Reviews and Recommendations by Mel Odom, Professional Writer

Posts Tagged ‘doc savage

QUARRY’S CHOICE by Max Allan Collins

January 20, 2015

I have a lot of memories of the late 1960s and 1970s, and most of those memories are tied to books I read in those years. I discovered Tarzan of the Apes, Doc Savage, the Shadow, and others. Those books became the building blocks of my own writing career. I learned a lot about plot […]

THE INFERNAL BUDDHA by Kenneth Robeson (Will Murray)

December 23, 2013

I loved the cover of this new Doc Savage novel from the moment I saw it. Reminded me of Pirate of the Pacific, one of the early Doc novels. From what I gathered in the pages of this one, the adventure is set sometime in 1936 or 1937. The Japanese-Chinese war is raging, and Hitler […]

BEHEMOTH by Scott Westerfeld

January 15, 2012

Scott Westerfeld created a fascinating world out of the ashes of what was World War I (The Great War) in the real world. He peopled his Leviathan trilogy with real heroes and heroines young readers (and the young at heart) could get behind and root for, and he seasoned it with the wonderful spice of […]