Posts tagged War

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Mysterious Book Report The Cuban Affair

The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille Simon & Schuster, $28.99, 429 pages, ISBN 978-1-5011-0172-4 Who doesn’t dream of sunny, warm days with an ample supply of cold drinks and an ocean to play in, when we’re up to our ear-muffs in icy roads, snow and sub-freezing temperatures, day, after day, after day . . . […]

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Mysterious Book Report False Flag

False Flag by John Altman Blackstone Publishing, $26.99, 320 pages, ISBN 978-1-5047-9772-6 In the world of espionage, The business of spies is lies, which makes it impossible at times, to distinguish between friend and foe . . . because all covert operations are designed to advance the interests and objectives of the spying country.  Put […]

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Mysterious Book Report All Our Names

All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu Alfred A. Knopf, $25.95, 256 pages, ISBN 978-0-385-34998-7 This week’s MBR is a diversion from our usual focus on the mystery and crime fiction genres, to take a brief sojourn into literary fiction with a novel about a love affair and the intersection of two wholly different cultures during […]

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Mysterious Book Report Night Heron

Night Heron by Adam Brookes Little Brown and Co., $26.00, 387 pages, ISBN 978-0-7515-5248-5 The next war between the superpowers will most likely take place in cyberspace, because that’s where all the world’s command and control systems are located . . . and it’s highly probable that in the twenty-first century . . . the […]

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Mysterious Book Report Children Of Paranoia

Children of Paranoia by Trevor Shane Dutton, $25.95, 371 pages, ISBN 978-0-525-95237-4  It looks like old man winter’s moved in and intends to stay for a while.  To tell you the truth, he’s not one of my favorites either.  I’d just as soon have him move to the North Pole where the polar bears need […]