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The Sad Decline of The Providence Journal, Model for the Fictional Newspaper in My Mulligan Novels.

Liam Mulligan, the protagonist of my Edgar Award-winning crime novels, is an investigative reporter for The Providence Dispatch, a once-great, now dying newspaper in Providence, R.I.  Although The Dispatch is fictional, its decline does resemble what has been happening to … Continue reading

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Cat on Dogs

“I’ve grown more comfortable working with the dead. With parts of them, really. A few teeth, a vertebrae, a piece of carpet that lay underneath a body. One of my German shepherd’s standard training materials is dirt harvested from sites … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” It’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Jacqui Banaszynski

Jacqui Banaszynski, who holds the Knight Chair in Journalism at the University of Missouri, is one of the greatest journalists of our time. Like Mulligan, the fictional hero of my Mulligan crime novels including Cliff Walk, she is a Pulitzer … Continue reading

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Why Journalism Helped Me Become a Novelist — the TV Interview

Reporters who interview me about my crime novels often ask me how my long journalism career prepared me to write them. Here’s the answer in an interview I did for Channel 10 News in Providence, R.I. You can watch it … 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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The Cleveland Plain Dealer Joins the Chorus of Raves for “Rogue Island”

The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s review of my crime novel, Rogue Island: This fresh, propulsive novel reads more like the work of an old pro than of a newcomer to fiction. Old-school journalist Liam Mulligan knows all the crooks and politicians … Continue reading

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Another Library Names “Rogue Island” a “Must Read” of the Month

Parkland Community Library in Allentown, PA is the latest to name my crime novel, Rogue Island, a “must read” of the month. The book goes on sale Oct. 12, and is available now for pre-order on amazon.com. To learn more … Continue reading

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