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Dennis Palumbo

Formerly a Hollywood screenwriter ("My Favorite Year," "Welcome Back, Kotter," etc.), Dennis Palumbo is now a licensed psychotherapist, specializing in creative issues. Author of "Writing From the Inside Out" (John Wiley), his first novel was a sci-fi thriller, "City Wars" (Bantam Books), before he turned to crime. His mystery fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, The Strand, and elsewhere, and is collected in "From Crime to Crime" (Tallfellow Press). His acclaimed debut crime novel, "Mirror Image," was the first in a series featuring psychologist and trauma expert Daniel Rinaldi. It was followed by "Fever Dream" and "Night Terrors." The fourth Rinaldi thriller, "Phantom Limb," is on sale now. All from Poisoned Pen Press, and all available in print, audio and e-book formats.

Dennis also blogs regularly for the Huffington Post and writes a column called "Hollywood on the Couch" for the Psychology Today website.

Genres: Mystery
Daniel Rinaldi Mystery
   1. Mirror Image (2010)
   2. Fever Dream (2011)
   3. Night Terrors (2013)
   4. Phantom Limb (2014)
   5. Head Wounds (2018)
   6. Panic Attack (2021)
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   City Wars (1980)
Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Dennis Palumbo
Short stories
I (Alone) Stand in a World of Legless Humans (1976)