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Interview: Margaret Coel, author of Killing Raven

Sep 5, 2003

September 5, 2003

Margaret Coel is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of the acclaimed series featuring Father John O'Malley and Vicky Holden, as well as several works of nonfiction. Originally a historian by trade, she is an expert on the Arapaho Indians.

In this interview with's reviewer Barbara Lipkien Gershenbaum, Coel discusses KILLING RAVEN, the ninth installment in her O'Malley/Holden series. She also talks about the research she conducts for her books, her fascination with the Arapaho Reservation and the tenth book in the series due out next year.

Interview: Tess Gerritsen, author of The Sinner

Aug 15, 2003

August 15, 2003

In this special interview with's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub, and Wiley Saichek), Tess Gerritsen discusses the inspiration behind her latest thriller, THE SINNER, and talks about research methods, fan encounters, and her next book.

Interview: A. Scott Berg, author of Kate Remembered

Aug 8, 2003

August 8, 2003

In 1983, at the age of 75, four-time Academy Award-winning actress Katherine Hepburn began a very special friendship with biographer A. Scott Berg, who for the next 20 years chronicled her thoughts and feelings on a wide variety of issues. The stories from these intimate conversations are lovingly told in KATE REMEMBERED, Berg's touching tribute to this legendary star. In this interview Berg talks with co-Founder Carol Fitzgerald and's Reviewer Roberta O'Hara about the writing and publication of the book, as well as some of his favorite Hepburn films, the ambitious project he is currently working on, and much more!

Author Talk: Tess Gerritsen, author of The Sinner

Aug 8, 2003

August 8, 2003

Tess Gerritsen talks about: THE SINNER

When I sit down to write a book, I try to tap into a vein of fear --- some premise, some situation, that raises the hair on the back of my neck or gives me a chill. With HARVEST, it was the fear of children being harmed. With GRAVITY, it was the fear of being trapped and dying in the claustrophobic confines of a space station. With THE SURGEON, it was the utter terror of waking up in your bed at night and hearing someone walking into your room.

Author Talk: Ad Hudler, author of Southern Living

Aug 1, 2003

August 2003

After moving to the "beautiful, quirky city" of Macon, Georgia with his wife, journalist and stay-at-home dad Ad Hudler was inspired to write fiction. In this interview Hudler discusses in great detail the various themes and characters present in his two novels, HOUSEHUSBAND and SOUTHERN LIVING. He also talks about the origin of his first name and the authors who have influenced him the most.