Tag Archives: Mystery Writers of America

Look Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers.” It’s Legendary Crime Novelist Lawrence Block!

Lawrence Block is one of the best, and one of the most prolific, crime novelists ever.  I caught up with him last week at BEA (Book Expo America) in New York City, where we both appeared at the Mystery Writers … Continue reading

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“A Scourge of Vipers” Officially Released Today, April 7

Today is the official release date for A Scourge of Vipers, the fourth novel in my Edgar Award-winning series of crime novels. Click here for links to online booksellers, including both independents and chains, that are carrying it. Publishers Weekly and … Continue reading

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James Lee Burke Raves About “A Scourge of Vipers”

Here’s what American Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster James Lee Burke says about A Scourge of Vipers, the new crime novel in my Edgar Award-winning series: “Bruce DeSilva writes a story in the tradition of Hammett and Higgins, and he … Continue reading

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“Providence Rag” Book Tour Schedule

The cross-country book tour to promote Providence Rag, the third novel in my Edgar Award-winning Mulligan crime series, started on March 11 with a book release party at Manhattan’s famous Mysterious Bookshop. From there, I’ll be crisscrossing the country from San … Continue reading

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Patricia Smith Story Selected for “Best American Mysteries” Anthology

I am so proud that “When they are Done With Us,” a short story by my wife, Patricia Smith, is one of 20 selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Best American Mysteries. The story first appeared in last … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading Rogue Island Now: Lisa Scottoline!

Lisa Scottoline, best-selling author and president of the Mystery Writers of America, joins the ranks of the talented and famous reading my Edgar Award-winning crime novel, Rogue Island. For a slide show of dozens of famous people reading Rogue Island, … Continue reading

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My Night at the Edgars: The Photos

My daughter Melanie and my granddaughter Mikaila accompanied me to the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Awards Banquet at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan. Below are photographs of the event. (The photos showing Melanie and Mikaila with Rambo’s creator, … Continue reading

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“Rogue Island” wins the Edgar Award!

Over the years, I won my share of journalism awards, but nothing compared to walking across the stage at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan Thursday night and accepting the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award for best first novel from … Continue reading

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“Rogue Island” nominated for an Edgar Award!

I’m thrilled that my novel, Rogue Island, has been short-listed for an Edgar Award in the best first novel category. The winner will be announced at the Mystery Writers of America’s awards banquet at the end of April.  Meanwhile, you … Continue reading

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