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May 7, 2004

May 7, 2004

Bookreporter.com's Carol Fitzgerald and Wiley Saichek talk to Rick Riordan about SOUTHTOWN, his fifth novel featuring private investigator Tres Navarre. Riordan shares details concerning the writing of the book, provides background information on the series' protagonist and reveals how his students (Riordan is also a middle-school English teacher) react to his "other" job.

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Apr 30, 2004

April 30, 2004

Lauren Kelly, author of TAKE ME, TAKE ME WITH YOU, talks to Wiley Saichek and Carol Fitzgerald from Bookreporter.com. She shares insight into the writing of the book, as well as why this novel is being written under a pseudonym (and shares another pseudonym as well).

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Apr 30, 2004

April 30, 2004

Clinton McKinzie, author of CROSSING THE LINE, talks to Bookreporter.com's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek). He explains how his extensive background in law enforcement aided him in writing the book and discusses his passion for rock climbing, which has been incorporated into his novels.

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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.

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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.