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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers” Now? Blues Sax Player Nancy Wright!

Nancy Wright is one of the hottest blues saxophone players we have, and she’s been just that for more than three decades. How good is she? Good enough to have toured with the likes of  John Lee Hooker and Lonnie … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers” Now? Bluesman Jonathon “Boogie” Long.

Yes, that’s blues singer and guitarist Jonathon “Boogie” Long with my most recent crime novel,  A Scourge of Vipers.  Boogie is a young guy who’s starting to make his mark on the blues scene, and I really dig him. If … Continue reading

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“Nantucket Grand” by Steven Axelrod — A Review

I always enjoy discovering a fine new crime novelist, so I’m indebted to Barbara Peters of Poisoned Penn Press and the proprietor of the Poisoned Pen bookstore in Scottsdale, AZ, for introducing me to Steven Axelrod. Steven isn’t exactly new. … Continue reading

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“Rogue Island” To Be Published in China

Rogue Island, the first hardboiled crime novel in my series featuring Liam Mulligan, has been purchased by Yilin Press, a major Chinese publisher. The book will be translated and sold in both print and e-book editions in China. This makes … Continue reading

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My Review of Reed Farrel Coleman’s “The Devil Wins”

I admire Reed Farrel Coleman’s fine work in reviving the late Robert B. Parker’s Jesse Stone series. Check out my Associated Press review of his latest crime novel, The Devil Wins, here.    

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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers” Now? Best-Selling Thriller Writer Jeffrey Deaver

Jeffrey Deaver is a former journalist, folk singer, and attorney — and one of the best-selling crime novelists in the world. His latest novel is Solitude Creek. You can learn more about him and his work here. A Scourge of … Continue reading

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Providence Bookstore Appearance

At 4 p.m., tomorrow (Saturday, July 18), I’ll be speaking and signing copies of A Scourge of Vipers, my latest hard-boiled crime novel, at Books on the Square, an independent bookstore at 471 Angell St, Providence, RI. Hope to see … Continue reading

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A Rave Review of the Audio Edition of “A Scourge of Vipers”

A glowing review of the audio edition of A Scourge of Vipers, my latest Mulligan crime novel, just landed on this website. It includes a link to the audio of the first chapter. Check it out. My novels featuring Liam … Continue reading

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“A Scourge of Vipers” Now Available In Downloadable Audio Edition

The downloadable audio-book edition of A Scourge of Vipers, the fourth hardboiled crime novel in my Edgar Award-winning series, officially went on sale today. Here’s a link where you can listen to a sample and/or place an order. The book … Continue reading

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How I Would Cast The Film Version Of “A Scourge Of Vipers”

Marshal Zeringue, who runs The Campaign for the American Reader website asked me how I would cast the film version of A Scourge of Vipers, the latest in my Edgar Award-winning series of hardboiled crime novels. This was my reply: … Continue reading

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