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Miranda’s Back!

Today is the day! CITY OF SECRETS is now on sale. This long-awaited sequel to CITY OF DRAGONS is a deeply felt, personal book, and it deals with themes that have haunted me for a long time. Themes of man’s … Continue reading

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The Intimate Paperback

Today is a red-letter day for me … and Miranda Corbie! Miranda’s out in paperback for the first time, in a beautiful trade edition of CITY OF DRAGONS. This isn’t actually her debut in paperback—that came with the mass market … Continue reading

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Shaken, Secrets and a Very Special Cat

I received some wonderful news yesterday—CITY OF DRAGONS has been nominated for a Macavity, specifically the Sue Feder Memorial Historical Mystery Award! The Macavity is as wonderful as it gets, a recognition of your work from some of the most … Continue reading

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An Epiphany of Noir

Today marks Epiphany, the day after Twelfth Night, and in the words of the immortal Bard, “If Twitter be the food of writing, tweet on!” January dawns in 2011, and it truly is a brave new world of social networking. … Continue reading

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The Big Thank You!

Huge thanks to RT Book Review and their reviewers, for nominating CITY OF DRAGONS for a 2010 Reviewers Choice Award in Historical Mystery! I’m honored to be in the company of Jeri Westerson, Rhys Bowen, Charles Todd, and Deanne Raybourn, … Continue reading

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Bouchercon Comes to San Francisco!

In just three short weeks the city of San Francisco will be overrun by people thinking about murder. In a good way! Bouchercon, the world’s largest crime fiction event, is coming to Hammett’s city. Writers, readers, editors, agents, librarians, book … Continue reading

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Springing Forward in the Fall

It’s funny how time works. The whole relativity thing may be provable mathematically, but I’m more interested in the emotional effects of how time feels … you know, how it speeds up and slows down all at once, depending on … Continue reading

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Rip van Who?

You know, I think Washington Irving was on to something about Rip Van Winkle. Except in my version of the story, I fly to New York in April to attend my first Edgar Awards Banquet (it was amazing); catch a … Continue reading

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Springing Forward

T.S. Eliot may have characterized April as the cruelest month, but personally, I think he just needed a vacation. Such a pessimist … without even the excuse of an IRS deadline. So … I can’t believe spring is already here … Continue reading

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City of Dragons Tour – on the way to LCC!

So last we met, I was in San Diego. Now I’m about to leave for Los Angeles and Left Coast Crime. What happened?? Well, I’ve discovered a new law of physics. Time bends when you’re on the road, true … … Continue reading

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