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Archives - June 2011

Interview: Margaret Leroy, author of The Soldier's Wife

Jul 1, 2011

Author Margaret Leroy's latest work, THE SOLDIER'S WIFE, is a story of love and fear that takes place on the island of Guernsey --- off the coast of Normandy --- as World War II draws near. When the Occupation turns brutal, Vivienne de la Mare, who is wrapped up in a love affair, must decide if she is willing to risk her personal happiness for the life of a stranger.

Interview: Emilie Richards, author of Sunset Bridge

Jul 1, 2011

Emilie Richards is the author of over 60 novels, which is quite a staggering feat. Her Happiness Key series began in 2009 and concludes with SUNSET BRIDGE. Now, more than ever, the five female friends of Happiness Key, Florida, will discover just how much they need one another.'s Sarah Rachel Egelman spoke with Richards about her characters, and the joy she felt when creating and developing them.

Author Talk: Richard Harvell, author of The Bells

Jul 1, 2011

THE BELLS is Richard Harvell's debut novel, the story of a boy named Moses who finds refuge in a monastery's choir and becomes its star singer, when he falls under the power of a man who will do anything to preserve his angelic voice forever. In this interview, Harvell talks about his fascination with and careful research of operas, castratos, monks, choirs and the 18th century --- all of which function heavily in THE BELLS.

Interview: Joseph Finder, author of Buried Secrets: A Nick Heller Novel

Jun 24, 2011

Although Joseph Finder's original plan was to become a spy, lucky for us he became an award-winning author of thrillers instead. BURIED SECRETS marks the return of private spy Nick Heller, who was introduced to the world two years ago in VANISHED. Heller now finds himself in the middle of a life-or-death situation when a friend's teenage daughter is abducted and held prisoner in an underground crypt.

Interview: Deanna Raybourn, author of The Dark Enquiry

Jun 24, 2011

Deanna Raybourn's romantic Lady Julia Grey series has garnered loyal readers, along with a RITA Award. To the delight of her fans, Lady Julia returns in THE DARK ENQUIRY. In the first installment, SILENT IN THE GRAVE, Julia was investigating the mysterious death of her husband with the help of a private enquiry agent named Nicholas Brisbane. Four books later, Julia and Nicholas are newlyweds, but all is not happily ever after as their latest investigation stirs a pot of tension between them.

Interview: Mary Kay Andrews, author of Summer Rental

Jun 10, 2011

Mary Kay Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of such novels as HISSY FIT and SAVANNAH BLUES, and has penned 10 critically acclaimed mysteries, including the Callahan Garrity series. Her latest book, SUMMER RENTAL, sees three best friends from grade school now in their mid-30s and at the crossroads of life. Together they rent an old beach house on North Carolina's Outer Banks, hoping to solve all their problems.

Interview: Robert Dugoni, author of Murder One

Jun 10, 2011

Robert Dugoni is a writer turned lawyer turned writer, whose series featuring attorney David Sloane has earned him awards and critical praise.

Interview: Lisa Jackson, author of Wicked Lies

Jun 3, 2011

Sisters Lisa Jackson and Nancy Bush have teamed up to write WICKED LIES, a sequel to their 2009 romantic suspense novel, WICKED GAME. Their latest is a paranormal thriller in which a psychopath is hell-bent on destroying a newly pregnant woman who has the psychic ability to sense evil approaching.