Reed Coleman: The THE DEVIL WINS Interview

Two books ago, The Devil Wins, Jesse struggled to capture Mr. Peepers who eventually escaped. Now, after a major crime boss is murdered, Jesse suspects it’s the work of Mr. Peepers, a psychotic assassin who has threatened to avenge Jesse’s broken promise by targeting those close to the Chief, particularly his ex-wife Jenn, deputy Molly, deputy Suitcase Simpson and his current girlfriend Diana. Elise Cooper: What’s in store for the quick-thinking, hard-working police chief? Reed Coleman: There will be major changes a foot. Although Jesse will not leave Paradise he will move into town; will make a serious attempt at sobriety; and people will...

Craig Johnson talks about AN OBVIOUS FACT

  An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson combines a mystery within a western setting.  This novel allows readers to jump on the motorcycle with the characters as they go on a wild ride in Hulett County Wyoming having to face biker gangs, neo-Nazis, gunrunners, a mega millionaire, and undercover ATF agents. Readers will have plenty of action, humor, and twists.   Elise Cooper:  Did you get the idea for the story from Sheriff Matt Dillon?   Craig Johnson:  I did not draw on any fictional characters, but based him on a lot of actual sheriffs.  I did a lot of ride alongs and started assembling the idea of Walt.  The majority of my ideas...

Julia Keller talks about SORROW ROAD

Sorrow Road Julia Keller Minotaur Books Aug 23, 2016 This series started when Bell Elkins abandoned her husband and high stress job in Washington DC to become the prosecutor of a made up town of Ackers Gap, Raythune County, West Virginia. In Sorrow Road, one of her high school classmates, Darlene, returns to her home town, to ask Bell to look into her father’s suspicious death at an old age home. After a worker at Thornapple Terrace Senior Citizen Home is murdered along with her best friend, Bell suspects another connection. Her investigation unravels a relationship and secrets kept between Darlene’s father and his two childhood friends who...

Rhys Bowen talks abour CROWNED AND DANGEROUS

Crowned and Dangerous by Rhys Bowen opens with Lady Georgiana Rannoch and the Honorable Darcy O’ Mara trying to elope in Scotland even though she is thirty-fifth in line for the British crown and he is Catholic. En route he learns that his father is accused of killing a wealthy American who bought the O’Mara estate. To save Georgie from scandal, Darcy ends his engagement to her and returns home to County Kildare, Ireland. Because Georgie and Darcy do have access to the crime scene readers are able to take a believable journey with them as they try to figure out “who done it.” Elise Cooper: You discuss the haves and have not’s. Please...

Interview With A Death Investigator, Part II Of II

Joseph Scott Morgan is a man in the truest sense. He was a death investigator from 1985 to 2005, first in New Orleans then in Atlanta. Think about that for a second… 20 years on the front lines, staring into the abyss. Then, like the man said, the abyss looked back. Long and hard. Joe, as I like to call him, was medically retired in 2005 with PTSD. Now, what makes him a man to me is that he went through all that and came out even more human than he was when he started. He is one of the realest people I have ever spoken with. After he left the medical examiner’s office in 2005, he took some time to put himself back together. When he was...

Interview with Devin Faraci, Writer on KILLER INSI...

Interview with Devin Faraci KILLER INSIDE ME Jon: Devin, I’m a huge fan of the work of Jim Thompson, my favorite is THE ALCOHOLICS. What made you pick THE KILLER INSIDE ME to do an adaptation of? Devin: IDW had already chosen it! Chris Ryall came to me; he knew my writing and listened to my podcast, where I said I was a big fan of Jim Thompson. He had the rights to this book and took a chance on me.   Jon: I don’t like to even guess what was going on in Thompson’s head when he wrote the book. And having seen the film adaptation I don’t think I would have wanted to be around Casey Affleck while they were filming. Did Lou Ford get into...