Mysterious Book Report

Dead Money

February 15th, 2021|

Dead Money Mysterious Book Report No. 436 by John Dwaine McKenna  And if that cash belonged to a  Hong Kong Triad kingpin  with a history of  killing debt welshers  with

The Unwilling

February 8th, 2021|

The Unwilling Mysterious Book Report No. 435 by John Dwaine McKenna John Hart is the absolute master of Southern Gothic or Appalachian Noir—whatever name it’s given—and is the single best

Author Interview-John Hart

February 8th, 2021|

Interview With the Author: John Hart by John Dwaine McKenna Our interviewee today is NY Times bestselling author John Hart, who graciously took time from his busy schedule to share

Prodigal Son

February 1st, 2021|

Prodigal Son Mysterious Book Report No. 434 by John Dwaine McKenna Best selling author Gregg Hurwitz’s newest installment in his compelling Orphan X series has just been released. Prodigal Son,

Author Interview-Dana Haynes

January 26th, 2021|

  DANA HAYNES Today’s interview is with author Dana Haynes, whose latest high octane thriller, Sirrocco, is reviewed above in MBR No. 433.  He’s the true professional; a writer who’s


January 25th, 2021|

Sirocco Mysterious Book Report No. 433 by John Dwaine McKenna With more infighting, back-stabbing and double-crossing than a month-long joint session of Congress, Sirocco, (Blackstone, PB, $16.99, 400 pages, ISBN

The Art of Violence

January 18th, 2021|

The Art of Violence Mysterious Book Report No. 432 by John Dwaine McKenna I was intrigued by Dennis Lehane’s blurb on the cover: “S.J. Rozan can write sentences that make

Divine Justice

January 11th, 2021|

Divine Justice Mysterious Book Report No. 431 by John Dwaine McKenna A group of right wing criminal fanatics, inspired by a crazed evangelist named Heinz Dieter, who’s convinced that the

Old Anger

January 7th, 2021|

Old Anger  Mysterious Book Report No. 430  by John Dwaine McKenna Although this novel was released in late 2020, it’s still as timely as tonight’s news.  That’s because it’s about


December 21st, 2020|

John Dwaine McKenna’s Mysterious Book Report 2020 Best Books of the Year The year 2020 has been unusual to say the least.  We’ve gone from a world class economy to

John le Carre

December 15th, 2020|

John Le Carré   For those of you who may not have seen the news, one of the brightest literary lights of the twentieth century passed away on Saturday Dec


December 14th, 2020|

Germania Mysterious Book Report No. 429 by John Dwaine McKenna In author Harald Gilbers searing new novel of Nazi Berlin entitled, Germania, (Thomas Dunn Books, $28.99, 352 pages, ISBN 978-1-250-24693-6),

Author Interview-Thomas Perry

December 7th, 2020|

Interview With The Author:  Thomas Perry by John Dwaine McKenna We’re talking with Edgar award-winning writer—and Mysterious Book Report favorite—Thomas Perry, whose crime fiction has been entertaining us for some

Eddie’s Boy

December 7th, 2020|

Eddie’s Boy Mysterious Book Report No. 428 by John Dwaine McKenna It takes a rare and awesome talent to be able to invert the forces of good and evil—to make

Author Interview -Vito Rancanelli

November 30th, 2020|

  Interview With The Author: Vito Racanelli by John Dwaine McKenna  Today’s guest is a newsman, foreign correspondent and bureau chief turned thriller writer named Vito Rancanelli, whose new novel,