Glen Erik Hamilton is an American author. His debut novel, Past Crimes, won the Anthony, Macavity, and Strand Magazine Critics Award for Best First Novel.
Glen Erik Hamilton discusses his latest Van Shaw thriller, MERCY RIVER!
Glen Erik Hamilton's debut PAST CRIMES won the Anthony, Macavity, and Strand Magazine Critics awards for Best First Novel, and was also nominated for the Edgar, Barry, and Nero awards. Publishers Weekly and Library Journal gave Past Crimes starred reviews, and Kirkus called the book "an exciting heir to the classic detective novel". His next two Van Shaw novels earned starred reviews. MERCY RIVER, the fourth in the serioes was just published by William and Morrow in the US and Faber & Faber in the UK. A native of Seattle, Glen grew up aboard a sailboat, finding trouble around the islands and marinas and commercial docks of the Pacific Northwest. He now lives in California with his family but frequently returns to his hometown to soak up the rain. Matt Coyle is the author of the award-winning Rick Cahill crime novels.
Today my guest is thriller author Glen Erik Hamilton. We talk about his new book Every Day Above Ground, his award winning debut novel, his unique upbringing, beginning writing in a library in long-hand, the importance of a good writer's group, writing thrillers, and much more. Pre-order Every Day Above Ground on Amazon About Glen: Glen Erik Hamilton's debut Past Crimes won the Anthony, Macavity, and Strand Magazine Critics awards for Best First Novel, and was also nominated for the Edgar, Barry, and Nero awards. Publishers Weekly and Library Journal gave Past Crimes starred reviews, and Kirkus called the book "an exciting heir to the classic detective novel". The follow-up in the Van Shaw series, Hard Cold Winter, was published to rave reviews in March 2016 by William Morrow (US) and Faber & Faber (UK). A native of Seattle, Glen grew up aboard a sailboat, finding trouble around the islands and marinas and commercial docks of the Pacific Northwest. He now lives in California with his family but frequently returns to his hometown to soak up the rain. THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS _________________________________________ https://youtu.be/Kc5tVmKwyLc
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Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
2 hours, 10 seconds