23 years ago, I got a startling call from my literary agent, Meg Ruley. Up till then I’d been writing romantic suspense novels for Harlequin Intrigue and Harper Paperbacks, but I was hoping to branch out in a new direction. I’d submitted about 150 pages of the new medical thriller I was writing, and Meg […]
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Entries by Tess
Lisa has a wonderful new thriller out, and she and I had the chance to chat with her about her book, how she writes, and what it’s really like to be a bestselling author. Read the interview in the Los Angeles Review of Books.
It will be presented December 7 at the annual Mystery Night Gala at the New England Mobile Bookfair. If you haven’t visited this legendary bookshop in Newton, MA, definitely drop by that evening. You can meet many other mystery authors, buy autographed books, and instantly take care of your Christmas shopping list. Hope to see […]
from: Criminal Element: “Gerritsen continues to surprise with the depth and range of her storytelling ambitions… there’s complex villainy, a distortion between appearance and reality, and a third-act plot twist that will both surprise and satisfy. This one’s a tasty treat with substance—and minus the calories of popcorn.” https://www.criminalelement.com/blogs/2017/08/review-i-know-a-secret-by-tess-gerritsen
Review: ‘I Know a Secret’ slowly unfolds in unexpected way By Jeff Ayers | AP August 14 at 10:26 AM “I Know a Secret” (Ballantine Books), by Tess GerritsenTess Gerritsen brings back Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles to tackle another baffling mystery in “I Know a Secret: a Rizzoli & Isles Novel,” […]
(US edition coming out next week!)
(Joshua Feriss, Luanne Rice, Richard Russo, Linden Frederick, Lawrence Kasdan, me, and Lois Lowry) Several years ago, I was invited to be part of a fascinating project. Renowned artist Linden Frederick, known for his evocative, moody landscape paintings, noticed that a number of writers were collectors of his work. He came up with the brilliant […]
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As a novelist, I’ve dealt with great reviews and awful reviews for my books, but I’ve never been as delighted by a review as this one. Two nights ago, our first feature horror film “Island Zero” (written by me, directed by my son Josh) screened at the Boston International Film Festival. It was open to […]
THE APPRENTICE is the second book in the RIZZOLI & ISLES series. In this sequel to the bestselling thriller THE SURGEON, it is now a year later, and Detective Jane Rizzoli is back on the force struggling to heal from the physical and emotional wounds from her brutal attack at the hands of the sadistic […]