The Year’s Best Crime Novels

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

“Suspicion” TV Pilot

See photos from the filming for the NBC drama pilot in Lynn, Massachusetts.

More casting news in NBC drama pilot “Suspicion”

“Law & Order: SVU” alum Raul Esparza is returning to NBC with a lead role opposite Derek Luke in drama pilot “Suspicion” from The Path creator Jessica Goldberg, Universal TV and Keshet Studios. Created and written by Goldberg based on the book by Joseph Finder and directed by Brad Anderson, “Suspicion” is described as a Hitchcockian thriller about how far one man will go to save the people he loves. Read more in Deadline.

Jeri Ryan tapped to star in NBC’s drama pilot “Suspicion”

NBC has tapped award-winning Jeri Ryan for a lead female role in the network’s new drama series Suspicion. It is a Hitchcockian thriller based on Joseph Finder’s book about a man’s resolve to go far to protect his family. Read more in Enstars.

“Suspicion” now has a lead actor

The NBC pilot based on the 2014 novel “Suspicion” by local author Joe Finder now has a lead actor. Derek Luke, who also stars on “13 Reasons Why” on Netflix, will star as widower Danny Goodman. Read more in the Boston Globe.


NBC has ordered a pilot of the TV drama Suspicion, based on Joe’s book, from The Path creator Jessica Goldberg, Universal TV and Keshet Studios. Read more on Deadline.

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.

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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.

July 10, 2018 - July 14, 2018

ThrillerFest 2018
The Premier Conference for Thriller Enthusiasts
Grand Hyatt
New York, NY

Friday, July 13 at 2:40 pm
Travel, Interview or Google? Researching Your Novel
Moderator: Robert Gussin
Panelists: Ted Bell, David Corbett, Joseph Finder, Joseph Fink, Gregg Hurwitz

Saturday, July 14 at 4:20 pm
Los Angeles, London, or Tokyo? Writing in Urban Settings
Moderator: Meg Gardiner
Panelists: Lawrence Block, Joseph Finder, Lisa Gardner, Ryan Gattis, James Hankins, Barry Lancet, John Lescroart

July 19, 2018 - July 22, 2018

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival
Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate

September 06, 2018 - September 09, 2018

Bouchercon 2018
World Mystery Convention
St. Petersburg, FL

November 09, 2018 - November 11, 2018

New England Crime Bake
Hilton Woburn
2 Forbes Rd
Woburn, MA 01801