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. A career-spanning interview on THE BACKGROUNDER podcast.

. Read the first chapter of THE DEVIL'S SHARE for free here.

. The fourth Crissa Stone novel, THE DEVIL'S SHARE, is now available for preorder.

. Publishers Weekly calls THE DEVIL'S SHARE a "razor-sharp ... cinematic thriller that packs a huge punch."

. Signed first editions of THE DEVIL'S SHARE are now available - in-store or via mail order - from THE MYSTERIOUS BOOKSHOP in N.Y.C., THE POISONED PEN BOOKSTORE in Arizona, MOONSTONE MYSTERY BOOKSTORE in Flemington, N.J., FARLEY'S BOOKSHOP in New Hope, Pa.and V.J. BOOKS in Oregon.

. THE BOSTON GLOBE, THE MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL, and MYSTERY PEOPLE choose SHOOT THE WOMAN FIRST as one of the 10 Best Crime Novels of the Year.

. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY and KIRKUS REVIEWS give starred reviews to SHOOT THE WOMAN FIRST.

. RT (ROMANTIC TIMES) REVIEWS gives 4 (out of 4) stars to SHOOT THE WOMAN FIRST.

. More reviews for SHOOT THE WOMAN FIRST (UPDATED 1/1/14)

. Read the first three chapters for free.

. The official SHOOT THE WOMAN FIRST Facebook page.

. Charlaine Harris calls COLD SHOT TO THE HEART, the first Crissa Stone novel, "unstoppable."

. Talking about the upcoming "Bruce Noir" film festival in Asbury Park, N.J., Aug 24 & 25 (mp3).

. Elmore Leonard 1925-2013: Farewell to a master.

. The Crissa Stone novels optioned for development as a Showtime Original Series.

. The new Crissa Stone novel, SHOOT THE WOMAN FIRST, now available for preorder.

. Kirkus Reviews picks KINGS OF MIDNIGHT as one of its Best Books of 2012.

. KINGS OF MIDNIGHT makes MysteryPeople's list of the Best Books of 2012.

. New reviews for KINGS OF MIDNIGHT.

. Legendary crime novelist LAWRENCE BLOCK on KINGS OF MIDNIGHT.

. The e-book editions of all Wallace Stroby's novels (and the unabridged audiobook version of GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER) are now available via iTunes.

. Answering 10 questions for the Next Big Thing blogathon.

. NEW YORK magazine calls KINGS OF MIDNIGHT "Brilliant."

. Read the first two chapters of KINGS OF MIDNIGHT for free.

. THE LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS on KINGS OF MIDNIGHT.

. The Five Best Crime Films You've Never Seen

. The Five Best Crime Novels You've Never Read

. For Crimespree magazine, "Five Things That Changed My Life."

. Seven Desert Island Crime Novels

. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Wallace Stroby, Junot Diaz, Joyce Carol Oates and other N.J. writers pick their favorite books about the Garden State.

. Rutgers University Alumni Magazine profile.

. A conversation with veteran Philadelphia journalist and author Mary Walton.

. KINGS OF MIDNIGHT gets the Page 69 Test.

. NPR affiliate WHYY picks KINGS OF MIDNIGHT as one of its summer beach reads.

. Download a free excerpt from Chapter One of KINGS OF MIDNIGHT.

. Talking with RUTGERS TODAY about "How to Write a Crime Novel."

. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY reviews KINGS OF MIDNIGHT.

. The official KINGS OF MIDNIGHT Facebook page.

. The new novel, KINGS OF MIDNIGHT, now available for pre-order. Here's an advance look at the cover.

. "Lovers in the Cold," an original short story, now available for Kindle and Nook. (Get a free Kindle reading app for your home computer here).

. In Conversation with George Pelecanos.

. INTERVIEWS page, updated (7/30/11).

. At Salon: "Teardrops on the City: Clarence Clemons 1942-2011."

. A new profile, written by veteran Philadelphia journalist and author Mary Walton.

. Talking Westlake, Block and other influences over at novelist Ed Gorman's blog.

. More COLD SHOT reviews, updated.

. Airing some Guilty Pleasures at the CRIMESPREE MAGAZINE site.

. A new Q&A over at Todd Ritter's NIGHT BIRDS blog.

. Talking COLD SHOT TO THE HEART and crime fiction on Newark, N.J., jazz station WBGO-FM 88.3, with WBGO Journal host Andrew Meyer.

. Signed copies of COLD SHOT TO THE HEART are available in-store and online from these excellent independent bookstores: THE MYSTERIOUS BOOKSHOP (NYC), WORDS! ASBURY PARK (N.J.) , MURDER ON THE BEACH (Fla.) , MURDER BY THE BOOK (Texas), BOOK TOWNE (N.J.), WATCHUNG BOOKSELLERS (N.J.) ,THE POISONED PEN (Ariz.), M IS FOR MYSTERY (Calif.), MYSTERY LOVERS BOOKSHOP (Pa.) and BOOKHAMPTON (L.I.,N.Y.). Signed copies are also available - while they last - at Barnes & Noble stores at Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, N.J.; Boynton Beach, Fla., and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

. A very limited number of signed hardcover first editions of THE BARBED-WIRE KISS and THE HEARTBREAK LOUNGE are now available at the newly-relocated Asbury Galleria inside the Grand Arcade of Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J.

