I'm delighted to announce that Crime Beat Girl was named a 2020 Best Book Award Finalist in the category of Fiction: Mystery/Suspense. I'm honored to be part of a group that includes books published by HarperCollins, Penguin/Random House, John Wiley and Sons, Routledge/Taylor and Francis, Forge, Sterling Publishing, and many others. This is the third… Continue reading Another award for Crime Beat Girl
A few weeks ago, I was honored to be interviewed by Sarah Fenske, host of St. Louis on the Air, about my latest book, Crime Beat Girl. If you'd like to listen to the interview, or read a summary, you can find it here: Geri L. Dreiling’s ‘Crime Beat Girl’ Paints Vivid Portrait Of A… Continue reading ICYMI: Crime Beat Girl makes it to public radio
I'm excited to share the book trailer for my latest novel, Crime Beat Girl. The video book trailer is 25 seconds. If you have a moment, watch it and let me know what you think. Crime Beat Girl is now available as a paperback and eBook on Amazon. Click on the link to read the… Continue reading Crime Beat Girl – Official Book Trailer
A girl is dead. A boy is locked up. Can Debbie Bradley discover the truth before more lives are lost…maybe even her own?
The psychological thriller, In a Lonely Place, is a groundbreaking book; one that you’ve probably never heard of. But thanks to efforts to resurrect the work of women mystery writers, this 1947 novel by Dorothy B. Hughes has been introduced to a new generation of readers. The setting is Los Angeles after the Second World… Continue reading In a Lonely Place: Pulp fiction at its finest
In the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway struggled to make the jump from journalist to novelist. In A Moveable Feast, he describes the steps he took to improve his writing, as well as his decision to turn down good paying reporting gigs to hone his craft. Yesterday, I highlighted the first three lessons about writing that can… Continue reading Six lessons for writers from Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast – Part 2