About Joe



Joe talks to KTEP’s Perspectives about THE SWITCH, writing, and more.

Joe and author Karen Dionne discuss their latest novels at The Poisoned Pen. Watch the recorded livestream of the event.

Joe talks to Sean Tuohy about his writing process, what inspired THE SWITCH, and his run-in with the Russians. Listen to the Writer’s Bone audio interview.

Joe talks to WHDA Morning Jolt about THE SWITCH, Russian intelligence, the Boston Red Sox, and more.

Matty in the Morning (KISS 108 FM) interviews Joe. Listen on iHeart Radio.

Joe chats with Beaks & Geeks about THE SWITCH, coffee, writing, Alfred Hitchcock and more. Listen to the podcast.

Joe talks to Huffington Post contributor and novelist Mark Rubinstein about THE SWITCH, government agencies, corporate conspiracies, and more.


Bookmarks Magazine feature on Joe, his 13 novels and more than 25 years of writing, where “his focus on character distinguishes his fiction.” Read the article.

Joe talks about the Supreme Court, gossip websites, call girls, and, of course, GUILTY MINDS. Read the interview with the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Joe talks to WBUR Radio Boston about writing suspense and GUILTY MINDS. Listen to the interview.

Joe talks about the guilt and gumption that drive his writing. Read “The Business of Lies” in Harvard Magazine.

Mark Rubinstein, author of The Lovers’ Tango, talks to Joe about technology, scandal, GUILTY MINDS, and more. Read the Huffington Post interview.

Joe discusses the publishing industry, politics and GUILTY MINDS with the Houston Chronicle.

Joe talks about books: pet peeves, go-to crime writers, to-read pile, and more. Read the Q&A with the Boston Globe.

Joe talks about GUILTY MINDS, his writing career, and what makes his protagonist, Nick Heller, tick. Read the interview in The Big Thrill, the Magazine of the International Thriller Writers.

“Joseph Finder is an author I’ve been reading for over two decades, which I’m sure makes us both feel old. But his books all have the secret sauce, and I really wanted to know the recipe.” Read Jennifer Hillier’s interview with Joe for The Thrill Begins.

Joe visited Facebook Media Central in New York and hosted a live Q&A with fans about GUILTY MINDS and THE FIXER. Watch the video.


The Berkeley City College Voice talks to Joe about writing, fantasy wish-fulfillment, and light-hearted banter.

Joe talks with John Raab and Jeff Ayers, hosts of “Beyond the Cover” at ThrillerFest 2015. Authors Jon Land and Joseph Badal are also interviewed. Listen to the show on BlogTalkRadio.com.

Joe talks to The New York Times Book Review about how his own father’s death inspired the father-son dynamic in THE FIXER.

THE FIXER portrays two Bostons. There’s a modern one, with its celebrity chefs, glossy magazines, and expensive condo developments. And then there’s a grimier history: the Boston of the Combat Zone, the Irish mob, and Big Dig corruption. Boston magazine caught up with Joe to learn more.

Crimespree magazine interviews Joe about THE FIXER, how he came up with the title, father-son relationships, and more.

Joe discusses THE FIXER, the writing life and more with author Mark Rubinstein. Read the Huffington Post interview.

Joe’s new suspense novel, THE FIXER, is his most personal book. “My father died while I was writing it.” Read the Houston Chronicle interview.

Joe’s interview with The Big Thrill gives readers a glimpse behind the curtain of THE FIXER, along with some fascinating information about himself.


BookPleasures.com interviews Joe about his personal and professional background, the art of writing and SUSPICION.

Joe talks about drug cartels and a parent’s nightmare to the Tribune-Review.

Q&A with Interviewing Authors. Read the transcript or listen to the clip.

The Boston Globe feature on Joe’s publishing plot twist and SUSPICION.

Joe talks to Matty in the Morning (Kiss 108) about the release of SUSPICION.

Joe talks to The Washington Post about the new ‘Ask the Author’ feature on Goodreads.

Strand Magazine interviews Joe about SUSPICION, the craft of writing and of course the Boston Red Sox.

"Joseph Finder Explores the ‘Alien Worlds’ of Business and Drugs" in The Wall Street Journal.

Author Linda W. Yezak interviews Joe for her blog, 777 Peppermint Place.

