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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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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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“Providence Rag” Nominated for the Barry Award!

I’m honored that Providence Rag, the third book in my hardboiled crime series, is one of six finalists for this year’s Barry Award in the “best novel” category. The novel is the only book in the series inspired by a … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? New York Times Best-Selling Author Steve Berry

Steve Berry is one of the best thriller writers in the business, so I’m pleased to post this photo of him reading my most recent Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk. My first Mulligan novel, Rogue Island, won the Edgar Award … 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? Mystery Novelist Jan Burke!

Jan Burke, whose ten novels include the Irene Kelly series, has won the Edgar Award, the Agatha Award, and two Macavity Awards for her work. You can learn more about Jan here. Cliff Walk is the second hard-boiled novel in … 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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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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