Tag Archives: Edgar Awards

My Review of Laura Lippman’s Fine New Novel

My Associated Press review of Laura Lippman’s fine new novel is overwhelmingly positive, despite the somewhat misleading headline that appears over it in many online and print publications. Although her series character, private detective Tess Monaghan, makes a cameo appearance, … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Rogue Island” Now! It’s Thriller Writer D.P. Lyle.

That’s D.P. Lyle, the prize-winning author of the Dub Walker medical thrillers, with the new, trade paperback edition of my Edgar Award-winning crime novel, Rogue Island. The book also available for Kindle and as a downloadable audio book from audible. … Continue reading

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My Stammering Edgar Awards Acceptance Speech

The good folks at Mystery Writers of America have posted a video of my acceptance speech at the recent Edgar Awards Banquet, where my book, Rogue Island, won the award for best first novel. I am accustomed to speaking before … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Rogue Island” NOW!

It’s crime novelist Hank Phillippi Ryan (who is also an investigative reporter for WHDH-TV in Boston) and her friend, mystery writer Sharon Potts. For a slide show of more famous novelists, journalists and politicians reading my Edgar Award-winning crime novel, … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading Rogue Island Now: Lisa Scottoline!

Lisa Scottoline, best-selling author and president of the Mystery Writers of America, joins the ranks of the talented and famous reading my Edgar Award-winning crime novel, Rogue Island. For a slide show of dozens of famous people reading Rogue Island, … Continue reading

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My Review of “Sixkill,” Robert B. Parker’s Final Spenser Novel

More than a year after the great Robert B. Parker died of a heart attack at his writing desk, his final novel featuring his Boston private detective hero, Spenser, has been published.  You can read my Associated Press review here. … Continue reading

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My Night at the Edgars: The Photos

My daughter Melanie and my granddaughter Mikaila accompanied me to the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Awards Banquet at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan. Below are photographs of the event. (The photos showing Melanie and Mikaila with Rambo’s creator, … Continue reading

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My Night at the Edgars

CriminalElement.com, a website hosted by my publisher, asked me to write a first-person account of my night at the Edgar Awards Banquet.  Here it is. In my imagination, mystery novelists spend long days writing in T-shirts and jeans (or maybe … Continue reading

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My “Eerie Digest” Author Interview

ED- The Eerie Digest loves to reveal breaking news about developments in the Literary field. We, therefore, are proud to present author Bruce DeSilva to all our readers. Bruce, you have worked for over forty years as a journalist before … Continue reading

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“Rogue Island” nominated for an Edgar Award!

I’m thrilled that my novel, Rogue Island, has been short-listed for an Edgar Award in the best first novel category. The winner will be announced at the Mystery Writers of America’s awards banquet at the end of April.  Meanwhile, you … Continue reading

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