Books by George C. Chesbro

DREAM OF A FALLING EAGLE by George C. Chesbro
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Less James Bond than Doc Savage, with a dozen weightless homicides filling the time while you're waiting for the cuckoo payoff."
When Mongo Frederickson casually remarks in the opening paragraph that ``we never went anywhere these days without our guns,'' you know you're in for nonstop action without a lot of big words or complicated ideas. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 18, 1995

"Mongo's twelfth adventure (An Incident at Bloodtide, 1993, etc.) is as outrageous, inventive, and incredible a slice of retro-intrigue as all the others."
There've been 17 ice-pick victims already in the week before Thanksgivingthe death toll will rise past 50, mostly by less prosaic means, before the climax at the Rockefeller Center skating rinkwhen Margaret Dutton, a.k.a. Read full book review >
AN INCIDENT AT BLOODTIDE by George C. Chesbro
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1993

"Love, my friend, is the greatest mystery of all'')—all done in a manner destined to please the converted."
The 11th adventure in which Mongo Frederickson (Dark Chant in a Crimson Key, etc.) uses superior intellect, circus tricks, karate, magic, and pretentious metaphysical folderol to foil various scourges of Western Civilization—here, the loathsome Sacra Silver, who's intent on breaking up the marriage of Mongo's brother and sister-in-law, illegally polluting the Hudson by dumping chemicals from his daddy's fleet of tankers, and making a few zillion on the side by selling parched Kuwaitis shiploads of the (contaminated) Hudson. Read full book review >
DARK CHANT IN A CRIMSON KEY by George C. Chesbro
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1992

"Strictly for tough guys—with bimbo brains."
Typical Mongo macho melodrama (torture by strategically applied feather/psychotropic drugs/martial arts mayhem): here, the celebrated dwarf detective is sent to Geneva by Emmet P. Neuberger to oversee Interpol and local agencies as they seek out ace con- man/criminal Chant Sinclair, who's pilfered ten million dollars from Neuberger's Cornucopia Foundation. Read full book review >
SECOND HORSEMAN OUT OF EDEN by George C. Chesbro
Released: May 15, 1989

The seventh escapade for the Frederickson brothers, Mongo and Garth—who now read a needy child's letter to Santa, discover that she's being sexually abused by Reverend Billy, and set out to rescue her. Read full book review >
BONE by George C. Chesbro
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Released: March 14, 1989

A welcome, though overheated, return to the straight thriller after Chesbro's long dalliance with the astral adventures of Mongo Frederickson (The Cold Smell of Sacred Stone) and Veil Kendry (Jungle of Steel and Stone). Read full book review >