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Dangerous and Dark Desires

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Erotica:  Dangerous and Dark Desires by Ray Gordon

Reviewed by: Ariana Singer

My first thought was, "Finally! Erotica with a plot!" I had read one of Gordon's other books, "Depravicus," and thought it one of the dirtiest things I'd ever seen in my life.

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World War Z

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"World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War" by Max Brooks

Reviewed by Tracy Satterlee

In the not too distant future, a virus turns humans into zombies. Once bitten, the infected die, reanimate, and try to eat the living.

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On the Donation of Constantine

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On the Donation of Constantine by Lorenzo Valla, translated from the Latin by G.W. Bowersock

Reviewed by John Bloom, Reprinted from The Door

One of our favorite 15th-century Latin-speaking smartasses—okay, fine, he’s the only 15th-century Latin-speaking smartass we’re aware of—is Lorenzo Valla,

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The Bribe

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The Bribe by William P. Wood

Reviewed by Steve Chaput

When a controversial California Congressman and a cab driver are killed in front of an apartment building, a building where the Representative keeps his mistress, things may not be as simple as initially thought.  Robbery and car-jacking are both ruled out, and rumors begin circulating.

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The Manor

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"The Manor" by Scott Nicholson
Reviewed by: Tracy Vonder Brink

Ephram Korban was an eccentric industrialist who made a fortune after the Spanish American War.

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The Best American Mystery Stories 2003

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"The Best American Mystery Stories 2003" edited by Michael Connelly
Reviewed by: Andrea Speed

The title is self-explanatory, although some might quibble about whether the best is truly represented here.

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Dangerous and Dark Desire

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"Dangerous and Dark Desires" by Ray Gordon
Reviewed by: Ariana Singer

My first thought was, "Finally! Erotica with a plot!" I had read one of Gordon's other books, "Depravicus," and thought it one of the dirtiest things I'd ever seen in my life.

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Damned: An Anthology of the Lost

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"Damned: An Anthology of the Lost" edited by David G. Barnett
Reviewed by: Tracy Vonder Brink

This anthology features 11 short stories and one novella by newer, hardcore horror writers.

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An Innocent Among Them

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"An Innocent Among Them" by Jack Allen
Reviewed by: Steve Chaput

This is the second novel featuring Allen's Josh McGowan, an operative for U.S. Naval Intelligence and a former Navy officer.

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