Category Archives: Authors

Susie Steiner – a tribute to a fantastic novelist

I was desperately sorry to hear that novelist Susie Steiner lost her battle with cancer yesterday. She had just turned 51 years of age.Susie was one of those authors that I really loved and would buy her books without reading … Continue reading

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New on my Radar… Tessa Wegert @tessawegert #CrimeFictionSeries #ShanaMerchantSeries @booksforwardpr

I received an email from Simone Jung (Books Forward) asking if I would feature the novel “Dead Wind” on my blog. Well, I’m ashamed to admit that I had never heard of the author. Why am I ashamed? She was … Continue reading

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Q&A with novelist Kate Riordan @midaspr @thenovelry #NationalStoryTellingWeek #YourStoryMyStory #AuthorInterview @KateRiordanUK

Kate Riordan is a tutor at The Novelry. Offering support for beginner and established authors at any stage of their writing career, The Novelry will take writers from the very kernel of an idea through to a polished manuscript ready … Continue reading

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“About The Authors” a TV Show for readers! #authorinterviews @authors @aboutauthorstv @higret

About The Authors TV is a new American Television Show dedicated to in-depth interviews with high profile authors, hosted by Nashville based author Jake Brown. The first season features interviews with heavy hitters Karin Slaughter, Sue Monk Kidd, Brad Meltzer, … Continue reading

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20 Questions with novelist N.S. Ford #AuthorInterview @nsfordwriter #NSFord #WeWatchYou

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing debut novelist N.S. Ford. Her novel, “We Watch You” is to be published in just two days time – on October 1, 2021 “We Watch You” is your debut novel. Can you tell … Continue reading

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20 Questions with mystery author Tina DeBellegarde #AuthorInterview @tdbwrites @levelbestbooks

1. I thoroughly enjoyed reading your debut mystery novel “Winter Witness”, and I’m eager now to read the second book in the series. Congratulations on the positive reviews. What is the most rewarding thing about your writing journey so far? … Continue reading

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20 Questions for author M. Jonathan Lee #AuthorInterview @mjonathanlee @hideawayfall #337LEE

M. Jonathan Lee is a nationally shortlisted British author. His debut novel, The Radio was nationally shortlisted in The Novel Prize 2012. He has released four further novels, The Page, A Tiny Feeling of Fear, Broken Branches, and the critically … Continue reading

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The Queen of Crime 100th Birthday! Celebrating P.D. James

It is no secret to those who know me well that P.D. James and Ruth Rendell are my two long-time favourite crime writers. Today, August 3rd, would have been the 100th birthday of Phyllis Dorothy James, the Queen of Crime. … Continue reading

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Winner Announced! Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2020 #TheakstonAward #TheakstonsCrime @HarrogateFest @orion_crime #crimefiction

Harrogate, Thursday 23 July: Belfast born Adrian McKinty has been awarded the UK’s most prestigious accolade in crime writing, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, for his best-selling thriller, The Chain, that sees parents forced to abduct … Continue reading

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Susie Steiner – author extraordinaire

In the summer of 2016 I read a fantastic novel called “Missing, Presumed“. WOW! What a series debut!  The characterization was nothing short of stellar. Here is a brief quote from my review of “Missing, presumed“: “And the police… I … Continue reading

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