After the Anthony Awards, hanging out with the Tor/Forge gang : (l to r) Rachel Howzell Hall, Hank Phillipi Ryan, Kristin Sevick (my editor), me and Hilary Davidson.

A Bouchercon for the Books!

Last weekend was Bouchercon 2014, Murder at the Beach, in Long Beach, California, and it was head-spinningly good. I wrote a guest …


Bouchercon: Murder at the Beach

Bouchercon World Mystery Convention approaches, and my schedule is firming up. There’s lots of people I am hoping to see, and for …

Martha's Vineyard Launch Event for Deadout, at Edgartown Books

Out and About With Deadout

Deadout hit bookstores on August 5, and it has been an eventful month since then. Seriously, August was full of events. We …

These are some of the photos from our stay at beautiful Four-Legged Farm in Vermont
Chickens. Thanks for the eggs!

Farm Living

My lovely wife Elizabeth and added some vacation to our recent book-tour travels, including a stay at a wonderful farm in Vermont, …

Reviews I Can Use

An increasingly important part of book marketing today is the customer review — on sites like Goodreads, but also on retail sites …