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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Jodi Compton, author of Sympathy Between Humans

Mar 11, 2005

March 11, 2005

Bookreporter.com's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek) interviewed Jodi Compton, author of SYMPATHY BETWEEN HUMANS. Compton explains how she developed some of the storylines and characters in her second novel, the similarities and differences between her and Sarah Pribek --- her main protagonist --- and the direction in which this series is headed.

Interview: Richard Montanari, author of The Rosary Girls: A Novel of Suspense

Mar 4, 2005

March 4, 2005

Bookreporter.com's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek) interviewed Richard Montanari, author of THE ROSARY GIRLS. Montanari talks about the creation of his two main protagonists, the research he conducted for the law enforcement aspects of the novel, his love for Philadelphia, and how his own religious background has influenced his writing.

Interview: Elizabeth Flock, author of Me & Emma

Mar 4, 2005

March 4, 2005

Bookreporter.com Co-Founder Carol Fitzgerald and contributing writer Shannon McKenna interviewed Elizabeth Flock, author of ME & EMMA. Flock discusses the inspiration behind her second novel, the heart-rending research necessary to realistically portray childhood trauma, the alluring charms of the South, and how her journalism skills have helped her in her fiction writing.

Interview: Pam Lewis, author of Speak Softly, She Can Hear

Mar 4, 2005

March 4, 2005

Bookreporter.com's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek) interviewed Pam Lewis, author of SPEAK SOFTLY, SHE CAN HEAR. Lewis reveals which elements of her debut novel are based in truth and explains why she decided to write a book set in the 1960s and 1970s. She also discusses the authors who have influenced her writing and the challenges of producing novels as opposed to short fiction.

Interview: Michele Martinez, author of Most Wanted: A Novel of Suspense

Feb 18, 2005

February 18, 2005

Bookreporter.com's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight Team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek) interviewed Michele Martinez, author of MOST WANTED. Martinez discusses her transition from prosecutor to crime fiction writer, the significance of her protagonist's Hispanic roots, and the challenging and rewarding aspects of writing her first novel.