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Lauren Willig - bestselling author of The Secret History of the Pink Carnation series - talks about her writing, her inspirations and the fact that most of her books were written when she should have been doing something else...
Jack Ludlow, author of the bestselling Roman Republic trilogy talks to BookArmy about becoming a novelist (out of desperation), being cursed with ideas, writing history from a fresh angle, his thoughts on ebooks, and his new Norman trilogy.
Bestselling author of the hit Morganville Vampire series, Rachel Caine, talks to LoveVampires.com about her books, her experience with breast cancer, who her favourite vampire character is, and all those little things people don't know about her...
Zoë Sharp talks about her thriller Second Shot, featuring the kick-ass female bodyguard Charlie Fox.
Twentieth Century Fox Film turned Christopher Buckley 's brilliant comic satire Thank You For Smoking into an acclaimed movie. You can watch the movie trailer here, but as you know, the book is always better than the film...
The founder of the world's leading global forecasting company Startfor gives you a little taste of what's in store for the reader in his book The Next 100 Years.
The starting excerpt from Fallen, by Tim Lebbon, and the first in the series of exclusive extracts from the the Tim Lebbon Blog Tour.
Enjoy these free recipes, carefully selected from The Lazy Cook's Family Favourites, for a three-course feast. To start off: Fresh Figs in Little Bread Baskets; then, tuck into a main of Crown of Lamb with a Red Wine and Pesto Sauce, coupled with a choice of Dijon Mustard or Spicy Mash and Carrots Roasted with Dried Oregano, and finish the meal off with a moist Apple & Sultana Cake (with all those chocolate eggs about, best we get some fruit in the pudding...)
Laurie R King, author of the bestselling Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes series has written a little piece about one of the characters (a scarlet macaw) in her upcoming book Pirate King. The piece is called Parrot King. And the competition (details here)? For you to i...
Enjoy author Colleen Gleason's special short story about Victoria Gardella - the heroine of her bestselling historical vampire series The Gardella Vampire Chronicles. Download it now for FREE on Kindle and all other formats.
Author Bridget Asher shares what fueled and inspired her 'emotionally honest' novel The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted in this Kindle Post (the e-book is currently available in the Kindle summer sale Read more...
The Lake District mystery-writer Martin Edwards reveals such things as being mistaken for fellow crime writer Andrew Taylor, why The Serpent Pool is one of his favourite novels, and who he'd choose to play him in the movie.
The author of the acclaimed Charlie Fox thrillers, talks about how she came up with Charlie's character, why she's different from other (unofficial) Private Investigators, and what question should be posed to every PI writer.
Dr Dale, world-renowned expert in Zombology and author of Dr Dale's Zombie Dictionary, discusses matters pertaining to the walking dead with Matt McAllister from Total Sci-Fi such as whether there are any benefits to a zombie apocalypse, and where we will find him when the dead do rise…
In this video she talks about using real people from history as characters.
It’s been a great life so far”, Marshall Karp declares on his website. Few could argue. Having carved out a successful career in advertising, overseeing contracts for the likes of Coca- Cola, Gillette and Nestlé, Karp turned to writing for TV, stage and screen. The author of the play Squabbles, and the screenwriter of the movie Just Looking, Marshall has now turned his hand to fiction. His debut, The Rabbit Factory, is 632 pages of unadulterated magic. Read on...
Read the second extract from Fallen, by Tim Lebbon as featured on My Favourite Books Blog - the first stop on the Tim Lebbon Blog Tour.
Author Rachel Caine talks to RT Book Reviews about success, humility and her two bestselling series - the Weather Warden or Morganville Vampire series, including the latest Morganville release Ghost Town
We catch up with the queen of romance and espionage, Lauren Willig, author of the bestselling Pink Carnation series and latest release The Seduction of the Crimson Rose to talk about romance, seduction and what she will be doing this Valentine's Day...
Crime blogger Material Witness talks to crime-writer Marshall Karp about his loveable characters Lomax and Biggs, living life with optimism, his charity work with Vitamin Angels and why he thinks 'irreverence is a quality'.
