The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hardman #4 – Pimp for the Dead by Ralph Dennis

Hardman #4 – Pimp for the Dead by Ralph Dennis Copyright 1974 Publisher: Popular Library 173 pages Rating: 7/10 Summary: Hardman is back in a story of hookers, murder, and organized crime that is set on Atlanta’s mean streets. War … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Golden Girl & All (Hardman #3) by Ralph Dennis

The Golden Girl & All (Hardman #3) by Ralph Dennis Copyright 1974 Popular Library 173 pages Rating – 8.5/10 Summary – The Golden Girl & All is one of the best books in this overlooked hardboiled series set in Atlanta. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hardman #1 – Atlanta Deathwatch by Ralph Dennis

Hardman #1: Atlanta Deathwatch By Ralph Dennis Popular Library Copyright 1974 191 pages Rating – 7/10 Summary – In Atlanta Deathwatch, Ralph Dennis sets the pattern for the twelve-book Hardman series: flawed characters enmeshed in sex, violence, and greed on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deadman’s Game by Ralph Dennis – The Only Published Novel in Ralph Dennis’ Kane Series

Rating – 6/10 Deadman’s Game by Ralph Dennis Published 1975 Berkley Medallion 186 pages Ralph Dennis (1931-1988) was a hard-as-nails Atlanta writer who won a following in the 1970s by publishing a series of novels featuring Jim Hardman. Though the … Continue reading

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