An Interview with Laura Griffin

Elise Cooper: Why did you decide to write a series centered on the SEAL community? Laura Griffin: I first became interested after reading some autobiographical books written by SEALs. I decided to have a SEAL character in the book, Beyond Limits, from my “Tracer Series.” I was lucky enough to view the training area in Coronado, touring the base and speaking with some retired SEALs. This allowed me to have a feel for the area of San Diego. This series is less about forensics and more of an action and adventure story. I hope this series showcases all the great things they do, since I have a ton of respect for them. I enjoyed writing about...

Kent Anderson’s GREEN SUN is featured in thi...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are giving away copies of GREEN SUN by Kent Anderson   A true and personal history of American violence, Green Sun is the long-awaited return of Kent Anderson, who counts Michael Connelly, James Ellroy, George Pelecanos, and James Patterson among his fans. Oakland, California in 1983, churns with racial conflict and violent crime. Officer Hanson is a white cop in a one-man squad car, more concerned with dispensing justice as he sees it than with enforcing the California penal code. He’s returned to police work after trying graduate school and teaching English literature....

Part II, Interview with John Douglas and Mark Olsh...

MINDHUNTER John Douglas and Mark Olshaker October 24th, 2017 Gallery Books Media Tie-In edition   MINDHUNTER by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker gives an insider’s view of FBI’s elite serial crime unit. Douglas was the youngest agent not just as a lecturer at Quantico, but also at FBI Headquarters. His resume is impressive having spent four years in the military, holds numerous graduate degrees, was a member of the SWAT team, a hostage negotiator, and the FBI’s criminal profiler pioneer. With the bestselling book and now a Netflix original series, people are taken behind the scenes of some of the most gruesome and challenging cases. FBI...

Part I, Interview with John Douglas and Mark Olsha...

MINDHUNTER John Douglas and Mark Olshaker Gallery Books, Media Tie-In edition October 24th, 2017 MINDHUNTER a bestselling book and now a Netflix original series, take people behind the scenes of some of the most gruesome and challenging cases. FBI profilers gather up crime scene evidence to help predict the type of personality who commits serial murders. Through interviews with some of the most ghastly killers such as Charles Manson, Edmund Kemper, and the Son of Sam, to mention a few, Douglas determines their motives, attempting to figure out why they did what they did and why in such a particular manner. Elise Cooper: The Netflix show has...

Interview with Laura Griffin

  TOUCH OF RED and COVER OF NIGHT by Laura Griffin have plots with an intricate suspense, and well-developed characters. The intensity on the pages is prevalent in the story along with the character’s relationships. TOUCH OF RED is part of the Tracer series and COVER OF NIGHT is part of the SEAL series, but each can by read as a stand-alone. COVER OF NIGHT starts off with a bang when journalist Karly Bonham witnesses a terrorist attack in Thailand. Sent on an assignment to interview the US Ambassador to Thailand she is packing up to leave and realizes Islamic Jihadists are taking the Ambassador and his daughter as hostages. After...

Interview with David Baldacci About END GAME

END GAME: Will Robbie Series Book 5 David Baldacci November 14  2017 Grand Central Publishing END GAME by David Baldacci brings back two of his best characters, Will Robie and Jessica Reel. Baldacci has a knack for creating a male and female lead that act in a homogeneous manner whether it’s Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, or his most recent series Memory Man with Amos Decker and Alexandra (Alex) Jamison.  But, probably the best pair is Robie and Reel, who feed off one another in a cohesive partnership. The first few chapters has Robie on a mission in London where he must single-handedly take out a Jihadist terrorist cell and Reel in Iraq...