Posts tagged Forge

Mysterious Book Report No. 291 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report The Lioness Is The Hunter

The Lioness is the Hunter by Loren D. Estleman Forge/McMillan, $25.99, 246 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-8845-2 The battered city of Detroit, Michigan seems like the perfect setting for a beat-down, cynical and wise-cracking private eye who’d be considered a real loser . . . if he wasn’t so damn good at solving the toughest cases in […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 243 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report The Sundown Speech

The Sundown Speech by Loren D. Estelman Forge/Tom Doherty Associates, $24.99, 216 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-3736-8 Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer vacation season, so we’re kicking it off with a couple of short, fast reads that are perfect ‘beach books’; novels you can finish in one or two afternoons while working […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 201 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report You Know Who Killed Me

You Know Who Killed Me by Loren D. Estleman Forge/Tom Doherty, $24.99, 233 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-3735-1 I came late to the party for this week’s MBR author . . . he’d already written seventy-five novels by the time he made it to my radar screen . . . so shame on me. Now that he’s […]

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Mysterious Book Report A Scourge Of Vipers

A Scourge of Vipers by Bruce DeSilva Forge / Tom Doherty Associates, $25.99. 315 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-7431-8 In the food for thought department, here’s a juicy little nugget to chew on: Remember when gambling was underground, illegal and in the hands of organized crime? Now it’s legal, and available most everywhere, but in my opinion, […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 161 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report Providence Rag

Providence Rag by Bruce DeSilva Forge/Tom Doherty & Associates, $25.99, 351 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-7429-5 One of my favorite literary characters and amateur sleuths is a wise-cracking, cigar-chomping, hometown-homeboy ace investigative reporter and crime-fighting journalist by the name of Liam Mulligan.  He’s based in Providence, Rhode Island, working for a venerated, one hundred forty year old […]

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Mysterious Book Report The Sixth Station

The Sixth Station by Linda Stasi Forge, $24.99, 361 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-3427-5 . . . the intersection of science and religion. It’s always been impossible for me personally to be well-informed about the world’s religions and a believer in church dogma at the same time.  The more I’ve learned the more confusing it all seems, […]

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Mysterious Book Report Cliff Walk

Cliff Walk by Bruce DeSilva Forge, $24.99, 318 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-3237-0 While the daily papers are in trouble, the weeklies are just fine at present, as they’re vehicles for hometown news and advertising and operate on a skeletal budget, dependent on volunteerism to put out each edition.  The plain truth of the matter is that […]