My Night at Hotel ZaZa

I begin my new post at with these words:

I am writing this post in a balcony suite at the Hotel ZaZa in Houston, Texas. My room overlooks verdant Hermann Park and the city skyline. In a few hours I will be reading and signing copies of my new novel, Bad Little Falls, at one of the nation's premier mystery bookstores, Murder by the Book.

What follows is a reflection on the (fleeting) luck that got me to this place in my career, but also some predictions about the future of author book tours during this tumultous era we are living through. Check it out.