Tom Pitts

By |2020-01-16T21:39:11+00:00February 7th, 2020|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author:  Tom Pitts by John Dwaine McKenna This week’s interview is one we’ve been looking forward to since last year, when MBR No. 300 reviewed American Static, calling it “One of the finest noir yarns we’ve read in years.”  Now, author Tom Pitts is back, with a new piece of hard-boiled fiction, and we can’t wait to hear what this rising star in the noir world

Tom Pitts

By |2020-01-16T21:33:20+00:00December 6th, 2018|Author Interviews, Mysterious Book Report|

Interview With The Author:  Tom Pitts by John Dwaine McKenna This week’s interview is one we’ve been looking forward to since last year, when MBR No. 300 reviewed American Static, calling it “One of the finest noir yarns we’ve read in years.”  Now, author Tom Pitts is back, with a new piece of hard-boiled fiction, and we can’t wait to hear what this rising star in the noir world

Mysterious Book Report No. 355 – 101

By |2018-12-03T06:54:14+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Mysterious Book Report|

101 by Tom Pitts Down & Out Books, PB $18.95, 256 pages, ISBN 978-1-948235-38-9 US Highway 101 runs north from the San Francisco Bay, up to Humboldt County . . . the remote, pot growing area of California known as the emerald triangle because of all the grow operations up there.  It’s an area that’s rugged, fertile and brimming with fierce and independent cultivators of the magic green plant

American Static

By |2019-12-12T21:12:56+00:00September 7th, 2017|2017 Best Books of the Year, Hard-boiled/Noir, Mysterious Book Report|

American Static Mysterious Book Report No. 300 by John Dwaine McKenna The Mysterious Book Report has reached another milestone with this, our 300th review. It’s taken a little more than six years and a couple of hundred thousand words to get to this point, so we wanted to mark the occasion with something special . . . something out of the ordinary . . . something so memorable that