July 2, 2015

I recently got to sit down with a friend of mine, AC Fuller, so we could talk about Vanishing Games. In a special, double-length episode of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast, we talked about my new novel, and also touched on:

  • my earliest writing memory;

  • how my a...

May 15, 2015


The famed book-reviewing publication, Booklist, has picked Ghostman as one of the 101 best crime novels of the last ten years. I'm honored to share the list with Tom Franklin, Ian Rankin, Michael Connelly, Lee Child, C.J. Box, Gillian Flynn, and motherfucking James El...

April 13, 2015

March 31, 2015

 Talk about a beauty, right? I think it's really eye-catching.


March 16, 2015

So I just got back from Left Coast Crime, which was a big disappointment for me, because I was sick for almost all of it.


I got a bad case of food poisoning on the day I came in, and missed nearly every event except for my talk. I was looking forward to hosting a table...

January 6, 2015

Hey, you've been waiting for it-- check out the first cover for Vanishing Games from my British publisher. Pretty sweet, right?

That's Hong Kong in the background, btw.

December 2, 2014

Well, I didn't win the Anthony or Barry awards, but at least I got this badass nomination thing to put on my wall:



November 12, 2014

Hey, everybody! I'm spending the week here in beautiful Long Beach California to attend this year's world mystery convention, Bouchercon. So far nobody has been murdered, but I'm still hopeful. This crowd of mystery writers would provide for some interesting locked-roo...

October 27, 2014

As you've probably read, I do a lot of research. For my first novel, Ghostman, I taught myself how to steal a car. For my second novel, I moved to China for several months. I've read several books about lockpicking-- I don't have the dexterity to do it myself-- but I k...

October 8, 2014

I don't know who you are. But I know what you want. You want a badass action movie starring Liam Neeson. I can tell you right now: if you're looking for dramatic range, Liam Neeson doesn't have any. But what he does have is a particular set of roles, roles he's acquire...

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