Posts tagged Psychological Thriller

Mysterious Book Report No. 335 – The Deto...

Mysterious Book Report The Detonator

The Detonator by Vincent Zandri Polis Books, $25.99, 287 pages, ISBN 978-1-943818-88-4 Psychological thrillers are among the most popular of modern crime fiction works, because they give readers a long and hard look into the hearts and minds and motives of people who are far outside of the usual norms of society.  The Irish and […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 268 – The Hand...

Mysterious Book Report The Hand That Feeds You

The Hand That Feeds You by A.J. Rich Scribner/Simon & Schuster, $26.00, 273 pages, ISBN 978-1-4767-7458-9 This novel should have been read and featured months ago, but . . . confession time . . . the title was kind of a turn-off. I couldn’t have been more wrong. My Mother was right when she said, […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 236 – The Cell...

Mysterious Book Report The Cellar

The Cellar: A Novel by Minette Walters Penguin/Random House, $24.00, 246 pages, ISBN 978-0-09-959464-2 One of the great things about reading is when you figure out that it’s a voyage of personal discovery . . . and the more you read, the longer your journey into the unknown, which in turn takes you to places […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 175 – The Girl...

Mysterious Book Report The Girl On The Train

The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins Riverhead Books/Penguin Group (USA) LLC, $26.95, 325 pages, ISBN 978-1-59463-366-9 We’ve just returned from the annual Mountains and Plains Booksellers Association Trade Show in Denver, Colorado. It’s a yearly affair with 70 or 80 publishers, several hundred bookstore owners, their employees and managers. It features thousands of […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 106 – Black Ir...

Mysterious Book Report The Black Irish

Black Irish by Stephan Talty Ballentine Books, $26.00, 320 pages, ISBN 978-0-345-53806-2 Are you familiar with the term “Black Irish?” It refers not to the color of one’s skin, but to the color of one’s hair.  The black Irish are descendents of the survivors of King Phillip of Spain’s Spanish Armada, a fleet of warships […]