Author and newspaper publisher Rick Outzen explores journalism and crime in fiction with some of today’s most topical mystery and crime authors. A podcast for fans of ripped from the headlines crime stories, political thrillers and tales from the world of journalism.
And the Murders Began: Rich Zahradnik
Rick Outzen talks with Shamus Award author Rich Zahradnik and learns the story behind one of the best opening lines of a novel.
And the Murders Began: Linda Sands
Rick Outzen talks with author Linda Sands about her award-winning Cargo series and crime-solving trucker Jojo Boudreaux.
And the Murders Began: Bruce Robert Coffin
Rick Outzen talks with Bruce Robert Coffin about his police procedural crime novels and his protagonist John Byron.
And the Murders Began: Jim Nesbitt
Rick Outzen talks with Jim Nesbitt about his award-winning, hard-boiled Texas crime thrillers that feature battered but relentless Dallas PI Ed Earl Burch. This is a chance to listen to a great storyteller.
And the Murders Began: Carmen Amato
Rick Outzen takes with Carmen Amato, author of the award-winning Emilia Cruz series, about her writing and her new series that will debut in 2021.
And the Murders Began: Mike Faricy
Rick Outzen gets the scoop from award-winning author Mike Faricy about Dev Haskill and St. Paul, Minn.