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.

Interview with David Grogan

By |2020-04-06T16:05:10+00:00April 6th, 2020|Author Interviews, Thriller|

Interview With The Author David E. Grogan  by John Dwaine McKenna We’re pleased—and honored—to present the following interview with David E. Grogan, whose newest Steve Stilwell thriller, The Hidden Key, is reviewed above in MBR No. 401.  Mr. Grogan is a retired Officer and Gentleman, a 26 year veteran of the US Navy and an attorney.  He’s also a world traveler, a sponsor of military service men and women,

Gray Basnight

By |2020-01-23T21:19:28+00:00March 27th, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview with Gray Basnight by John Dwaine McKenna Here’s our next author interview with Gray Basnight, writer of Flight of the Fox, along with an excerpt to whet your appetite for more of this timely and thrilling novel. Why do you write?   It’s an important question that, in some ways, is unanswerable. Why artists and writers are compelled to create is elusive, but I feel compelled to do

John Altman

By |2020-01-23T21:10:47+00:00March 20th, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author: John Altman by John Dwaine McKenna Our conversation this week is with John Altman, the best-selling author of False Flag, the spy thriller that’s reviewed in Mysterious Book Report No. 322. Thanks for speaking with us today. I know you’re busy so let’s get to it. Our first question is: How did your first book get published? How long did it take? It took thirteen

Michael Kardos

By |2020-01-23T21:05:16+00:00March 13th, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author: Michael Kardos  by John Dwaine McKenna With many thanks, our interview this week is with Michael Kardos, the Pushcart Prize- winning author of Bluff, who holds degrees from Princeton, Ohio State, and the University of Missouri.  He lives in Mississippi, where he teaches creative writing at Mississippi State.  Somehow, he’s also found the time to write three other novels, a story collection and a text

Wil Medearis

By |2020-01-23T20:46:24+00:00March 6th, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author: Wil Medearis  by John Dwaine McKenna Today’s Mysterious Book Report interview is with writer Wil Medearis, whose recent crime novel, Restoration Heights, neatly combines a mystery with an illustration of the plight of those disappearing “affordable urban neighborhoods” as a result of gentrification.  He’s got a lot of insight and much to say about the craft of writing, so let’s get right to our first question:

Charles Salzberg

By |2020-01-23T20:34:20+00:00February 28th, 2020|Author Interviews, Crime Fiction, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author: Charles Salzberg by John Dwaine McKenna We’re talking with Charles Salzberg, the creative genius behind the always entertaining antics of Henry Swann, one of the best Private Eyes to come a-sleuthing since Sam Spade was messing around with Mrs. Archer.  Thanks for agreeing to an interview with The Mysterious Book Report.  Our readers and fans are eager to hear your thoughts, writing tips and opinions,

Wallace Stroby

By |2020-01-16T22:06:14+00:00February 21st, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author: Wallace Stroby by John Dwaine McKenna  We’re fortunate this week that Wallace Stroby, one of crime fictions hottest young writers, was able and willing to take a short time-out from his swamped schedule down in south New Jersey to speak with the Mysterious Book Report about how he does what he does in such a compelling, forceful and so damned interesting way.  It’s an honor

John Stith

By |2020-01-16T21:54:12+00:00February 14th, 2020|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

Tom Pitts

By |2020-01-16T21:39:11+00:00February 7th, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author:  Tom Pitts by John Dwaine McKenna This week’s interview is one we’ve been looking forward to since last year, when MBR No. 300 reviewed American Static, calling it “One of the finest noir yarns we’ve read in years.”  Now, author Tom Pitts is back, with a new piece of hard-boiled fiction, and we can’t wait to hear what this rising star in the noir world

Patrick “Paddy” Hirsch

By |2020-01-16T21:28:03+00:00January 31st, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

    Interview With The Author: Patrick “Paddy” Hirsch by  John Dwaine McKenna Our author interviewee this week is Patrick Hirsch, known to his fans, friends and the world, as Paddy.  He’s a warrior, a newsman, and a TV commentator, a financial analyst, and historian—a Renaissance man if one ever lived!  Thanks for joining us today and offering your insights, expertise and commentary to our audience.  We’re all eager