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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Novelist Thomas H. Cook.

Thomas H. Cook, author of some of the best literary crime fiction since Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment, has long been one of my favorite writers, so I’m thrilled that he’s reading my most recent hardboiled Mulligan novel, Cliff Walk. Tom … Continue reading

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Appearing at Bouchercon

I’ll be appearing at the huge Bouchercon crime fiction conference at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 4-7.  If you’re in town, please come by to see me. I’ll be speaking on a panel at 2 … 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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The “Cliff Walk” Book Tour: Check the Schedule for an Event Near You

The book tour to promote my new new Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk, has 16 scheduled stops with more likely to be added.  I’ll be talking about the book and signing first editions in bookstores and at crime fiction conferences … Continue reading

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Salute Your Local Bookstore: The Musical

My friend Parnell Hall, author of Stanley Hastings private eye novels and two other mystery series, has been making humorous, do-it-your-self videos about writing and the book business.  The latest, a look at the e-book revolution and what it’s doing … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Rogue Island” Now. It’s PI Writer Jeremiah Healy!

Jeremiah Healy is the creator of the John Francis Cuddy private eye series. Writing as Terry Devane, he is also the author of the Mairead O’Clare legal thrillers.  Both series are set in Boston. Healy has written 18 novels in … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Rogue Island” Now! It’s the Legendary Sara Paretsky

This year, Sara was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America and given a lifetime achievement award at Bouchercon, the international crime writers’ conference. Both awards were overdue. Rogue Island, winner of this year’s Edgar and Macavity … Continue reading

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Julia Spencer-Fleming Interviews Me About Crime Fiction

Julia Spencer-Fleming, who won a truck-load of awards for her first three mysteries, interviewed me about my writing process, getting published and a bunch of other things for the Bouchercon international crime writers website. I’ll be in St. Louis in … Continue reading

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“Rogue Island” Named a Finalist for the Macavity Award

Honors continue to pile up for my debut crime novel, Rogue Island. Yesterday it was named a finalist for the Macavity Award in the best first novel category. The award, voted on by members of the Mystery Readers Journal, is … Continue reading

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“Rogue Island” Nominated for the Anthony Award

Word just arrived that my crime novel, Rogue Island, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Anthony Award in the best first novel category. The winner will be announced at the Bouchercon writers conference in St. Louis in the Fall. The … Continue reading

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