Posts tagged Kidnapped

Mysterious Book Report No. 275 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report The Second Girl

The Second Girl by David Swinson Mulholland Books/Little Brown and Company, $26.00, 354 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-26417-4 One of the main functions of the MBR is to spot and point out for our readers new, outstanding and fresh crime fiction writers who’ve created memorable characters doing unusual deeds in authentic situations. The locations and times vary, […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 200 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report The House Of Wolfe

The House of Wolfe by James Carlos Blake Mysterious Press/Grove Atlantic, $24.00, 248 pages, ISBN 978-0-8021-2246-9 Today is an individual milestone with this, the 200th Mysterious Book Report, and I wanted it to be something special to commemorate the occasion. The selection is personal, one of my favorite novelist who’s influenced any number of other […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 145 ̵...

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 […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 100 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report The Night Ranger

The Night Ranger by Alex Berenson Putnam, $27.95, 387 pages, ISBN 978-0-399-15972-5 Okay.  We admit it . . . this one is special . . . one we’ve been looking forward to for a while.  It’s our Double Diamond Jubilee:  MBR number 100.  That’s right . . . this is our one hundredth book review.  […]