HARDCASTLE AND McCORMICK


BACK TO BACK

Back in print once again, here are some of the very best stories from some of the best authors in H&Mc fandom. From silly to dramatic, and everything in between, these zines contain contain long stories that will pull you in and make you root for the grinning ex-con with the dimples and the gruff ex-judge with the shotgun!

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BACK TO BACK ADDENDA

Sometimes stories came in after the current issue of Back to Back had gone to print, and not wanting to wait another full year to get these stories into the hands of eager fans, the editor decided to put out one- or two-story addenda zines. Don't miss these small, but fantastic zines!

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BACK TO BACK SUPPLEMENTS

In between each issue of Back to Back, these supplements were published to showcase shorter stories by the very same authors in BTB. Come read these fantastic tales and remember why you fell in love with this show in the first place!

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FUSSIN' AND FIGHTIN'

The imagination of D.D. Brischke meets up with the cunning guile of Mark McCormick and the cantankerousness of Milt Hardcastle, and out of the tussle comes a series of zines that will whisk you away to the Gulls Way estate, where there may be loud voices and lots of slamming doors and squeeling tires, but the fussin' and fightin' never overshadows the love and respect these two men have for each other. Come get embroiled in one case after another, as Mark and the judge meet up with private investigator Thomas Magnum, crafty Father Dowling, and millionaire-detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart, as well as several tales devoted to fathers -- those who are, those who never were, and those who wish they could be. These are must-read stories full of fussin', fightin', love and laughter!

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THE HARD SIDE OF YESTERDAY

$16.00 (US) * $21.00 (Can/Mex) * $23.00 (overseas)
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In this novel by Catherine Schlein, Milt Hardcastle, ex-judge, and Mark McCormick, ex-con, learn they have no one to count on but themselves when they are kidnapped and beaten, then made to be the mice in a deadly game of cat and mouse with some felons who want revenge. When Mark is shot, it raises the stakes on a game that could cost the judge everything if he doesn't figure out how to win...somehow.


HOTSHOES

Come share the tears, love and laughter from our favorite crime-fighting duo: Mark McCormick, an ex-racecar driver and ex-con, and his keeper and mentor, Judge Milton C. Hardcastle, a retired jurist. Together they fuss and fight with each other while taking down the bad guys! From the early days of Mark's parole into Hardcastle's care, when both men are unsure of where they stand with the other and trust is at a premium, to several years beyond, when the love and belief in each man is clearly shown by the other, and both count on that trust to get them through the troubles that seem to follow them around everywhere they go -- these zines have it all. Don't miss these fantastic stories by new and exciting authors who expertly weave their tales and deftly craft stories that you'll remember for days afterward!

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I DID A NO-NO A FEW YEARS AGO

$22.00 (US) * $27.00 (Can/Mex) * $29.00 (overseas)
Type: gen

Written by Rowena Warner, this zine contains several short stories as well as a long novella in which a young woman in a wheelchair arrives at Gull's Way, insisting that her waitress mother had told her on her deathbed that Judge Hardcastle was her father. Mark thinks she's making the whole thing up until Hardcastle shamefacedly admits it could be true. McCormick is stunned -- and then positive that Hardcastle will make him leave the estate. Why keep on a psuedo-son when he has a real-life flesh-and-blood daughter now? Hard feelings and miscommunications fly as the truth is slowly uncovered...


MAD DOG MOON

$21.00 (US) * $26.00 (Can/Mex) * $28.00 (overseas)
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When Founder's Day, the Fourth of July and Milt's grandfather's 90th birthday all fall on the same day, the judge drags Mark to his hometown farm in Clarence, Arkansas, to celebrate. But word of Mark's ex-con status has reached the small town well ahead of them and Mark finds many minds have already been made up about him and not for the better! Aunt May and Aunt Zora do their best to help, but it may be a losing battle. Can he change the opinions of the local sheriff, the gossipping women in town, and especially Caleb, Milt's cantakerous grandfather, who is determined to believe that 'once a con, always a con'? Another amazing novel from the deft hand of D.D. Brishcke!


