Tag Archives: Jack McMorrow Mysteries

Alan Glynn’s Bloodland

A Beautifully-Plotted Thriller Full of Unexpected Twists and Turns. James Hayman:  About an hour into Alan Glynn’s political thriller Bloodland, I turned to my wife and said, “I can’t follow what the heck is going on in this book.  The … Continue reading

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Bidding Your Baby Goodbye

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, just picking up around the study today. Notebooks, ripped sheets of paper, sticky notes, scrawled and illegible reminders, books held open with other books, wrinkled manuscript pages of my new McMorrow novel, ONCE BURNED. Because … Continue reading

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On Books and Brush

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. Good to be back in Maine after some time away (a research trip to Ireland; fishing in Florida). And now that I’m home with the weather finally warming, I’ve been busy. This past weekend, I … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. And I want to tell you about my new assignment. In 20 years of writing mystery novels, it’s a first. My new publisher, Islandport Press, has asked me to write introductions to my early books, … Continue reading

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Maine Winter Noir

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. I’m a little tired today so bear with the typos, should there be any. I was up in the middle of the night, as has become my habit of late. I wake up, try to … Continue reading

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In With the Old—and the New

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, and I’ve been looking forward and backward of late. Forward because Islandport Press, a smart independent publisher in Maine, is going to publish my next Jack McMorrow novel, ONCE BURNED. Backward because Islandport has made … Continue reading

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Somethin’ Happening in Here

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here.  And I’m feeling sort of nostalgic. This is partly because I’ve had a lot of interest from publishers of late in my backlist, AKA my early books that are hard to find. Gratifying to know … Continue reading

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It’s All In Your Head

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, just off the bike and ready to write. Well, this being Maine, you’re probably figuring I wasn’t riding the roads. Like most serious cyclists in this neck of the woods I’ve moved to a trainer, … Continue reading

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Devil in the Details

Hey all, Gerry Boyle here, just back from having a cup of tea in a local cafe, where I read emails from my literary agent and an editor (the business end of the book business), and wrote out plot notes … Continue reading

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Wind chill and other writing devices

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, wishing you a happy 2014. The year is off to a chilly, snowy start in my neck of the Maine woods. Temps way below zero every night, remnants of the pre-Christmas ice storm glistening and … Continue reading

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