Phillip Thompson

Crime Fiction writer

More advance praise for Outside the Law keeps coming in, this time from New York Times bestelling author Linwood Barclay, who calls the latest Colt Harper novel “Pure entertainment with an edge. The guy can write!” Be sure and visit Brash Books, home of yours truly and Mystery Writers of America 2017 Grand Master Max Allan Collins. …

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Grand Masters Max Allan Collins and Ellen Hart Plus 2017 Raven and Ellery Queen Award Winners: Max Allan Collins and Ellen Hart have been chosen as the 2017 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA’s Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to …

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Movie review: Batman: The Killing Joke: The Joker, the clown prince of crime, is arguably one of the most iconic villains to come on stage in comic book history and he returns to the big screen with the animated adaptation of Alan Moore’s famous graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke. Want to Succeed at Self-Publishing? Don’t …

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Outside the Law is now available for pre-order on Amazon, iBooks, B&N, and Kobo. And it’s coming soon to Google Play and the Brash App. Links here: http://www.brash-books.com/…/outside-the-law-coming-in-feb…/ “Through the deeply flawed character of Sheriff Colt Harper, Phillip Thompson explores Larry Brown’s rough south, digging deeper and seeking a truce with the interloping outside world, …

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Trouble is Our Business: why Irish crime writers are a law unto themselves: What is most interesting about the boom in Irish crime writing is that the very absence of a domestic tradition has given Irish writers carte blanche to play with the genre. Step Aside, Bogie: It’s Another S.F. Noir: Hugh Laurie and Gretchen Mol may …

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Very pleased to have been given this bit of news from Brash Books: “Outside The Law is a winner in the tradition of Justified and Walking Tall. There’s right and there’s wrong and the no man’s land in between. Thompson explores them all, but it’s the reader who gets the big payoff in the end.” –Reed Farrel Coleman, New York …

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