Emile Sissac, Jr


2014...What a year it has been!

Here's to everyone, wishing all a Very Prosperous New Year in 2015!

Most of my motivation to write detective fiction derived from reading the books of great crime novelists such as Ishmael Reed, Gar Anthony Haywood, Chester Himes, Phillip Kerr, Gary Phillips, Mike Phillips, Iceberg Slim, Valerie Wilson Wesley and, of course, the legendary Walter Mosley.

I am currently working on the next Forrest Greenley Mystery novel, "The Last Great Move", Book 3 of "The Cracks & Crevices Series".

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I started writing (really writing!) about two years ago. There were a lot of ideas running around in my head, but I never took the time to sit down and focus. However, once I began to do this, that was the moment when more ideas began to flow.
Describe your desk
Right now, my computer is my desk. I'm finding that it provides for less clutter and more organization.
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Where to find Emile Sissac, Jr online


The Black Kabuki
Series: Cracks & Crevices. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It's late summer in San Diego, California. The world still hangs statically, anxiously teasing those who wish for better days. Dirty strangers walk their bad canines to relieve themselves in your neighborhood. And Forrest Greenley is at it again. Only this time, he's wiser, more cynical and a lot less patient these days under the sun. Book 2 of "The Cracks & Crevices Series".
The Safe Of Old Lies
Series: Cracks & Crevices, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"The Safe of Old Lies" should be a good read for anyone who loves a cocktail of deception, predictive dreams and the lines we'll sometimes cross to take desperate measures in desperate times.

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  • Smashwords Book Marketing Guide on June 29, 2011

    Do yourself a huge favor. Read the book. You'll thank yourself a thousand times that you did when things really take off!
  • Smashwords Style Guide on June 29, 2011

    Great source of helpful but very practical information about the "real" business of eBook publishing and successful sales. Mark Coker deserves a huge amount of credit for an outstanding job of writing this superb style guide!