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Author News & Interviews

Interview: David Wolstencroft, author of Good News, Bad News

Aug 27, 2004

August 27, 2004

Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek of interviewed David Wolstencroft, author of GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS. Wolstencroft talks about the difficulty of researching a spy novel in today's security-conscious world and the challenge of getting the reader to recognize his work as fiction and not as a possible threat to worry about. He also discusses the advantages and drawbacks of being a television writer/novelist and reveals that his second novel, CONTACT ZERO, will be released next year.

Interview: Mary Kay Andrews, author of Hissy Fit

Aug 20, 2004

August 20, 2004 Co-Founder Carol Fitzgerald recently spoke with Mary Kay Andrews, whose newest book is HISSY FIT.

Author Talk: Sandra Brown, author of White Hot

Aug 1, 2004

August 2004

In this interview Sandra Brown discusses her latest novel, WHITE HOT, which takes place in a small Louisiana town. Brown talks about the influence that the South and its people have had on her writing and how the number of "crazy" individuals there make it a fascinating area to write about. She also explains how she keeps finding inspiration after writing more than fifty New York Times bestsellers and provides readers with some hints about her upcoming novel.

Author Talk: Jeffery Deaver, author of Garden of Beasts: A Novel of Berlin 1936

Jul 20, 2004

July 2004

In this interview bestselling suspense/thriller author Jeffery Deaver discusses his motivation for writing GARDEN OF BEASTS, his first historical novel, and explains the incredible amount of research necessary to accurately portray 1936 Berlin. He also provides brief descriptions of the novel's main characters, talks about the connection between this book and his Lincoln Rhyme series, and shares with readers his future writing plans.

Interview: Perri O'Shaughnessy, author of Unlucky in Law

Jul 16, 2004

July 16, 2004's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek) recently spoke with Pam and Mary Perri, who write under the pen name, Perri O'Shaughnessy. Pam and Mary discuss their fascination with Russian history, which inspired them to write UNLUCKY IN LAW, the tenth installment in their Nina Reilly series. They also talk about how they began writing together --- and have continued their collaboration for so many years --- and offer a sneak peak at their upcoming book, which will take Nina Reilly to Germany to unravel the mystery of three missing college students.