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This summer Team Gritty set off on a rip-roaring research trip from Maine to Walla Walla, Washington, and back again (all told, we clocked 6,994 miles!). And our big news is that we have added a new adventure mobile to our team: a TC Teardrop 5x10 camper. Since we...read more
Gritty Press is pleased to announce the release Matthew P. Mayo’s novelette, SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE FOLLY OF FLIGHT, an aeronautical adventure of high-flying proportions! The rowdy tale teams master detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart sidekick, John H. Watson, M.D., with wily French dandy, master thief Arsene Lupin. Are they too late to foil the formidable Lord Ruddy’s murderous scheme? Will a famed French aeronaut’s plans for the ultimate flying machine fall into the clutches of Germany’s notorious Count von Zeppelin?read more
WRONG TOWN left me stunned and has to be ranked in my own personal top 10 of Westerns that I have read…. The opening chapter has Roamer fighting for his life against a grizzly bear—the read has an authentic feel to it as though the writer had lived through such an ordeal…. This book reads like a movie and is gripping from start to finish.Raymond Foster (aka Jack Giles)
Let me admit, this type of tale is not usually my favorite. I can’t really tell you why, except that I wasn’t the kid who was into the mystery comics and such when I was young. And this one reads as if it would fit perfectly in an old DC House of Mystery or an EC comic. That, however, is the reason that I liked it as much as I did–because as I read it, I could see the artwork, I could see the creepy green and black coloring. The set up, the premise, and the characters smack heavily and enjoyably of that 1950s and 60s weird tale comic story, even though it’s in prose.Tommy Hancock
If you haven’t read a Matthew P. Mayo novel yet, then you’re missing out. This novel is pure Mayo: Well-written, gritty, and peppered with enough fierce and spunky characters to populate two novels. Really, what are you waiting for? Mouse up to the buy button and do it now… And keep an eye out for this one, I promise you’re going to hear great things about his Westerns.Larry D. Sweazy