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Here we have a collection of stories that offer a range of insights on topics from contraband flown in from Colombia to Florida, just not at all what one expects (and no spoilers here, although this reader wondered if Viagra may have been a better choice! Or perhaps a stool-softener? Or could that be Shonda?). We move on to the quintessential object of U.S. capitalistic imperialism: Bananas. Who knew there was such an intense interest in them? The author could have included their uniformity in U ...more
Some reprints of formerly published review short stories, including his well-received story from history, CUTTHROAT GAP. Eighty % new material, or rather, old material. One can see where the author solved plotting problems in his two Marisol Novels, THE WOMAN FROM LYON, and THE SPY FROM LYON. Fun reads from occult to romance, historical, musical. Autobiographical, current NEWS!