Monthly Archives: October 2010

Q & A About “Rogue Island” With “Sons Of Sam Spade” Website

Bruce DeSilva discusses the writing of his critically-acclaimed crime novel, “Rogue Island” Continue reading

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“Rogue Island” is “An Exhilarating Mystery” — Harriet Klausner, Genre Go Round Reviews

Here is the text of the review: In Providence, Rhode Island, a serial arsonist is torching the Mount Hope section over the last three months with nine fires and five corpses. Reporter Liam Mulligan wants to catch the murderer who … Continue reading

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I set my new crime novel in Providence, R.I., because . . .

This essay first appeared on a great blog called The Outfit, a collective of Chicago crime writers. When Sean Chercover, author of “Trigger City,” invited me to write something as a guest, I decided to explain why I chose Providence … Continue reading

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Mulligan’s Rogue Island

Mulligan, an investigative reporter at a dying Providence, R.I., newspaper, is the hero of Rogue Island, my new crime novel. This is what the city looks like to him.

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Look Who’s Reading Rogue Island!

It’s Marcia Clark, prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson murder trial and newly-minted crime novelist, along with the world’s crime-writing elite:  Bryan Gruley, Chelsea Cain, Alafair Burke, Daniel Woodrell, Declan Hughes, Gary Phillips, Joel Goldman, John Lutz, Joseph Finder, Kate Atkinson, … Continue reading

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Four Major Reviews of “Rogue Island, All Raves, Just Landed

Read Rogue Island! Who says so? The Associated Press, The Providence Journal, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, and Suspense Magazine. Sam Coale, the Wheaton College literature professor who reviewed for The Providence newspaper, where the crime novel is set, said in … Continue reading

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“Rogue Island” Is A Masterly Literary Debut” — Paula LaRocque

Paula Larocque is a legendary writing coach, so her review means a lot to me. You can read it here:

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“Rogue Island” Book Trailer — Check It Out

Anthony Tedesco, a talented New York-based filmmaker, created this video “book trailer” (sort of like a movie trailer) for my new crime novel, Rogue Island.  Please give it a look and let me know what you think.  You can find … Continue reading

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A Novelist Interviews a Novelist (me)

Novelist Greg O’Lear knows how to ask good questions, and good questions make for good answers. So I think you’ll like our Q&A about the writing of my new, critically-acclaimed crime novel, Rogue Island.Greg starts off by saying some nice … Continue reading

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Jim Taricani Raves About “Rogue Island” in Print and on TV

Jim Taricani, veteran Rhode Island investigative reporter, raves about my new crime novel, Rogue Island, in a print review and a TV spot just in time for the book’s release. Please read the review and then link to the TV … Continue reading

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