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"...all the slam-bang anyone might want."
--Booklist
January, 2011
"The Differential Peter Rabe"
originally appeared in
The Silent Wall / The Return of Marvin Palaver
by Peter Rabe

April, 2012
"Rene Brabazon Raymond: The Discovery of a Thriller Writer"
originally appeared in
Come Easy-Go Easy / In a Vain Shadow
by James Hadley Chase

May, 2013
"The Minds of Peter Rabe"
originally appeared in
Kill the Boss Good-by / Mission for Vengeance
by Peter Rabe

July, 2013
"Paperback Wonder"
originally appeared in
Paperback Confidential: Crime Writers of the Paperback Era
by Brian Ritt, edited by Rick Ollerman

September, 2013
"Criminal Friendship: The Work of Robert Wade and Bill Miller"
originally appeared in
Kitten With a Whip / Kiss Her Goodbye
by Wade Miller

January, 2014
"Charles Williams: The Best Unknown Paperback Original"
originally appeared in
Nothing in Her Way / River Girl
by Charles Williams

February, 2014
"Midnight Road: The Quiet Road of Jada Davis"
originally appeared in
Midnight Road
by Jada M. Davis

May, 2014
"In Pursuit of a Pleasant Oblivion"
originally appeared in
North Beach Girl / Scandal on the Sand
by John Trinian

November, 2014
"Danny and Manny: The Series Characters of Peter Rabe"
originally appeared in
Daniel Port Omnibus 1: Dig My Grave Deep / The Out is Death / It's My Funeral
by Peter Rabe

September, 2014
"About Andrew Coburn"
originally appeared in
Spouses & Other Crimes
by Andrew Coburn

October, 2014
"Jada M. Davis: The Forgotten Contender"
originally appeared in
NoirCon 2014 program guide

December, 2014
"Cruising the Literary Strip with Ed Gorman"
originally appeared in
The Autumn Dead / The Night Remembers
by Ed Gorman

May, 2015
"They Can't Really Win: The Start of W. R. Burnett's 'Urban Trilogy'"
originally appeared in
Little Men, Big World / Vanity Row
by W. R. Burnett

July, 2015
"The End of Daniel Port"
originally appeared in
Daniel Port Omnibus 2: The Cut of the Whip / Bring Me Another Corpse / Time Enough to Die
by Peter Rabe

February, 2016
"City of Closed Doors-Do Your Own Time"
originally appeared in
False Starts: A Memoir of San Quentin and Other Prisons
by Malcolm Braly


"I've been saying for a while now that Rick Ollerman's introductions to various Stark House editions are worth the price of the books all by themselves."
--Bill Crider