The Yards-Legacy Report No. 7

By |2022-09-22T19:30:13+00:00September 26th, 2022|Crime Fiction, Hard-boiled/Noir, 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. 7 Published January 17, 2022 The

The Yards

By |2022-04-25T19:35:03+00:00January 17th, 2022|Hard-boiled/Noir, Mysterious Book Report|

The Yards Mysterious Book Report No. 473 by John Dwaine McKenna Told from three alternating points of view, The Yards, (Mysterious Press, $25.95, 308 pages, ISBN 978-1-61316-235-4), by A.F. Carter, is hard-boiled crime fiction at it’s best.  It takes place in the imaginary mid-western city of Baxter, where the last of four meat-packing plants is on the skids and failing.  It’s closure will leave the already troubled area where

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