Posts tagged Phillip Marlowe

Mysterious Book Report No. 348 – Potter’s...

Mysterious Book Report Potter's Field

Potter’s Field by Rob Hart Polis Books, $25.99, 272 pages, ISBN 978-1-943818-93-8 Three years ago, a new writing talent appeared and lit up the hard-boiled crime scene like machine-gun fire on a moonless night.  The author’s name was Rob Hart, and his character, Ash McKenna, is a tough guy who—like Raymond Chandler’s Phillip Marlowe—gives bad-assiveness […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 153 – The Blac...

Mysterious Book Report The Black-Eyed Blonde

The Black-eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black Henry Holt and Co, $27.00, 290 pages, ISBN 978-0-8050-9814-3 One of the most iconic writers of the twentieth century is Raymond Chandler. He is the father of the hard-boiled detective novel, and creator of a character named Phillip Marlowe, who became the prototypical private eye for many of our […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 117 – Follow H...

Mysterious Book Report Follow Her Home

Follow Her Home by Steph Cha Minotaur Books, $24.99, 278 pages, ISBN 978-1-250-00962-3 As regular readers of the Mysterious Book Report, know we work to search out and find debut mysteries written by first-time authors and grow as fans with them, rather than bowing and scraping at the feet of the mega-writers with seven or […]