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PW Gives A Starred Review to “Incendiary Art”

Congratulations to my brilliant wife Patricia Smith, who just received a starred review from Publishers Weekly for her forthcoming poetry collection, Incendiary Art. The review says in part: “Using the 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till as her anchor, Smith … Continue reading

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“A Scourge of Vipers” Officially Released Today, April 7

Today is the official release date for A Scourge of Vipers, the fourth novel in my Edgar Award-winning series of crime novels. Click here for links to online booksellers, including both independents and chains, that are carrying it. Publishers Weekly and … Continue reading

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“Publishers Weekly” Names “A Scourge of Vipers” A Pick of the Week

Publishers Weekly, the bible of the book-publishing biz, just named my latest hard-boiled crime novel, A Scourge of Vipers, one of its “picks of the week” for April 6. I’m honored to be named in the same breath with the … Continue reading

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“Providence Rag” Book Tour Schedule

The cross-country book tour to promote Providence Rag, the third novel in my Edgar Award-winning Mulligan crime series, started on March 11 with a book release party at Manhattan’s famous Mysterious Bookshop. From there, I’ll be crisscrossing the country from San … Continue reading

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A Starred Review for “Providence Rag” in Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly, the bible of the publishing business, has given a starred review to Providence Rag, the third crime novel in my hardboiled Mulligan series. The magazine, which also gave starred reviews to the first two novels in the series, … Continue reading

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An Excerpt from “Cliff Walk” — Four Whole Chapters!

The Criminal Element website has posted a long excerpt from my new Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk.  It’s the sequel to my Edgar Award-winning first novel, Rogue Island. The new novel has already received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and … Continue reading

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“Booklist” Calls “Cliff Walk” Terrific on Every Level.

Booklist, one of the bibles of the publishing industry, has just published a rave review of my new crime novel, Cliff Walk, which also got a starred review in Publishers Weekly recently. Here’s what Booklist had to say: “Ex-journalist DeSilva … Continue reading

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“Cliff Walk,” the New Mulligan Novel, Gets a Starred Review in Publishers Weekly!

My thanks to Publishers Weekly, the bible of the book business, for this starred review of Cliff Walk today: “The legality of prostitution in Rhode Island figures prominently in the plot of DeSilva’s sterling follow-up to 2010’s Rogue Island, which … Continue reading

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