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Mysterious Book Report No. 242 – Jack Of ...

Mysterious Book Report Jack Of Spies

Jack of Spies by David Downing SOHO Press Inc., $27.95, 338 pages, ISBN 978-1-61695-268-6 Those of us who follow the news and current events can’t help but feel at times that the world is ‘going to hell in a handbasket,’ to quote an old refrain . . . but those of us who study history […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 230 – Echowave

Mysterious Book Report Echowave

Echowave by Joe Joyce Liberties Press, PB, $15.99, 323 pages, ISBN 978-1-910742-13-6 As an avid and long time student of twentieth-century American and world history, I thought myself pretty well versed in World War II lore . . . until this week’s MBR disabused me of the notion. That’s because it made me aware of […]

Mysterious Book No. 196 – The Empire of N...

Mysterious Book The Empire of Night

The Empire of Night by Robert Olen Butler Mysterious Press, $26.00, 401 pages, ISBN 978-0-8021-2323-7 One hundred years ago, all of Europe was in the midst of what was then called the Great War, or World War I as we now know it. It was the first fully mechanized war and the battlefield casualties were […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 175 – The Girl...

Mysterious Book Report The Girl On The Train

The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins Riverhead Books/Penguin Group (USA) LLC, $26.95, 325 pages, ISBN 978-1-59463-366-9 We’ve just returned from the annual Mountains and Plains Booksellers Association Trade Show in Denver, Colorado. It’s a yearly affair with 70 or 80 publishers, several hundred bookstore owners, their employees and managers. It features thousands of […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 33 – The House...

Mysterious Book Report The House Of Silk

The House Of Silk By Anthony Horowitz Mulholland Books, $27.99, 294 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-19699-4 It’s cold, foggy and snowy here in Colorado Springs.  In fact, it’s sort of like London, England – where this week’s MBR takes place.  It’s a retro Sherlock Holmes mystery, the first one authorized by the estate of Sir Arthur Conan […]