Author Work-Spaces: Charboneau, Hyzy, Sakey

Here’s another batch of pictures of places authors work.

Q & A with Reed Coleman

Blind Spot is the first installment of the Robert B. Parker Jesse Stone series, and is now being authored by Reed F. Coleman who has been commissioned for the next three novels. The plot has Jesse invited to a reunion of his old Triple-A team where he is forced to grapple with his memories and regrets over what might have been. Kayla, his former girlfriend and current wife of an old teammate is there as well. While at the reunion, he is called back to investigate the murder of a young woman and the disappearance of her boyfriend.   Elise Cooper: What process did you have to got through to replace Parker as the author of the Jesse Stone...

CONCRETE ANGEL: Cover art for Patricia Abbott’s debut novel Sep17

CONCRETE ANGEL: Cover art for Patricia Abbott̵...

Senior Film Critic Patricia Abbott will be releasing her debut novel, with Polis Books, in the Summer of 2015. We are pleased as punch to present the cover art for CONCRETE ANGEL. Eve Moran has always wanted “things” and has proven both inventive and tenacious in both getting and keeping them – she lies, steals, cheats and swindles, paying little heed to the cost of her actions on those who love her. When Eve kills a man she picks up in a shoe repair shop, she persuades her twelve year-old daughter, Christine, to confess to the crime. The girl, compelled by love, dependency and circumstance, is caught up in her mother’s deceptions and find...

Short list for Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award Sep16

Short list for Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the...

The fine folks behind Bloody Scotland have announced the short list for The Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award. FLESH WOUNDS by Christopher Brookmyre THE AMBER FURY by Natalie Haynes FALLING FAST by Neil Broadfoot ENTRY ISLAND by Peter May A LOVELY WAY TO BURN by Louise Welsh IN THE ROSARY GARDEN by Nicola White The 2014 shortlist was compiled from entries with help from Waterstone’s staff and readers across Scotland. The prize will be judged by our panel: former Scotsman editor Magnus Linklater, Jenny Niven, Portfolio Manager for Literature at Creative Scotland, and Angie Crawford, Scottish Buyer at Waterstone’s. The winner...

Richard Castle Interviewed

(This interview was conducted last spring before Castle went missing) RAGING HEAT, the latest Nikki Heat novel from Kingswell is on sale Sept 16th. You can follow him on Twitter @WriteRCastle. And tune in on ABC Sept 29th to find out the latest! Erica Ruth Neubauer: How much do you think the Nikki Heat series is like your real-life relationship with Detective Beckett? Richard Castle: I like to think I draw from the best parts of our adventures to give my readers an unforgettable experience with every novel. A ruggedly handsome writer following a smart, sexy Detective… you can’t get more real-life than that! ERN: Does it change how you feel...

Pet Spotlight: Linda O. Johnston

I’d like to introduce you to my two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Lexie and Mystie. They’ve owned me for a while and have me very well trained. Oh, you mean I’m supposed to train them? Maybe so. But since I’m now a full-time writer and am home a lot of the time, I’ve gotten used to their demands for attention, including wanting to go out, to play, and to get treats and lots and lots of hugs. They’re Cavaliers, after all. I’ve had Cavaliers for many years. I saw one on the Underground on my first trip to London and immediately fell in love. I came back to the U.S. and researched them. At the time...