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The Real-Life Inspiration for My New Crime Novel, “A Scourge of Vipers”

Editor’s note:  This article originally appeared in The Rap Sheet, a website devoted to crime fiction. One morning a couple of years ago, I poured myself a cup of coffee, opened my New York Times, and spotted a story about … Continue reading

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Why the Hero of My Crime Novels Is a Newspaper Reporter Instead of a Cop or a P.I.

In latest installment of The Big Thrill, the online magazine of the International Thriller Writers organization, I explain why I made the protagonist of my crime novels a newspaper reporter and how I, and many of my colleagues, use the … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” — Newark Mayor Cory Booker!

Yes, that’s Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker reading Cliff Walk, my new Mulligan crime novel.  Between rescuing neighbors from burning buildings, shoveling their snow, making a funny video with Governor Chris Christie, and, oh yeah, running the city, you wonder … Continue reading

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