National Book Festival Video

Watch a video of Joe’s talk at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. He discusses his first book, thoughts on HIGH CRIMES and PARANOIA being made into movies, THE SWITCH, and shares a secret.

Five Novelists Imagine Trump’s Next Chapter

With the Mueller investigation and the relationship between Trump and Putin being one of the biggest stories out there, The New York Times Book Review wonders “Who better than some of today’s most talented spy and crime novelists — Joseph Finder, Laura Lippman, Jason Matthews, Zoë Sharp and Scott Turow — to conjure possible outcomes?” Read Joe’s story about what might happen next.

The Year’s Best Crime Novels

Booklist names THE SWITCH as one of the top ten crime novels of 2018.

The Best Crime Books and Thrillers of 2017

“Hitchcock would also have admired Joseph Finder’s THE SWITCH. It spins enjoyable complications from someone accidentally picking up at an airport a laptop that belongs to a top politician who has taken a Hillary Clinton-like approach to cybersecurity.” See what other books made the list in The Guardian.

The challenge of thrillers in the Trump era

Joe poses the question “In an age of the surpassingly strange — possible election meddling and business favor-peddling and the firing of a real-life director of the FBI — how can a writer like me hope to compete?” Read his piece in The Washington Post.

Interview with the Huffington Post

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

The Year of the Blockbuster Novel

Read The Wall Street Journal article on Joe and other best-selling authors with new books out this year.

Meet the Masters

Bestselling author Peter James interviews Joe for the YouTube series called Authors Studio. Watch the video.

Top Five Supreme Court Mysteries

Anthony Franze, author and lawyer who’s represented clients in nearly 40 cases before the Supreme Court, shares his five favorite Supreme Court mysteries, including GUILTY MINDS.

Bookmarks Magazine feature

Bookmark Magazine calls Joe, “one of the sharpest thriller writers working today.” Read the article about his 13 novels and more than 25 years of writing, where “his focus on character distinguishes his fiction.”

Interview with the Los Angeles Review of Books

Joe talks about the Supreme Court, gossip websites, call girls, and, of course, GUILTY MINDS. Read the interview by Anthony Franze, a lawyer and author of The Advocate’s Daughter.

On Writing Suspense

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

The Business of Lies

Joe talks about the guilt and gumption that drive his writing. Read the interview in Harvard Magazine.

Author Work Spaces

Joe gives Crimespree magazine a virtual tour of his office. Check it out.

Author to Author

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

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If you’re a bookstore owner and would like to invite Joe to make an appearance, or would like to request signed books, write to him at [email protected]. Check back regularly for information about upcoming appearances.

December 06, 2018

New England Mobile Book Fair
7th Annual Mystery Gala
A chance to meet some of your favorite mystery authors and stock up on autographed copies of their books in time for the holidays.
241 Needham Street
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464

December 09, 2018

Books and Bagels: To the Movies!
The Journey from Book to Screen
After a bagel breakfast, Joe will share what it was like to have two of his books, HIGH CRIMES and PARANOIA, made into major motion pictures. What is the role of the author on the set? Do you get to meet movie stars? Do you get to appear in the movie?
Congregation B’nai Torah
225 Boston Post Rd
Sudbury, Massachusetts 01776

December 10, 2018

Hometown Authors Holiday Book Sale
Joe will be one of more than 20 authors participating in the Hometown Authors Holiday Book Sale at the Hotel Commonwealth, hosted by Ben and Tonya Mezrich. Brookline Booksmith will be selling books that night, and is donating 20% of book sales to Raising a Reader-MA and the Boston Book Festival.
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Free, but registration is requested.
Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

January 29, 2019 - February 04, 2019

The JUDGMENT Book Tour

Boston, MA
Tuesday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m.
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA

Scottsdale, AZ
Wednesday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m.
A joint event with Gregg Hurwitz
The Poisoned Pen
4014 N. Goldwater Blvd. #101
Scottsdale, AZ

Dallas, TX
Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 p.m.
Interabang Books
10720 Preston Rd., Suite 1009B
Dallas, TX

Houston, TX
Friday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Murder by the Book
2342 Bissonet Street
Houston, TX

Washington, DC
Saturday, February 2 at 5:00 p.m.
East City Book Shop
645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC

New York, NY
Monday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center
1 E 65th Street
New York, NY

April 26, 2019

Quail Ridge Books
Reading and signing
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609

April 27, 2019

Write Now! 2019
Joe will be the Fiction Guest of Honor
The McKimmon Center at North Carolina State University in Raleigh