MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… MWA Day

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST…. MWA DAY Yesterday’s Mystery Writers of America symposium at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan got me all fired up and ready to go – I’m good for another month or so. The panels on Crossing Genres, Location, and Research were excellent and a lot of informative fun but the highlight was octogenarian…

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… Killer Reviews

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… Killer Reviews I whine the Body Electric. With the release of my new mystery thriller novel, HACK, hopefully the first of many to come, I am reluctantly back on the grid with a widening electronic footprint online. At a party, a painter friend, Richard Owen, asked me what I was up to…

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… Cannibal Lecture

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… Cannibal Lecture   I don’t think we taste like chicken. Despite all the hype of Hollywood movies and thriller authors, I’m guessing, based on a large portion of evidence, that we humans actually taste very bad. It doesn’t mean we are bad people. Let’s look at the facts. In New York and…

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… In My Facebook

Facebook has put me down in such a mysterious ways, as Bob Dylan said. This past summer, I took a buy-out from my newspaper, after thirty six years on the job as an investigative reporter. During that time, I also published five books, a short story, and several magazine articles. Since leaving my job, I…

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… Just The Fax

  (TRANSCRIPT of author Kieran Crowley interview for GUN FUN MAGAZINE by B.H BUNGALOW.) BHB: I’ll just put the recorder here, okay, Mister Crowley? KC: Call me Kieran. BHB: Okay, Kieran. Call me Bill. We got your press release on your new book, the  mystery-thriller THE HACK. KC: Just HACK. BHB: What? KC: Just Hack.…

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… Collateral Damage

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… Collateral Damage September 11, 2013   My friend and former colleague, photographer Dennis Clark, recently posted a moving photo on facebook that he took of the Twin Towers burning on September 11, 2001. Then he posted a soaring shot of the Freedom Tower today. Then and now. Two years ago, my first…

MURDER BEFORE BREAKFAST… A Confession

  I killed Sean Michael Bailey and I’m glad. I didn’t want to do it but my literary agents, Jane Dystel and Miriam Goderich, sat me down and told me I had to get rid of him. I first met Sean in the pages of my wife Riki Nemser’s wonderful, soon-to-be-published novel, DREAMWATER, where he…