Free Ticket to World of Jack McMorrow

Free Ticket to World of Jack McMorrow

Hi all: Some fun news today. E-editions of DEADLINE and BLOODLINE, the first to novels in the Jack McMorrow series, and ONCE BURNED, McMorrow NO. 10, are being offered in a special pre-holiday deal. DEADLINE is free, as in you pay nothing. BLOODLINE is 99 cents. ONCE BURNED is $1.99. Rev up your Kindle or …

And the POTSHOT winners are …

Not everybody is a winner, but these three Mainers are. Signed copies of the hot-off-the press reissue of POTSHOT, with new introduction by yours truly, will be going to Ann Roche of Southport, Mary Deland Strain of Casco, and Roslyn Reid of Trenton. I’m still pumped about the new editions of the McMorrow novels so …

Potshot, by way of introduction

Potshot, by way of introduction

“There was no Colorado back then. Not in a marijuana sense. No marijuana stores, no medicinal use. In the backwoods of Maine, where I spent some time a decade or two ago, it was just the pot growers vs. the cops. The cops had planes and helicopters and informants. The growers had woods smarts and thousands …

Hello Again, Brandon Blake

Hello Again, Brandon Blake

I’ve been immersed in McMorrow of late. Reviewing edits of ONCE BURNED (May 2015), beginning to write STRAW MAN (May 2016), rereading the early McMorrow novels that are due to come out in reissue (DEADLINE and BLOODLINE, November 2014). All of these courtesy of my good friends at Islandport Press.

Hot on Once Burned? Spread the Word

Hot on Once Burned? Spread the Word

“Plot, characterization, atmosphere—everything works in Boyle’s excellent 10th Jack McMorrow mystery.” That’s how Publishers Weekly began its starred review of ONCE BURNED. It ended this way: “Readers who enjoyed Robert B. Parker’s ability to create smart, convincing heroes with a tough-guy surface but warmly empathetic interior will welcome this worthy successor.” I don’t live or …