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Author Tim Hallinan Interviews Me About The Writing Process and My Crime Novel, “A Scourge of Vipers”

My thanks to Tim Hallinan, one of my favorite crime writers, for asking such good questions in this interview with me published today in the literary magazine, Literary Orphans. 1. Unlike many of us who turn to writing when the … Continue reading

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My Interview With Fellow Crime Novelist Timothy Hallinan

I interviewed fellow crime novelist Timothy Hallinan for Crimelandia, the website of Left Coast Crime, a major crime fiction conference where he was recently awarded a coveted Lefty Award. Here’s the text of our conversation: Bruce DeSilva: You have two … 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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Who’s Reading “Providence Rag” Now? It’s Mystery Writer Timothy Hallinan.

Timothy Hallinan, one of my favorite crime writers, is the critically acclaimed author of both the Junior Bender and Poke Rafferty mysteries. You can learn more about Tim and his work here: http://www.timothyhallinan.com/ Providence Rag is the third novel in my … Continue reading

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A Review: The Great New Poke Raffery Novel By Tim Hallinan

It’s no secret that I’m a big Timothy Hallinan fan. I love his playful, hardboiled L.A. series featuring full-time thief and part-time private detective Junior Bender. Those books are great fun. But his Poke Rafferty series, set in Bangkok, is … Continue reading

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My Review of Tim Hallinan’s New Crime Novel, “Little Elvises”

Crashed, the first novel in veteran crime novelist Timothy Hallinan’s new Junior Bender series, was great fun. The new one, Little Elvises, is even better with outrageous characters, heightened suspense and an intricate plot. You can read my Associated Press … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Gar Anthony Haywood, one of my favorite crime novelists, invited me to participate in “The Next Big Thing,” an online promotion designed to introduce readers to writers’ favorite authors. Here’s how it works. I answer ten questions about myself and … Continue reading

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Revised Top 10 List: Best Crime Novels of 2012

When I first posted my list of the ten best crime novels of 2012, I forgot to include one of my favorites, Joseph Olshan’s brilliant literary tale, Cloudland. I don’t have the heart to delete any of the others to … Continue reading

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Crime Novelist Timothy Hallinan Interviews Me About “Cliff Walk.”

Tim Hallinan is one of the best crime novelists in the business.  So I’m honored that he interviewed me about my new Mulligan crime novel, Cliff Walk, for his blog. Here’s the text of that interview: CLIFF WALK is a … Continue reading

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Checked Out Bill Crider’s and Michael Haskins’ Crime Novels Yet?

Bill Crider and Michael Haskins, two fine crime novelists, have books that you might want to check out. Michael Haskins’ Stairway to the Bottom:  After finding a murdered female killer from the Cold War era, Mick Murphy faces off with … Continue reading

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