Tag Archives: Reed Farrel Coleman

“Robert B. Parker’s The Hangman’s Sonnet” — My Review

Since his fiancé Diana was murdered (Debt to Pay, 2016), former pro baseball player turned small town police chief Jesse Stone has spent much of his time pounding a baseball into his glove, staring at his poster of Ozzie Smith, … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “The Dread Line” Now? It’s Best-Selling Mystery Writer Reed Farrel Coleman

With is fine stand-alone novels such as Gun Church and his remarkable Moe Prager private eye series, Reed Farrel Coleman has long been one of the best mystery writers in the business. But since he was selected to continue the … Continue reading

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On Book Tour With My Friend, The Great Reed Farrel Coleman

Reed Farrel Coleman and I talked about our new novels and signed copies for readers at two great bookstores, Murder by the Book in Houston and Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ, last week. My new one is The Dread Line, … Continue reading

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UPDATED Book Tour Dates for “The Dread Line”

I’ll be touring in September, and possibly part of October, talking to readers and signing copies of The Dread Line. The book is the latest in my Edgar Award-winning series of hardboiled crime novel featuring Liam Mulligan. Please come by … Continue reading

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Best-Selling Mystery Writer Reed Farrel Coleman Raves About “THE DREAD LINE”

Reed Farrel Coleman, the best-selling mystery author who is now writing the Jesse Stone series originated by the late Robert B. Parker, says this about the latest book in my Edgar Award-winning series of hard-boiled crime novels: “From the great … Continue reading

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My Review of Reed Farrel Coleman’s “Where It Hurts.”

Where It Hurts by Reed Farrel Coleman is a superb detective novel in the Raymond Chandler tradition, featuring fine prose, a suspenseful yarn and a compelling main character who will leave readers hungering for the next installment. You can read … Continue reading

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“Nantucket Grand” by Steven Axelrod — A Review

I always enjoy discovering a fine new crime novelist, so I’m indebted to Barbara Peters of Poisoned Penn Press and the proprietor of the Poisoned Pen bookstore in Scottsdale, AZ, for introducing me to Steven Axelrod. Steven isn’t exactly new. … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2015 Is Over, And I’m Already Nostalgic About It

This year’s edition of Bouchercon, the huge annual gathering of crime novelists and fans, ended Sunday, and already I’m feeling nostalgic. For a writer like me, who spends months working in isolation, the four-day conference was a rare chance to … 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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“Providence Rag” Nominated for the Barry Award!

I’m honored that Providence Rag, the third book in my hardboiled crime series, is one of six finalists for this year’s Barry Award in the “best novel” category. The novel is the only book in the series inspired by a … Continue reading

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