Tag Archives: James Lee Burke

NPR’s Scott MacKay Names “The Dread Line” Among the Best Books of 2016

My thanks to Scott MacKay of Rhode Island’s National Public Radio affiliate for including my latest crime novel, The Dread Line, on the list of his favorite reads in 2016. Scott, a fine reporter and avid reader, had this to … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Public Radio Raves About “The Dread Line”

This is what Scott MacKay of Rhode Island Public Radio says about The Dread Line, the fifth book in my Edgar Award-winning series of crime novels: “Bruce DeSilva is to Rhode Island what James Lee Burke is to Louisiana. . … Continue reading

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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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The Associated Press Raves About “A Scourge of Vipers”

The AP says: “Edgar Award-winning author Bruce DeSilva delivers another outstanding mystery featuring his Providence, Rhode Island, investigative journalist Liam Mulligan in A Scourge of Vipers.” You can read the entire review here. Click here for links to online booksellers, … Continue reading

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“A Scourge of Vipers” Officially Released Today, April 7

Today is the official release date for A Scourge of Vipers, the fourth novel in my Edgar Award-winning series of crime novels. Click here for links to online booksellers, including both independents and chains, that are carrying it. Publishers Weekly and … 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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James Lee Burke Raves About “A Scourge of Vipers”

Here’s what American Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster James Lee Burke says about A Scourge of Vipers, the new crime novel in my Edgar Award-winning series: “Bruce DeSilva writes a story in the tradition of Hammett and Higgins, and he … Continue reading

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Interview About “A Scourge of Vipers,” The New Novel In My Edgar Award-Winning Series

BookMarket Buzz Blog, one of the top online sites for talk about new books, interviewed me about A Scourge of Vipers, the latest crime novel in my Edgar Award-winning series featuring Liam Mulligan, an investigative reporter for a dying newspaper … 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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