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 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

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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Conversation with Robert Jones, FBI Counter-Intelligence Security, Part 2

Here is Part 2 of my conversation with Robert Jones which we taped last March. You can find the entire interview on the March Second Sunday Crime show here. Cybersecurity We touched briefly on cybersecurity when I asked which is more common: hackers looking for credit card data or corporate spies? Mr. Jones said that as […]

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Meet Robert Jones, FBI Counter-Intelligence Security, Part 1

My latest Ellie Foreman book, Jump Cut, came out in March, 2016. Rather than talk about the book, I chatted to FBI Counter-Intelligence Deputy Director Robert Jones on the March edition of Second Sunday Crime. He’s been with FBI for 20 years, worked anti-terrorism, and is now with the counter terrorism division. He’s been in […]

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I Really Wanted to Like Eye in the Sky

Last week I saw Eye in the Sky. I really wanted to like it. With Colin Firth producing, Helen Mirren as Colonel Katherine Powell and the late Alan Rickman, in his final movie role, as Lieutenant General Frank Benson, the signs were all good. But it fell a bit short. The story goes like this: […]

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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.