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A chat with Kim Zupan, author of The Ploughmen

A chat with Kim Zupan, author of The Ploughmen

I’m very excited to have Kim Zupan on the blog today. His debut novel, The Ploughmen, came out last month, and he was kind enough to answer a few of my questions! Your new book, The Ploughman, features a very unlikely friendship between two very different men. Will you tell us more about John Gload and Valentine Millimaki and what you think makes them so compelling? What I hope makes … Continue reading

A chat with Tony Park, author of The Delta

A chat with Tony Park, author of The Delta

Tony Park is Australian, his books are huge in the UK (he’s published 11), and take place in Africa. Confused? Don’t be, it’s all part of his awesome, and he just made his US debut with The Delta, featuring mercenary Sonja Kurtz. He was also kind enough to answer a few questions about the new book, his love for Africa’s beauty, and more! Tony, you have many titles already under … Continue reading

The Laws of Murder by Charles Finch: The Whodunnit Tour (guest post & giveaway)

The Laws of Murder by Charles Finch: The Whodunnit Tour (guest post & giveaway)

Welcome to the “where” stop of Charles Finch’s Whodunnit Tour! His newest Charles Lennox mystery, THE LAWS OF MURDER, will be out on Nov. 11th, and we’ve also got a copy to giveaway to one lucky US winner, courtesy of the nice folks at St. Martin’s Press! On the one hand: Narnia, Hogwarts, Pemberley. On the other hand: the Tower of London, Oxford, Castle Howard. England, the country I write … Continue reading

Giveaway: Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry and Forlorn by Dean Koontz (benefits Canine Companions for Independence)

Giveaway: Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry and Forlorn by Dean Koontz (benefits Canine Companions for Independence)

Love dogs? I’ve got a very special giveaway for you today, courtesy of Hachette: 1 copy of ASK ANNA: ADVICE FOR THE FURRY AND FORLORN to give away to one lucky US winner (I’ll pick a winner on the 21st). It’s a gorgeous coffee table book chock full of beautiful pictures and 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the book goes to Canine Companions for Independence. I love … Continue reading

Ebook deals under $5: Your weekend kickoff!

Ebook deals under $5: Your weekend kickoff!

Yay Friday! Here are some great under $5 Kindle (SWAN SONG and FEAR are $5) deals to usher in your weekend. There’s SFF, suspense, mystery, and fiction, so you’re sure to find something to your taste. As usual, doublecheck the price before clicking that BUY button because sometimes these deals don’t last! If Amazon is not your choice of eBook destination, don’t hesitate to look up the titles wherever you buy … Continue reading

The White Van by Patrick Hoffman

The White Van by Patrick Hoffman

The White Van by Patrick Hoffman (Grove/Atlantic, Sept. 2014)-Emily Rosario is 31 years old, and addicted to crack. When she meets a Russian man in a bar and he invites her back to his hotel, ostensibly to take drugs, she goes with him. It isn’t smart and she knows it isn’t, but her habit won’t let her say no. Soon she realizes drugs aren’t the only thing on the menu. … Continue reading

An interview with Patrick Hoffman on The White Van, unlikely heroines, and what comes next

An interview with Patrick Hoffman on The White Van, unlikely heroines, and what comes next

I LOVED Patrick Hoffman’s debut novel THE WHITE VAN, and was thrilled when he agreed to answer a few of my questions about the new book, and more! Your experience as a PI and investigator for the San Francisco public defender’s office were a huge influence on your highly praised novel, THE WHITE VAN. Will you tell us a little more about it and what made you take the plunge … Continue reading

In The Red: An interview with Elena Mauli Shapiro

In The Red: An interview with Elena Mauli Shapiro

Elena Mauli Shapiro is the author of 13, rue Thérèse, and her newest novel, IN THE RED, just came out in mid September from Little, Brown. She kindly answered a few of my questions about the new book, and much more! Tell us more about Irina and IN THE RED. What inspired you to write the novel? When Communism fell in the Eastern Block in 1989, Romania was my favorite … Continue reading

The Day of Atonement by David Liss

The Day of Atonement by David Liss

The Day of Atonement by David Liss (Random House, Sept. 23,2014)-Sebastião Raposa was only a boy when he was forced to flee Lisbon after his family was taken away by the Inquisition. It’s now 10 years later, and he’s returned to Portugal under the name of Sebastian Foxx, and in the guise of an English businessman. Business isn’t his real priority in Portugal, however. In fact, all these years he’s … Continue reading

A chat with Peyton Marshall, author of Goodhouse: A Novel

A chat with Peyton Marshall, author of Goodhouse: A Novel

GOODHOUSE (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) by Peyton Marshall comes out next week, and she kindly stopped by to tell us about the new book, why she wrote it, and much more! Please give her a warm welcome! Will you tell us a bit about Goodhouse and what inspired you to write it? I’ve always been fascinated by questions of identity: How we define ourselves as individuals, how other people perceive … Continue reading

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