DARK MATTER by Blake Crouch Jul25

DARK MATTER by Blake Crouch

You would be misinformed if I claimed to be an unbiased reader in reviewing Blake Crouch’s DARK MATTER but I am a forever reader and for ABANDON was a first reader. So if nothing else, I know this man’s word play, meter and voice. Only I don’t. But I do. I circled around DARK MATTER for a couple of months. Daniel of Boswell Books in Milwaukee proclaimed it “book of the year.” And so I went home and did my second dusk to dawn reading of the year. Imagine a mystery? Imagine that mystery taking place in multiple time lines with infinite conclusions? Imagine reading a story and being absolutely certain you know who...

GOOD BEHAVIOR: TNT offers up 1st promo for Blake C...

TNT is giving folks an idea as to what they can expect from GOOD BEHAVIOR, the upcoming series that stems from the stories of Blake Crouch. GOOD BEHAVIOR tells the story of Letty Dobesh ( Michelle Dockery), a thief and con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, or one bad decision from implosion – which is exactly how she likes it. Fresh out of prison, Letty tries to stay afloat; reunite with her 10-year-old son, who is currently being raised by her mother Estelle (Lusia Strus); and regularly see her substance-abuse counselor, Christian ( Terry Kinney), whose motives for helping her are questionable. Chaos returns to Letty’s life when...

TNT orders a season for Blake Crouch’s GOOD ...

Just one day after Fox ordered a second season of WAYWARD PINES , Blake Crouch gets even more good news: TNT is bringing another Crouch character, Letty Dobesh, to the small screen with GOOD BEHAVIOR GOOD BEHAVIOR tells the story of Letty Dobesh ( Michelle Dockery), a thief and con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, or one bad decision from implosion – which is exactly how she likes it. Fresh out of prison, Letty tries to stay afloat; reunite with her 10-year-old son, who is currently being raised by her mother Estelle (Lusia Strus); and regularly see her substance-abuse counselor, Christian ( Terry Kinney), whose motives for...

WAYWARD PINES: Fox orders Second Season

After months of speculation, Fox Entertainment President David Madden  announced Fox wants more of the land of WAYWARD PINES. Season one, which was based on the trilogy by Blake Crouch, averaged just under four million viewers per episode and did well in the ke y 18-49 demo, making it the top scripted drama of the Summer. Several months back, producer M. Night Shyamalan did reveal that he and Blake had some ideas if a second season was ordered. “WAYWARD PINES was a huge hit for us this past summer. We were absolutely blown away by the mysterious and surprising world that Night and his team created, and the twisting-and-turning storytelling...

TNT orders pilot for Blake Crouch’s GOOD BEH...

Hollywood continues to show Blake Crouch some love. As Blake’s WAYWARD PINES comes to the end of it’s very successful season, TNT has it’s sights set on another Crouch character, Letty Dobesh, and has ordered a pilot. Letty. who appears in three novellas, is a lovely, charming thief/con artist whose lifestyle keeps her on her toes and one step from disaster. The pilot appears to be based on THE PAIN OF OTHERS, the first Letty novella. Letty Dobesh, a gorgeous, degenerate thief, is fresh out of the clink and back to her old tricks—in this case, burglarizing suites at a luxury hotel in Asheville, North Carolina. But when...