Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Hell in the Big City

I'm headed for Thrillerfest tomorrow. Looking forward to my first visit to New York (if you don't count the time I was six and my family passed through on the way to Europe.) If you're in the neighborhood of the Grand Hyatt, drop by. I'll most likely be in the bar.

I think they're gonna need a bigger bar.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007


Actual footage from the SAFE AND SOUND Launch Party.

And just remember: a reader once told me about my last book, GOOD DAY IN HELL, "I put down Harry Potter to read it."

So there.

Monday, July 09, 2007

Quiz: What Gorey Death Will You die?

Who among us does not love Edward Gorey's delightful Gashlycrumb Tinies ("A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears")?

Well now, thanks to the magic of the Interwebs, you can predict your own demise, Gorey style. I'm


You will swallow some tacks. You are a little weird, maybe not so much in a good way. Buy a yellow tie and wear it on your head.

(Hat tip to my friend Zannabee)

ONE!! DAY!!!

And one is the loneliest number...

Sunday, July 08, 2007


Blur: Song 2

SAFE AND SOUND drops Tuesday.

But you already knew that.

Check it out at these fine stores:

Murder by the Book, Houston

Mystery One
, Milwaukee

Creatures and Crooks, Richmond

Seattle Mystery Books, Seattle

Park Road Books, Charlotte, NC

Mysterious Galaxy
, San Diego

Mystery Ink, Laguna Beach, CA

Kate's Mystery Books, Cambridge, MA

Or at a Borders, Barnes & Noble, or Books-A-Million near you.

Any other suggestions for your favorite bookstore that I might have missed, post them in the comments section.