Craig McDonald: the HEAD GAMES interviews. Part 1 of 3

"Not so terribly long ago, I did a lot of interviews with newspapers and radio stations in Mexico in support of the Spanish language release of HEAD GAMES (LA CABEZA DE PANCHO VILLA there). HEAD GAMES is at last back in paperback and in eBook format as the seventh release in the new, definitive collection of old and new … Continue reading Craig McDonald: the HEAD GAMES interviews. Part 1 of 3

Head Games Returns! by Craig McDonald

"This month, Head Games, my debut novel and the book that launched the Hector Lassiter series, returns in some slick new packaging from Betimes Books. Of all my novels, HG has traveled the widest, become the most translated, and is now in the final steps of being transformed into a graphic novel. The book has been out … Continue reading Head Games Returns! by Craig McDonald

From HEAD GAMES by Craig McDonald

"I kicked Orson once … and couldn’t tell if I hit fat or special-effect’s padding. So I kicked him again. But to no discernible effect. “You and me,” I said to Welles, “we’re through.” I walked as Marlene stooped to help Orson to his feet. The Kraut and a forklift might get the job done. … Continue reading From HEAD GAMES by Craig McDonald

HEAD GAMES available for pre-order!

Our edition of highly acclaimed HEAD GAMES, the Edgar® and Anthony Awards finalist, will be released on the 24th of February 2015 and is now available for pre-order here: getBook.at/HeadGames_preorder "Craig McDonald, a genuine expert on the history of crime fiction, gives free rein to all his obsessions in a debut novel that's a berserk 1957-based … Continue reading HEAD GAMES available for pre-order!

A new trailer for a new edition of HEAD GAMES!

"Few writers can blend a contemporary feel with what drew us to old-style pulp and original paperbacks: that momentum, that craziness, the thrill of the downhill slide and crash. Head Games is smart, it's funny, and it moves like a roach when the lights go on -- what's not to love?"    -- James Sallis … Continue reading A new trailer for a new edition of HEAD GAMES!

Praise for the opening line of HEAD GAMES by Craig McDonald

"From a much newer novel, Head Games by Craig McDonald, the first line is: “We were sitting in a backroom of a cantina on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, three drinks in, when Bill Wade reached into the dusty duffle bag he had tucked under the table and plunked down the Mexican general’s head.” The … Continue reading Praise for the opening line of HEAD GAMES by Craig McDonald

“Giving voice and face to character: The Lassiter audio books” by Craig McDonald

Craig McDonald on new covers for The Hector Lassiter audio books, recorded by Recorded Books. Read the article here: http://craigmcdonaldbooks.blogspot.ie/2014/12/giving-voice-and-face-to-character.html