Mysterious Book Report

Bones of the Earth

August 5th, 2019|

Bones of the Earth Mysterious Book Report No. 383 by John Dwaine McKenna Inspector Shan Tao Yun was a senior detective on the Beijing Police Department until, “I investigated the

Rogue Strike

July 29th, 2019|

Rogue Strike Mysterious Book Report No. 382 by John Dwaine McKenna There are moments that come along so infrequently, when all the elements line up for someone in such a

This Storm

July 22nd, 2019|

This Storm Mysterious Book Report No. 381 by John Dwaine McKenna The writer James Ellroy is a genius, and a living legend who follows no rules but his own.  He

99 Ways To Die

July 15th, 2019|

99 Ways To Die Mysterious Book Report No. 380 by John Dwaine McKenna After the end of World War II in 1945, China was in total disarray; weakened for decades

Red Metal

July 3rd, 2019|

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 . .

The Bouncer

June 24th, 2019|

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

American Spy

June 17th, 2019|

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

Author Interview – Jen Conley

June 12th, 2019|

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

Charlie 316

June 4th, 2019|

Charlie 316 Mysterious Book Report No. 376 by John Dwaine McKenna Charlie 316, (Down & Out Books, PB, $18.95, 398 pages, ISBN 978-1-948235-68-6) by Colin Conway & Frank Zafrino, is

Seven Ways to Get Rid of Harry

May 27th, 2019|

Seven Ways to Get Rid of Harry by Jen Conley Mysterious Book Report No. 375 by John Dwaine McKenna Don’t let the title fool ya, Seven Ways to Get Rid

Swann’s Down

May 21st, 2019|

Swann’s Down  Mysterious Book Report No. 374 by John Dwaine McKenna In the newly-released fifth adventure of tough guy and skip tracer Henry Swann: Swann’s Down, (Down & Out Books,

Lives Laid Away

May 14th, 2019|

Lives Laid Away  Mysterious Book Report No. 373 by John Dwaine McKenna Just about a year ago, an outstanding young wordsmith published his debut novel, August Snow, to great critical

The Good Lie

May 6th, 2019|

The Good Lie Mysterious Book Report No. 372 by John Dwaine McKenna The Good Lie, (ECCO/ Harper Collins, $27.99, 354 pages, ISBN 978-0-06-247539-8) by Tom Rosenstiel, is an electrifying, dark

Ambush

May 2nd, 2019|

Ambush Mysterious Book Report No. 371 by John Dwaine McKenna   Ambush, (Thomas & Mercer, PB, $15.95, 350 pages, ISBN 978-1503901513) the third—and latest—in the Sydney Rose Parnell thriller series

Wolf Pack

April 22nd, 2019|

Wolf Pack Mysterious Book Report No. 370 by John Dwaine McKenna Unlike most of the rest of our squared-off western states that’re all of a sudden filling up with folks