Mysterious Book Report No. 308 – A Game of Ghosts

By |2017-10-30T08:17:31+00:00October 30th, 2017|Mysterious Book Report|

A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly Atria/Emily Bestler Books, $26.99, 464 pages, ISBN 978-1-5011-7189-5 We’ve saved the best for last. Our final submission for this years MBR Freak Fest is by the undisputed heavyweight king of Gothic Noir Crime Fiction. His name is John Connolly. He’s an Irish writer who’s been atop worldwide best sellers charts for ages. His Charlie Parker private eye series is noirish crime fiction

Mysterious Book Report No. 240 – A Song Of Shadows

By |2016-11-22T08:13:16+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

A Song of Shadows by John Connolly Emily Bestler Books/ATRIA- Simon & Schuster, $26.99, 436 pages, ISBN 978-1-5011-1828-9 As a long-time fan of crime fiction and the other-worldlyness of the supernatural genres, I’ve been fascinated by the work of Irish writer John Connolly and his Charlie Parker series (which is a blending of the two into something wholly new) ever since I became acquainted with his work several years

Mysterious Book Report No. 212 – The Wolf In Winter

By |2016-09-23T07:38:06+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Wolf In Winter by John Connolly Emily Bestler Books/Atria, a division of Simon & Shuster, $26.00, 418 pages, ISBN 978-1-4767-0318-3 Can you believe it’s already October? Where did the summer go? Oh well, fall is here now, and that means Halloween . . . which is giving Christmas a run for its money in the popularity department. To commemorate the holiday, all our book reviews for the month

Mysterious Book Report No. 81 – The Wrath of Angels

By |2016-03-22T08:02:44+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Wrath of Angels by John Connolly Atria, $26.00, 481 pages, ISBN 978-1-444-75644-9 This week’s MBR is different.  It’s different because the novel we’re reviewing represents a new type of fiction that blends two different genres together.  In this instance a crime drama is combined with elements of the supernatural.  Think Sam Spade meets Steven King and you’ve got the general idea.  As an enthusiast of both of the