Sunday, April 29, 2012

Mitch Malone Mondays: J. H. Bográn's Robert Prescott

Mitch Malone here and it is time for another grilling of a "willing subject." Well this one may not be willing but let’s say I know a few of his secrets and he doesn't have a choice. This interview should get me my Pulitzer Prize for journalism. How many people can interview a hit man? Robert Prescott, you are the featured character in José Bográn's short story, THE ASSASSIN'S MISTRESS. From what my sources say, this is one fine story. Let's get right to the dirt. Can you tell us how you got involved in your profession?

RP: I acquired a set of skills in the SAS. After I left the military, I used those skills to procure a better income. It wasn’t hard, actually.

Now I hear there is a beautiful blond at the heart of this story? Women always get us men in trouble. Mine is with an ebony-haired vixen but I don't want to talk about her. Tell me about your femme fatale?

RP: Chantal is different from every other women I’ve met. She also happens to be married. In my line of work, I could “eliminate” that inconvenience rather easily.  Now the question is if I should.

So there is quite the beautiful babe in your life. She quite literally fell into your lap after you rescued her. Does that happen often in your line of work?

RP: Quite the opposite, in fact. I’m in the business of making sure targets fall all the way – to the bottom of a ravine if possible.

I thought killers preferred not to have long-term entanglements. Is that true?

RP: Very much so. I wasn’t looking for love, just a temporary companion. A one-night-stand as you Americans like to say. But, alas, Chantal caught me with my guard down.

How do you get your jobs? Have an ad in help wanted?

RP:  I have my contacts. I developed working relationships with important people. The kind of people you go to when you have a problem. 

I understand you are a scotch drinker. I'm a beer man myself. Do you need a drink before or after you do a job?

Always until after the job is done. Now, I’m tempted to have a drink depending on your next question.

Thanks for stopping by. I promise your secret is safe with me, but I'm not sure about my readers. They will want more information. To help feed their curiosity, Robert's story is available for a mere 99 cents on Amazon at this link: or to find out more about the author, check out his website at:

Author Bio: J. H. Bográn, born and raised in Honduras, is the son of a journalist. He ironically prefers to write fiction rather than fact. José's genre of choice is thrillers, but he likes to throw in a twist of romance into the mix. His works include novels in both English and Spanish, short stories, contributor to The Big Thrill magazine, screenwriter for Honduras domestic television and movie reviewer for La Prensa. He's a member of the International Thriller Writers and of writer's online community Backspace.


  1. Robert: So glad you agreed to be interviewed by Mitch Malone. I'm a fan of your work!

  2. Great interview! :)

  3. Very interesting interview. It was fun to probe into Robert's head once again.
    Thank you, Mitch!
    And of course, thank you W.S. for making this possible.

  4. Mitch, you've done another "killer" interview!


  5. Lisa: Thanks for stopping by!

    Jose: Glad you had fun doing it. Probing Robert's head could be dangerous....

    Madeline: Thanks for the great praise!


  6. Love RIP! I'm going to need another "hit" soon :)

  7. Gina: I hope you have the bucks to pay for his next target! LOL