John Galligan - BAD MOON RISING

John Galligan - BAD MOON RISING

John and I discuss Bad Moon Rising, the inspiration for Heidi Kick, weaving timely issues into his mysteries, connecting his community in rural Wisconsin with the bigger themes and conflicts in culture, the most challenging part of writing for him, how the pandemic upended his next book’s storyline, and much more.


John and I discuss Bad Moon Rising, the inspiration for Heidi Kick, weaving timely issues into his mysteries, connecting his community in rural Wisconsin with the bigger themes and conflicts in culture, the most challenging part of writing for him, how the pandemic upended his next book’s storyline, and much more.

John’s recommended reads are:

  1. A Swim in a Pond in the Rain by George Saunders
  2. Pilgrim’s Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier by Tom KIzzia
  3. Dirty Kids: Chasing Freedom with America’s Nomads by Chris Urquhart
  4. The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson

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