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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War, Spies, and Bobby Sox FInalist for Indie Book of the Year

Thrilled to announce that War, Spies, and Bobby Sox is a finalist for Foreword Magazine’s 2017 INDIES Book of the Year Awards in the War/Military Category! Winners will be announced in June. If you’d like more information, here’s the press release. And for more about the book, you can check it out and even buy […]

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A Blueprint for Fixing Our World

Remember Vlad the Impaler, the medieval prince who gave us our first version of the blood-sucking Dracula? The past seventeen years have seen the rise of a true-to-life Vlad, now the leader of Russia. He and his oligarch buddies helped support—in fact, resuscitate—Donald Trump. They saved him from his third bankruptcy, provided opportunities for him […]

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Still Star-Struck After All These Years

This is a reprint of a blogpost originally published on The Lipstick Chronicles, which is sadly gone now. Given the day, I thought you’d appreciate it.   One of the nice things about being an author is that people don’t usually recognize you when you break out of the cage and go outside. Which means […]

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Sharing A Bit Of Jump Cut

I have a favor to ask. A couple of months ago I asked my Review Crew to tell me which lines in Jump Cut they thought were worth remembering. They came up with four, which are below. Would you help share these quotes and images with YOUR followers and friends? All you do is hover over […]

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Jump Cut — Goodreads Giveaway and More…

Hi, everyone. Just wanted you to know that a Goodreads Giveaway for Jump Cut starts today and goes through the beginning of February. I’m giving away 3 print copies for free! Hope you’ll sign up by clicking below…     Goodreads Book Giveaway Jump Cut by Libby Fischer Hellmann Giveaway ends February 03, 2016. See […]

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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.