Posts tagged Politics

Mysterious Book Report No. 352 – The Devi...

Mysterious Book Report The Devil’s Half Mile

The Devil’s Half Mile by Patrick “Paddy” Hirsch Forge/Tom Doherty Associates, $24.99, 289 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-9913-7 Wall Street trickery, corrupt politics, racial strife, gangs, murder . . . that all sounds like the headlines from today’s news, but instead, it’s the lead-in on the cover of a nifty murder mystery which takes place in New […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 198 – A Scourg...

Mysterious Book Report A Scourge Of Vipers

A Scourge of Vipers by Bruce DeSilva Forge / Tom Doherty Associates, $25.99. 315 pages, ISBN 978-0-7653-7431-8 In the food for thought department, here’s a juicy little nugget to chew on: Remember when gambling was underground, illegal and in the hands of organized crime? Now it’s legal, and available most everywhere, but in my opinion, […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 138 – The Acci...

Mysterious Book Report The Accident

The Accident by Chris Pavone Crown Publishers, $26.00, 400 pages, ISBN 978-0-385-34845-4 It’s no secret to regular readers of the Mysterious Book Report  that our focus is on finding new and upcoming authors who show a lot of promise, as well as a lot of talent, in the thriller and crime fiction genres and bring […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 49 – Roscoe

Mysterious Book Report Roscoe

Roscoe  by William Kennedy Viking, 2002, $24.95, 291 pages, ISBN 0-670-03029-5) by William Kennedy I don’t know about you, but from my point of view, it seems like these days are dominated politics.  We’re being force-fed a steady diet of it, like geese being prepared for goose-liver pate’ in a gourmet restaurant, at least until […]