Priscilla McMillan knew both John F. Kennedy and the man who assassinated him, Lee Harvey Oswald. Read Joseph’s foreword to her book MARINA AND LEE. And listen to a clip of WBUR’s "Here & Now" interview with Priscilla and Joseph.

Joseph joins WBUR’s "Here & Now" to discuss Tom Clancy’s legacy. Listen to the clip.

Talking thrillers with Frederic Colier of Book Case TV, also featuring Michael Connelly, Michael Palmer and John Lescroart. Joseph discusses becoming an author vs. a spy, the film adaptation of PARANOIA, what his new book is about, and more.

A conversation with Boston Magazine about PARANOIA, corporate espionage, Hollywood and more.

A feature in The Boston Globe about Joseph and the adaptation of PARANOIA into a film.

In a Q&A with The Improper Bostonian, Joseph reveals the story behind PARANOIA, his second book-turned-film.

Joseph and star Liam Hemsworth appear on “Morning Joe” to discuss the movie “Paranoia.”

In a Q&A with Bookreporter.com, Joseph reveals his favorite audiobook, the danger of driving while listening, and the importance of keeping track of accents when recording your own books.

Joseph leads French magazine Grand Reportages on a tour of his Boston hometown. (Link opens a PDF)

Joseph talks to American Thinker about the reissue of THE MOSCOW CLUB and being threatened by Armand Hammer.


Salute magazine interviews Joseph about his USO tour to the Middle East. (Link opens a PDF)

Elaine Charles, host of The Book Report radio show, discusses BURIED SECRETS with Joseph. Listen to the interview.

Le Monde features "Joseph Finder’s Boston."

Joseph discusses BURIED SECRETS in an interview with Israeli women’s magazine La’Isha(Link opens a PDF)

Globes Ha’erev, the magazine supplement of the Israeli financial magazine Globes, features Joseph in a cover story. (Link opens a PDF)

Crimespree magazine interviews Joseph about writing and wild hobbies.


Joseph and fellow U.S. crime writers David Baldacci and CJ Box discuss the pros and cons of keeping up with new technology and setting their books on American soil. Listen to the interview on BBC Radio.

Joseph talks about the first thing he ever wrote, getting buried alive for research and three little known facts. Read the Q&A with Dames of Dialogue.

An interview with The Palm Beach Post on how to write a great thriller.

Joseph joins MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss BURIED SECRETS which is set in Boston, and deals with kidnapping, the FBI, and a Ponzi scheme. Joseph also reveals he was buried alive as part of his research for the book. Watch the video.

Joseph answers questions from Artful Hatter about writing thrillers and the business of publishing them.

An interview with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on BURIED SECRETS and Joseph’s new direction with a series character.

Joseph talks to Bill Thompson at Eye on Books. Listen to the clip.

Brian Feinblum, chief marketing officer at Planned Television Arts, interviews Joseph for the BookMarketingBuzzBlog.

Joseph and fellow bestselling author Jon Land are interviewed on Suspense Radio, which brings listeners the best of the best in suspense/thriller/mystery and horror. Listen to the clip.

Bookreporter interviews Joseph on his keen interest in weapons, his knowledge of the CIA, his Batphone, and a recent brush with claustrophobia — as well as allowing himself to be buried alive.

Linda Yezak of the blog AuthorCulture interviews Joseph about writing, social networking and Batman.

Kiss 108’s "Matty in the Morning" talks to Joseph about BURIED SECRETS. Listen to the radio interview.

Listen to Joseph’s BlogTalkRadio interview by Giovanni Gelati, writer of the fictional book blog Gelati’s Scoop.

Joseph talks to TechRepublic about his writing, his background, his use of social media to connect with fans, American vs. British thrillers, his tech of choice, and more.

Find out what fictional character Joseph would most like to have been, his most satisfying writing moment and more in an interview with the blog Crime Always Pays.


An interview with Joseph on research, hero/heroine characters, being a "third culture" kid and more by author Joanna Campbell Slan.

Joseph spoke with NovelsAlive.TV’s Dayna Linton about HIGH CRIMES going from being optioned for film to viewing the finished product. Watch the video.

