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The Distance by Helen Giltrow

The Distance by Helen Giltrow

The Distance by Helen Giltrow (Doubleday, Sept 9, 2014)-Karla is really Charlotte Alton, but Charlotte is really Karla. Confused? Don’t be. Charlotte Alton is a socialite, known for belonging to the most sparkling circles of London, confident and beautiful. Karla is a woman who gets things done using subterfuge and tradecraft, helping to cover the tracks of criminals and acting as a resource in bringing down those that would do … Continue reading

A chat with Chloe Benjamin, author of The Anatomy of Dreams

A chat with Chloe Benjamin, author of The Anatomy of Dreams

THE ANATOMY OF DREAMS just came out this week, and I’m thrilled that I got a chance to ask Chloe Benjamin a few questions about the new book, and more! Please give her a warm welcome! Will you tell us more about The Anatomy of Dreams and what inspired you to write it? Happily! I’ve always been fascinated by dreams—they’re such incredible evidence of human imagination, contradiction and absurdity—and I … Continue reading

October 2014 Must Reads in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

October 2014 Must Reads in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for October! Enjoy! Malice by Keigo Higashino (Minotaur-Oct. 7th ) Synopsis -Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he’s planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife and his best friend, … Continue reading

A Walk Among the Tombstones by Lawrence Block, and more Matt Scudder books are under $5 on Kindle

A Walk Among the Tombstones by Lawrence Block, and more Matt Scudder books are under $5 on Kindle

Looking forward to A Walk Among the Tombstones starring Liam Neeson? I am, and you can get the book that it’s based on, and many more of the Matt Scudder novels (all except books 2, 9, and 17), for under $5 on Kindle-and I listed them in order because I love you. Enjoy!

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!

Interview: Tawni O’Dell, author of One of Us

Interview: Tawni O’Dell, author of One of Us

Please welcome Tawni O’Dell to the blog! Her brand new book, ONE OF US, was out in August, and she kindly stopped by to answer a few of my questions! Will you tell us a bit about your new book, ONE OF US, and what inspired you to write it? One of Us is about Dr. Sheridan Doyle, a brilliant, successful forensic psychologist on the surface but beneath his polished, … Continue reading

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf, Sept 9th, 2014)-Station Eleven takes place, mostly, in Year Twenty, which is, appropriately, 20 years after 99% of the world’s population is obliterated by a swift killer called the Georgia Flu. The comment is made by one character that it’s kind of a lovely name (after the Georgia of Eurasia, it’s origin), for something that kills so quickly and ruthlessly, roughly 48 … Continue reading

Interview: Helen Giltrow, author of The Distance

Interview: Helen Giltrow, author of The Distance

Helen Giltrow’s debut novel, THE DISTANCE, will be out tomorrow, and she kindly stopped by to answer a few of my questions about it, and more! Please give her a warm welcome! Will you tell us a bit about your new book, The Distance, and what inspired you to write it? The book’s central character is a woman who calls herself Karla. For years she sold information to criminals, from … Continue reading

This week’s Kindle deal round up in SFF and Suspense (all under $5!!)

This week’s Kindle deal round up in SFF and Suspense (all under $5!!)

All of these Kindle titles are under $5 (Redshirts is right at $5)! A whole lotta deals and a whole lotta awesome! Get ‘em while they’re hot, and don’t miss the chance to fatten up your TBR without breaking the bank.

Don’t Look Back by Gregg Hurwitz

Don’t Look Back by Gregg Hurwitz

Don’t Look Back by Gregg Hurwitz (St. Martins Press, Aug. 2014)-Sometimes I need a straight up, scary as hell thriller to get me out of a reading slump, don’t you? Don’t Look Back scratched that itch, and then some. This is the first book by Gregg Hurwitz that I’ve read, and it won’t be my last. Eve Hardaway is devastated at the news of her husband’s affair, and quietly goes … Continue reading

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