Monthly Archives: June 2012

Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now! It’s Anthony Award-Winning Crime Novelist Hilary Davidson.

Hilary Davidson won both the Anthony Award and the Crimespree Award for her first mystery novel, The Damage Done. Her latest, The Next One to Fall, was published earlier this year. You can find out more about Hilary here. And … Continue reading

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Audie Award Winners for Audio Books Announced. “Rouge Island” a Finalist.

Congratulations to actor Will Patton, who won this year’s Audie Award in the mystery category for his reading of James Lee Burke’s Feast Day of Fools. The Audie is the academy award of audio books. Congratulations, too, to Jeff Woodman, … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now! It’s Thriller Writer James Rollins.

James Rollins is the New York Times best-selling author of the great Sigma series of thrillers as well as some exceptional stand-alones. I took the picture when we met at the Left Coast Crime conference in the spring. You can … Continue reading

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Mystery Writer Zoe Sharp Interviews Me on Murderati

Zoe Sharp, author of the fine Charlie Fox mysteries, grilled me about my new Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk, on  the Murderati website. You can find the full text of the interview here. Cliff Walk, the sequel to my Edgar … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now. It’s Dave Cullen, Award-Winning Author of “Columbine.”

Dave Cullen won a host of awards including an Edgar for his superb nonfiction book, Columbine, which spent 16 weeks on the New York Times best seller list.  The beautifully written and thoroughly researched book is a myth-busting account of … Continue reading

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Crime Novelist Jaden Terrell Interviews Me About “Cliff Walk”

Jaden Terrell, a fine crime novelist in her own right, interviewed me about my new Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk, for her blog, “Murderous Musings.” Jaden asks what inspired the novel, how much research I did for it, how I … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk.” It’s Crime Fiction Legend Lawrence Block.

Lawrence Block is one of the giants of the crime fiction genre. By my count, he’s written about 70 novels, won an Anthony Award, six Shamus Awards, three Edgar Awards, and been named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of … Continue reading

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Updated Schedule for “Cliff Walk” Book Tour

I’ve already made ten stops on the book tour for my new Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk, and the crowds were great. But there are more stops to go — and a few more may be added later.  I hope … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” It’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Jacqui Banaszynski

Jacqui Banaszynski, who holds the Knight Chair in Journalism at the University of Missouri, is one of the greatest journalists of our time. Like Mulligan, the fictional hero of my Mulligan crime novels including Cliff Walk, she is a Pulitzer … Continue reading

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My AP Review of “The Skeleton Box” by Bryan Gruley

The mythical village of Starvation Lake, Mich., is an authentic realm of piney woods, deadman’s curves, working-class bars, lakefront cottages, friendly neighbors, town drunks, rampant gossip and small-town cops where almost everyone is obsessed with the fate of a junior … Continue reading

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