The Empire of Night-Legacy Report 26

By |2023-03-23T16:10:38+00:00March 27th, 2023|Historical/Thriller, Mysterious Book Report|

Just in case you’re wondering, we’ll be re-running some of our best and most popular book reviews every other week from now on.  They will be described as our Legacy Mysterious Book Reports.  Send us a quick request if you have a favorite that you’d like to see again and we’ll do our best to re-publish it. Legacy Mysterious Book Report No. 27 Published August 10, 2016 The Empire

Mysterious Book No. 196 – The Empire of Night

By |2016-08-10T07:25:49+00:00August 10th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Empire of Night by Robert Olen Butler Mysterious Press, $26.00, 401 pages, ISBN 978-0-8021-2323-7 One hundred years ago, all of Europe was in the midst of what was then called the Great War, or World War I as we now know it. It was the first fully mechanized war and the battlefield casualties were so great that they’re almost incomprehensible by today’s standards, due to the invention of

Mysterious Book Report No. 85 – The Hot Country

By |2016-03-27T14:49:30+00:00March 27th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Hot Country by Robert Olen Butler Mysterious Press, $25.00, 326 pages, ISBN 978-0-8021-2046-5 Some years from now, when future historians examine and analyze the early twentieth century and the factors leading up to the first World War, one of them will pay particular attention to the Mexican Revolution.  Then, as now, Mexico had a prickly relationship with the United States. With mechanized war on an industrial scale looming

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