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Look Who’s Reading “Providence Rag” Now! It’s Mystery Novelist Parnell Hall

Parnell Hall is the author of both the Stanley Hastings and the Puzzle Lady mysteries. You can learn more about him and his fine work here.  He’s also a very funny guy. See for yourself in this YouTube video. Providence … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Providence Rag” Now? It’s Novelist And Screen Writer Lee Goldberg

Lee Goldberg is a screen writer and a TV producer whose credits include Spenser for Hire, The Glades, and Monk. He’s also a novelist whose latest is The Chase, which he co-wrote with Janet Evanovich. Lee, a funny and charming guy, … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Providence Rag” Now? It’s NY Times Best-Selling Mystery Writer Laurie R. King.

Laurie R. King is one of the finest mystery writers around, the author of 22 novels including  The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, named one of the 20th century’s best crime novels by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. Her most recent novel is this year’s … Continue reading

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Noted Book Reviewer Oline Cogdill Praises “Providence Rag.”

Oline Cogdill, perhaps the most respected mystery book reviewer in the business, has weighed in with still another rave review of my new Mulligan crime novel, Providence Rag. She says in part, Providence Rag is an unflinching look at how … Continue reading

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Q & A About “Providence Rag,” Which Was Officially Published Today

Journalist and mystery writer Kristi Belcamino interviewed me about Providence Rag, the latest novel in my Edgar Award-winning series featuring Liam Mulligan, an investigative reporter at a dying Providence, R.I., newspaper.  The following originally appeared on her outstanding blog. Q:  Tell me … Continue reading

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So You Want To Be A Novelist?

The following originally appeared on the website Nakedauthors.com You say you think maybe you could write a novel? What are you waiting for? If you have imagination and talent, it’s easier than you think. Q:  But I make pizzas all … Continue reading

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Why Investigative Reporter Liam Mulligan Fears The Future

Like most newspaper professionals these days, Liam Mulligan, a fictional investigative reporter at The Providence Dispatch, fears the future. The paper’s longtime-owners, a group of wealthy Rhode Island families who have controlled the Dispatch since the Civil War, always ran … Continue reading

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The Cover of My New Mulligan Crime Novel

Here’s the final cover art for my new crime novel, Providence Rag. It’s the third book in my Edgar Award-winning series featuring Liam Mulligan, an investigative reporter at a dying Providence, R.I. newspaper. The story is loosely inspired by one … Continue reading

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The Brazil Edition of Rogue Island

My Edgar Award-winning first crime novel, Rogue Island, has been translated into ten foreign languages; and here, just in, is the cover of the Brazil edition, which is, of course, in Portuguese. For those of you who do your reading … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Novelist Thomas H. Cook.

Thomas H. Cook, author of some of the best literary crime fiction since Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment, has long been one of my favorite writers, so I’m thrilled that he’s reading my most recent hardboiled Mulligan novel, Cliff Walk. Tom … Continue reading

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