Tag Archives: Gil Brewer

THE DEAL OF THE YEAR, AND IT’S ONLY JUNE

I usually don’t shill for corporate interests, but this is one time I’m making an exception. Prologue Books, which has rereleased the works of many of the great noir/pulp writers of the past, is running a special on Amazon Kindle, selling all of their titles for 99¢ each. I’m talking about Gil Brewer, Dan J […]

REVIEW: “THE BRAT”

THE BRAT by Gil Brewer Review by Mike Dennis “She was a human magnet to me and she knew it, understood it, from the instant we crossed gazes.” That sentence could be inserted into just about any Gil Brewer novel you care to name. It just happened to be in The Brat, but a variation […]

REVIEW: “THE SQUEEZE”

THE SQUEEZE by Gil Brewer (1955) Review by Mike Dennis A fortune in illicit cash, a sinister gambling joint operator, a gorgeous redhead, and enough double-crossing to last a lifetime…those are the building blocks of The Squeeze, a fast-moving novel by Gil Brewer. Written in 1955, The Squeeze is centered around Joe Maule, a Chicago […]

COVER ME!!

Covers. Every author’s favorite subject. Especially when the cover design for his/her novel is imminent. I would imagine that during this uncertain period, more Tums are consumed per capita among crime fiction authors than at any other time. And for good reason. Covers are the source of great anxiety. Will it be dynamite? Will it […]

WELCOME

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 […]