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John Connolly

'Bull Mountain,' A Conversation With Brian Panowich

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.07.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Brian Panowich is a firefighter and former musician. As an army brat, he grew up in Europe until the family settled in East Georgia. His debut novel, Bull Mountain, has received extensive praise from James Ellroy, C.J. Box, Wiley Cash, and John Connolly, among others.

"Visions" a Talk With Kelley Armstrong

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.25.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Kelley Armstrong has published twenty-one fantasy novels, thirteen of which have been part of her Women of the Otherworld series. Her novels blend suspense and the supernatural.

Feds Scramble To Keep FBI Agent Who Helped Whitey Bulger In Prison

AP | Posted 06.12.2014 | Crime

MIAMI (AP) — Florida prosecutors are asking an appeals court to reconsider its decision to toss the murder conviction and prison sentence for a form...

A New Kind of National Debate

John Connolly | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
John Connolly

What should one make of U.S. political debates? They appear to drag on interminably, rarely reaching a reasonable conclusion or consensus for action.

Michael McLaughlin

Crooked FBI Agent Claims Higher-Ups Let Whitey Bulger Run Wild

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime

An imprisoned ex-FBI agent backs up claims by Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger that federal officials turned a blind eye to Bulger's violent crim...

Buzzword: Pre-K

Helen Blank | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Helen Blank

As students settle back into their routines, voters across the country prepare to head to the polls. This year, there's a common theme popping up across the country that's of vital importance: the value of expanding Pre-K.

Voters Choosing Replacement For Longtime Figure

Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — City voters were taking a major step toward ushering in a new political era as they went to the polls Tuesday to whittle down a field ...

Bribe-Taking FBI Agent To Testify About 'Whitey'

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.26.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A lawyer for James "Whitey" Bulger on Wednesday continued to challenge a claim by prosecutors that Bulger was a top-echelon FBI informa...

Michael McLaughlin

The Man, The Mobster, The Mayhem: Inside Look At Whitey Bulger Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.07.2013 | Crime

When James "Whitey" Bulger steps into a Boston federal court Tuesday, it will be easy to see how the now bald, thin, 83-year-old was able to blend in ...

Notorious Gangster Heads To Court On 19 Murder Charges

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.02.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — James "Whitey" Bulger is no longer the feared man who swaggered around South Boston and later became one of the nation's most-wanted fu...

Longtime Mayor Reportedly Calling It Quits

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

BOSTON, March 27 (Reuters) - Boston Mayor Tom Menino, a Democrat who has run the city for almost two decades, will not seek a sixth term, the Boston...

Books on (Bus) Tour?

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 06.16.2012 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

Upon hearing about Atria Book's plan for a multi-author twelve-city bus tour, I could only be grateful that it wasn't me who'd be stuck in a bus for u...

John Rudolf

Nabbed Gangster Could Spill FBI Corruption Secrets

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 08.24.2011 | Crime

NEW YORK — James "Whitey" Bulger, arrested Tuesday after 16 years on the lam, ruled over Boston for decades as a mythically untouchable crime boss...

Saki Knafo

How Did Arnold Schwarzenegger Keep His Cheating Hidden For So Long?

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.20.2011 | Divorce

How did Arnold Schwarzenegger manage to hide the fact that he'd sired a child with his housekeeper while holding down perhaps the most high-powered jo...

Boston Schools Serving Up Expired Food From 2009?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Boston City Councilor John Connolly chose four random public schools in the city for a surprise cafeteria inspection. What he found horrified Boston r...

A Tour of Bouchercon: San Francisco

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coggins

Last weekend the mother of all crime fiction conferences was held in San Francisco. Dubbed "Bouchercon" to honor Anthony Boucher, a crime fiction writ...