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Matt Witten

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Matt Witten is a TV writer, novelist, playwright and screenwriter who has been writing for television for the past twenty years, including such shows as House, Pretty Little Liars, Law & Order, CSI: Miami, Medium, JAG, The Glades, Homicide, Judging Amy, and Women’s Murder Club. He has written four mystery novels that were published by Signet: Breakfast at Madeline’s, Grand Delusion, Strange Bedfellows, and The Killing Bee.

His novel The Necklace will be published in September, 2021, by Oceanview Publishing. The novel has been optioned for film by Appian Way and Cartel Pictures, with Leonardo DiCaprio attached as producer.

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Matt Witten A new novel called Clickbait, about a podcast reporter investigating a cold-case murder.
Matt Witten Listening to a lot of cold-case podcasts and watching true crime documentaries, and thinking about the tensions journalists face between telling the t…moreListening to a lot of cold-case podcasts and watching true crime documentaries, and thinking about the tensions journalists face between telling the truth and getting the most possible clicks. Also, talking to young journalists about the stresses of their profession.(less)
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The Necklace

4.08 avg rating — 227 ratings — expected publication 2021 — 2 editions
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Breakfast at Madeline's (A ...

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The Killing Bee

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Strange Bedfellows (A Jacob...

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The Deal

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Washington Square Moves

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My Favorite Professor Interviews Me

Last week I published my interview of my favorite college professor Bob Gross, acclaimed author of The Minutemen and Their World. That book was published in 1976, received the prestigious Bancroft Prize, and became a perennial bestseller. His next book, The Transcendentalists and Their World, will be published this fall – a full 43 years after Bob initially signed the contract for it! It’s an insp Read more of this blog post »
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"My first book by this author and it was a really great mystery/thriller. It reads a bit like a true crime story, so if you like that this will appeal to you. Susan Lentino has never gotten over the murder of her daughter 20 years ago. It seems like e" Read more of this review »
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This is a great book, a series of essays about growing up male and Chinese-American in the United States. Well written and engaging. It gives a perspective I wasn't familiar with before, and that I found especially relevant at this time, when violenc ...more
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I thoroughly enjoyed this latest Eve Ronin novel. She’s an impassioned yet practical heroine who’s very easy to root for. I loved the way the two main plots interconnected, and the ultimate bad guy was a total surprise to me, in a good way. A very fr ...more
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This is the second crime novel I've read recently with a female protagonist in her 70s, the other being Before She Was Helen. I enjoyed both novels and felt they both gave me new insight into people.

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