Tag Archives: Macavity Award

Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers Now? Best-Selling Mystery Writer S.J. Rozan!

S.J. Rozan is one of the most respected mystery writers in the business, as indicated by the the fact that her work has won the Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero, and Macavity awards for Best Novel and the Edgar for Best … Continue reading

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Greg Iles Wins Barry Award, Besting “A Scourge of Vipers.”

Congratulations to best-selling author Greg Iles, who’s  thriller Natchez Burning won the Barry award for best novel of 2014 at the Bouchercon crime fiction conference in Raleigh last week. My third Mulligan novel, Providence Rag, was one of the finalists. … Continue reading

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A Rave Review of the Audio Edition of “A Scourge of Vipers”

A glowing review of the audio edition of A Scourge of Vipers, my latest Mulligan crime novel, just landed on this website. It includes a link to the audio of the first chapter. Check it out. My novels featuring Liam … Continue reading

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The Great Howard Frank Mosher Reviews “A Scourge of Vipers”

Howard Frank Mosher has long been one of my favorite writers. His novels, including The Great Northern Express, Walking to Gatlinburg, On Kingdom Mountain, and my favorite, Waiting for Teddy Williams, make him the closest thing to Mark Twain we … Continue reading

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The Great Bob Dylan Is A Fan of My Mulligan Novels!

Who’s reading A Scourge of Vipers, my new Mulligan crime novel? BOB DYLAN. Here’s how I know. I was signing books at Once Upon a Crime, the wonderful mystery book store in Minneapolis, when the last person in line introduced … Continue reading

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The Real-Life Inspiration for My New Crime Novel, “A Scourge of Vipers”

Editor’s note:  This article originally appeared in The Rap Sheet, a website devoted to crime fiction. One morning a couple of years ago, I poured myself a cup of coffee, opened my New York Times, and spotted a story about … Continue reading

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“A Scourge of Vipers” Scores a Starred Review from “Library Journal”

The prestigious Library Journal has published a starred review of A Scourge of Vipers, the latest in my series of crime novels featuring Liam Mulligan, an investigative reporter for a dying Providence, R.I,. newspaper. The review says:  “Rhode Island Governor … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Providence Rag” Now? It’s the Writin’ Doc, D.P. Lyle.

D.P. Lyle, a cardiologist by trade, has won the Macavity Award and been a finalist for the Edgar Award for his medical thrillers including the Samantha Cody and Dub Walker novels. He has also served as a technical consultant to … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Mystery Writer Parnell Hall

Parnell Hall, author of the Stanley Hastings and puzzle lady mysteries, is quite a character in his own right, and one of the nicest people I’ve met since I started writing crime novels. You can learn more about him and … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Mystery Writer Tim Hallinan!

Tim Hallinan is one of the best crime novelists we’ve got. I admire his Poke Rafferty thrillers set in Thailand, where he lives half of the year, and I looooove his darkly funny Junior Bender novels set in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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