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Author News & Interviews

Interview: Jonathan Tropper, author of The Book of Joe

Apr 2, 2004

April 2, 2004

In this interview with Carol Fitzgerald, Wiley Saichek and reviewer Brandon M. Stickney, Jonathan Tropper talks about the characters in his second novel THE BOOK OF JOE to whom he relates the most, the important themes that emerge from this story and the possible adaptation of the book into a feature film.

Interview: David Hewson, author of A Season for the Dead

Apr 2, 2004

April 2, 2004

In this interview with's Suspense/Thriller Author Spotlight team (Carol Fitzgerald, Joe Hartlaub and Wiley Saichek), David Hewson talks about A SEASON FOR THE DEAD, his debut suspense novel featuring detective Nic Costa. He discusses his inspiration for this latest work, what he hopes to accomplish in "The Rome Series" and his busy work schedule.

Author Talk: Gayle Lynds, author of The Coil

Apr 1, 2004

April 2004

In this interview Gayle Lynds talks about THE COIL, the sequel to her bestselling thriller MASQUERADE. A former magazine editor and newspaper reporter, Lynds had a first-hand taste of the world about which she writes when she was an editor at a private-industry think tank where she held top-secret security clearance. She worked on defense projects that ranged from new hardware designs for weapons of mass destruction to test trial results of cutting-edge military software and new methodologies in counterterrorism. Scientists, engineers and operatives passed quietly through the doors.

Author Talk: William Lashner, author of Past Due

Apr 1, 2004

William Lashner on PAST DUE: An Interrogation - April 2004

The following interrogation of WILLIAM LASHNER was performed in the basement of the Roundhouse, Philadelphia Police Headquarters. As per police regulations, the room was dank, full of shadows, and the single light in the room was focused on the subject's face. The subject was read his rights and declined representation of counsel, but he did ask for a pair of sunglasses and a cruller.

Interview: Laurie R. King, author of The Game

Mar 5, 2004

March 5, 2004

In this interview with's Andi Shechter and Wiley Saichek, Laurie R. King talks in-depth about the setting and characters in her latest Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes mystery, THE GAME. She also explains the difficulties in keeping a series "fresh" and how she incorporates her extensive research into her books.