Tag Archives: Jack Reacher

The Comforting World of Crime

Kate Flora, here, and yes, I really did mean that crime can be comforting. Let me begin with a story. Several years ago…fifteen, to be more precise…we suffered a terrible national tragedy on a day in September when terrorists flew … Continue reading

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Give Me a Heroine–or a Hero

Hey all, Gerry Boyle here, pausing from my monitoring of crime news in the Bangor Daily—a body in the trunk of a Lexus,  brazen burglars in Belfast robbing houses while residents are asleep—to report on a crime novel I just … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from Lee Child

Vicki Doudera here. Did any of my fellow Mainers catch WCSH’s “207” last night?  An interview with British thriller writer Lee Child was broadcast as part of the “Writers On A New England Stage” series at The Music Hall in … Continue reading

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Introducing Characters to the Reader

Kaitlyn Dunnett  here, with a group topic gleaned from comments on a listserv I subscribe to. Someone who appears to like my Liss MacCrimmon mysteries, commented that she found it annoying that I described each new character as they came on the scene … Continue reading

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Casting Aspersions: Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher???? Yikes.

By James Hayman Before I started writing novels, I wrote, produced and cast about a zillion TV commercials for clients like Ford, the US Army, Merrill Lynch and a bunch of other less glamorous clients including Tide detergent.  I always … Continue reading

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