I’m a longtime fan of David Liss’s work, and to my utter delight, he agreed to answer a few of my questions about his newest book, THE DAY OF ATONEMENT (I loved it), and much more. Please give him a warm welcome! David, I’m so thrilled about THE DAY OF ATONEMENT, and Benjamin Weaver even makes a brief appearance. What inspired you to write a book about the Inquisition’s influence in … Continue reading
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
Here I am again, with your TBR busting weekend round-up! Suspense, SFF, fiction, it’s all here and you’re sure to find something to sink your teeth into over the weekend, all under $5!
Books 1-7 of Diana Gabaldon’s superb OUTLANDER series are under $5 on Kindle, so get ‘em while they’re hot! It’s one of my favorite series, and it’s perfect weekend reading (to go along with the new series on STARZ no less)!
The paperback edition of THE ARRIVALS by Melissa Marr comes out next week, and I happen to have a copy to give away, so check out the book, and the details, and good luck! About THE ARRIVALS: Chloe walks into a bar and blows five years of sobriety. When she wakes, she finds herself in an unfamiliar world, The Wasteland. She discovers people from all times and places have also … Continue reading
Looking to feed your reader with some awesome books? Look no further! All of these titles are under $5 on Kindle, and there’s something for everyone: SF, mystery, thrillers, horror and YA…we’ve got you covered. As always, check the price before you hit the BUY button, because sometimes these deals don’t last! Note: If you scrolllll down to the bottom, you’ll see that the entire Outlander collection (with the exception … Continue reading
Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell (Mulholland, May 2013)-Thomas De Quincey, a protagonist of Murder as a Fine Art, was a real person, and he wrote a very scandalous book in 1821 called Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. It was a sensation at the time, because it was the first time that the dangers, and pleasures of, drug abuse, were discussed frankly and without restraint. He also published … Continue reading
The 2014 Edgar Award winners have been announced, but I’ve got one more nominee spotlight for you to close out this series (until next year, at least.) Please welcome Caroline Lawrence to the blog! She stopped by to talk about PK Pinkerton, and much more! Congrats on your Edgar Award nomination! Will you tell us a bit about PK Pinkerton and the Petrified Man? After writing 17 Roman Mysteries – … Continue reading
Daniel Levine’s debut novel, HYDE, just came out in March, and he was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about the new book, and more! Congratulations on your new book, HYDE! Have you always wanted to be a writer? Will you tell us a little more about yourself and your background? In fifth grade I wrote an essay envisioning my life in twenty-five years. I imagined myself … Continue reading
I’m very pleased to share with you the lovely cover of WHAT THE LADY WANTS by the equally lovely Renee Rosen (Dollface). The book comes out in November, so fans of historical fiction will want to add it to their To-Buy list! About WHAT THE LADY WANTS: In late-nineteenth-century Chicago, visionary retail tycoon Marshall Field made his fortune wooing women customers with his famous motto: “Give the lady what she … Continue reading