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“A Scourge of Vipers is a Masterpiece” — The Providence Journal

The Providence Journal always reviews my hard-boiled crime novels, perhaps because the books, featuring investigative reporter Liam Mulligan, are set in that city. This time the newspaper tapped veteran thriller writer Jon Land, a Rhode Island native, to write the … Continue reading

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Sons of Sam Spade Raves About “Providence Rag”

Crime novelist Jochem Vandersteen, writing for his Sons of Sam Spade blog, raves about Providence Rag, the latest hardboiled novel in my Edgar Award-winning Mulligan crime series.  He says in part: “What makes this novel so great? It’s the fact … Continue reading

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Canadian Reviewers Love “Rogue Island,” Hey?

The Winnipeg Free Press and The Toronto star weighed in with glowing reviews of my crime novel, Rogue Island, this weekend. The former called the book “first-rate,” and latter says “DeSilva keeps everything on the boil in absorbing style.” Please … Continue reading

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