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Mysterious Book Report No. 341 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report Under Water

Under Water by Casey Barrett Kensington Publishing Corp., $25.00, 309 pages, ISBN 978-1-4697-0968-4 The MBR is ever on the lookout for debut authors with arresting characters, compelling plots and above-average wordsmithing talent.  When we find one, we do our best to alert all of you, so that together, we can read and enjoy the writer […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 324 -Ille...

Mysterious Book Report Illegal Holdings

Illegal Holdings by Michael Niemann Coffeetown Press, PB, $14.95, 228 pages, ISBN 978-1-60381-591-8 Serendipity is the ability to make fortunate discoveries by accident . . . which is what happened here at the MBR when our mailbox, (P.O. Box 2406, Colorado Springs, CO 80901) yielded up an unsolicited new publication from a small independent press […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 7 –...

Mysterious Book Report No. 7

The Shortcut Man by P.G. Sturges (Scribner, $24.00, 207 pages, ISBN 978-1-4391-9417-1)  Do you like the old black and white crime dramas from the 1940’s?  You know the ones I mean, with John Garfield, Bogart, Edward G. Robinson and Robert Mitchum . . . Do you long for just one more from the pen of […]