Today we’re priviledged to have with us legendary James Grady, author of Six Days of the Condor which became the iconic Robert Redford movie, Three Days of the Condor. James has won literary prizes around the globe, including France’s Grand Prix Du Roman Noir in 2001, Italy’s Raymond Chandler Award in 2003, and Japan’s Baka-Misu Literary Award in 2008.
James doesn’t merely talk, he lights up the room, exudes a charge that amplifies and builds, reaching into the dark corners of the audience, until everyone is astonished by his fingertip information and unique perspective. No matter your political opinions, he has the ability to dredge up facts, turn your mind around, and get people motivated.
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I had the pleasure of interviewing Charlotte Hinger, the author of four books. Her novel, Hidden Heritage was cited by Kirkus Reviews as “One of the Best Mysteries of 2013” and also “One of the Best Fiction Books of 2013.” A native Kansan with a flaming state loyalty, she says her books prove “the Greek tragedy is alive and well, it’s just moved to Western Kansas.” Her mysteries … Continue reading Greek Tragedy in Western Kansas
It’s Alan Orloff’s birthday! To celebrate, I’m running a video interview we did at Malice. Alan’s books are great and so are his not-to-be-missed author signings. If you think that’s hype, tell me when was the last time you saw an author wearing a star spangled Cat-in-the-Hat hat and doing a stand up comedy routine? His book, The Deadly Campaign, is just the thing to get you … Continue reading Alan Orloff: Murder, Politics & the Serious Comedian
“I want to keep you up all night” Harlan Coben is no nonsense. He’ll sit down for an interview, give it his all, but he’s not the kind of guy to schmooze or waste time. An air of mystery surrounds him like an invisible cloak. Fangirls flirt with him at conferences, but you can always tell, though he might be flattered, they’re wasting … Continue reading Up All Night With Harlan Coben
This time it’s the men who get their own fairy godmother in Candice Gilmer’s new book Under His Nose in her Guys and Godmothers series. When Cupid starts meddling and shooting arrows at helpless mortals, it’s up to fairy godmother Christy, to try and undo the damage. She wants her charge, Roark to fall in love with the girl of his dreams naturally, and under his … Continue reading Fairy Dust and Divas
Lori Wilde is more than an author. She’s become a mentor, teacher, and friend to countless new writers. She takes both her craft and her subject matter seriously — as you can see in this video — dealing with the problems of soldiers returning home from military service to the dilemmas of a runaway princess in the middle of horse cutting country (TX). Lori’s newest book … Continue reading Wild About Lori Wilde!
The lovely Mary Kay Andrews is back again with another absolutely terrific book! Not only that, she’s here with recipes for Margaritas! Leave a comment to be entered to win a copy of the book or her Ladies’ Night Kit with all the fixings for a great party (see photo below). DB: Mary Kay, tell us about the plot of your new book: MKA: Ladies’ … Continue reading Margaritas with Mary Kay Andrews!
Bestselling author, Brad Meltzer, sat down with Diana Belchase on the night his newest novel, The Fifth Assassin released at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC. Find out how Brad came up with the idea for a Presidential serial assassin, the scoop on his TV show, Decoded, and how he ended up consulting for the Department of Homeland Defense. For a look at the Everybody Hates Brad Meltzer funny … Continue reading Brad Meltzer Kills