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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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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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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  • 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.