Posts tagged Little

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Mysterious Book Report Down The River Unto The Sea

Down The River Unto The Sea by Walter Mosley Mulholland Books/ Little, Brown and Co., $27.00, 322 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-50964-0 Walter Mosley has authored more than fifty books.  He’s been appointed a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, won just about any award you could name, his books have been translated into twenty […]

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Mysterious Book Report Last Words

Last Words by Michael Koryta Little, Brown and Company, $26.00, 420 pages, ISBN 978-0316-12263-4 There ought to be a special word for novels that have more than one theme, more than one story arc, and a tricky, psychologically-twisted plot interwoven with numerous backstories blended together into a complex and genre-defying literary stew that you just […]

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Mysterious Book Report The Crossing

The Crossing by Michael Connelly Little, Brown and Company/Hachette Book Group, $28.00, 388 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-22588-5 It’s no secret that Michael Connelly is widely considered to be one of the finest crime writers working in America today. With twenty-seven novels and sixty million copies sold worldwide he could arguably be called one of the top […]

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Mysterious Book Report Chain Of Events

Chain of Events by Fredrik T. Olsson Little, Brown & Co/Hachette, $26.00, 432 pages, ISBN 978-0-3163-3500-3 A thrill is defined as: a trembling sensation caused by fear or emotional shock, and a thriller as: a person or something that thrills . . . buckle that together with the word phenomenon, anything that can be perceived […]

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Mysterious Book Report The Red Road

The Red Road by Denise Mina Little, Brown and Co., $26.00, 298 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-18851-7 Here’s some news: I got involved with a young woman last week in a personal way. We spent a delightful afternoon and evening together; she even went to bed with me while my wife June snoozed right beside us. And […]

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Mysterious Book Report Red Sky in Morning

Red Sky in Morning by Paul Lynch Little, Brown and Company, $25.00, 275 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-23025-4 There’s an old Irish joke Michael Curley told me a number of years ago that goes like this:  How can you tell when an Irishman is losing his mind?  He forgets who he has grudges against!  It’s a joke […]

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Mysterious Book Report The Black Box

The Black Box by Michael Connelly Little, Brown, $27.99, 403 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-06943-4 The Black Box by Michael Connelly, is another chapter in the continuing story of one of the best tough guys to ever come along in crime fiction, Detective Sergeant Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch of the Los Angeles Police Department.  He’s past mandatory retirement […]