My Dirty Love Letter to San Francisco in TELL NO LIES

Gregg Hurwitz, 17th September 2013 On my tour for TELL NO LIES, I read this little rant about the City a few times. In a way, it’s a counterpart to the imagined journey Drew Danner takes across Los Angeles in The Crime Writer. I’ve been asked about it quite a bit so I thought I’d… Read more »

On the Closure of LA's The Mystery Bookstore

I can’t think of another place that is as much a part of my LA experience as The Mystery Bookstore. When I first moved down here in 1997 as a 24-year old, I went to my first book signing at the old location (Bill Eidson and Sparkle Hayter at dueling podiums). The next year, I… Read more »

A Drive Through the City: Writing About LA

The prospect of writing a crime novel based in Los Angeles was so daunting that I had to live here three years before trying. If I was going to take on a city already explored by Chandler and Ellroy, Crais and Connelly, I wanted to make sure that I knew it. That I had some… Read more »

My Trust No One interview with Robert Crais

Finally posted to YouTube – a really fun talk with Crais about pacing, characters, plotting, and inspiration. This is one of my favorite interviews I’ve ever done.