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Greg Iles Wins Barry Award, Besting “A Scourge of Vipers.”

Congratulations to best-selling author Greg Iles, who’s  thriller Natchez Burning won the Barry award for best novel of 2014 at the Bouchercon crime fiction conference in Raleigh last week. My third Mulligan novel, Providence Rag, was one of the finalists. … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers?” Bob Kulik of The Happenings!

If you’re part of my generation, you remember “The Happenings,” a singing group from Patterson, New Jersey, that burst on the scene in 1966 with “See You In September.” Today, they’re still touring with several of the original members. I … Continue reading

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The Great Howard Frank Mosher Reviews “A Scourge of Vipers”

Howard Frank Mosher has long been one of my favorite writers. His novels, including The Great Northern Express, Walking to Gatlinburg, On Kingdom Mountain, and my favorite, Waiting for Teddy Williams, make him the closest thing to Mark Twain we … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s FOX New’s Chris Wallace!

I ran into Chris Wallace at the National Press Club’s book fair in Washington, D.C. last month. Cliff Walk is the second crime novel in my hardboiled series featuring Liam Mulligan, an investigative reporter at a dying Providence, Rhode Island, … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk”? Award-Winning Noir Novelist Bill Loehfelm!

Bill Loehfelm’s first three novels, Fresh Kills, Bloodroot, and The Devil She Knows, are outstanding. Each is set in his native Staten Island. When I caught up with Bill last week at Bouchercon, the huge crime-fiction conference, he was excited … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Dr. Bill Bass, Creator of The Body Farm

Dr. Bill Bass is one of the world’s most respected forensic scientists, famous for creating “The Body Farm” research facility. He’s also half of the crime-novel writing team published under the pen name Jefferson Bass. You can learn more about … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now! It’s Mystery Writer Kelli Stanley

Kelli Stanley has won the Macavity Award and the Golden Nugget Award for her Miranda Corbie mysteries. You can learn more about Kelli here. Cliff Walk is the second in my series featuring Liam Mulligan, an investigative reporter at a … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Mystery Writer Hank Phillippi Ryan

Hank Phillippi Ryan is the author of four mystery novels including her brand new one, The Other Woman. And she’s darned good. Want proof?  Her work has won the Agatha Award. And the Anthony Award. And the MaCavity Award. Despite … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now! It’s Former G-Man George Fong.

George Fong worked as an FBI agent for 27 years, investigating bank robberies, drug trafficking, kidnappings, serial killings, and gangs. He reached the high rank of assistant inspector before retiring. He is now ESPN’s director of security for the western … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now! It’s Best-Selling Thriller Writer Joseph Finder

I’m a big fan of Joseph Finder’s work — and he’s a fan of mine, too. According to him, “Bruce DeSilva takes everything we love about the classic hard-boiled detective novel and turns it into a story that’s fresh, contemporary, … Continue reading

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