Hi, Crimespacers,Recently I started a discussion here about humor and whether it belongs in a hard-boiled thriller or noir. I've just written a blog post about it and if you've got the time, check…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Victoria Dougherty Feb 6, 2013.
Hi, Everyone. First - thanks for all the replies about comedy and the thriller. I've got a new question. What provides better atmosphere in a thriller/mystery/crime novel, fog or pollution? I mean…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by John Michael Brantingham Oct 2, 2012.
My home office is, I suppose, a bundle of contradictions.
First of all, it is small.
It’s only half the size of my husband’s home office. I’m kind of like the wife who drives a…Continue
Posted on August 14, 2014 at 3:16am — 6 Comments
And we also loved going out for cocktails. We probably met at some swanky bar, or curious hell hole, or trendy hipster joint five days a week after…Continue
Posted on May 22, 2014 at 8:30am
My Cold War thriller, The Bone Church, debuts on April 15th and I’m nervous, excited and more than a little bit relieved. Honestly, it feels like my daughter’s wedding or something.
Here’s an idea of what it’s about:
In the surreal and paranoid underworld of wartime Prague, fugitive…Continue
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 3:53am — 2 Comments
John Dolan is fun. He’s dry, he’s politically incorrect – two traits that do it for me the way a pair of big breasts and a small…Continue
Posted on February 4, 2014 at 7:47am — 2 Comments