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A Chat with Action Thriller Writer Kerry J Donovan About his Book Ryan Kaine: On the Run

Who is Kerry J Donovan? A former furniture designer/manufacturer, former respiratory physiologist, I moved to Brittany in 2007 to become a full-time author. Ever since reading my first Sherlock Holmes short story as a teenager, I’ve loved crime fiction. I finished writing my first book in 1985, in longhand, typed by my wife. Talk about […]

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Laura Read Talks About Her Dark Thriller Deadly Sins

My name’s Laura Read and I’ve worked in publishing for over seven years, as a designer for a journal and its award-winning website, and now as a freelance designer and writer. In April, I published my first book,  about an organised crime family, with a twisted love story at its heart. The book explores the […]

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A Chat With Suspense Author Angela Bennett About Dark Road Home

My name is Angela Bennett. My debut psychological thriller, , was released in March. Reach out to me on my website, Facebook and Twitter. When and why did you start writing? I became an avid reader in college. Reading fiction became my outlet from the stress of studying to become a nurse. The more I read, the more […]

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Book Excerpt: Deadly Sins by Laura Read

Chapter 1 – Sacrifice   A shower of silver liquid flowed from a rouge-tinted bottle onto taut skin – neck, collarbone, shoulders, wrists. The stench of strong perfume clogged the air. She felt the cocaine surge, suppressed emotions simmering beneath her skin. Reality transformed into elated numbness. The stopper penetrated the bottle, obstructing the fluid […]

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Author Interview with Crime Fiction Author Todd Lincoln Richards

Hi, I’m Todd Lincoln Richards, author of the following novels; , ,  & . I write crime fiction and young adult fiction. I live in Los Angeles with my girlfriend Phoebe and our dog “Dio.”  I love writing and I write almost every day.  I also work in the addiction/mental health field, which I find […]

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Author Interview with Heather Burnside Author of Gritty Crime Fiction

Heather Burnside, is a Manchester-based author of gritty crime fiction. She has a trilogy available through Amazon called the Riverhill Trilogy at: http://Author.to/HBurnside. The books are: , and . The last two books in the trilogy focus on gang crime in 80s and 90s Manchester. You can connect with heather through her website heatherburnside.com, Facebook and Twitter. When and […]

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Author Interviews: Steven Hague and The Beholder

Steven Hague, author of US crime fiction and gritty-crime novels. My lifelong dream was to become an author, so when I got a publishing deal I was over the moon. I like everything from early Elvis right through to the Foo Fighters. I’m 44 years old, and I live in Norwich, England with my wife Lisa, where we’re eagerly […]

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Author Interviews: Nick Quantrill and The Dead Can’t Talk

Nick Quantrill writes contemporary crime novels. So far, he’s had four published and they’re all set in his home city of Hull in the North of England. The latest, “”, was published May 2016. He’s also had numerous short stories published, some in the Mammoth Book of Best British Crime series, and has had the pleasure […]

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Author Interviews: Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar and The Migrant Report

Author Interviews Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar and The Migrant Report

Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar, for those who don’t know you, introduce yourself, your writing and your books I’m a mother, professor, and writer who lives in Doha, Qatar, our home for the last ten years. My books range from romance to memoir but most recently have been steeped in starting a crime fiction series. Connect with me […]

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Book Excerpt: The Migrant Report By Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar

Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar The Migrant Report

Chapter Three Manu knelt, bowing his head to his mother’s feet for what might be the last time, the bluish-green veins on the back of her hand trembling under his lips as if the pulse of life inside her were buoyed by his. If this were a Bollywood movie, he forced himself to think of […]

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Author Interviews: Glen Erik Hamilton and Hard Cold Winter

Glen Erik Hamilton Author Interviews

My name’s Glen.  I’m a native of Seattle who now lives in Southern California – from all the rain to all the sun, though I often miss the green landscape.  Like most writers, I juggle my day job and (terrific, supportive) family time with the novelist career.  I write mystery thrillers about a man named […]

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Author Interviews: Jane Isaac and Before It’s Too Late

Jane Isaac Author Interviews

Hi! My name is Jane Isaac and I live in rural Northamptonshire, UK with my husband, daughter and dog, Bollo. I write detective fiction with a psychological edge. Feel free to connect with me at www.janeisaac.co.uk, Twitter and Facebook. Jane shares her early experiences on the trials and tribulations of writing and getting a publishing […]

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Author Interviews: Matthew FitzSimmons and Poisonfeather

Author Interviews Matthew FitzSimmons

My name is Matthew FitzSimmons. I live and write in Washington DC, where I taught high school English for a decade before writing . The Short Drop debuted on Kindle first in November and in paperback on December 1st. It’s the first Gibson Vaughn novel and centers on a cold case involving a childhood friend […]

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Author Interviews: Darryl Donaghue and Death’s Privilege – A Sarah Gladstone Thriller

Darryl Donaghue is a former detective from London, England, and he’s written two crime fiction novels. , was published in December 2014, and the sequel, , was released in January 2016. The series follows Sarah Gladstone, a police officer at the start of her career, as she learns the ropes, becomes a detective and encounters […]

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Author Interviews: Garry Rodgers and Writing Crime

I’m Garry Rodgers, a retired homicide detective and forensic coroner, now bestselling author. I write a combination of crime novels, true crime books, and instructional guides as well as blogging regularly on my own website, www.DyingWords.net, and over at the Huffington Post. I’ve lived the life I write about—having over three decades of actual experience […]

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Author Interviews: Angela Marsons and Lost Girls: A fast paced, gripping thriller novel

Angela Marsons Author Interviews

Angela Marsons, author of crime fiction-based books in the Black Country.  I have three books (so far) published with Bookouture which are , Evil Games and Lost Girls.  I am currently working on book 4 in the Kim Stone series. Connect with me on Twitter, Facebook and my website angelamarsons-books.com Have you always wanted to be a writer? […]

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Author Interviews: Lisa Regan and Finding Claire Fletcher

Lisa Reigan, author of three crime novels. She wrote Finding Claire Fletcher, Aberration and Hold Still. The first two books are published by a small press called Sapphire Star Publishing and the third novel is published by Thomas & Mercer. I live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with my husband and daughter. I work full time as a […]

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Author Interviews: Paul Levine and Bum Rap

Paul Levine, a crime novel writer. He is the author of the newly published Bum Rap featuring Jake Lassiter, a former professional football player turned Miami trial lawyer.  He’s defending a fellow lawyer on murder charges….and falling for his client’s girlfriend in the process.  It’s my 19th novel.  You can read more on my Website. Do […]

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An interview with crime author Pauline Rowson

Author Interviews Pauline Rowson

Pauline Rowson, introduce yourself, your books and your writing style to our readers Adventure, mystery and heroes have always fascinated and thrilled me. That and my love of the sea has led me to creating a range of marine mystery crime novels and thrillers set against the atmospheric backdrop of the sea on the South […]

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Author interview with Roger Smith

Roger Smith Author Interviews

Roger Smith’s thrillers , Sacrifices, Capture, Dust Devils, Wake Up Dead, & are published in eight languages and two are in development as movies. He also writes horror under the alias Max Wilde. When did you first start writing and how did you go about starting your first novel? I wrote my first (very short) crime novel […]

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Author Interview with Bea Davenport

Bea Davenport is a former newspaper and broadcast journalist – she started off working for a freelance agency then moved on to local newspapers. She then spent 17 years with BBC North, covering Northumberland, which was a brilliant job. Now, she teaches creative writing to pay the bills. She lives in Berwick-upon-Tweed, the last town […]

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