16 November 2011 0 Comments

Mozart’s Last Aria reading: ‘I can’t do what you ask. It’s too dangerous.’

Here’s another reading from my new novel Mozart’s Last Aria. Nannerl Mozart, the great composer’s sister, has come to Vienna to find out how her famous brother really died. In this reading, she learns that Wolfgang may have risked his life…But for what? Watch more videos about the book.

11 November 2011 0 Comments

Wolfgang’s Mysterious Letter

Continuing my readings from my new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA. Nannerl, the great composer’s sister uncovers a mysterious letter and the suggestion that her brother’s life may have been at risk. Watch more videos about the book.

20 June 2011 0 Comments

Podcast: Introducing my Mozart novel

In the second of my podcasts, I introduce my historical thriller MOZART’S LAST ARIA and read the initial chapter of the book. The first of several podcasts about the book, which will include a discussion of the new historical research about Mozart’s death I used to write it and background on the real-life characters who […]

6 May 2011 0 Comments

Nannerl Mozart’s Promise: Matt reads from MOZART’S LAST ARIA

Wolfgang’s sister is sure her brother was murdered. She prays in the chapel where his funeral service was held, pledging to uncover the identity of his killer. The fifth reading from my new historical thriller MOZART’S LAST ARIA. Watch other videos about the book here.

4 May 2011 0 Comments

A Bloodthirsty Masonic Oath: Matt reads from MOZART’S LAST ARIA

Wolfgang’s sister believes his membership of an illegal lodge of Freemasons put him in danger. Then she stumbles across a secret meeting of Masons and understands just how severe his jeopardy was. The fourth reading from MOZART’S LAST ARIA, my historical thriller about the death of the great composer. Watch more videos about the book.

3 May 2011 0 Comments

‘It’s too dangerous…’

Wolfgang’s Masonic brother Stadler seems to confirm for sister Nannerl that her brother was living dangerously… A third reading from my new historical thriller MOZART’S LAST ARIA. Watch more videos about the book.

2 May 2011 0 Comments

Wolfgang’s Mysterious Letter

Continuing my series of readings to mark the publication of my new historical thriller MOZART’S LAST ARIA, the great composer’s wife Constanze shows a mysterious letter to his sister Nannerl. It was left unfinished when Wolfgang died. Watch more videos about the book here.

1 May 2011 0 Comments

The Secret of Mozart’s Murder

My new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA is released this week in the UK. Each day I’ll be posting a short reading from the novel, with a few words from me to tell you a little about the book. It’s a historical thriller in which Nannerl, the great composer’s talented sister, comes to Vienna in December […]

24 January 2010 0 Comments

Matt Rees NY book reading Feb. 2

Award-winning crime writer Matt Beynon Rees reads from THE FOURTH ASSASSIN, his new novel, Feb. 2 in New York. The fourth installment in Matt’s Crime Writers Association Dagger-winning series about Palestinian sleuth Omar Yussef is published Feb. 1. In New York for a UN conference, Omar uncovers an assassination plot. The suspect: his own son. […]

4 November 2009 0 Comments

Looking for somewhere to kill someone: suggestions please

I’m always looking for a good spot in which to kill someone. Still, as a crime writer, I rarely have to ask about potential locations for a good murder. People are keen to suggest that the blood be spilled on their doorstep. Most recently, it was a pastor and his wife. To be fair, they […]