Dr Dale and his team (from the hit show How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse) offer key tips on zombie survival through a series of podcasts - covering vital issues like Weaponry and cheese sandwiches. It will keep you safe until the release of Dr Dale's Zombie Dictionary: The A-Z Guide to Staying Alive (out Aug 2010).
If you've ever wondered how our world will change over the next century, you may get a glimpse of the future here. George Friedman talks to Paul Barclay on Australia's ABC Fora, and takes questions from the audience, about his new book The Next 100 Years.
Read the thirdexcerpt from Fallen - part of the Tim Lebbon Blog tour. You can catch him on our A&B Blog, the second stop on his tour!
'Crime fiction often gets a serious message across in the guise of entertainment - a sugared pill that’s more easily swallowed. I have, on occasion, had critics reading subtext into my work that was, quite simply, never intentionally put there.' Zoë Sharp shares her thoughts about the genre of crime fiction at The Crime of It All
Shots Magazine puts Adrian Magson under the spotlight and asks him about his France-set Lucas Rocco crime series, what he does to relax, what advice does he have for aspiring writers, and more...
About his book Flipping Out, his top six dinner guests, his experience of Hollywood and whether he's more like Lomax or Biggs...
Historical novelist Susanna Kearsley - author of acclaimed books such as Mariana, Every Secret Thing and Sophia's Secret (aka The Winter Sea) - talks about her books and writing, her love of geneology and how she ended up climbing down a holy well in the name of research...
Puts your zombie survival skills to the test with the new app by Dr Dale (author of Dr Dale's Zombie Dictionary). Covering all important subjects from weapons and safe houses to dental floss and skipping... how will you fare in the Scool of Survival? Download the Quiz App now!
Thriller writer Zoë Sharp talks about receiving death threats, challenging stereotypes the possibility of her heroine, Charlie Fox, hitting the silver screen and more, in this interview with In Touch magazine.
Read the fifth excerpt from Fallen as featured on Falcata Times as part of the Tim Lebbon Blog Tour.
Adrian Magson, a man with the 'reputation of being one of the nicest and most supportive authors around' talks about his writing career and books, including the first in a new series, Death on the Marais on Col Bury's New Crime Fiction Blog
Read the sixth excerpt from Fallen as featured on Speculative Horizons as part of the Tim Lebbon Blog Tour.
The Historical Tapestry Blog celebrates Susanna Kearsley Week (27 Nov - 3 Dec 2010) including an interview with the author and a guest post on why she loves time-slip. For more reviews and discussions about her books during Susanna Kearsley week, go to our Read more...
Seventh excerpt from Fallen, by Tim Lebbon as featured on Fantasy Book Spot (BSC Review) - the 6th stop on the Tim Lebbon Blog tour.
Want to see The Morganville Vampires series turned into a TV series? You can help make it happen! Author Rachel Caine has partnered with award winning producer/director Blake Calhoun (Loud Pictures) to launch a Kickstarter iniative to adapt the books into a web TV series. Read more about the project and how you can help here!
The eighth extract from Fallen, by Tim Lebbon, as featured on Graemes Fantasy Book Review (7th blog stop) as part of the Tim Lebbon Blog Tour.
Listen to the interview with Adrian Magson on BBC Radio Oxford (Part 1 of 2) as he talks at length about his career and new crime series.
The 9th Extract from Fallen, by Tim Lebbon as featured on Mad Hatters Bookshelf and Book Review as part of the Tim Lebbon's Blog Tour (8th Stop).
Listen to Part 2 of the interview with Adrian Magson on BBC Radio Oxford as he talks at length about his career and new crime series.
Enjoy four Special Episode podcasts with crime writer Adrian Magson, author of the new Lucas Rocco series set in France in the 1960s as well as the Harry Tate spy series. Blogger Morgen Bailey chats to Adrian about his two heroes, e-books and much more. Download Parts 1, 2 , 3 and 4 (BWT special episode 028, 029, 030 and 031) on iTunes for free.
Adrian Magson, author of the Lucas Rocco crime series, shares his personal thoughts on the term 'thriller', including the different kinds of thrillers and his favourite reads, in an article for Shots Magazine.