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High Crimes by Libby Fischer Hellmann

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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High Crimes by Libby Fischer Hellmann

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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Cover Reveal for HIGH CRIMES

Hi, everyone. Many of you know I’ll be coming out with a new Georgia Davis thriller this fall — November 13, 2018. And today is the day for the cover reveal!!! I’m so excited, and I hope you will be too. As the graphic indicates, it’s all ready to be pre-ordered as well, and now […]

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Conversation with Crime Thriller Authors: Anderson’s La Grange 8/15/18

Hi, everyone. Happy August, although I don’t know how that happened. I’m still in June mentally. However, I do have an event at Anderson’s Book Shop in LaGrane on August 15th, and I’d love you to come. I’ll be talking to debut author MArk Edward Langley’s whose thriller is reminiscent of William Kent Krueger and […]

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Two Chicago Stories

These aren’t new stories, but a friend sent them to me the other day, and in these uncertain times, I thought you might appreciate them. STORY NUMBER ONE   Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago.  Capone wasn’t famous for anything heroic.  He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged […]

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Another Great Interview with Brian Freeman, ALTER EGO

  I interviewed Brian Freeman, who happens to be one of the nicest crime authors I know, on SOLVED! on May 17th. His wonderful Jonathan Stride novel, ALTER EGO, has been out a few weeks now, and it’s terrific! I feel so lucky to be able to read and then talk to authors whom I […]

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Solved! HOW IT HAPPENED by Michael Kortya

Hi, all. I just realized I haven’t told you that I’ve been hosting a monthly TV interview show called SOLVED! for the past 18 months. (Talk about being late to the party…) SOLVED! is a one of several shows produced by AuthorsVoice.net, which is owned and operated by the Abraham Lincoln BookShop in Chicago. We […]

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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.