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The True Story Behind “Cliff Walk,” My New Crime Novel About the Rhode Island Sex Trade

In 1980, prostitution inadvertently became legal in Rhode Island, the consequence of one of those boneheaded foul-ups for which the Ocean State’s legislature, the General Assembly, is justly famous. The state’s politicians made a lot of speeches decrying the shame … Continue reading

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Crime Novelist Timothy Hallinan Interviews Me About “Cliff Walk.”

Tim Hallinan is one of the best crime novelists in the business.  So I’m honored that he interviewed me about my new Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk, for his blog. Here’s the text of that interview: CLIFF WALK is a … Continue reading

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“Cliff Walk,” The New Mulligan Crime Novel, Available For Pre-Orders

Cliff Walk, the sequel to my Edgar Award-winning first crime novel, Rogue Island, will be published in hardcover by Forge on May 22 — but it is already available for pre-order here. This is what the jacket copy says about … Continue reading

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