Award winning mystery novelist Steve Hamilton: “The best crime fiction comes out of real life”

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Steve Hamilton and Justin Kaufmann

New York Times best-selling author Steve Hamilton joins Justin to talk about his new book, “The Second Life of Nick Mason.” Steve discusses his writing career, how he always wanted to be a writer, working a day job while writing his books, leaving his longtime publisher for a new publisher, setting this new novel in Chicago, the research that went into writing the book, creating the Nick Mason character, thinking about this character and novel as a new series of stories, how crime fiction is sometimes truer than non-fiction and if he ever sees himself writing stories other than crime fiction.

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