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Hop Alley by Scott Phillips – review

July 25, 2014
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Hop Alley by Scott Phillips – review

Scott Phillips returns to the saga of the Ogden family with Hop Alley, a novel that covers some of the time glossed over in his excellent “Mid-Western” Cottonwood.  It’s the late 1870’s and Bill Ogden, living as “Bill Sadlaw” ever since a killing he did back in Cottonwood, is living in Denver and running a...

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Rake by Scott Phillips – review

July 19, 2013
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Rake by Scott Phillips – review

Rake, the latest novel from Nerd favorite Scott Phillips, follows an American daytime soap star’s escapades both sexual and violent in Paris.  Our hero’s name is never divulged but we know him by his moniker on the show: Dr. Crandall Taylor.  Taylor’s show is over in the States but it’s running every night in...

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The Adjustment by Scott Phillips – review

July 19, 2011
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The Adjustment by Scott Phillips – review

The Adjustment, the long-awaited new novel from Scott Phillips, is the story of Wayne Ogden, a former supply sergeant in the Quartermaster Corps trying to slip back into regular life in Wichita, Kansas after blackmarketeering and pimping across the European Theater during WWII.  Though his current title may be that of PR man for...

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Rut by Scott Phillips – review

November 10, 2010
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Rut by Scott Phillips – review

The town of Gower, Colorado used to be something back in the day.  Not as big a deal as Aspen or Breckenridge as far as ski resort towns go, but sure as shit nothing to sneeze at nonetheless.  In the time of Scott Phillips’ new novel Rut, roughly midway through our current century, the...

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