Mysterious Book Report

The Warehouse

January 13th, 2020|

The Warehouse Mysterious Book Report No. 392 by John Dwaine McKenna Seldom, if ever, does a genre novel manage to hit as many topics at once as The Warehouse, (Crown,

A Book of Bones

January 6th, 2020|

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

Bones of the Earth

December 30th, 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

Seven Ways to Get Rid of Harry

December 23rd, 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

Best Book of the Year 2019

December 16th, 2019|

John Dwaine McKenna’s 2019 Best Books of the Year It’s time for our annual Best Books of the Year . . . the MBR’s Christmas gift for all good readers

Tear It Down

December 16th, 2019|

Tear It Down Mysterious Book Report No. 399 by John Dwaine McKenna Author Nick Petrie has come up with a serial character most of us would like, and like to

Three-Fifths

December 9th, 2019|

Three Fifths Mysterious Book Report No. 398 by John Dwaine McKenna Dynamite comes in small packages, is an old saw that usually refers to persons of small stature.  But when

Ambush

December 6th, 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 by

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Barbara Nickless

December 4th, 2019|

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

Skunk Train

December 2nd, 2019|

Skunk Train Mysterious Book Report No. 397 by John Dwaine McKenna The Skunk Train Inn is a sleazy, side-of-the-road motel up in northern California’s sparsely populated Humboldt County.  That’s where

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Dead Stop

November 27th, 2019|

Dead Stop Mysterious Book Report 340 by John Dwaine McKenna When the prestigious 2018 Colorado Book Awards were announced earlier this month, Dead Stop, by Barbara Nickless was the Mystery

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The Bomb Maker

November 25th, 2019|

The Bomb Maker Mysterious Book Report No. 328 by John Dwaine McKenna One way to judge the character of a hero is by assessing the nature of his or her

Pushback

November 22nd, 2019|

Pushback Mysterious Book Report 354 by John Dwaine McKenna Serendipity is the ability to make a fortunate discovery by accident... which is just what happened to the MBR last summer,

John Stith

November 20th, 2019|

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

Forgiveness Dies

November 18th, 2019|

Forgiveness Dies Mysterious Book Report No. 396 by John Dwaine McKenna Serial character Trevor Galloway is a former Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania narcotics detective, an unlicensed private investigator and an ex-mental patient