Tag Archives: Alafair Burke

Who’s Reading “The Dread Line” Now?

Alafair Burke, a former Deputy District Attorney in Portland, Oregon, who now teaches criminal law at Hofstra, is one of the best crime novelists working today. You can learn more about her and her fine work here. The Dread Line … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2015 Is Over, And I’m Already Nostalgic About It

This year’s edition of Bouchercon, the huge annual gathering of crime novelists and fans, ended Sunday, and already I’m feeling nostalgic. For a writer like me, who spends months working in isolation, the four-day conference was a rare chance to … Continue reading

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My Night at the Edgars

CriminalElement.com, a website hosted by my publisher, asked me to write a first-person account of my night at the Edgar Awards Banquet.  Here it is. In my imagination, mystery novelists spend long days writing in T-shirts and jeans (or maybe … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Rogue Island!”

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My Journey from Journalist to Crime Novelist

This entry first appeared on Sheila Deeth’s book blog. Bruce DeSilva offered to write a guest post here, so I asked him my favorite question, little realizing what a great read his reply would be. My question: Please would he … Continue reading

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