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Veteran Book Reviewer Myles Knapp Loves “Rogue Island.”

Myles Knapp, a book reviewer for several west-coast newspapers, has weighed in with his take on my crime novel, Rogue Island.  Here’s what he has to say: “Longtime newspaper columnist and reporter, now retired, Bruce DeSilva has a debut novel … Continue reading

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Canadian Reviewers Love “Rogue Island,” Hey?

The Winnipeg Free Press and The Toronto star weighed in with glowing reviews of my crime novel, Rogue Island, this weekend. The former called the book “first-rate,” and latter says “DeSilva keeps everything on the boil in absorbing style.” Please … Continue reading

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My Journey from Journalist to Crime Novelist

This entry first appeared on Sheila Deeth’s book blog. Bruce DeSilva offered to write a guest post here, so I asked him my favorite question, little realizing what a great read his reply would be. My question: Please would he … Continue reading

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I set my new crime novel in Providence, R.I., because . . .

This essay first appeared on a great blog called The Outfit, a collective of Chicago crime writers. When Sean Chercover, author of “Trigger City,” invited me to write something as a guest, I decided to explain why I chose Providence … Continue reading

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