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Mysterious Book Report No. 364 – Last Loo...

Mysterious Book Report Last Looks

Last Looks by Howard Michael Gould Dutton/Penguin Random House, $26.00, 291 pages, ISBN 978-1-524-74249-2 According to the Collins Unabridged Dictionary and Synonym Finder of the English Language, the word quirky is defined thus: “peculiarly individual or unconventional.”  It’s synonyms are: “odd, unusual, eccentric,” and well, you get the gist.  We mention this only because this […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 203 – The Fixe...

Mysterious Book Report The Fixer

The Fixer by Joseph Finder Dutton/Penguin/Random House, $28.00, 375 pages, ISBN 978-0-525-95461-3 Do you remember a public works scheme called The Central Artery/Tunnel Project? It was started in 1982 and completed on the last day of December 2007. It was projected to cost 2.8 billion dollars, the final tab amounted to some 14.6 billon and […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 195 – Suspicio...

Mysterious Book Report No. 195 – Suspicion

Suspicion by Joseph Finder Dutton Penguin Random House, $27.95, 387 pages, ISBN 978-0-525-95460-6 There’s times, it seems, in everyone’s life when there’s just not enough money on hand to pay all the bills coming due. The reasons for this, and the excuses, are many and various, but the bottom line is called insolvency . . […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 31 – Children ...

Mysterious Book Report Children Of Paranoia

Children of Paranoia by Trevor Shane Dutton, $25.95, 371 pages, ISBN 978-0-525-95237-4  It looks like old man winter’s moved in and intends to stay for a while.  To tell you the truth, he’s not one of my favorites either.  I’d just as soon have him move to the North Pole where the polar bears need […]