Posts tagged Gangster

Mysterious Book Report No. 356 – The Gold...

Mysterious Book Report The Golden Havana Night

The Golden Havana Night by Manuel Ramos Arte Publico Press, PB $17.95, 196 pages, ISBN 978-1-55885-8671 One of the most interesting new private investigators to come to the MBR’s attention is a Denver-based ex-convict named Gus Corral. He’s the creation of Manuel Ramos, a life-long resident of the Mile High City, as well as an acclaimed, […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 145 – Jimmy th...

Mysterious Book Report Jimmy the Stick

Jimmy the Stick by Michael Mayo Mysterious Press/ Open Road Integrated Media, PB $14.99, 220 pages, ISBN 978-1-4532-7095-0  For many crime fiction fans, the Prohibition Era of the 1920s and the Great Depression in the 30s holds an intense fascination that, even now, almost one hundred years later, captivates our collective imaginations.  The gangster age […]