Back from Bouchercon

Had a good time last week at Bouchercon, the annual crime writer’s convention.  I believe this was my first trip there, but I may have gone once before.  I did a panel called “A Gathering of…

TWO NEW BOOKS: The Identity Man

Identity Man, Edgar-winner Klavan’s compelling thriller for adults focuses on smalltime criminal John Shannon, on the run for a murder he didn’t commit.  With the cops closing in, Shannon receives a message from a mysterious stranger…

Read, White and Blue

I missed this last month but it’s kind of nice.  It’s an article in the Christian market trade publication Christian Retailing discussing an increasing trend toward marketing patriotic products on Veteran’s Day, November 11th.  I say…

Andrew at Bouchercon

Andrew will make his first-ever appearance next week at Bouchercon, the annual mystery writer fan fest. The conference is being held this year at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. Andrew will appear on a panel…

Me Behind The Mike

If you look over at the news column today, you’ll see AudioGo, which used to be BBC Audiobooks, is bringing out the audiobook of my new novel Identity Man.  I’ll be spending much of this week…

Identity Man Audiobook

AudioGo – formerly BBC Audiobooks – will produce the audiobook of Andrew’s upcoming novel Identity Man.  Andrew will read the tale of fugitive John Shannon’s attempt to win a second chance at life with a new…

A Report on Story

Back from the Story conference in Chicago where I spoke last week.   The sold-out event featured artists and businessmen addressing young Christian leaders on how best to spread their message.  I spoke about some of the…

More Praise for ID Man

Kirkus Book Reviews, a major publishing trade magazine, has joined Publishers Weekly and Booklist in delivering pre-publication praise for The Identity Man, Andrew’s new thriller for adults.  The first review to mention the novel’s racial themes,…

Off to Story

I’m off this week to speak at the “Story” conference in Chicago.  Billed as “a conference for the creative class,” it’s a gathering of artists and ministers trying to figure out fresh ways to communicate Christian…

Andrew in “Best Noir of the Century”

“Best American Noir of the Century,” edited by James Ellroy and Otto Penzler is now available.  The 39-story anthology features short noir classics from writers such as Cornell Woolrich, Jim Thompson, Patricia Highsmith and Elmore Leonard. …