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Salma Hayek: Femme Fatale?
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Have you seen the movie "Lonely Hearts" (2006) with Salma Hayek, John Travolta, and Jared Leto?  It's a hard boiled docudrama.  Travolta plays the dogged investigator.  Hayek plays the femme fatale…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Feb 16, 2013.

Why free e-books?
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 What is the marketing rationale for providing free e-books?  It looks like there are thousands out there.  If I do free work as an attorney, usually the only thing that gets me is more people…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Author Anne K. Albert Jan 8, 2013.

James Lee Burke Out West
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I've read a good number of James Lee Burke's Robicheaux novels and like the murky dark Southern feel to them. Burke's Western-set mysteries, though, leave me pretty cold.  Neither the prose nor the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by nono nono Jul 19, 2012.

Two Jakes: Why Forgotten?
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Chinatown, with Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, is recognized as one of the best movies of all time.  Its sequel, The Two Jakes, is largely forgotten.  Any film that followed up Chinatown would be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Hoffman Jun 27, 2012.


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Reader, Writer, Fiddler and Attorney who lives in the American Southwest.
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Books And Authors I Like:
James Lee Burke, Raymond Chandler, James M. Cain, Dennis Lehane, Vicki Hendricks

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The Past Never Ends Available for 99 Cents

Deadly Niche Press has, for a limited time, lowered the price of the Kindle and Nook versions of my legal mystery, The Past Never Ends, to 99 cents.

Author and CrimeSpace member Dana King writes in his review of the book, "What makes this book stand out for me is Burnett's deft handling of the courtroom scenes. Don't expect to see Perry Mason breaking down a lying witness. The trial scenes are understated, but riveting, and advance the plot in oblique ways. Burnett trusts his…


Posted on March 20, 2014 at 1:30pm

The Past Never Ends Submitted for Edgar Awards

The Past Never Ends, a legal mystery by Jackson Burnett, has been submitted for consideration for the Edgar Awards in the Best First Novel category.

Mystery Writers of America recognize the best in crime and mystery writing with their annual Edgar Awards. Nominees will be announced in January, 2013 and the winners given awards at a New York banquet in May.

Set in the American Southwest in the days before 9/11, The Past Never Ends is both a complex murder mystery and a…


Posted on November 23, 2012 at 11:31pm

Jackson Burnett Interviewed at Open Book Society

An interview with Jackson Burnett regarding his legal mystery, The Past Never Ends, appears at Open Book Society.  Check it out.  Here's the link:http://openbooksociety.com/article/jackson-burnett-author-of-the-past-never-ends-exclusive-interview/

Posted on September 13, 2012 at 10:20pm — 2 Comments

The Past Never Ends Gets a Five Star Review at Open Book Society

The Past Never Ends, a legal mystery by Jackson Burnett, has received a five star review at Open Book Society.

Here's the link:  http://http://openbooksociety.com/article/the-past-never-ends-jackson-burnett-obs-book-review/

Posted on September 9, 2012 at 4:41pm

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At 11:11pm on December 5, 2013, Victoria Dougherty said…

Wow, I never thought of Dracula as a legal thriller and you're so right. And while I know how great it is to get considered for an Edgar, it would've been a huge end zone dance if you'd won :)  Next time...

If you've got a new book coming out - let me know. Maybe we can do something on my blog.

At 5:37am on December 5, 2013, Victoria Dougherty said…

Thanks for friending me, Jackson :) When do you hear about the Edgars?

At 12:51pm on August 6, 2012, Mitzi Szereto said…

Good to meet you, Jackson. And thanks!

At 11:29pm on June 27, 2012, Larissa Reinhart said…

Thanks so much! I had a lot of fun writing it. I'm still trying to get the hang of things here on Crimespace. Hoping to add a lot to my TBR pile!

At 4:01am on June 22, 2012, Glenn Langohr said…

Hi Jackson, I write crime thrillers with a redemptive theme and love to gift out kindle copies for review and do author interviews. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caYHVzxgpVo For my books- http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00571NY5A

At 3:20pm on June 15, 2012, Copper Smith said…

Thanks for the friendship! fans of Chandler are always worthy.

At 11:09pm on June 14, 2012, Tanis Mallow said…



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