We take some of the best Mysterious Book Reports and get interviews from the authors.  Always enjoy what makes some of the best wordsmith’s minds  tick.  What are they’re thoughts?  Where do the ideas come from?  How much time do they dedicate to their profession. Check out what they have to say here.

Barbara Nickless

By |2019-11-21T21:47:35+00:00December 4th, 2019|Author Interviews, Crime Fiction, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author: Barbara Nickless by John Dwaine McKenna Barbara Nickless is the talented writer who has conceived two of the best characters to ever grace the pages of detective fiction.  I was fortunate enough to make her acquaintance and share a table at The Mountain of Authors event last March.  With many thanks for being so generous with her time, and for sharing her thoughts with us

Author Interview – John Stith

By |2019-11-19T20:30:49+00:00November 20th, 2019|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Author Interview: John Stith by John Dwaine McKenna Our interviewee today is bestselling and award-winning author John Stith, whose newest thriller Pushback, is reviewed in MBR No 354, along with a brief account of our own serendipitous introduction by Ms. Nickless. It’s an honor to be able to speak with you, and please accept our sincere thank you for doing so. That said, here’s our first question: Who’s your

Joe Ide

By |2019-11-05T20:48:51+00:00November 6th, 2019|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author: Joe Ide by John Dwaine McKenna Hello, to all of you out there in the MBR Nation, and welcome to our author interview with Joe Ide, one of the hottest new authors on the literary scene today, whose newest work is reviewed in MBR number 360.  And thanks Joe for taking time to speak to our audience today and sharing your thoughts with us.  I’ve

Rob Hart

By |2019-10-18T17:46:40+00:00October 30th, 2019|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author: Rob Hart  by John Dwaine McKenna We have an exciting author interview this week with an author whom we’ve admired since his work was first brought to our attention by the folks at Otto Penzler’s Mysterious Book Shop in New York City a few years ago.  His name is Rob Hart, and it’s one to remember because he’s going to be a monster in the

Author Interview – Manuel Ramos

By |2019-10-13T22:20:06+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

  Interview With The Author: Manuel Ramos by John Dwaine McKenna The Mysterious Book Report would like to extend a warm welcome to Denver native and acclaimed award-winning fellow crime fiction writer Manuel Ramos, who’s put  a Hispanic twist to the hard-boiled genre with an ex-con turned private eye named Gus Corral, whose sardonic voice narrates his stories.  It’s a pleasure and an honor to speak to you Manuel,

Nick Petrie

By |2019-10-07T20:52:05+00:00October 16th, 2019|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

  Interview With The Author: Nick Petrie by John Dwaine McKenna Our author this week is Nick Petrie, the award-winning writer of the outstanding Peter Ash thrillers and a master of the art of bad-assiveness.  So, thanks, Nick, for sharing your insights with our readers, and welcome, to the Mysterious Book Report.  Let’s get started . . . Why do you write? I write because I love to read. 

Barry Lancet

By |2019-10-07T20:35:45+00:00October 11th, 2019|Author Interviews, Spy/Thriller|

Interview With The Author: Barry Lancet by John Dwaine McKenna Our author for this weeks interview is, Barry Lancet, who is without a doubt one of the hardest working, most dedicated to the craft and elegant writers to ever cross the MBR radar screen.  He’s well on his way to becoming an A-list talent whose name, face and book covers will be seen in every airport book kiosk in

Casey Barrett

By |2019-09-28T16:03:33+00:00October 4th, 2019|Author Interviews|

Interview With The Author: Casey Barrett by John Dwaine McKenna Our interview today is with Casey Barrett, whose second Duck Darley mystery-thriller is reviewed in MBR number 361.  And I’d like to say right up front, that as a long-time fan of Ken Bruen and his Jack Taylor series, it’s great to find a brand new character with similar proclivities and tendencies and failings, but still possessing the dead-on

Dana Ridenour Interview

By |2019-08-20T15:51:59+00:00August 20th, 2019|Author Interviews|

Interview With The Author: Dana Ridenour by John Dwaine McKenna   The MBR is honored to speak today with author, and retired FBI agent, Dana Ridenour, who spent the majority of her 20 year law enforcement career as an undercover operative.  It is some of the most dangerous work in the world . . . and a testament to her dedication, courage and bravery.  Here then, is Ms. Ridenour,

Jen Conley

By |2019-09-05T19:50:32+00:00June 12th, 2019|Author Interviews|

Interview With The Author: Jen Conley by John Dwaine McKenna  We’re chatting with Jen Conley, whose latest novel Seven Ways to Get Rid Of Harry is reviewed in Mysterious Book Report No. 375.  Thanks, Jen, for speaking with us today. Our readers and fans are eager to hear your thoughts, writing tips and opinions, so let’s jump right in.  Here’s our first question: Why do you write? I was