Tag Archives: Mulligan novels

My Mulligan Novels Are Cleverly Disguised Contemporary History, Right? Uh . . . No.

During the forty years I worked as a journalist, I was troubled by brilliant writers such as Truman Capote and Norman Mailer, who delighted in blurring the lines between faction and fiction. How is a reader supposed to know how … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s FOX New’s Chris Wallace!

I ran into Chris Wallace at the National Press Club’s book fair in Washington, D.C. last month. Cliff Walk is the second crime novel in my hardboiled series featuring Liam Mulligan, an investigative reporter at a dying Providence, Rhode Island, … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Gar Anthony Haywood, one of my favorite crime novelists, invited me to participate in “The Next Big Thing,” an online promotion designed to introduce readers to writers’ favorite authors. Here’s how it works. I answer ten questions about myself and … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now! It’s Best-Selling Mystery Writer Chelsea Cain.

Chelsea Cain is one of the most popular mystery writers around. Her latest novel is called Kill You Twice, and FX is developing another of her books, Heartsick, for TV. You can learn all about Chelsea and her work by … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Best-Selling Crime Novelist Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly is not only a great writer but a great guy. He’s gone out of his way to be helpful to me, even writing a blurb for my first hard-boiled crime novel, Rogue Island. Here’s what he said: “Writing … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Dr. Bill Bass, Creator of The Body Farm

Dr. Bill Bass is one of the world’s most respected forensic scientists, famous for creating “The Body Farm” research facility. He’s also half of the crime-novel writing team published under the pen name Jefferson Bass. You can learn more about … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Crime Novelist Ken Wishnia

Kenneth Wishnia has been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Macavity Awards, and his crime novels have made Best Mystery of the Year lists at Booklist, Library Journal, and The Washington Post. You can learn more about him here. Cliff … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now? It’s Thriller Writer John Sandford.

John Sandford, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist before he turned to fiction, is the author of 31 thrillers, virtually all of which have made the New York Times best-seller list. His next book, Mad River, will be available in October. You … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “Cliff Walk” Now! It’s Novelist and Screenwriter Lee Goldberg

Lee Goldberg, a two-time Edgar Award finalist, has written more than thirty novels and non-fiction books and written or produced many of popular TV shows including Spenser for Hire, Hunter, Monk, and The Glades. You can learn more about Lee … Continue reading

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Another Great Review for “Cliff Walk.”

“A good one from start to finish,” Kevin Tipple says of my new Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk. You can read his review on his website, “Kevin’s Corner.” The novel has been getting great reviews all over, including starred reviews … Continue reading

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