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By |2020-06-25T19:25:49+00:00June 29th, 2020|Mysterious Book Report, Thriller|

Sunburn Mysterious Book Report No. 337 by John Dwaine McKenna Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the warm weather season; a time for vacations, kicking back, relaxing and light summertime reading.  And hey, what could be better, we’re kicking it off with one of America’s most loved, respected and widely-read authors who’s always at the top of the NY Times bestseller lists. Sunburn, (William Morrow/Harper Collins, $26.99,

Silver Wings Iron Cross

By |2020-06-18T20:49:54+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Historical/Thriller, Mysterious Book Report|

Silver Wings, Iron Cross Mysterious Book Report No. 409 by John Dwaine McKenna Whether you’re a fan of history, action-adventure stories or hair-raising thrillers—maybe even all three, as I am—an exciting reading treat is in store for all those who get their hands on a copy of a new WWII thriller entitled, Silver Wings, Iron Cross, (Kensington Publishing, $27.00, 376 pages, ISBN 978-1-4967-3040-5) by Tom Young, whose work is

Miami Midnight

By |2020-06-09T21:17:24+00:00June 15th, 2020|Crime Fiction, Mysterious Book Report|

Miami Midnight Mysterious Book Report No. 408 by John Dwaine McKenna If you’re interested in some electrifying, hard-boiled crime fiction that’s cram-packed full of gangsters, romance, drug dealers, gun-fights, sleazy characters and skeezy bars for some escapist reading this summer, you need look no further.  Miami Midnight, (Polis Books, $26.00, 336 pages, ISBN 978-1-947993-59-4) by Alex Segura has all the above and more, as beleaguered Miami Private Eye and

The Organ Broker

By |2020-06-02T20:54:03+00:00June 8th, 2020|Thriller|

The Organ Broker Mysterious Book Report No 206 by John Dwaine McKenna Are you aware that there are now more than 120,000 patients—folks just like you and me who are on waiting lists for organ transplants in America . . . or that there are three-hundred thousand more on kidney dialysis, but not yet on transplant lists . . . and shamefully, that here in America, twenty people are

Tin Badges

By |2020-06-02T20:56:07+00:00June 1st, 2020|Mysterious Book Report, Thriller|

Tin Badges Mysterious Book Report No. 407 by John Dwaine McKenna Some writers are gifted with an awesome ability that allows them to paint pictures with words which are so graphic that the characters and places become real in the reader’s mind, making it seem like they really exist in the here and now.  Lorenzo Carcaterra is one of them.  His latest, Tin Badges, (Ballantine Books, $28.00, 278 pages,

Gone To Darkness

By |2020-05-14T20:06:21+00:00May 18th, 2020|Mysterious Book Report, Thriller|

Gone To Darkness Mysterious Book Report No. 406 by John Dwaine McKenna In the soon to be released fourth episode of her popular, bestselling Sydney Rose Parnell series, award-winning thriller writer and fan favorite Barbara Nickless leaves no doubt that she’s on the fast track to A-list stardom. Gone To Darkness, (Thomas & Mercer, PB, $15.95, 384 pages, ISBN 978-1542092869) by Barbara Nickless will be released June 2, 2020. 

The End Of October

By |2020-05-05T21:13:25+00:00May 5th, 2020|Mysterious Book Report, Thriller|

The End of October Mysterious Book Report No. 405 by John Dwaine McKenna Some novels are more entertaining than others, some are more exciting, thrilling, intricately-plotted, eye-opening or educational.  But, if you find one having ALL of those elements, it’s bound to be a number one best-selling smash hit.  Such is the case with the just published thriller, The End of October, (Knopf, $27.95, 374 pages, ISBN 978-0-525-65865-8) by

Deon Meyer Author Interview

By |2020-04-23T20:34:52+00:00April 27th, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author Deon Meyer by John Dwaine McKenna  We’re proud—and honored—to be able to present our interview with internationally known and best-selling South African author Deon Meyer, whose newest novel The Last Hunt has just been released to wide acclaim.  Thank you for taking time to share your expertise with us.  And without further ado, let’s get right to it.  Our first questions is: Why do you

The Last Hunt

By |2020-04-23T20:24:26+00:00April 27th, 2020|Mysterious Book Report, Thriller|

The Last Hunt Mysterious Book Report No. 404 by John Dwaine McKenna A series of fortunate events brought our attention this week, to an awesome crime fiction novelist and master of the thriller genre.  His work is inspired, captivating and totally entertaining as he weaves a complex plot together in such an electrifying manner that the reader just can’t put the book down.  If you’re craving an intricate, well-plotted