. At Patti Abbott's blog: "How I Came to Write This Book"

. Talking crime fiction, "The Sopranos" and "Jersey Shore" on the POETS OF THE TABLOID MURDER podcast (free registration required).

. "My Dinner with the Mob": Guest-blogging at the MULHOLLAND BOOKS site.

. A new interview over at the PULP SERENADE website.

. A long and thoughtful review from the Chicago Arts Magazine THE WEEK BEHIND.

. The inestimable Oline H. Cogdill on COLD SHOT TO THE HEART.

. New tour dates, updated.

. COLD SHOT gets the Page 69 Test.

. A look at Tom McGuane's new novel DRIVING ON THE RIM.

. KIRKUS REVIEWS picks GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER as one of the Best Books of 2010.

. At the Rap Sheet: "The New MECHANIC: Fixing What Ain't Broke".

. Talking crime fiction and influences over at the VIOLENT WORLD OF PARKER site.

. A look at director John Flynn's 1977 neo-noir revenge drama ROLLING THUNDER, over at the Noir of the Week blog.

. Book recommendations, personal reading history and more, as part of the "Book Brahmin" feature at SHELF AWARENESS.

. Mystery Scene's "Writers on Reading" series kicks off with my thoughts on Dashiell Hammett's THE GLASS KEY.

. KIRKUS REVIEWS gives a Starred Review to COLD SHOT TO THE HEART.

. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY has an early review of COLD SHOT.

. A new - and wide-ranging - interview over at the newly launched CRIME OF IT ALL website.

. A new profile in INSIDE JERSEY magazine.

. A look at director Phil Karlson's 1975 redneck noir, FRAMED, over at the Noir of the Week blog.

. More GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER reviews, updated.

. Reviewer Oline H. Cogdill has her say on GTN in MYSTERY SCENE. THE GUMSHOE REVIEW weighs in as well.

. The unabridged audio version of GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER, read by actress Karen White, is now available as both a digital download, (6 hrs., 54 mins.) and a 6-CD set.

. Reviewing the Evidence offers its verdict on GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER.

. A wide-ranging profile in the Red Bank Orbit.

. GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER gets the Page 69 Test.

. Signed copies of GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER are available in-store and online from these excellent independent bookstores: THE MYSTERIOUS BOOKSHOP, PARTNERS & CRIME, WORDS! ASBURY PARK, MURDER BY THE BOOK, BOOK TOWNE, WATCHUNG BOOKSELLERS,THE POISONED PEN, M IS FOR MYSTERY, and BOOKPEOPLE. Signed copies are also available - while they last - at the Moonstone Mystery Bookstore in Flemington, and the Barnes & Noble stores at Monmouth Mall in Eatontown; Freehold, Holmdel and Howell Township, N.J.

. The Asbury Park Press profiles Wallace Stroby in its Sunday Entertainment section.

. Wallace Stroby talks with WBGO-FM's Andrew Meyer for a broadcast interview, an extended Q&A and an exclusive reading.

. The Star-Ledger/Newhouse Newspapers weigh in on GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER.

. Reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal.

. Reviews from January Magazine, Bookgasm and BookReporter.com

. More reviews here.

. Wallace Stroby takes a look at the 1973 gangster noir, THE OUTFIT, over at the Noir of the Week blog.

. Visit the "Live at the Heartbreak Lounge" blog updated weekly!




The Heartbreak Lounge

The Barbed Wire Kiss




SHORT STORIES


Bloodlines
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"Bloodlines: A Horse Racing Anthology."
Edited by Maggie Estep and Jason Starr (Vintage)," featuring Wallace Stroby's short story "Heart." The collection also features contributions from Ken Bruen, Lee Child, Laura Hillenbrand, Joe R. Lansdale, Laura Lippman, Jane Smiley, Daniel Woodrell and others.
"Heart" is set at Monmouth Park in Oceanport and involves a gambler, a hired killer and a dark bay colt, all of whom have the odds against them during a summer stakes race.


Meeting Across the River
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"Lovers in the Cold"
An original short story inspired by the Bruce Springsteen song "Meeting Across the River." Eddie and Billy, two friends from the Jersey Shore, find themselves in over their heads on the gritty streets of 1970s Manhattan.

"The first flakes of snow were starting to fall, the wind blowing them against the hotel room window, when Jimmy Aloha showed them the gun." ....





French Heartbreak


FRENCH "HEARTBREAK"
A French-language edition of "The Heartbreak Lounge" is now available from Calmann Levy as "Froidement" ("Coldly").

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French Kiss


FRENCH "KISS"
"The Barbed-Wire Kiss" is now available in a French-language edition from Calmann Levy as "A double tranchant" ("Double-Edged").

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