Meg Gardiner’s UNSUB is featured in this week’s giveaway Apr14

Meg Gardiner’s UNSUB is featured in this wee...

Howdie fellow mystery fans, are your taxes done? If not, you are like yours truly in waiting until the last minute. This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are  offering up the chance to win a copy of UNSUB By Meg Gardiner     A riveting psychological thriller inspired by the never-caught Zodiac Killer, about a young detective determined to apprehend the serial murderer who destroyed her family and terrorized a city twenty years earlier. Caitlin Hendrix has been a Narcotics detective for six months when the killer at the heart of all her childhood nightmares reemerges: the Prophet. An UNSUB—what the FBI calls an...

AUTHOR WORK-SPACES: Gardiner, Segura, Ulfelder and...

This is our latest in a series of author’s sharing photos of where they work when they create the great books we love to read. I find it interesting that the work spaces seem to be a different at the writing styles. If you click on the photos you can see them larger. Meg Gardiner: In the last year I have moved from London to Austin. Much of my upcoming novel was written on airplanes. When the tray is not in an upright position, it works as a desk. Steve Ulfeder: Believe it or not, the attached is a photo of my favorite workspace: the mall in Natick, Massachusetts! Twice a week, I come here and bang out 2000 words. The wireless is great,...

Meg Gardiner: 5 Books That Changed My Writing Life...

FIVE BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY WRITING LIFE By Meg Gardiner 1. The Stand, Stephen King. When I was in college, and looking for a novel to read, a family friend said: Want something scary? Try this—an apocalyptic plague kills 99% of the people in the world… and then the bad stuff happens. I had never heard of Stephen King. But all these years later, The Stand remains my favorite novel. It’s sweeping, suspenseful, and redemptive, a story about the tenacity of the human spirit and the willingness to sacrifice oneself for others. Those themes always dwell in my mind now as I write. And damn, the Walking Man is one charismatic, terrifying villain....