Gabriele Crescenzi is a detective-fiction enthusiast from Italy. You can find his reviews here: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/96241310-gabriele Unfortunately for anglophones, his reviews are in Italian. He was kind enough to translate a review of my second book, The Opening Night Murders, and send it to me. Obviously, I appreciate the review because it's positive, but the expression… Continue reading Review of The Opening Night Murders by Gabriele Crescenzi
Small spacing issues and the correct barcode and spine aside, this is the front and back cover of my 3rd novel.
I remember the first time I saw the VHS cover for Peter Brook's film version of The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates at the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade. It was fascinating to me how the title had to be altered in order… Continue reading The problem with long titles
Rest assured, I'm working hard on the book. Besides perfecting my Unabomber impression, I'm doing everything I can to deliver a satisfying product come October. Last year, I finished The Opening Night Murders early. (I may have even been finished three months before the release date. I don't remember exactly) Think of the improvements I… Continue reading Sorry I haven’t posted for a while.
The structure of Joel Townsley Rogers's superb The Red Right Hand is the star of the show. Sure, there are numerous baffling murders (the most murderous book I've read since Death's Old Sweet Song), loads of well-hidden clues, and enough dread to kill several nerves; however, it is the hypnotic overlap of past and present… Continue reading The Red Right Hand