The lovely PBS show ‘Dinner and a Book’ featured my first novel THE COLLABORATOR OF BETHLEHEM a couple of years ago. Now the delightful crew at “Michiana’s” public television channel discuss my novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA while cooking Wolfgang Mozart’s favorite dish. Prepare to be utterly charmed! Watch Mozart's Last Aria on PBS. See more […]
People talk about crime novels as though they were all the same. The sheer variety of names for sub-genres of the crime novel proves that isn’t true. Police procedural. Mystery novel. Thriller. Cosy. Exotic detective. Supernatural. I used to think there was little real difference, but then my UK publisher told me he wanted to […]
My UK publisher Atlantic is bringing out a special omnibus edition ebook of the first three Omar Yussef novels in my Palestine Quarter. Let’s call it an Omarnibus. The first of these books, The Bethlehem Murders (US title: The Collaborator of Bethlehem), won the Crime Writers Association New Blood Dagger. It introduces Omar Yussef, a […]
At one of the Bethlehem locations from my first novel The Collaborator of Bethlehem (UK title The Bethlehem Murders) with a group of Norwegian visitors who posted some brief videos. This one is in Beit Jala, looking across the deep wadi at Jerusalem and talking about the gunbattles that used to take place there.