I’m always thrilled to have Daniel Josè Older on the blog, and he’s kindly stopped by today to talk about his new book, Half-Resurrection Blues, and more! As you know, I loved Half-Resurrection Blues, and to finally get a full length novel about inbetweener Carlos Delacruz and his very unique and magical New York was… Read more »
The nominees for the inaugural James Herbert Award for Horror Writing have been announced: The Girl with All the Gifts, M.R. Carey (Orbit) The Troop, Nick Cutter (Headline) Cuckoo Song, Frances Hardinge (Macmillan) The Loney, Andrew Michael Hurley (Tartarus) Bird Box, Josh Malerman (Voyager) An English Ghost Story, Kim Newman (Titan)
The Damned by Andrew Pyper (Simon & Schuster, Feb. 10, 2015)-Andrew Pyper gives Stephen King a run for his money in his terrifying new novel. When twins Ashleigh and Danny Orchard were 16, they both died, but Ash is the only one that stayed dead. Danny survived, and twenty years later he’s found the love… Read more »
Please give a warm welcome to Sebastian Rotella, whose new book, The Convert’s Song (the followup to Triple Crossing), just came out in December. He kindly answered a few of my questions about the new book, and more! Congratulations on the new book! Will you tell us a bit about what we can expect from… Read more »
Guest Post (and Giveaway): Eric Smith (INKED) On The Best Pieces of Advice He’s Ever Gotten From Other Writers
Eric Smith’s debut novel Inked, just came out, and he’s here today with a guest post as part of his blog tour. Please give him a warm welcome, and also enter to win a ecopy of Inked (International) while you’re at it! The Best Pieces of Advice I’ve Ever Gotten From Other Writers by Eric Smith… Read more »
Love In the Age of Mechanical Reproduction is fantastic, so I’m thrilled to have its author, Judd Trichter on the blog today, where he kindly answered a few of my questions! Also, courtesy of the always awesome folks at St. Martin’s Press, we’ve got 5 galleys to give away to 5 lucky US winners, so… Read more »
Descent by Tim Johnston (Algonquin, Jan. 6th, 2015)-Tim Johnston’s engrossing novel is a testament to survival and the human spirit, and if you’re looking for a thriller that’s a cut above, you’ve found it. Grant and Angela Courtland and his children are vacationing in the Rocky Mountains when his 18 year old daughter Caitlin goes… Read more »
Wanna win a copy of William C. Dietz’s new book (and first of a new series), Deadeye? Check out the book details and fill out the widget after the jump (US only), and you’re ready to go! I’ll pick a winner on 2/6! About Deadeye: In the year 2038, an act of bioengineered terrorism decimated… Read more »
The Alliance is the 3rd book in Shannon Stoker’s Registry series, and she stopped by to talk about the new book, and more! The Alliance is the 3rd book in your Registry series. Will you tell us a little about the book, and the series? I am really happy with the way The Alliance tied… Read more »
I’ll read anything Lauren Beukes writes, and now YOU can read Broken Monsters and Moxyland on Kindle (both!) for a steal. Psst…I gave Broken Monsters a starred review at Library Journal, if that tells you how good this book is. Get ‘em while they’re hot!
Daniel Josè Older narrates his new book, Half-Resurrection Blues: An audiobook sampler
Courtesy of the lovely folks at Audible, I’ve got an audio sample of Daniel Josè Older narrating his new book, the awesome Half-Resurrection Blues. Enjoy!
Interview: Alan Finn, author of Things Half in Shadow
Things Half in Shadow, the new book by Alan Finn, is addictive. Trust me on this. That said, of course I’m thrilled to welcome Alan to the blog to talk about the book, and more! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us a bit about Things Half in Shadow and what inspired you… Read more »
February 2015 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
Here are the books that I’m especially looking forward to in SFF for February! What are you looking forward to? The Dead Hamlets by Peter Roman (ChiZine-Feb. 3rd) Synopsis (all synopsis are from B&N or Amazon)-Something is rotten in the court of the faerie queen. A deadly spirit is killing off the faerie, and it has… Read more »
A chat with Alex Gordon, author of Gideon
I loved Alex Gordon’s new book, Gideon, and am thrilled to welcome her to the blog today to talk about the book, and much more! Please give her a warm welcome! Alex, Gideon is a helluva book. I absolutely loved it! What inspired you to write it? Thank you! I’m glad you enjoyed it. It… Read more »
February 2015 Must Reads in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction
Here are the books that I’m especially looking forward to in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for February (it’s another helluva month for suspense!!) Enjoy (all synopsis are from B&N or Amazon) The Marauders by Tom Cooper (Crown-Feb. 3rd) Synopsis-When the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those who made a living by shrimping find themselves in… Read more »
Interview: Kristi Charish, author of Owl and the Japanese Circus
Please welcome Kristi Charish to the blog! Her new book, Owl and the Japanese Circus, is out today, and she kindly answered a few of my questions about it, and more! First, best title ever on your new book, Owl and the Japanese Circus! Will you tell us a little about it and what inspired… Read more »
Giveaway: Fifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda Jones and The Seat of Magic by J Kathleen Cheney
Yes, I know, odd combo, but I’m trying to find homes for some extra books that I’ve had sittin’ around for a while. I’d love to get them in the hands of folks that will enjoy them, and possibly spread the word about their awesome (you’ll see a few such giveaways in the coming weeks,… Read more »
A chat with Warren Hammond, author of Tides of Maritinia
I’m a fan of Warren Hammonds KOP series, so I’m thrilled to welcome him to the blog to talk about his brand new book, Tides of Maritinia, and more! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us a little about Tides of Maritinia? Tides is the story of Jakob Bryce, a spy and an… Read more »
Near Enemy by Adam Sternbergh
Near Enemy by Adam Sternbergh (Crown, Jan. 13th, 2015)-Adam Sternbergh follows up Shovel Ready with another crackerjack near future noir. This time, assassin for hire Spademan is called to arm himself once again with his trusty box cutter and take out a bed-hopper named Lesser, who likes to spy on other people’s fantasies in the… Read more »
Now it’s time for some Kindle deals in Mystery and Suspense (all under $5)!
I promised you some Mystery/Suspense deals, so here they are! You’re sure to find something to curl up with over the weekend. As always, doublecheck the price before you click BUY, because sometimes these deals don’t last!