Libby Fischer Hellmann's Blog

Self-Publishing Has Never Been Easier… or Harder

Hi, all. Here’s an excerpt to my latest foray into the state of self-publishing these days. Thanks to Crimereads.com, who gave me the opportunity. I hope some of it is useful! It’s Never Been Easier—or Harder—to Self-Publish

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Library Journal Interview & HIGH CRIMES

Hi, everyone. In addition to that lovely review from Library Journal over the weekend, I also did an interview with them that I’m just seeing now. Thought you might like to see an excerpt — with a link to the full article. Crime Fiction Master Libby Fischer Hellmann gives readers an insider’s view of American […]

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Library Journal Review of HIGH CRIMES

    To say I’m delighted is highly restrained of me. Consider me floating after Library Journal’s Review. Here it is:   After the 2016 election, Dena Baldwin vowed to resist the new administration with all her might. To that end, she creates a Facebook group called Resistance USA. Fourteen months later while at an […]

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Hey, I Got a Badge!

Cute, huh? The badge is from MANY BOOKS, where I am Author of the Day. It was a fun interview, too. You can find the complete interview here — it’s pretty short, but I’ve excerpted the first two paragraphs below. Please give us a short introduction to what High Crimes is about. How do you […]

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High Crimes Paperback Now On Sale

Hi everyone. Big day here: HIGH CRIMES is now on sale in paperback!  You can find it at these retailers: Amazon Barnes & Noble Indiebound If you’re a bookseller or librarian, HIGH CRIMES can also be found on Ingram​​​​, and it IS returnable. I hope you enjoy the read. I’ll let you know when the ebook and […]

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BookLife Talks with Libby Fischer Hellmann

Hi, all. I thought you might be interested in an interview I did with BookLife last week (October 19) about HIGH CRIMES. A lengthy excerpt was published in the 10/22/18 edition of Publishers Weekly as well. Hellmann’s Chicago PI Georgia Davis returns to solve a politically motivated Facebook murder mystery. What’s different about High Crimes […]

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Location, Location, Location

So the release of HIGH CRIMES is only a month away. I’m getting excited – maybe you are too, just a little? To whet your appetite, I thought it would be fun to take a “Behind the Scenes” look at some of the locations in the novel, because Georgia doesn’t stay in Chicago this time […]

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For Goodreads Readers

Hi, Readers. Many of you entered my recent Giveaway for Advanced Reader copies of HIGH CRIMES, my 15th crime thriller and the 5th Georgia Davis story. If you didn’t win a copy, I’m sorry. But you can still preorder a copy for just $2.99 from the retailer of your choice. After it’s released on November […]

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  • About Libby

    Compulsively Readable ThrillersLibby Fischer Hellmann left a career in broadcast news in Washington, DC and moved to Chicago 35 years ago, where she, naturally, began to write gritty crime fiction. Fifteen novels and twenty-five short stories later, she claims they’ll take her out of the Windy City feet first.

    She has been nominated for many awards in the mystery and crime writing community and has even won a few.