Book Review: McGorin ‘Dusts Up’ more trouble for Detective Carrick

by G. Robert Frazier Detective Doyle Carrick is a magnet for trouble. The hero of Jon McGoran’s latest novel, Dust Up (Forge Books), Carrick is at home with his girlfriend when a complete stranger appears frantically pounding on his front door, only to be shot down in cold blood. Homicide Detective Mike Warren embraces the easy way out by … More Book Review: McGorin ‘Dusts Up’ more trouble for Detective Carrick

Review: Buckle up for Philip Donlay’s latest, Pegasus Down

by G. Robert Frazier Before you crack open Pegasus Down (Oceanview Publishing), the new novel byPhilip Donlay, you better buckle up: You’re in for a hell of a ride. This action-thriller soars from start to finish with page-a-minute suspense and thrills to keep you riveted to your seat, just like an on-screen summer blockbuster. Donlay … More Review: Buckle up for Philip Donlay’s latest, Pegasus Down

Killer Nashville writers’ conference full of inspiration, fun

by G. Robert Frazier The Killer Nashville writers’ conference has come and gone, I’ve had a day or two to decompress, and now it’s time to share some takeaways. Overall, the conference was an enjoyable and educational experience. Kudos go to conference founder Clay Stafford, Jaden (Beth) Terrell, staff and volunteers. Everyone was especially friendly … More Killer Nashville writers’ conference full of inspiration, fun

Killer Nashville: Mystery, suspense all about setting the pace

by G. Robert Frazier The pace with which you approach your work, as well as the pace of the work itself, emerged as a common theme at Day 2 of the Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference Friday. Running through Sunday at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Nashville, the conference brings together hundreds of writers and … More Killer Nashville: Mystery, suspense all about setting the pace

Mock crime scene a highlight of Killer Nashville writers’ conference

by G. Robert Frazier One of the coolest things about the Killer Nashville writers’ conference happening this weekend is the mock crime scene that participants will have an opportunity to solve. Not that crime is cool, of course, but playing amateur sleuth definitely is. And since mystery writers love to make up deadly scenarios with … More Mock crime scene a highlight of Killer Nashville writers’ conference

Killer Nashville packed with informative panels, best-selling authors

by G. Robert Frazier This weekend’s Killer Nashville writer’s conference, which actually gets underway Thursday, promises four days of education, networking, and fun for mystery and thriller writers. Now that I’ve decided to attend (and catch the Austin Film Fest next year), I’m faced with another set of choices. Like many conferences, the event features … More Killer Nashville packed with informative panels, best-selling authors