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Author News & Interviews

Interview: William Lashner, author of Fatal Flaw

Apr 11, 2003

April 11, 2003

In this special interview for's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight, bestselling author Lisa Scottoline, author of COURTING TROUBLE and the upcoming book DEAD RINGER (due in stores in 04/27/2004), talks to William Lashner about his new book FATAL FLAW (due in stores May 9th) setting books in Philadephia, femme fatales and the word love.

Author Talk: Nicholas Sparks, author of The Guardian

Apr 1, 2003

Question: Why did you combine a love story with a dark character in a thriller?

Nicholas Sparks: I wanted to create a character who added an element of danger to the novel, and Richard was the result. I did that because I wanted to write the type of novel that I hadn't written before, and because I think it's important for my readers that they don't read the same book over and over.

Q: How did you come to create such an obsessive, evil character?

Author Talk: Daniel Silva, author of The Confessor

Apr 1, 2003

April 2003

In this interview Daniel Silva discusses the inspiration and historical research behind his latest novel, THE CONFESSOR, and reveals what he hopes to accomplish with his books.

Interview: Jeffery Deaver, author of The Vanished Man

Mar 14, 2003

March 14, 2003

In this interview with's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub, and Wiley Saichek), New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver discusses his writing and research methods (we were intrigued by the outline and development process that takes place before he writes a word of the story), his characters, and his upcoming projects.

Interview: Jeff Gelb, author of Hot Blood Xi: Fatal Attractions

Feb 14, 2003

February 14, 2003

Michael Garrett and Jeff Gelb are the co-creators and co-editors of the internationally award-winning HOT BLOOD anthology series. Their latest spine-tingling collection is HOT BLOOD XI: Fatal Attractions, which contains 18 dark and sinister tales of sheer terror. In this interview conducted by's Joe Hartlaub, Garrett and Gelb discuss the evolution of the HOT BLOOD series, as well as their literary influences and their plans for the future.