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Red Metal

By |2019-10-01T19:41:45+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Mysterious Book Report, Spy/Thriller|

Red Metal Mysterious Book Report No. 379 by John Dwaine McKenna Europe has lived in the shadow, first of the Soviet Union, and more recently, of the Rodina . . . Mother Russia herself . . . since the end of World War II.  It’s the reason the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, was formed by the US, Canada and several European nations for the purpose of joint

The Bouncer

By |2019-08-18T19:01:34+00:00June 24th, 2019|Crime Fiction, Mysterious Book Report|

The Bouncer Mysterious Book Report No. 378 by John Dwaine McKenna We’re kicking the summer reading season into high gear with an entertaining, bright and fast-paced crime caper in which nothing is as it appears to be.  The novel came out in late summer-early fall of 2018 when the MBR calendar was full, and wasn’t reviewed, but has just been reissued in trade paperback and should be easy to

American Spy

By |2019-08-18T19:03:55+00:00June 17th, 2019|Mysterious Book Report, Spy/Thriller|

American Spy Mysterious Book Report No. 377 by John Dwaine McKenna Near the end of the Cold War in the mid-1980s, the African continent was busy rediscovering itself.  Having thrown off the restraints of colonialism, countries large and small were struggling to determine what form of self-governance best suited them . . . a struggle that promoted much bloodshed.  Civil wars, coups and military takeovers were common, as was

A Book of Bones

By |2019-12-05T21:09:29+00:00January 6th, 2019|John McKenna Publications, Mysterious Book Report, Paranormal|

A Book of Bones Mysterious Book Report No. 400 by John Dwaine McKenna All readers of fiction, and especially crime fiction, are ultimately interested in the eternal battle between the forces of good versus the forces of evil.  It’s the tension between those two opposing sides that creates drama, and drama is what we all crave, because we’re curious . . . and because we’re rooting for one side

Best Books of the Year 2018

By |2019-11-19T19:46:16+00:00December 19th, 2018|2018 Best Books of the Year, Mysterious Book Report|

John Dwaine McKenna's 2018 Best Books of the Year Season’s greetings and Merry Christmas to all our fans, followers and crime fiction enthusiasts!  Here’s the MBR’s gift to one and all with our bakers dozen of the Best Books of the Year.  Time is short and Santa will be here soon, so here’s the list: Best Books of the Year 2018 MBR # 316