Re: RARA-AVIS: Mel D. Ames

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Date: 21 May 2009

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    Just to say that a brief bio of Ames can be found atL


    --- In, "James Reasoner" <jamesreasoner@...> wrote:
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: Gonzalo Baeza
    > To:
    > Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:58 PM
    > Subject: RARA-AVIS: Mel D. Ames
    > Has anyone here read author Mel D. Ames? I had never heard of him before
    > until today, when I found an anthology of his short stories from Mike Shayne
    > Mystery Magazine. Seeing how they'd been published in MSMM, I bought it
    > immediately. The book is called "Amazon. The Adventures of
    > Detective-Lieutenant Cathy Carruthers." has anyone heard of this character
    > before?
    > **************************
    > I remember reading these stories when they came out in MSMM and liking them
    > at the time, but I couldn't tell you anything else about them now. Too many
    > years ago. And I never knew Ames or anything about him.
    > Someone should collect the Major Lansing stories by William L. Fieldhouse
    > that ran in MSMM about the same time. I recall enjoying them quite a bit.
    > James Reasoner

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