Author Interview – John Stith

By |2018-11-29T18:43:49+00:00November 29th, 2018|Author Interviews|

Author Interview: John Stith by John Dwaine McKenna Our interviewee today is bestselling and award-winning author John Stith, whose newest thriller 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 favorite

Mysterious Book Report – Fan Favorite 2

By |2018-08-26T14:42:23+00:00August 26th, 2018|Mysterious Book Report|

Light It Up by Nick Petrie Putnam, $26.00, 384 pages, ISBN 978-0-399-57563-1 As a fifty-plus year resident here in Colorado, the question I’m most often asked by out-of-state friends is: How has the legalization of marijuana affected things there?  The short answer . . . stoners love it and are flocking here in large numbers, as are criminals; government is ecstatic over the windfall from tax revenues; cops, school

Mysterious Book Report No. 327 – Light It Up

By |2018-03-26T19:20:26+00:00March 26th, 2018|Mysterious Book Report|

Light It Up by Nick Petrie Putnam, $26.00, 384 pages, ISBN 978-0-399-57563-1 As a fifty-plus year resident here in Colorado, the question I’m most often asked by out-of-state friends is: How has the legalization of marijuana affected things there?  The short answer . . . stoners love it and are flocking here in large numbers, as are criminals; government is ecstatic over the windfall from tax revenues; cops, school

Mysterious Book Report No. 125 – Never Go Back

By |2016-05-05T06:52:28+00:00May 5th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

Never Go Back by Lee Child Delacorte Press/Random House, $28.00, 400 pages, ISBN 978-0-385-34434-0 I’ve said any number of times that I don’t often review the major, ‘A List’ authors, but every once in a while there’s an exception.  This week is one of them.  I mean-hey, what’s not to like about a big, hunky, existentialist dude who owns nothing but the clothes on his back and travels about

Mysterious Book Report No. 28 – The Affair

By |2016-01-08T08:07:36+00:00January 8th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Affair by Lee Child Delacorte Press, $28.00, 405 pages, ISBN 978-0-385-34432-6      Unless you’ve been living under a rock next door to the guy in the insurance ads on TV, it seems as though everyone has heard of Child’s implausible hero Jack Reacher, “just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit” according to Kirkus Reviews.  Reacher’s almost Zen-like in that he owns nothing, wants nothing, and travels the USA