Posts tagged Raymond Chandler

Mysterious Book Report No. 373 – Lives La...

Mysterious Book Report Lives Laid Away

Lives Laid Away by Stephen Mack Jones SOHO Crime, $26.95, 296 pages, ISBN 978-1-61695-959-3 Just about a year ago, an outstanding young wordsmith published his debut novel, August Snow, to great critical acclaim and a fistful of prestigious literary awards.  The author’s name is Stephen Mack Jones, and his writing style has been favorably compared […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 127 – They Don...

Mysterious Book Report They Don’t Dance Much

They Don’t Dance Much by James Ross Mysterious Press, Open Road Integrated Media, $14.99, 288 pages, ISBN 978-1-4532-9620-2 This week’s Mysterious Book Report is a blast from the past: a piece of crime fiction that was first published in 1940, but for some reason was never the big success it was expected to be with […]

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 […]