Posts tagged Magic

Author Interview – Tom Pitts

Mysterious Book Report Tom Pitts

Interview With The Author:  Tom Pitts by John Dwaine McKenna This week’s interview is one we’ve been looking forward to since last year, when MBR No. 300 reviewed American Static, calling it “One of the finest noir yarns we’ve read in years.”  Now, author Tom Pitts is back, with a new piece of hard-boiled fiction, […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 346 – Bluff

Mysterious Book Report Bluff

Bluff by Michael Kardos Mysterious Press/Grove Atlantic, $26.00, 272 pages, ISBN 978-0-8021-2804-1 Bluff is a novel about the practice of sleight of hand, or magic, and magic is done by practicing the art of misdirection.  The conjurer talks the audience into looking over there while at the exact same time doing something over here and […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 26 – Flower Ne...

Mysterious Book Report Flower Net

Flower Net by Lisa See Random House Paperback, $14.95, 333 pages, ISBN 978-0-8129-7868-1 Who says there’s no such thing as magic?  Of course there’s magic in the world, and to prove it, this week, through the magic of literature and books, the MBR will take us from Africa to China, just by finishing one book, […]