Archive | November, 2007

23 November 2007 0 Comments

The Guardian: Bring a Palestinian Detective Home for Christmas

Today’s issue of The Guardian has a few top writers select their favourite books of the year to recommend for Christmas, and David Hare picks the first novel in my crime series The Bethlehem Murders (the US title is The Collaborator of Bethlehem). Here’s what he writes: “A Palestinian detective is something new, and this […]

21 November 2007 0 Comments

The Bookseller: Second Omar Yussef Book ‘a Cracking Atmospheric Read’

The second book in my Omar Yussef crime series will be published in the U.S. and U.K. in February. In the U.S. it’s titled A Grave in Gaza. The U.K. edition, which is titled The Saladin Murders, gets a great pre-publication review in The Bookseller this month. Reviewer Tom Tivnan says “The Saladin Murders is […]

5 November 2007 0 Comments

Publishers Weekly names Collaborator of Bethlehem a Book of the Year

Publishers Weekly, which booksellers and librarians rely on for its appraisal of new fiction, has named my novel The Collaborator of Bethlehem one of its Books of the Year. I’m proud that my mystery novel, published by a small New York house, Soho Press, and the first in a ground-breaking series about a Palestinian detective, […]