Monthly Archives: July 2011

Kaitlyn Dunnett Interviews Gerry Boyle

You write two series, the Jack McMorrow Mysteries and the Brandon Blake Crime Novels.  Do you regard crime novels and mysteries as two distinct types of fiction and, if so, how do they differ? Good question, and one I’ve been … Continue reading

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America’s Agatha Christie by Julia Spencer-Fleming

I’m writing this in Bar Harbor, on Mount Desert Island, one of the spots that has defined “summering in Maine” for more than a century. I have a spectacular view of Frenchman’s Bay, with the sun rising over the islands, … Continue reading

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Profound Duplicity

Paul Doiron here— As a reader, I am always curious to learn about authors and their literary influences. I’d be interested to hear from my fellow Maine Crime Writers about novels that had a profound impact on their own writing. … Continue reading

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Interview with Judith Green—Maine’s Other 2011 Edgar® Award Nominee

Hi.  Barb Ross here.  Lots of people know that MaineCrimeWriter’s own Paul Doiron was nominated for the Mystery Writers of America Edgar® award this year for his first novel, The Poacher’s Son. Fewer may know that Maine had another Edgar … Continue reading

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True Evil: Sometimes Fiction is No Match for Real Life. By James Hayman

Like a lot of writers of suspense thrillers I’ve populated my books with some pretty nasty psychopathic killers. The bad guy in my first book, The Cutting, surgically removed the hearts of innocent young women sans anesthetic to provide “inventory” … Continue reading

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