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Author News & Interviews

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.

Interview: Marian Keyes, author of The Other Side of the Story

May 7, 2004

May 7, 2004

Bookreporter.com contributing writer Bethanne Kelly Patrick talks to Marian Keyes, whose latest novel THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY introduces readers to three women who each encounter problems with the men in their lives. Keyes discusses why she chose to write a book about the publishing industry, her thoughts on the Chick Lit genre and her involvement in a Russian children's orphanage.

Interview: Rick Riordan, author of Southtown

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.

Interview: Lauren Kelly, author of Take Me, Take Me With You

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).

Interview: Clinton McKinzie, author of Crossing the Line

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.