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My Review of Spencer Kope’s New Thriller, “Shadows of the Dead”

In Shadows of the Dead, the third thriller in Spencer Kope’s “Special Tracking Unit” series, a bound woman is discovered in the trunk of a car. After questioning its deranged driver, the FBI realizes there are more victims out there … Continue reading

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My Review of Joanna Schaffhausen’s “All the Best Lies”

In All the Best Lies, Joanna Schaffhausen’s third crime novel featuring police woman Ellery Hathaway and FBI agent Reed Markham, the writing is crisp, the suspense is intense and the tale ends with a twist no one is likely to … Continue reading

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Raymond Fleischmann’s Debut Thriller — My Review

Raymond Fleischmann’s new thriller, How Quickly She Disappears, is  a high-stakes cat-and-mouse game that will remind readers of the menacing dance between Hannibal Lecter and FBI agent Clarice Starling in The Silence of the Lambs. Fleischmann tells his story with such … Continue reading

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How I Made the Transition From Journalist to Crime Novelist

A lot of people think that daily journalism must be a great training ground for novelists. I tell them that, for the most part, it is not. As someone who worked as a news reporter and editor for forty years … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now! It’s Former G-Man George Fong.

George Fong worked as an FBI agent for 27 years, investigating bank robberies, drug trafficking, kidnappings, serial killings, and gangs. He reached the high rank of assistant inspector before retiring. He is now ESPN’s director of security for the western … Continue reading

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The True Story Behind White Bulger, Corrupt FBI Agents, and the Investigator Who Brought Them to Justice

As a journalist born and bred just south of Boston, I followed the Whitey Bulger saga closely and even had a hand in breaking a big story or two about the mobster and his corrupt allies in the Boston Bureau … Continue reading

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