crime fiction

Episode 371: Laura Lippman, Author of Lady in the Lake

Episode 371: Laura Lippman, Author of Lady in the Lake

The one and only Laura Lippman returns to the show and chats with Daniel Ford about her new book Lady in the Lake.

Episode 338: The Paragon Hotel Author Lyndsay Faye

Episode 338: The Paragon Hotel Author Lyndsay Faye

Author Lyndsay Faye talks to Daniel Ford about her new book The Paragon Hotel.

Episode 331: Little Comfort Author Edwin Hill

Episode 331: Little Comfort Author Edwin Hill

Author Edwin Hill joins Daniel Ford and Rebecca Weston at the PRX Podcast Garage in Allston, Mass., to chat about his debut Hester Thursby mystery novel Little Comfort.

Episode 330: Nighttown Author Timothy Hallinan

Episode 330: Nighttown Author Timothy Hallinan

Timothy Hallinan, author of the Poke Rafferty and Simeon Grist series, talks to Daniel Ford about his new Junior Bender novel Nighttown.

Episode 309: The Line That Held Us Author David Joy

Episode 309: <i>The Line That Held Us</i> Author David Joy

He’s back! Author David Joy returns to the show and talks to Sean Tuohy his new novel The Line That Held Us.

Episode 306: Live From Belmont Books With What Remains of Her Author Eric Rickstad

Episode 306: Live From Belmont Books With <i>What Remains of Her</i> Author Eric Rickstad

Eric Rickstad, author of Lie in Wait and The Names of Dead Girls, talks to Daniel Ford and Rebecca Weston live from Belmont Books about his new novel What Remains of Her.

Episode 245: Live From Belmont Books With Best-Selling Author Eric Rickstad

Episode 245: Live From Belmont Books With Best-Selling Author Eric Rickstad

Best-selling author Eric Rickstad read from his latest Canaan Crime novel, The Names of Dead Girls, and answered questions from the Writer’s Bone crew during a live podcast recording from Belmont Books on Dec. 7.

Episode 219: The Names of Dead Girls Author Eric Rickstad

Episode 219: <i>The Names of Dead Girls</i> Author Eric Rickstad

Author Eric Rickstad returns to the podcast! He chats with Sean Tuohy about his new novel The Names of Dead Girls (out Sept. 12).

Episode 217: The Room of White Fire Author T. Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker, author of the recently published The Room of White Fire, talks to Daniel Ford about how a high school mythology class ignited his passion for reading and writing, and what real-life events inspired his new book, and what’s in store for his new hero Roland Ford.

I just try to open the imaginary dam and let the water come out.
— T. Jefferson Parker
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To learn more about T. Jefferson Parker, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @TJParkerauthor.

Episode 210: Best-Selling Author Michael Connelly

Episode 210: Best-Selling Author Michael Connelly

Crime fiction master Michael Connelly sits down with Sean Tuohy to talk about his new novel The Late Show.

Episode 205: Author and Poet Erica Wright

Author and poet Erica Wright talks to Daniel Ford about her upcoming poetry collection All the Bayou Stories End with Drowned, the differences between writing fiction and poetry, and why there’s a poet, poem, or poetry collection for everyone.

You do have to risk something of yourself in order for a poem to function.
— Erica Wright

To learn more about Erica Wright, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first podcast interview with the author and poet.

Episode 194: She Rides Shotgun Author Jordan Harper

Author Jordan Harper talks to Daniel Ford about writing crime fiction at a young age, his need for a writing “womb,” why writers need to make their own brand of crazy work for them, and what inspired his debut novel She Rides Shotgun.

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Don’t let anyone tell you what to do, don’t follow trends. Just go out there and do the best you can.
— Jordan Harper

To learn more about Jordan Harper, like his Facebook page or follow him on Twitter @jordan_harper. Also read our first interview with the author.

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Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.

Episode 177: Author Pamela Samuels Young

Today’s guest is Pamela Samuels Young, award-winning author of Anybody’s Daughter, Every Reasonable Doubt, Murder on the Down Low, and the upcoming Abuse of Discretion.

Young talked to Daniel Ford recently about how a desire to see more minority characters in legal thrillers led her to storytelling, her early morning writing process, and her work as an anti-trafficking advocate.

Learn your craft and never give up.
— Pamela Samuels Young

To learn more about Pamela Samuels Young, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @pamsamuelsyoung.

Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener.&nbsp;Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's  official website &nbsp;for more details.

Today's episode is brought to you by Scrivener. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Visit the app's official website for more details.

Episode 130: Author J. Todd Scott

J. Todd Scott, author of The Far Empty, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired him to start writing, his path to publishing his debut novel, his music and bourbon recommendations, and his advice to other up-and-coming authors.

To learn more about J. Todd Scott visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @J_ToddScott.

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Episode 129: Edgar Award-Winning Novelist Steve Hamilton

Steve Hamilton, author of The Second Life of Nick Mason and the Alex McKnight series, talks to Sean Tuohy about leading a double life during his early writing career, how much research goes into his character development, and what’s next for Nick Mason.

To learn more about Steve Hamilton, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @authorsteve.

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Episode 128: Dark Horse Author Rory Flynn

Today's episode features Mr. Rory Flynn, author of Third Rail and Dark Horse, which is available wherever books are sold starting today. Flynn talks about how much of himself ends up in his main character Eddy Harkness, the future of the series, and why he loves living in and writing about Boston.

To learn more about Rory Flynn, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @MrRoryFlynn. Also read Sean Tuohy's review of Dark Horse and listen to our last live interview with the author at Trident Booksellers.

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Episode 98: Author Erica Wright

Erica Wright

Erica Wright

Erica Wright, author of The Red Chameleon and The Granite Moth, talks to Daniel Ford about her writing career, why $1 pizza is important to writers, and the inspiration behind her witty and tough heroine Kathleen Stone.

To learn more about Erica Wright, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @eawright. Also, check out our first interview with the author, “Master of Disguise: 11 Questions With Author Erica Wright.”

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Episode 81: Author Rory Flynn Live From Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Daniel Ford, Sean Tuohy, and author Rory Flynn

Daniel Ford, Sean Tuohy, and author Rory Flynn

On June 25, author Rory Flynn joined Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy during Writer’s Bone’s first live event at Trident Booksellers & Cafe, and read from his crime novel Third Rail. The author then discussed his time as a journalist in South Florida, his punk band roots, what’s on his reading list, and why he loves writing about Boston.

To learn more about Rory Flynn, check out our first interview with the author, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @MrRoryFlynn.

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