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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Jodi Picoult, author of My Sister's Keeper

Apr 9, 2004

April 9, 2004

Jodi Picoult, author of MY SISTER'S KEEPER,, talks to Bookreporter.com's Bethanne Kelly Patrick and Carol Fitzgerald about why she chose the plot, her thoughts on her characters and what made her cry while she was writing. She also shares a glimpse at her next book, which is a work-in-progress.

Interview: Rita Mae Brown, author of Whisker of Evil

Apr 2, 2004

April 2, 2004

In this interview with Bookreporter.com reviewer Bethanne Kelly Patrick, Rita Mae Brown talks about the themes, setting and characters in her latest Mrs. Murphy Mystery, WHISKER OF EVIL. She also speaks lovingly of her feline companion (and co-author) Sneaky Pie Brown and expresses her passion for animal welfare.

Interview: David Hewson, author of A Season for the Dead

Apr 2, 2004

April 2, 2004

In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek), David Hewson talks about A SEASON FOR THE DEAD, his debut suspense novel featuring detective Nic Costa. He discusses his inspiration for this latest work, what he hopes to accomplish in "The Rome Series" and his busy work schedule.

Interview: Jonathan Tropper, author of The Book of Joe

Apr 2, 2004

April 2, 2004

In this interview with Carol Fitzgerald, Wiley Saichek and Bookreporter.com reviewer Brandon M. Stickney, Jonathan Tropper talks about the characters in his second novel THE BOOK OF JOE to whom he relates the most, the important themes that emerge from this story and the possible adaptation of the book into a feature film.

Author Talk: Gayle Lynds, author of The Coil

Apr 1, 2004

April 2004

In this interview Gayle Lynds talks about THE COIL, the sequel to her bestselling thriller MASQUERADE. A former magazine editor and newspaper reporter, Lynds had a first-hand taste of the world about which she writes when she was an editor at a private-industry think tank where she held top-secret security clearance. She worked on defense projects that ranged from new hardware designs for weapons of mass destruction to test trial results of cutting-edge military software and new methodologies in counterterrorism. Scientists, engineers and operatives passed quietly through the doors.