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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 Black Road by Tania Carver

The Black Road by Tania Carver

Black Road by Tania Carver (Pegasus, Aug. 2014)-The Black Road (Choked in the UK) is my first thriller by Tania Carver (the British writing duo of Martyn and Linda Waites), and it won’t be my last. It’s actually book 4 in the series featuring DI Phil Brennan and his now wife, criminal psychologist Marina Esposito. The focus in this one, however, is on Marina, because in the first scene, the cottage that they’ve … Continue reading

It’s that time again: This week’s ebook deals ($5 and under)!

It’s that time again: This week’s ebook deals ($5 and under)!

Today’s round up focuses on the mysterious and thought-provoking, with a few detours into scary territory. I’ve curated carefully, because I love you, and all books are $5 and under (as always, doublecheck before you click the BUY button.) You’re sure to find something here to fatten up your TBR! Now, I have a Kindle, but if that’s not your jam, do check out other ebook platforms, because these discounts … 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: Ark Storm by Linda Davies

Giveaway: Ark Storm by Linda Davies

Love thrillers chock full of science? Courtesy of the lovely folks at Tor/Forge, we’ve got 1 copy of ARK STORM by Linda Davies to give away to one lucky US winner, so check out the book, fill out the widget, and I’ll pick a winner on or around 10/26! About ARK STORM: The Ark Storm is coming—a catastrophic weather event that will unleash massive floods and wreak more damage on … Continue reading

The Wolf in Winter (Charlie Parker #12) by John Connolly

The Wolf in Winter (Charlie Parker #12) by John Connolly

The Wolf in Winter by John Connolly (Emily Bestler, Oct 28th, 2014)-Prosperous, Maine is an interesting little town. The name is a perfect fit, because for ages, they’ve been a town of prosper, and tolerance, and general well-being, and if their little church, the Congregation of Adam Before Eve & Eve Before Adam (brought brick by brick from Northumbria, in England), is a little odd, well, there are always odd … Continue reading

November 2014 Must Reads in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

November 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 November (it’s a FANTASTIC month for mystery!) Enjoy! Black Karma by Thatcher Robinson (Seventh Street-Nov. 4th ) Synopsis -Bai Jiang—San Francisco’s best-known souxun (“people finder”)—is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai … Continue reading

Ethan Reid on The Undying, why we love a good apocalypse, and more!

Ethan Reid on The Undying, why we love a good apocalypse, and more!

In case you missed it, yesterday was the launch of Simon451, Simon & Schuster’s brand new SFF imprint, and I’m so excited to kick off that launch here with an interview with Ethan Reid, who’s apocalyptic novel, THE UNDYING (Simon451’s first aquisition, actually), just dropped. Please give him a warm welcome! *Also, for all you lucky folks that will by at New York Comic Con, Ethan will be too, and … Continue reading

Discover a new book…that’s not so new: a list of my all time favorite reads.

Discover a new book…that’s not so new: a list of my all time favorite reads.

You know those books that you have warm fuzzies about, and still think about years and years later? I’m listing a few of those here, in the hopes that you’ll discover a new love, because love them I do, and hope you will too. Oh dear, that rhymed… These are in no particular order. SWAN SONG by Robert R McCammon-I read my parents’ beat up copy of Swan Song when … 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

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