Monthly Archives: June 2009

Deadly Ink 2

Here are some more Deadly Ink photos.

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Deadly Ink

I just got back from the Deadly Ink Mystery Conference in New Jersey. The conference covered a lot of topics of interest to mystery fans, but the highlight was when a panel on historical mysteries I was moderating went off … Continue reading

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Ni Hao!

Kensington Publishing has just leased rights to publish Master Detective to the Chongqing Publishing Company in Chongqing, China. That’s mainland China, or the PRC. You know, the BIG one. The rights were sold to Taiwan last year, so the Chinese … Continue reading

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Master Detective book trailer

Here’s a book trailer for Master Detective. Note that there is a second book trailer by someone else. Hey, the more the merrier!

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New England Crimebake

The New England Crimebake Conference was held, appropriately enough, in Dedham, Massachusetts. The guest of honor was Harlan Coben, who made an interesting observation. He said that he never met a really sucessful author who was a jerk. (Well actually, … Continue reading

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Tai won on

My publisher, Kensington, has leased foreign rights to Master Detective to the Goodness Publishing Company in Taiwan, who will publish a Chinese language edition next year. That’s fine with me as long as they don’t expect me to proof the … Continue reading

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TV Magic- Cramming a 300 page book into five minutes

When Master Detective was first released, I was interviewed by Channel 13.  Marty Bass latched on to the CSI connection, even though Ellis Parker never heard of DNA and seldom even used fingerprints. Still, it was a good, professional interview. … Continue reading

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