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Dig Two Graves

Author: Eric Beetner Publisher: Snubnose Press Published: November 2011 As the title, Dig Two Graves, would imply, this novella is a tale of revenge. It concerns Val, who is an ex-con. But one who has lived a strange double life. On civi-street he is straight, and while in prison he is gay – described as […]

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Paint a (Comic) Picture

Guest Post by Andrez Bergen 2013 was, for me, a year of comic book reacquaintance verging on renaissance. It was (and still is, at least for a few more days) the year I finally dug in heels to read and indulge in the absolute pleasures of Alan Moore’s Watchmen (art by Dave Gibbons) and V […]

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Black Fedora

Authors: B.C. Bell / Phillip Drayer Duncan / Kevin Paul Shaw Broden Publisher: Pro Se Productions Published: September 2013 Any story, is only as good as its villain. But what happens when the story is twisted a bit, so the villain becomes the star of the show, rather than the hero? I am not talking […]

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Biker: An Interview with Mike Baron

Today, I welcome Mike Baron to Permission to Kill to talk about one of his latest books, Biker. For comic book readers, Mike needs little introduction having written for DC – The Flash, Marvel – The Punisher, and several Star Wars adaptations for Dark Horse. Lately he has turned to novel writing. P2K: Firstly, Mike, […]

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A Q & A with Corey Lynn Fayman

1. What inspired you to write Border Field Blues? The inspiration for Border Field Blues happened many years ago, when my wife and I first stumbled on Border Field State Park while out for a Sunday drive. It’s a rarely visited California landmark along the San Diego-Tijuana border in the most southwesterly corner of the […]

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Nobody Dies For Free – An Interview

Recently, I had a chance to throw a few tough questions at author, Aaron Smith, about his spy thriller, Nobody Dies For Free. From my hollowed out volcano, I grilled him on the story, the characters – and what’s coming up next. P2K: Firstly, Aaron, welcome to Permission to Kill, and congratulations on the publication […]

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Nobody Dies For Free – Book Review

Author: Aaron Smith Publisher: Pro Se Productions Published: June 2013 Nobody Dies For Free is a contemporary spy thriller written by Aaron Smith. Although it is set present day, the story goes to lengths to distance itself from modern surveillance technology. So there are no gadgets beyond normal cell phones and laptops. The story is […]

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Jerry Kokich: Behind the Mask

Since its beginning, I have been a big supporter of the Superseven web series. Over the years, I have even contributed a little bit of production art, and cobbled together a DVD cover. But the true heart of the show, are the performers in the series – such as Jerry Kokich (as Superseven), Olivia Dunkley […]

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Dave White Presents… Fight Card

Created by past DWP guest Paul Bishop & Mel Odom, the “Fight Card” books are monthly 25000 word novelettes inspired by the noir fight pulps of the ’30s and ’40s. To date, nearly 25 authors have contributed volumes in what is a rather unique project in publishing history. Sort of The Untouchables meets Rocky. Recently, […]

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Overcoming: The Nature of Heroes

Hands up if you have heard of ‘The Eagle’. Not many people have. Counter espionage agent, Jeff Shannon – known as ‘The Eagle’ was a pulp character from the late 1930’s / early 1940’s. He didn’t really take off – only appearing in a handful of stories – but recently he has been revived for […]

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