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My Review of “Hot Start” by David Freed

David Freed is unusually well equipped to tell tales like the one in his new crime novel, Hot Start. He won a Pulitzer Prize covering the police for The Los Angeles Times, covered war in Kuwait and Iraq, worked for … Continue reading

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My Review of David Freed’s New Thriller

In The Three-Nine Line, David Freed’s new thriller, his protagonist, Cordell Logan, returns to his comfort zone when he’s recruited for a top-secret overseas assignment. Check out my Associated Press review here.  

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David Freed’s New Thriller Is Another Winner

David Freed, a former Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Los Angeles Times,  made my list of the top ten crime novels of 2011 with his debut novel, Flat Spin. His just-released sequel, Fangs Out, is every bit as good. You … Continue reading

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Revised Top 10 List: Best Crime Novels of 2012

When I first posted my list of the ten best crime novels of 2012, I forgot to include one of my favorites, Joseph Olshan’s brilliant literary tale, Cloudland. I don’t have the heart to delete any of the others to … Continue reading

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An Interview With David Freed, Author of “Flat Spin”

A few months ago, David Freed sent me his first novel and asked me if I would read it and write a few words of praise for the book jacket. I had several reasons to say no. At the time, … Continue reading

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“Flat Spin” — A Superb Debut Thriller By David Freed

When you set out to write your first thriller, it’s wise to stick with what you know. Here’s what David Freed knows: Murder. He covered the O.J. Simpson trial for CBS News. Cops. He covered them for The Los Angeles … Continue reading

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