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Praise for The Dead Don't Bleed: A Novel

A "mesmerizing historical thriller"--Stop, You're Killing Me!, November 1, 2016

"An intriguing, highly atmospheric debut novel . . . a highly talented crime novelist"--Ray Walsh, Lansing State Journal, September 23, 2016

"With an unexpected twist at the end, The Dead Don't Bleed is a satisfying thriller I can easily imagine on the big screen"--Kristina Blank Makansi, Historical Novel Review, Issue 77, August 2016

Featured as a Fresh Pick on Fresh Fiction's Suspense Monday, August 1, 2016 

"Not only does Krugler handle the historical aspects of the story with ease and grace, but his characters resonate well . . . Fast paced but not hurried, the story will draw the reader along, making it hard to stop once you've started"--Katherine Petersen, Fresh Fiction, June 30, 2016

"Voigt--a man with secrets of his own--stands out as one of the most intriguing characters in espionage fiction . . . expect the unexpected in this thumping good read"--Jay Strafford, Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 25, 2016

"A thrill-packed ride with a truly stunning ending"--Vick Mickunas, "A Good Old-Fashioned Spy Novel," Dayton Daily News, June 11, 2016

"Krugler’s portrait of wartime Washington, particularly the rivalries within ONI and the enmity between the FBI and ONI, is thoroughly absorbing"--Booklist, May 15, 2016

Starred review, Publishers Weekly, April 11, 2016

"These Lovely Books Will Be Out Very Soon," Dayton Daily News, March 26, 2016

Interviews for The Dead Don't Bleed: A Novel

Interview with Cindy Kohlmann of KDTH AM1370, Dubuque, for "Voices of the Tri-States," February 1, 2017

Conversation with WGN's Andrea Darlas for WYCC Chicago's Fall Mystery Marathon: watch here

Interview with Vick Mickunas on WYSO, The Book Nook, July 1, 2016

Interview with Adam Schrager and Dannika Kolker of WISC-TV, Madison, June 28, 2016, on YouTube

Interview with Jeanne Kolker, Wisconsin State Journal, June 26, 2016

Interviews for 1919, The Year of Racial Violence

Interview with Norman Gilliland for Wisconsin Public Radio's University of the Air, September 11, 2016

Interview with Robin Lindley, History News Network, August 27, 2015

Interview with Jim Peck on Milwaukee Public Television's I Remember, June 1, 2015

Interview on the Chauncey DeVega Show, May 21, 2015

Interview on the Karen Hunter Show, Sirius XM Channel 126 (Urban View), Tues., March 17, 2015

Interview on The Nighthawk, CJOB Talk Radio, Winnipeg, Canada, February 18, 2015 

New Books in African American Studies: Interview with Mireille Djenno, February 13, 2015

Articles, Blog Posts & Features

Rebecca Onion, "Red Summer," Slate.com, March 4, 2015

"The Red Summer of 1919," Cambridge University Press 1584 blog, Feb. 24, 2015 

"America's Forgotten Mass Lynching,TheDailyBeast.com, February 16, 2015

Campaign for the American Reader: The "Page 99" Test, January 4, 2015

Campaign for the American Reader: Writers Read, December 30, 2014

"U.S. Police & Courts during the Year of Racial Violence": Cambridge University Press 1584 blog

Quoted in the press

Noa Rosinplotz, "D.C.'s Nuclear Fallout Shelters Have Faded from MemoryWashington City Paper, November 9, 2016

Darwin Bond Graham, "Propagandabook,San Francisco Weekly, January 29, 2014

Conelrad, "A Resort of Their Own," April 24, 2013

BBC Mundo, "En la Crisis de los Misiles," October 22, 2012