MBTB's Mystery Book Blog
Murder by the Book, Portland, Oregon, reviews mystery & crime books.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Snow by John Banville
Hanover Square Press, 304 pages, $27.99 (c2020) John Banville is known by another, more familiar name to the mystery world: Benjamin Black...
Sunday, March 28, 2021
The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda
Bitter Lemon Press, 346 pages, $14.95 (c2005, UK ed. 2020) Translated by Alison Watts I’d like to label this yet another postmodernist bo...
Monday, March 22, 2021
Two Books But No Review
I read “Red Pill” by Hari Kunzru and “Tokyo Ueno Station” by Yu Miri. I have no reviews to share, not only because they are not mysteries --...
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner
Dutton, 400 pages, $27 Frankie Elkin is a great character. Because author Lisa Gardner knows her way around a book, she has created a memo...
Friday, March 12, 2021
Winterkill by Ragnar Jónasson
Orenda Books, 276 pages, $15.95 (paperback) Ari Thór Arason began his stint as a police officer in Siglufjör∂ur, Iceland, in 2009’s “False...
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