Tag Archives: Reed Farrel Coleman

Launch Party for “Down To the River,” New Crime Fiction Anthology

That’s crime novelist Tim O’Mara with my amazing wife Patricia Smith at New York City’s Mysterious Bookshop last night. We were there to help launch the publication of Down to the River, a great short story anthology of crime fiction … Continue reading

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High Praise for “Down to the River” Crime Fiction Anthology

Thriller writer Jon Land praised Down to the River — a new anthology that includes a short story by Patricia and me — in his book review column for The Providence Journal: “The splendid anthology “Down to the River” (Down & … Continue reading

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My Review of “Colorblind,” the Latest Jesse Stone Novel by Reed Farrel Coleman

When a young black police officer hired by Chief Stone guns down an apparently unarmed white suspect in a cross burning, tensions run high in the fictional town of Paradise, MA.  As a white nationalist organization from out of town … Continue reading

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“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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