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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

Interview: David Liss, author of The Day of Atonement

Interview: David Liss, author of The Day of Atonement

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

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

Your weekly Kindle deal round up, and they’re all under $5!

Your weekly Kindle deal round up, and they’re all under $5!

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!

The first 7 books of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series are all under $5 on Kindle!

The first 7 books of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series are all under $5 on Kindle!

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)!

Giveaway: The Arrivals by Melissa Marr

Giveaway: The Arrivals by Melissa Marr

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

A cornucopia of Kindle titles under $5!

A cornucopia of Kindle titles under $5!

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

Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell

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

2014 Edgar Award Nominee Spotlight: Caroline Lawrence, author of PK Pinkerton and the Petrified Man

2014 Edgar Award Nominee Spotlight: Caroline Lawrence, author of PK Pinkerton and the Petrified Man

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

Interview: Daniel Levine, author of Hyde

Interview: Daniel Levine, author of Hyde

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

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