Category Archives: Literary

Literary Thriller Author Philip Cioffari Talks About The Bronx Kill

I heard Philip speak at Murder in the Magic City, a terrific little conference held every year in Birmingham, AL. He was articulate and personable, and you could tell that, not only did he have a passion for the act … Continue reading

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Dark and Complex: Lisa Alber’s Lyrical Irish Mysteries

Like Chris Knopf, Lisa Alber is one of the Mysterious Eight, a contributor to Eight Mystery Writers You Should Be Reading Now. She lives in Portland, Oregon, but  she sets her mysteries in Ireland, a country she’s come to love. … Continue reading

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Masterful Bangkok Thrillers & More: Timothy Hallinan and The Hot Countries

If Timothy Hallinan wrote only his masterful Bankok thrillers, he would still be one of the top crime fiction writers working today. Add to that his laugh-out-loud Junior Bender mysteries and his traditional PI novels, and you have a guy … Continue reading

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William Kent Krueger: A Writer of Extraordinary Grace

I don’t remember when I first read William Kent Krueger‘s debut mystery, Iron Lake, (published in 1999 and followed by an Edgar award for Best First Novel), but I do remember being captivated from the first page. The language is beautiful, … Continue reading

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