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NPR’s Scott MacKay Names “The Dread Line” Among the Best Books of 2016

My thanks to Scott MacKay of Rhode Island’s National Public Radio affiliate for including my latest crime novel, The Dread Line, on the list of his favorite reads in 2016. Scott, a fine reporter and avid reader, had this to … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Public Radio Raves About “The Dread Line”

This is what Scott MacKay of Rhode Island Public Radio says about The Dread Line, the fifth book in my Edgar Award-winning series of crime novels: “Bruce DeSilva is to Rhode Island what James Lee Burke is to Louisiana. . … Continue reading

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Year-End Honor for “A Scourge of Vipers”

My thanks to Scott MacKay of the Rhode Island NPR affiliate for including my latest crime novel,  A Scourge of Vipers, on the list of his favorite 2015 books. Scott said in part, “DeSilva shows once again that he is … Continue reading

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The Sad Decline of The Providence Journal, Model for the Fictional Newspaper in My Mulligan Novels.

Liam Mulligan, the protagonist of my Edgar Award-winning crime novels, is an investigative reporter for The Providence Dispatch, a once-great, now dying newspaper in Providence, R.I.  Although The Dispatch is fictional, its decline does resemble what has been happening to … Continue reading

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“Cliff Walk” Makes an NPR Affiliate’s List of the Best Books of 2012!

My thanks to Scott MacKay of Rhode Island’s NPR affiliate for including my latest Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk, on his list of the best books of 2012. Check out his list here. Cliff Walk, the sequel to my Edgar … Continue reading

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“Cliff Walk” Will Keep You Turning the Page — a Review

Scott MacKay of WNRI Radio, the NPR affiliate in Providence, R.I., has written a review of my new crime novel, Cliff Walk.  Here’s what he had to say: “Bruce DeSilva has our state down, from its claustrophobic culture to its … Continue reading

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