Monthly Archives: August 2016

How the Decline of the Newspaper Business Harms Our Democracy and Has Forced My Crime Novel Hero Out of the Investigative Reporter Racket

Six years ago, when I took early retirement from my journalism career to write hard-boiled crime novels, I decided to make my protagonist a newspaper reporter instead of a cop or a private investigator. I had four good reasons. 1) … Continue reading

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My Interview on PowerTalk Radio

Jim Parisi interviews me about writing and The Dread Line, the latest  in my Edgar Award-winning series of crime novels, on PowerTalk Radio. You can hear it all by clicking here. The Dread Line by Bruce DeSilva is the fifth … Continue reading

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My Review of Award-Winning Poet Michael Ryan’s First Crime Novel

Guy Novel, the first crime novel by Guggenheim-winning poet Michael Ryan, is part wildly improbable spy thriller and part goofy love story in the vein of  The Hangover movie trilogy. To read the full text of my review for The … Continue reading

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