Re: RARA-AVIS: Black Mask Publishing

From: Patrick Kennedy (
Date: 04 May 2010

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    I see that James Hadley Chase is listed amongst their writers on offer; reason enough to regard them, or at least their quality control department, with a jaundiced eye.


    ________________________________ From: David Rachels <> To: Sent: Tue, 4 May, 2010 23:00:42 Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Black Mask Publishing

    I wouldn't read one of those Black Mask reprints on a bet.  Setting aside the issue of whether any of them are technically bootlegs, the titles I've seen look like they were done by a ten-year-old who got some OCR software for Christmas.

    My $.02, David

    On May 4, 2010, at 1:45 PM, Randy Krbechek wrote:

    > Everyone:
    > After seeing the postings about "Whip Hand" I did some searching and
    > found Black Mask Publishing. The titles in print include the
    > following authors:
    > Charles Willeford (4)
    > Clifton Adams (3)
    > Dan Marlowe (5)
    > Ed Lacy (2)
    > James Hadley Chase (4)
    > Peter Rabe (3)
    > Sax Rohmer (4)
    > Here's the link:
    > I purchased two books (including "Honey Gal" by Willeford) and am
    > pleased by the quality of the books and the pricing.
    > Caveat: This publisher also has some "colorful" titles. You will
    > find some surprises if you click around the website.
    > Bye.
    > Randy Krbechek
    > Fresno, CA

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