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Kirkus Calls “The Dread Line” a Heartfelt Anatomy of Crime & Punishment

Kirkus Reviews, one of the bibles of the publishing industry, calls The Dread Line, the fifth novel in my Edgar Award-winning crime-novel series, “a clear-eyed, heartfelt anatomy of crime and punishment in Rhode Island.” Here’s more of what they had … 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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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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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers Now?” It’s Bob the Drag Queen!

Bob the Drag Queen is the season 8 winner of the wildly popular TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race. Bob and my wife, the critically acclaimed poet Patricia Smith, have a mutual friend who introduced them backstage at the Gramercy Theater … Continue reading

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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers” Now? It’s Bluesman Tommy Castro!

Fifteen years ago, while visiting Chicago, my wife Patricia Smith and I wanted to take in some live music at one of the city’s remaining blues clubs. We checked the listings and learned that The Tommy Castro Band was appearing … Continue reading

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