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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Linwood Barclay, author of Bad Move

Jun 4, 2004

June 4, 2004

Bookreporter.com's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek) recently interviewed Linwood Barclay, author of BAD MOVE. In their discussion Barclay explains his character choices and his decision to venture into the mystery genre. He also talks about life in suburbia and the challenges of juggling the jobs of humor columnist and fiction writer.

Interview: Edna Buchanan, author of Cold Case Squad

Jun 4, 2004

June 4, 2004

Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter Edna Buchanan, author of COLD CASE SQUAD, talks to Bookreporter.com's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek) about her inspiration for the "Cold Case Squad" series, as well as her strong personal attachment to her characters. She also discusses in great detail the workload of real-life cold case squads, her writing routine, and the possibility of adapting her fiction for television or film.

Interview: Christopher Fowler, author of Full Dark House

Jun 4, 2004

June 4, 2004

Christopher Fowler talks to Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek about FULL DARK HOUSE, the first book in a riveting new series. Fowler explains how he weaves the rich history of London in the 1940s into his story and how growing up in the city has influenced his work. He also addresses the future of protagonists Arthur Bryant and John May and shares his experiences as the creative director of a film and design company.

Author Talk: Nicholas Sparks, author of The Notebook

Jun 1, 2004

The film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' New York Times bestselling book, THE NOTEBOOK, is being released in theaters June 25th by New Line Cinema. Paula K.

Interview: Christopher Whitcomb, author of Black

May 28, 2004

May 28, 2004

Carol Fitzgerald and Joe Hartlaub of Bookreporter.com talk to Christopher Whitcomb about his debut novel BLACK, a thriller that delves into the world of counter-terrorism. Whitcomb, a former member of the FBI Hostage Rescue Team, speaks candidly about how aspects of the book parallel his experiences, the role that black operations play in combating terrorism and the significance of the title.