Posts tagged Surprises

Author Interview – Manuel Ramos

Author Interview – Manuel Ramos

Interview With The Author: Manuel Ramos by John Dwaine McKenna The Mysterious Book Report would like to extend a warm welcome to Denver native and acclaimed award-winning fellow crime fiction writer Manuel Ramos, who’s put  a Hispanic twist to the hard-boiled genre with an ex-con turned private eye named Gus Corral, whose sardonic voice narrates […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 215 – The Boy ...

Mysterious Book Report The Boy Who Killed Demons

The Boy Who Killed Demons by Dave Zeltserman Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers Inc., $24.95, 288 pages, ISBN 978-1-4683-0960-7 Our Halloween Freak-fest continues this week with a YA (Young Adult) novel whose title says it all. His name is Henry Dudlow. He’s “fifteen and a half and cursed. Or damned. Take your pick.” The reason? […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 94 – The Brick...

Mysterious Book Report The Bricklayer

The Bricklayer by Noah Boyd William Morrow, 2010, $24.99, 390pages, ISBN 978-0-06-182701-3 There’s a special interest that we readers should be aware of and give some attention to:  first novels.  They have an aura about them because they encapsulate a lifetime of thought, expression and experience.  (Or in some cases, inexperience . . . ) […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 45 – Raylan

Raylan Mysterious Book Reort

Raylan by Elmore Leonard William Morrow, $26.99, 263 pages, ISBN 978-0-06-211946-9 Whew!  I don’t know about you, but after all of that heavy-duty real-crime and religion stuff last week, I’m ready for a change of pace.  Something with lots of action . . . where the good guys are good and the women are all pretty […]