Tag Archives: Donald Westlake


SLAYGROUND by Richard Stark/Donald E Westlake Review by Mike Dennis, 2010 You’ve seen books with maps in the front, haven’t you? You know, like a guide through the locales of the story you’re about to read. Do you ever actually consult them while you’re reading the book? Well, Richard Stark should’ve included one at the […]


BACKFLASH by Richard Stark (Donald E Westlake) (Yes, the cover really does cut off the publisher’s name at the bottom) Review by Mike Dennis, 2010 “We live and learn.” That’s what Parker says to an adversary immediately before shooting him point blank in the eye. They don’t come much tougher than Parker, and he’s his […]


Welcome to my website, mikedennisnoir.com. This is my first post, and I’m very excited to finally get this site up and running. A boatload of thanks to Leslie Michaelis of Las Vegas, who built it from the ground up. I’m a crime fiction writer, living in Las Vegas, who’s been toiling in the vineyards for […]