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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers Now? Best-Selling Mystery Writer S.J. Rozan!

S.J. Rozan is one of the most respected mystery writers in the business, as indicated by the the fact that her work has won the Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero, and Macavity awards for Best Novel and the Edgar for Best … 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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Goofy Selfies From The Bouchercon World Mystery Convention

The best part of the Bouchercon World Mystery Convetion is the chance to hobnob with crime fiction royalty including Lee Child, David Morrell, and Sara Paretsky; to catch up with old friends including Gar Anthony Haywood, D.P. Lyle, and S.J. … Continue reading

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Mystery Writer S.J. Rozan Talks about My New Novel, “Cliff Walk.”

Here’s what S.J. Rozan, author of the award-winning Lydia Chin/Bill Smith mysteries including Ghost Hero, says about Cliff Walk, my new hardboiled Mulligan crime novel: “DeSilva knows his crooks, his snobs, and his working joes, knows what they do and … Continue reading

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The Ten Best Crime Novels of 2011

This was a great year for crime fiction, so perhaps it would be better to call these my favorites, rather than the best. Or maybe I should just say that of the ones I’ve read, these are the ten I … Continue reading

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My Stammering Edgar Awards Acceptance Speech

The good folks at Mystery Writers of America have posted a video of my acceptance speech at the recent Edgar Awards Banquet, where my book, Rogue Island, won the award for best first novel. I am accustomed to speaking before … 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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Look Who’s Reading Rogue Island!

It’s Marcia Clark, prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson murder trial and newly-minted crime novelist, along with the world’s crime-writing elite:  Bryan Gruley, Chelsea Cain, Alafair Burke, Daniel Woodrell, Declan Hughes, Gary Phillips, Joel Goldman, John Lutz, Joseph Finder, Kate Atkinson, … Continue reading

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