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Archives - July 2008

Interview: C. W. Gortner, author of The Last Queen

Aug 1, 2008

August 1, 2008

Historical fiction author C. W. Gortner follows up his acclaimed debut novel, THE SECRET LION, with the newly released THE LAST QUEEN, which chronicles the rise and fall of Juana of Castile, the last Spanish monarch to inherit her country's throne.

Interview: Heather Terrell, author of The Map Thief

Aug 1, 2008

August 1, 2008

In Heather Terrell's second novel, THE MAP THIEF, Mara Coyne --- the protagonist of 2007's historical thriller THE CHRYSALIS --- returns with a new art-related mystery, this time involving stolen artifacts from an archaeological dig that may reveal more about history than expected.

Author Talk: Daniel Silva, author of Moscow Rules

Jul 25, 2008

July 25, 2008

Daniel Silva's latest novel, MOSCOW RULES, brings Israeli intelligence agent and art restorer Gabriel Allon to Russia's capital city, on the heels of a former KGB colonel turned arms dealer on the verge of selling the country's most advanced weapons to al-Qaeda terrorist groups. In this interview, Silva discusses the meaning behind the book's title and explains how contemporary events in Eastern Europe inspired its plot. He also shares some of his own experiences visiting Russia in the name of research, sheds light on the country's current political landscape, and speculates on the growing appeal of his unique and intriguing protagonist.

Interview: Brandon Massey, author of Don't Ever Tell

Jul 25, 2008

July 25, 2008

Though established as an author and editor of horror and supernatural fiction, Brandon Massey tries his hand at traditional thrillers with his latest release, DON'T EVER TELL.

Interview: Lisa Gardner, author of Say Goodbye

Jul 18, 2008

July 18, 2008

Lisa Gardner's latest novel, SAY GOODBYE, marks the return of FBI Special Agent Kimberly Quincy (last seen in 2006’s GONE), this time in a starring role. In this interview, Gardner explains why she chose to continue the Quincy family's story and describes the unlikely inspiration behind some of the book's more gruesome elements. She also discusses the amount of research she performed to give the narrative a unique and authentic flavor, shares her favorite scene, and reveals details about her next project, the sequel to SAY GOODBYE.

Interview: Christopher Reich, author of Rules of Deception

Jul 18, 2008

July 18, 2008

Bestselling author Christopher Reich's latest work of fiction, RULES OF DECEPTION, is the first installment in a series featuring mountaineer and Doctors Without Borders surgeon Dr. Jonathan Ransom.

Interview: Tana French, author of In the Woods

Jul 11, 2008

July 11, 2008

Tana French’s award-winning debut novel, IN THE WOODS, has just been released in paperback to coincide with the July 17th publication of its sequel, THE LIKENESS.