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By Julia Proud ©2015

Waking up after a night of rough sex, booze and weed abuse wasn’t fun. Waking up after all that and going straight to a crime scene at the outskirts of the city was almost impossible. 1,701 more words

Short Story

How well do you know the person you live with?

Most of us in living in long-term relationships assume a lot things about our partner based on trust.

It’s only when something unexpected happens that we start to doubt that trust – which is one of the themes explored in… 377 more words



The other day on Facebook, I posted about a free book, Enamored by O’Neil De Noux, being offered for the Kindle. Well, O’Neil has another free offering (as of today), this one is The Body in Crooked Bayou, a John Raven Beau crime story. 77 more words

XXI CENTURY SCI-FI – The City & the City by China Mieville

The City & the City (2009) is a weird fiction novel by the British author China Mieville and based on the investigation of a mysterious murder. 40 more words


"The New York Times" and "Suspense Magazine" Both Rave About "A Scourge of Vipers"

The New York Times book review section says this about A Scourge of Vipers, the latest book in my Edgar Award-winning series of hard-boiled crime novels:  The protagonist, Liam Mulligan, is barely holding onto his job at a dying Providence, RI., newspaper, “but until someone actually pulls the plug on this once-scrappy daily, Bruce DeSilva gives his smart and funny investigative sleuth something to live and fight for.” 128 more words

[CLIP] 20-year-old girl faces 41 felony counts

This story was written for JMC301: Intermediate Reporting at ASU Cronkite.

Here is a PDF of the written sample.


'Kill Me Three Times' in theater this weekend

Heading out to limited theaters this weekend from Magnolia Pictures is the dark comedy KILL ME THREE TIMES starring Simon Pegg. When you find out you aren’t the only assassin in town going after a high profiled killed things can get out of hand soon. 283 more words

Crime Story