DSC_2542profileRobert McClure read pulp fiction as a kid when he should have been studying, but ultimately cracked down enough to obtain a bachelor’s in criminology from Murray State University and a law degree from the University of Louisville. He is now an attorney and crime fiction writer who lives and works in Louisville, Kentucky.

Ricky sat (and slept) by the author's side through the writing process.

“Ricky” (since dearly departed) sat (and slept) by McClure’s side throughout the writing of Deadly Lullaby

His story “My Son”, on which his crime thriller Deadly Lullaby is based, appeared in The Best American Mystery Stories 2009.  He has had other works published in MudRock: Stories & Tales, Hardboiled, Thug Lit, and Plots with Guns. To read more about his short stories, click here. He is currently working on a sequel to Deadly Lullaby that he is calling The Slow Dawn, the next phase in the evolution of Babe and Leo Crucci.


Interviews of McClure related to writing his debut novel, Deadly Lullaby:

  Connie Leonard with WAVE 3 News, click here.

  Steve Campbell for CrimeFiction.FM, an affiliate, click here.

♦  the big THRILL, November 2015, click here.

  BooksChatter, click here.

  Compelling Beasts Blog, click here.

  Literary Musings, click here.

♦  Omnimystery News, click here.


International Thriller Writers

Literary Agents: Nat Sobel and Judith Weber of Sobel Weber Associates, Inc., 146 East 19th Street, New York, New York 10003 (212) 420-8585 and

©2017 Robert D. McClure

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