In the Press


Murder, Mayhem, and Menace: New Crime Fiction — The New York Times Book Review

25 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2021 — Chicago Tribune

Our Most Anticipated New Book Releases of February 2021 — Barnes and Noble

The Most Exciting Reads of Winter/Spring 2021 — Angela Lashbrook

Five Historical Spy Thrillers Based (In Part) On Real Events — BookRiot

“A Tip for the Hangman” — Campaign for the American Reader

Book Releases February 2021 — Reads Rainbow

14 Book Releases We’re Excited About This Month — Thriftbooks

The Most Anticipated Debut Novels of 2021 — Celadon Books

“A Tip for the Hangman” — Historical Novel Society

Revisit the Past: 25 New Historical Fiction Books to Consider in Spring 2021 — Paperback Paris

Pg. 69: Allison Epstein’s “A Tip for the Hangman” — Campaign for the American Reader

Reinvigorate Your Love for Historical Fiction with “A Tip for the Hangman” — Angela Lashbrook

“A Tip for the Hangman” — My Book, The Movie

Q&A with Allison Epstein — Campaign for the American Reader

Interview: Allison Epstein Brings Elizabeth I’s Spy Network to Life — Royal Central

Five Debut Novels You Should Read This February — Crime Reads


Super Special: Christopher Marlowe — Vulgar History Podcast (NSFW)

Voice of the Arts — WQED FM

Historical Fiction Spy Thriller Mashup with Allison Epstein — Wine Women Words

New Releases and More for February 9, 2021 — All the Books!

“A Tip for the Hangman” — Body Count (NSFW)

Episode 484 — Functional Nerds Podcast


In conversation with Genevieve Gornichec and Elizabeth Everett (run time 1 hour 9 min.)

In conversation with Susanna Calkins at The Poisoned Pen (run time 53 min.)

In conversation with agent Jon Michael Darga and professor Laura Thomas at the University of Michigan’s Residential College (run time 1 hour 30 minutes)

March Rogue Reads, with Lisa Gardiner, Alex Finlay, and CJ Box (run time 1 hour)

May 23, 2021 Sunday Salon Chicago, with Esther Yin-ling Spodek, Sara Connell, and Ignatius Valentine Aloysius (run time 1 hour)