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The Cutting Redux

James Hayman: For thriller fans who may have missed it the first time around, my first McCabe/Savage book (and the first fiction I ever wrote), The Cutting, was re-released as an e-book yesterday (June 3rd) by Harper Collins Witness Impulse … Continue reading

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From Ox to Smack

James Hayman:  Anyone who’s read my third McCabe/Savage thriller, Darkness First, knows the story opens with a bad guy named Conor Riordan smuggling 40,000 80mg oxycontin tablets stolen from a Canadian pharmaceutical distribution center in Saint John, New Brunswick back … Continue reading

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Getting Away With Murder

James Hayman:  It wasn’t really McCabe’s kind of place. Or Maggie’s either.  A dreary little hangout on the edge of town somewhere in rural Georgia where a few hardcore drinkers started downing shots at about eight in the morning and … Continue reading

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Can a Writer Retire?

Philip Roth, long one of my favorite writers, recently announced his retirement. In his apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side there’s reportedly a post-it note stuck on his computer screen that says, “The struggle with writing is over.” But how … Continue reading

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A Week in the Sunshine

James Hayman: Those of you who read my last blog on this site, A Moving Experience, know that my wife Jeanne and I have just survived the rigors of moving from our house on Peaks Island to another on the … Continue reading

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A Moving Experience

James Hayman:  Last week my wife Jeanne and I sold our house on Peaks Island and simultaneously bought another house in the Back Cove area of Portland. The closing on the Peaks house was at 11 AM on Tuesday.  The … Continue reading

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The Problem With “Nice.”

James Hayman:  At the risk of appearing Scrooge-like in this season of Merry, Happy and Ho-Ho-Ho, I’d like to add my two cents to a kerfuffle over book reviews that’s been brewing both in the print media and on the … Continue reading

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