McCORMICK, TAKE TWO

$18.00 (US) * $23.00 (Can/Mex) * $25.00 (overseas)
Type: gen

In this intriguing novel by Rowena Warner, Judge Hardcastle is suddenly, unexplicably attacked and beaten by an angry Mark McCormick. Sick and hurting, pissed and deeply confused, Hardcastle later confronts the hapless ex-con, who professes his innocence and presents an unprovable alibi. Hardcastle, now unsure in the face of Mark's strong claims, retreats back to the main house. But when it happens a second time, he knows it's Mark and throws the undeserving bum off the estate. How dare the ingrate do such a cowardly thing to the very man who had gotten him out of prison and treated him -- eventually -- like his own son? Hurt in spirit as well as body, Hardcastle must face the possiblity of the rest of his life alone -- and Mark, also hurt and angry, determines to find out what the hell is going on. No matter what it costs him.


NOEL

$19.00 (US) * $24.00 (Can/Mex) * $26.00 (overseas)
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Come celebrate Christmas at Gulls' Way! From silly to sad to happily heartwarming, these stories cover the gamut and will have you falling in love with Mark and the judge all over again!


SOMETHING'S GOIN' ON IN THIS ZINE

Proof that good things come in small packages, this digest-sized zine packs a wallop! Three engaging tales of Mark and Milt that will hold you to the edge of your seat until the very last page!

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THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR

$21.00 (US) * $26.00 (Can/Mex) * $28.00 (overseas)
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In this engaging novel by Rowena Warner, Mark takes time off from his law school studies to help Milt go undercover in a nursing home where one of Milt's long-time friends recently died. Sure that the nursing home is abusing its patients and trying to bilk them all out of their money, Mark plays the ungrateful son tired of his aging, Alzheimer's-ridden father, and checks Milt into the home. But when he goes back several days later, he is told that Milt can't be seen due to medical circumstances -- and now he's worried that Hardcastle might be in trouble, without his faithful Tonto to watch his back. Full of laughter and tears, you won't want to miss this wonderful zine!


'TIS THE SEASON

$23.00 (US) * $28.00 (Can/Mex) * $30.00 (overseas)
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Even more wonderful holiday stories as Mark and the judge celebrate the yultetide season.


WHEN I LOOK BACK ON ALL THE ZINES

$20.00 (US) * $25.00 (Can/Mex) * $27.00 (overseas)
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The three long stories that comprise this zine will draw you into mystery and murder, as well as love and loyalty. Don't miss it!


WHO SAYS TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION?

$22.00 (US) * $27.00 (Can/Mex) * $29.00 (overseas)
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In this Hardcastle and McCormick/Simon and Simon crossover novel by Rowena Warner, Rick and AJ Simon's mother, Cecelia, has met and fallen for Judge Hardcastle, but when the younger men are added to the mix, things get a little hot: Milt thinks the world of A.J. because he's well-dressed and well-spoken, while he thinks Rick is a lazy bum who constantly makes A.J. break the law in their profession as private eyes. Meanwhile, Mark McCormick thinks Rick is a funny, inventive guy who's got a million stories to tell, but thinks A.J. is a stuffy, prudish horse's ass who's sucking up to the judge. Tempers and more fly when these four men are forced to work together to solve a case, but it's a toss-up whether they find out whodunnit before someone gets done in!


YOU AND THE ZINE YOU WROTE IN ON

$18.00 (US) * $23.00 (Can/Mex) * $25.00 (overseas)
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From silly to knock-your-socks-off dramatic, you'll love the stories collected here written by some of the best writers in the fandom!


ZINES MY FATHER SOLD ME

$18.00 (US) * $23.00 (Can/Mex) * $25.00 (overseas)
Type: gen

Back in print once again, this zine will astound you with the heartwarming and dramatic tales told by master storytellers, which will make you say, "Yes. That's how Hardcastle and McCormick should be written!"