We’re excited to have John Vercher at BookPeople this weekend on September 22nd at 2PM with Jamie Mason. His debut novel, Three-Fifths is a novel that explores race, friendship, and identity against a working class backdrop. For a taste of his talent you can read this piece of flash fiction published in Akashics’ site, Mondays Are Murder.
A few weeks ago David C. Taylor author of the Michael Cassidy series and Joan Moran, who made a crime fiction debut with The Accidental Cuban, came to BookPeople and talked with crime fiction coordinator Scott Montgomery about their books and use of settings. Taylor’s latest, Night Watch, takes place in fifties New York like his other two, and Joan’s starts in Obama ere Cuba. For those who missed it, here is the discussion—
Our former Director Of Suspense, now senior editor for the great crime fiction site Crime Reads, did a return to MysteryPeople and interviewed crime fiction coordinator, Scott Montgomery. If you want to know the favorite compliment he got from an author, read here- https://crimereads.com/interview-with-a-bookstore-mysterypeople/
Terrence P. McCauley is a jack of all trades genre writer. He applies great craft to his short stories whether they be prohibition era gangster, modern spy, or private eye. His latest book, Dark Territory, is a action packed western featuring his sheriff Aaron Mackey. In this short story, publisher din Shotgun Honey, he gives us an entertaining crime tale.
The mother-son team that make up Charles Todd have created the complex character of Sgt. Rutledge a Scotland Yard detective plagued with PTSD from his Great War experience. The latest book is The Black Ascot, but here is a short story from the Strand, they look at one of Ian Rutledge’s experiences in the war.
Gary Duncan’s work has a swift sense a violence and a blunt take on his his characters and action. He has fun with the mob hit in an Italian restaurants in this piece written for Shotgun Honey.