Posts tagged Mulholland Books

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Mysterious Book Report Crime Song

Crime Song by David Swinson Mulholland Books/Little Brown and Company, $26.00, 354 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-26421-1 Last winter, in MBR No. 275: The Second Girl, we introduced our audience to an ex-Washington D.C. cop turned crime-fiction writer named David Swinson, who’s created one of the best anti-heros to come down the pike in, I dunno, like […]

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Mysterious Book Report Revolver

Revolver by Duane Swierczynski Mulholland Books/Little Brown and Company, $26.00, 316 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-40323-8 The MBR has often reviewed works of historical fiction—plotted as crime fiction, murder mysteries and whodunnits of all flavors, sizes and eras—and even some which take place in the future. This week however, is as unique a piece of historical fiction […]

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Mysterious Book Report IQ

IQ by Joe Ide Mulholland Books/Little Brown, $26.00, 321 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-26772-4 One sure way to know you’re reading a great book, is when you just don’t want it to end. Perhaps it’s because you’ve found the main character to be so fascinating, endearing or heroic that you don’t want to break contact with him; […]

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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, […]

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Mysterious Book Report Underground Airlines

Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters Mulholland Books/Little Brown, $26.00, 322 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-26124-1 Wow!  The bad news is; it’s the last week of October and time for the last installment of our second annual MBR Freak Fest.  But the good news is; we’ve  saved the best for  last . . . and it’s timely, […]

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Mysterious Book Report The Killing Kind

The Killing Kind by Chris Holm Mulholland Books/ Hatchette, $26.00, 306 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-25953-8 Every now and then, in the process of doing the Mysterious Book Reports, I run across a work that’s so well written and the author’s concept is so original that I become an instant fan. This week’s novel is one of […]

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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 […]

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Mysterious Book Report No. 24 – A Drop of the Hard Stuff

A Drop of the Hard Stuff  by Lawrence Block Mulholland Books, $25.99, 319 pages, ISBN 978-0-316-17804-4 This week’s MBR is A Drop of the Hard Stuff, by Lawrence Block, a distinguished author of more than fifty novels.  He’s as easy and comfortable to read as a favorite old flannel shirt is to wear beside a […]