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Elizabeth Little, author of Dear Daughter, talks about her new book, a Siberian Husky named Apollo, and much more!

Elizabeth Little, author of Dear Daughter, talks about her new book, a Siberian Husky named Apollo, and much more!

Elizabeth Little’s brand new book, DEAR DAUGHTER, just came out yesterday, and she stopped by to answer a few of my questions about it, and much more! Please give her a warm welcome!  Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us a bit about DEAR DAUGHTER, and what inspired you to write it? Thank you so much! I’m delighted to be here.  Dear Daughter is the story of Jane … Continue reading

August 2014 New Releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

August 2014 New Releases in Mystery,  Suspense, and Fiction

Here are the new releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for August 2014. Look at all the pretty covers!!  August 1st-11th, 2014:

A chat with Hank Phillippi Ryan, author of The Wrong Girl

A chat with Hank Phillippi Ryan, author of The Wrong Girl

Please welcome Hank Phillippi Ryan to the blog! Hank was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about THE WRONG GIRL, winning the Agatha, and more! Congratulations on the Agatha Award win for THE WRONG GIRL! Will you tell us a bit about it and what inspired you to write it? Oh, thank you! (And breaking news—THE WRONG GIRL just won the DAPHNE Award for Best Mystery/Suspense! I am … Continue reading

Open Road has some pretty amazing Kindle deals goin’ on right now…just sayin’.

Open Road has some pretty amazing Kindle deals goin’ on right now…just sayin’.

Open Road Media is rather awesome. They partner with a ton of great publishers like Pegasus, Mysterious Press, and Akashic Books, among many others, and they always have great titles to choose from (classics, mystery, SF….) So, I’ve curated a few ebook titles here that might spark your imagination, and the best part is they’re all under $5 (many are under $2). How can you beat that?

A chat with Nick Harkaway, author of Tigerman

A chat with Nick Harkaway, author of Tigerman

Nick Harkaway is the author of The Gone-Away World and Angelmaker, and his big, gorgeous new book, Tigerman, is out tomorrow. I was thrilled when Nick agreed to answer a few of my questions, so please give him a warm welcome! Tigerman is one of the most unique, and wonderful, novels I’ve ever read, and I love it! What inspired you to write the book? It’s so hard to point … Continue reading

This week’s Kindle deals (all under $5!!)

This week’s Kindle deals (all under $5!!)

All of these Kindle titles are under $5…for now! It’s a grab-bag of awesome, with mystery, suspense, SFF, and YA, and you’re sure to find something to set you up for great weekend reading! Enjoy, and as always, be sure to doublecheck before you click the BUY button.

Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke

Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke

Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke (S&S, July 15th, 2014)-I shamefully admit that it’s been awhile since I’ve read anything by the wonderful James Lee Burke. It’s all good, though, because Wayfaring Stranger has reignited my love for his books, and I’ll be devouring the rest of them soon enough. Wayfaring Stranger could be called a thriller, I suppose. It’s paced like one at times. But, oh gosh, it’s so … Continue reading

Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta

Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta

Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta (Little, Brown, June 2014)-I’m not new to Koryta’s work, and really enjoyed The Prophet, so I had high expectations for this one. Since I read it in one afternoon, it’s pretty safe to say they were met. I’m a sucker for survival stories, and this is one, but it’s also a thriller that pretty much starts with a bang and doesn’t stop … Continue reading

Echo Lake by Letitia Trent

Echo Lake by Letitia Trent

Echo Lake by Letitia Trent (Dark House Press, June 2014)-Emily Collins has been spending the last 5 years or so working to support herself and her musician husband, while he plays gigs and crashes at friends’ houses. When Emily discovers that he’s been cheating on her (probably for a while), instead of breaking down, she throws him out, and discovers newfound freedom. Perhaps it’s fate, then, when she gets a … Continue reading

Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

Tigerman by Nick Harkaway (Knopf, July 29th)-British Sergeant Lester Ferris has been sent to the (fictional) island of Mancreu to ostensibly keep the peace at the end of his career (after a rather disastrous tour in Afghanistan), as the island slowly gives way to waste and chemical abuses resulting in toxic gases that are affecting the wildlife and fauna . This “Mancreu Cauldron” will eventually destroy the island, not to … Continue reading

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