Half an hour later I'm still workin' an' I'm makin' good progress. But I get interrupted. The chick is gettin' bored sittin' in bed by herself. She calls out with a real soft voice an' summons me to some more arduous tasks … see full wiki
One of the other reviews that I read used the term escapist "lad-lit". I love it! If the ladies can use the genre term "chick lit", then "lad-lit" for this type of novel seems entirely appropriate. COME HERE AND I'LL SHOW YOU is enjoyable, adventure based novel in the pulp style of Ian Fleming's JAMES BOND, Mickey Spillane's MIKE HAMMER or Edgar Rice Burroughs' TARZAN and JOHN CARTER OF MARS. It's an easy reading novel loaded to the gunwales with … more
This novel harkens back to the hard-boiled pulp magazines of the 30s and 40s where the hero is always manly, strong and intelligent and the women are always beautiful and horizontally inclined. In this book, our hero is a pulp character, one-dimensional but interesting and the women are all gorgeous and lubricious, their one overriding thought to get the hero into the sack with them. The plot is pretty thin but fun, and the book does give quite a travelogue of Thailand and … more
COME HERE...AND I'LL SHOW YOU takes you into the lives of characters that have to deal with the fact that though they might be good at their professional lives, that doesn't always translate well into other aspects of their lives. The writer allows you to see what happens when the "work day" or career has ended and the individuals have to live and make decisions like the rest of us. It's at that point that they are reminded that it's not always as easy as it looks, similar to those who have to learn … more
Is there still room in the marketplace for an old fashioned, manly adventure yarn? If there is, then let me introduce you to "Come Here ... and I'll Show You," a book that nods heavily in the direction of the pulp stories of the 1940s and '50s, but is a modern tale with a lot to offer modern readers. Top of the list of attractions are the exotic setting of Southeast Asia, and the very interesting central character, an expat American named Edwards. Edwards is a former special … more
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