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Archives - August 2007

Interview: Joseph Finder, author of Power Play

Aug 24, 2007

August 24, 2007

Joseph Finder is the international bestselling author of such thrillers as PARANOIA, COMPANY MAN and KILLER INSTINCT. His latest work of fiction, POWER PLAY, takes the office intrigue for which he is best known out of the boardroom and into a secluded lodge in the wilderness, where a group of executives on a company retreat are held for ransom.

Interview: Elizabeth Joy Arnold, author of Pieces of My Sister's Life

Aug 17, 2007

August 17, 2007

Elizabeth Joy Arnold's debut work of fiction, PIECES OF MY SISTER'S LIFE, explores the dynamic and complex relationship between twin sisters, and the one event that could potentially shatter their bond. In this interview with's Alexis Burling, Arnold discusses how her fascination with the ways in which people cope with hardship prompted her to write this novel, and reveals the inspiration behind much of her main characters' interactions with one another.

Interview: Nancy Horan, author of Loving Frank

Aug 10, 2007

August 10, 2007

Nancy Horan’s debut novel, LOVING FRANK, is a poignant fictional account of Frank Lloyd Wright’s controversial affair with Mamah Borthwick Cheney. In this interview with’s Bronwyn Miller, Horan explains how having lived in the renowned architect’s hometown inspired her to write this book and describes some of the pressures and difficulties she experienced in her attempts to portray her characters faithfully and accurately. She also discusses Mamah’s situation in the context of accepted women’s roles in the early 20th century and speculates on why little is known about this real-life relationship, despite its prominence in the news during that time period.