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Author Tim Hallinan Interviews Me About The Writing Process and My Crime Novel, “A Scourge of Vipers”

My thanks to Tim Hallinan, one of my favorite crime writers, for asking such good questions in this interview with me published today in the literary magazine, Literary Orphans. 1. Unlike many of us who turn to writing when the … Continue reading

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“My Bookish Ways” Interviews Me About My New Crime Novel, “A Scourge of Vipers”

The following interview first appeared on the My Bookish Ways website: Will you tell us a little about A Scourge of Vipers and what we can expect from Liam Mulligan this time around? The action begins when Rhode Island’s colorful … Continue reading

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My Interview With Fellow Crime Novelist Timothy Hallinan

I interviewed fellow crime novelist Timothy Hallinan for Crimelandia, the website of Left Coast Crime, a major crime fiction conference where he was recently awarded a coveted Lefty Award. Here’s the text of our conversation: Bruce DeSilva: You have two … 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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“Providence Rag” Featured on Cover of September “Suspense Magazine”

My thanks to the great folks at Suspense Magazine for putting me on the cover this month and for including a fine three-page interview with me about Providence Rag, the third novel in my Edgar Award-winning series featuring Liam Mulligan, … Continue reading

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Proud To Be On This List

My thanks to Forensic Outreach for listing me as one of the top 50 active crime novelists worldwide. It’s truly an honor to be named along with the likes of Lee Child, Jo Nesbo, Henning Mankell, George Pelecanos, Dennis Lehane, … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Crime Novels of 2013

It’s time, once again, for the annual list of the crime novels I most admired this year. Of course, I haven’t read everything, so I’m sure I missed some great work. Don’t hesitate to list your favorites in the comment section below. … Continue reading

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“The Double” By George Pelecanos: My Review

George Pelecanos has long been one of our finest crime novelists. His latest, The Double, is the second in his series featuring Spero Lucas, an Iraq War veteran turned Washington, D.C., private detective. The book is a throwback, hardboiled story … Continue reading

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The Japanese Edition of “Rogue Island” Has Arrived!

The Japanese edition of my Edgar Award-winning crime novel, Rogue Island, has arrived — and just in time for Christmas! The publisher is  Hayakawa, one of the better houses in Japan. It’s other American and British authors include George Pelecanos, … Continue reading

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The Ten Best Crime Novels of 2011

This was a great year for crime fiction, so perhaps it would be better to call these my favorites, rather than the best. Or maybe I should just say that of the ones I’ve read, these are the ten I … Continue reading

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