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Archives - February 2008

Interview: Michele Martinez, author of Notorious

Feb 29, 2008

February 29, 2008

Former lawyer turned suspense/thriller author Michele Martinez has written four novels --- including the newly released NOTORIOUS --- that revolve around Melanie Vargas, a New York City prosecutor who specializes in narcotics-related crimes.

Interview: Andrew Britton, author of The Invisible

Feb 29, 2008

February 29, 2008

Andrew Britton has been making a name for himself in the international thriller genre with the publications of THE AMERICAN, THE ASSASSIN and the newly released THE INVISIBLE, which continues the exploits of CIA agent and counterterrorism operative Ryan Kealey.

Interview: Will Lavender, author of Obedience

Feb 22, 2008

February 22, 2008

In Will Lavender's debut novel, OBEDIENCE, lines between fiction and reality, and ethics and logic, are crossed when a college professor assigns his students to solve a hypothetical crime that eerily parallels some of their lives.

Interview: Jim Wallis, author of The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith & Politics in a Post-Religious Right America

Feb 22, 2008

February 22, 2008

If religion and politics are the two topics you’re supposed to avoid talking about in polite company, then Jim Wallis is in big trouble. His book, GOD’S POLITICS, articulated the concern that many evangelicals felt about their faith being co-opted by the Religious Right. And now, as the 2008 presidential race heats up, Wallis is back with THE GREAT AWAKENING, a powerful work that challenges people of faith to speak out on issues of social justice, get involved and effect change.

Interview: Therese Anne Fowler, author of Souvenir

Feb 15, 2008

February 15, 2008

In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Cindy Crosby, Therese Fowler recounts the series of events that led her to write her debut work of fiction, SOUVENIR, and elaborates on the idea of self-reinvention, which figures predominantly in both the text and her own life.

Interview: Julie Buxbaum, author of The Opposite of Love

Feb 15, 2008

February 15, 2008

Julie Buxbaum's debut novel, THE OPPOSITE OF LOVE, offers a peek into the life of a confused almost thirty-something as she stumbles along her path to self-discovery after making a series of life-altering decisions.

Interview: Kristin Hannah, author of Firefly Lane

Feb 8, 2008

February 8, 2008

Kristin Hannah is the author of 16 novels, including BETWEEN SISTERS, THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, MAGIC HOUR and the newly released FIREFLY LANE.

Interview: Lawrence Goldstone, author of The Anatomy of Deception

Feb 8, 2008

February 8, 2008

Lawrence Goldstone is the co-author (with his wife, Nancy) of OUT OF THE FLAMES and THE FRIAR AND THE CIPHER, two critically acclaimed science history books. In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Kate Ayers, Goldstone discusses what inspired his first foray into writing novels --- the newly released THE ANATOMY OF DECEPTION --- including fascinating figures he came across while researching previous works, as well as his interest in the constant conflict between science and ethics.

Interview: Alan Drew, author of Gardens of Water

Feb 8, 2008

February 8, 2008

Alan Drew's debut work of fiction,GARDENS OF WATER, examines the clashes among cultures, faiths and families, and sheds light on the disparate perspectives of American involvement in Middle Eastern affairs.

Interview: Beverly Barton, author of The Murder Game

Feb 8, 2008

February 8, 2008

In this interview with Bookreporter.com's Maggie Harding, Beverly Barton --- the award-winning author of over 60 books, including CLOSE ENOUGH TO KILL, THE DYING GAME and the newly released THE MURDER GAME --- explains how she is able to maintain a balance between the romantic and thriller elements in her writing, and describes the research she performs in order to accurately portray her characters' actions from a psychological standpoint.