Listen to a lively debate on "Today" (BBC Radio) between Joseph and British writer James Twining about whose crime fiction is better, theirs or ours.

Joseph discusses the Russian Spy Swap on "The Alyona Show" (RT America). Watch the video.

Joseph’s Q&A with The Disrespectful Interviewer. Read Dissing Joseph Finder.

Joseph talks thrillers with Sheila English of Romantic Times and author Andrew Peterson. Listen to the interview on Readers’ Entertainment Radio.

Joseph joined a roundtable discussion with other authors from the upcoming RT Booklovers Convention on "The Funky Writer Radio Show" (Blog Talk Radio).

The Namibian Weekender interviews Joseph about his trip to Africa. (Link opens a PDF)


Joseph discusses the pros and cons of e-readers in The New York Times.

A Q&A with the Ottawa Sun.

The Tufts Daily talks to Joseph about being a presenter at the inaugural Boston Book Festival.

Joseph delves into the world of professional espionage with the Provincetown Banner.

Writer Christian Marcus Lyons interviews Joseph.

The Connecticut Post profiles Joseph.

A profile of Joseph in his old hometown newspaper, the Albany Times-Union.

Listen to a clip of Joseph’s interview on The Dennis & Callahan Morning Show (WEEI Sports Radio Network).

Joseph talks to The New Yorker about creating The Cowl, an original comic, as a tie-in to VANISHED.

Read Part 1 of an interview with a blogger from the Seattle Post Intelligencer Reader Blogs.

Shots magazine interviews Joseph about his "Vanishing" act.

Joseph talks with Eye on Books. Listen to the audio interview.

Listen to an interview with Talk Forensics on BlogTalkRadio.

Joseph answers Five Questions for Audible.

Joseph discusses mentoring high school students and writing with San Diego Jewish World.

An interview with The Boston Phoenix about VANISHED, spies and concerns about privacy.

Fiction Addict interviews Joseph about VANISHED, the crafting of characters and the benefits of social networking for authors.

Joseph talks to Ali Karim at The Rap Sheet about VANISHED, launching a series, new hero Nick Heller, and more.

Joseph discusses VANISHED, the state of the publishing industry, music, funny anecdotes and more with Jonathan Maberry’s Big, Scary Blog.


An interview with the online literary magazine Alors, et Toi? about Joseph’s work habits, the advantages of being a writer, and the dangers of being too open.

Joseph talks about POWER PLAY, writing and finding his own voice with International Thriller Writers.

A profile in of Joseph in the online lifestyle website Boldfacers.

Listen to Joseph’s interview with WDEN-FM’s Early Morning Crew, Laura Starling and Vance Shepard.

Writer Unboxed interview: Part 1 and Part 2.


The Economist features Joseph as "Chief Fiction Officer."

New Mystery Reader interviews Joseph.

The Bookie Monster interview about the aerospace and publishing industries.

Richmond Life Magazine‘s “9 Questions with Joseph Finder.”

Joseph gave “Three Answers” to Dick Donahue at Publishers Weekly.

Joseph discusses writer’s block, the KGB and Judy Collins with The Romantic Realm of Shadows.

Joseph talks to Ali Karim at The Rap Sheet.

Joseph talks about writing, his career, and KILLER INSTINCT with blogger E. I. Johnson.

Electronic House magazine talks to Joseph about KILLER INSTINCT, a thriller set in the electronics world.

Joseph on “The Art of Suspense” with The Writer magazine.

Boston magazine features Joseph and his office for “Creative Use of Space.”


Joseph discusses creativity and problem-solving with Hot Psychology magazine.

Time calls Joseph’s novels “Chapters for the CEO Set.” (link opens a PDF)

The Boston Globe interview.

Joseph talks to Book Pleasures.

lsrael’s Ha’aretz interviews Joseph.


Joseph talked to Atlanta radio host Paula Gordon while on tour for COMPANY MAN in 2005. You can listen online to excerpts from the interview here.

Bookreporter.com interviews Joseph about his inspiration for COMPANY MAN.


With the PARANOIA publication and movie deal, the Albany Times-Union featured a full profile of Joseph.

Publishers Weekly interviews Joseph on the “Practicality of Paranoia.”

Joseph talks about writing PARANOIA, pre-publication buzz and research with Bookreporter.com.