Posts tagged Wm Morrow

Mysterious Book Report No. 301 ̵...

Mysterious Book Report The Force

The Force by Don Winslow Wm Morrow/Harper Collins, $27.99, 479 pages. ISBN 978-0-06-266441-9 According to Dwight, one of my retired cop buddies, only a few crime fiction writers Really get it, when writing about the demands, the stresses and the effect—on marriages, children and personal lives—of being a police officer in America today. It’s a […]

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Mysterious Book Report The Bone Labyrinth

The Bone Labyrinth by James Rollins WM. Morrow/Harper Collins, $27.99, 471 pages, ISBN 978-0-06-238164-4 Anyone who’s passed by a mass-market paperback book rack has probably seen the name James Rollins, even if they have never read one of his many action-adventure yarns featuring Commander Gray Pierce and the Sigma Force Team.  In Rollins’s fictional world, […]

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Mysterious Book Report Sometimes the Wolf

Sometimes the Wolf by Urban Waite Wm Morrow/Harper Collins, $26.99, 277 pages, ISBN 978-0-06-221691-5 Falling from grace, for whatever reason, has been an enduring theme throughout human history and all of world literature. Whether it’s from individual malfeasance, political upheaval or personal relationships gone bad, we humans seem endlessly fascinated when the high and mighty […]

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Mysterious Book Report Natchez Burning

Natchez Burning by Greg Iles Wm Morrow/Harper Collins, $27.99, 791 pages, ISBN 978-0-0-231107-8 The nineteen-sixties was the decade that came close to ripping the fabric of society of the United States of America into small pieces and tossing them to the four winds. It was a time of unrest, when ages-old values were questioned, ages-old […]

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Mysterious Book report After I’m Gone

After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman Wm Morrow/Harper Collins, $26.99, 334 pages, ISBN 978-0-06-208339-5 Have you ever played the WHAT IF game?  You know . . . the one that goes like this . . . What if I lost my job?  What if one of us gets sick?  Really, really sick like Ebola or […]

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Mysterious Book Report The Carrion Birds

The Carrion Birds by Urban Waite Wm Morrow, $25.99, 265 pages, ISBN 978-0-06-221688-5 A lot of folks in America don’t seem to be aware of it, or maybe they just don’t care since it’s not on their front stoop, but a war unlike any we’ve ever had is raging inside our nation.  It’s called the […]

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Mysterious Book Report Live By Night

Live By Night by Dennis Lehane Wm. Morrow, $27.99, 402 pages, ISBN # 978-0-06-000487-3 Happy New Year to you and yours. I’m looking forward to a year filled with new and exciting thrillers, mysteries, and whodunits of every kind; from police procedurals to courtroom dramas, from hard case crime to a couple of science fictions, […]

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Mysterious Book Report Wildwood Boys

Wildwood Boys by James Carlos Blake Wm Morrow/Harper Collins, 2000, $24.00, 369 pages, ISBN 0-380-97749-4 It’s been such a busy couple of weeks in fact, that I haven’t had time to read much.  But hey!  Don’t worry, I’ve got a great MBR anyhow; it’s a selection from my best books of the year list and […]

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Mysterious Book Report Broken Harbor

Hey everyone, this is a continuation of last week’s column, MBR NO. 59, about summer reading suggestions.  Last week we had 1. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, 2. Amped, by Daniel Wilson, and 3. The Third Gate, by Lincoln Child. Here’s seven more to fill out your summer reading list. 4.  Broken Harbor, (Viking, $27.95) […]