Episode 44: Owen Laukkanen & Owen Matthews

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The Stolen Ones, Owen Laukkanen’s fourth installment of the Stevens and Windermere series, goes down some very, very dark roads as the pair of investigators criss-cross the U.S. hunting down human traffickers     And Owen Matthews, Laukkanen’s literary alter-ego, joins us to talk about his recently released YA crime fiction novel, How to Win at… Read more »

Episode 43: Julia Dahl

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It’s not just the murder of a Hasidic woman in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood that newbie journo Rebekah Roberts is on the trail of in Invisible City, Julia Dahl’s Edgar Award–nominated debut mystery Photo of Julia Dahl ©Chasi Annexy

Episode 42: C.J. Box

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The course of Wyoming Game Warden Joe Pickett’s life never did run smooth. With his daughter April in grave condition in a Billings, Montana hospital and his best friend Nate Romanowski missing, Joe has a full plate in C.J. Box’s latest, Endangered     And then there’s also the 21 dead sage grouse… Find out more… Read more »

Episode 41: David Joy

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Where All Light Tends to Go, David Joy’s debut novel, explores an Appalachian Noir realm where fate and hope collide     Is there a choice between the worlds of drugs and murder or love and redemption for Jacob McNeely? Photo of David Joy ©Alan Rhew

Episode 40: Denise Hamilton

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The author of the Eve Diamond series of mysteries, editor of volumes one and two of Los Angeles Noir anthologies of short stories whose settings are in Southern California and contributor to In the Company of Sherlock Holmes anthology of short stories talks about mysteries, the dark side of sunny SoCal beaches and perfume  … Read more »

Upcoming Interviews: Denise Hamilton, David Joy, C.J. Box, Julia Dahl and Owen Laukkanen

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The next few weeks are an embarrassment of riches for lovers of fiction in general and crime fiction in particular. February 23, 2015 we chat with Denise Hamilton about her short story in In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, editing both volumes of Los Angeles Noir and perfume. March 2, 2015 David Joy talks about Where All… Read more »

Episode 39: Jo Perry

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In Dead Is Better, murder victim Charlie Stone’s confusion is mitigated by Rose, his new-found afterlife canine companion   Dead Is Better is available in e-book and in print.

Episode 38: M.O. Walsh

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In My Sunshine Away, M.O. Walsh’s debut novel, the story revolves around what happens in the aftermath of a brutal crime rather than the search for a solution     Photo of M.O. Walsh ©Sam Gregory Photography             Click on thumbnail above to see the schedule for M.O. Walsh’s appearances.

Episode 37: Michael Kardos

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Before He Finds Her features the well-cultivated “creep factor” that every psychological suspense novel needs   Ramsey Miller’s plan to have a block party for the end of the world sounded like a good one, at least to him. Until his wife and—at least everyone thought—his daughter were murdered. Except his daughter survived and has… Read more »