Dennis Gelbaum, the author of Beyond Reasonable Doubt, a character driven, mystery-thriller with more twists and turns than a double helix - is featured in 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading, by Danielle Hampson & Don McCauley, and published by THE AUTHORS SHOW. "This is the show's first book compiling some of the best guests who have appeared on both its online radio and TV versions of the show."… Continue
Added by Dennis Gelbaum on October 13, 2010 at 5:00am —
We've answered several writers' questions today about PIs and fraud investigations at Guns, Gams, and Gumshoes:
"Answering Writers' Questions About Fraud Investigations:… Continue
Added by Writing PIs on October 13, 2010 at 2:18am —
I'm now over half way through writing the first draft of the next Inspector Andy Horton marine mystery police procedural crime novel, the seventh in the series, as yet untitled, but that doesn't mean I'll have finished the novel by Christmas, although Christmas is my deadline for completing the first draft. Why a deadline? Is this imposed by my publisher? The answer is 'no.' I find setting… Continue
Added by Pauline Rowson on October 13, 2010 at 1:20am —
Book Title: TRICK OF THE DARK
Author: Val McDermid
Publisher: Hachette Australia
No of Pages: 451
When Charlie Flint is sent a mysterious package of press cuttings about a brutal murder, it instantly grabs her attention. The murder occurred in the grounds of her old Oxford college - a groom battered to death just hours after his wedding. As his bride and wedding guests sipped champagne, his… Continue
Added by Karen from AustCrime on October 12, 2010 at 11:29pm —
I like to share feedback I get from readers. Today I want to introduce you to Juli Monroe.
When I first announced… Continue
Added by Austin S. Camacho on October 12, 2010 at 9:37pm —
I've learned that we must take great care with the fiction we write, because when written well it can affect people more than reality. The facts, it seems, are easier to ignore. As Winston Churchill said, "Many men stumble across the truth, but most manage to pick themselves up and continue as if nothing had happened."
Added by Austin S. Camacho on October 12, 2010 at 8:07am —
Each Monday, for the next five Mondays, I will be posting a chapter from my novel, 'Beyond Reasonable Doubt'. I look forward to reading your comments.
I was sitting at my
desk, relaxing, daydreaming, and looking out the window. Our neighbor's always annoying, white and brown cat had just passed by, not a care in the world. She acted like she owned the place. Three squirrels were looking for food. The fat one came up to the window and stared at me. I stared… Continue
Added by Dennis Gelbaum on October 12, 2010 at 1:10am —
Intifada fans can breathe a little more easily.
Just when it seemed as though no amount of building in Israel’s settlements and harsh statements at the United Nations by the country’s foreign minister could truly provoke new violence between Israelis and Palestinians, the Jerusalem municipality came up with something guaranteed to steam up some hotheads.
The city’s planning committee is considering a proposal to build an… Continue
Added by Matt Rees on October 12, 2010 at 12:00am —
A Detective in the “Good War”–James R. Benn’s Billy Boyle
October 10, 2010 by Scene of the Crime | Edit…
Added by J. Sydney Jones on October 11, 2010 at 10:40am —
I've only had the thing a month, and already I'm irritated if I want a book and it has not been "Kindlized". I just found my friends Laura Alden and Hannah Reed on Kindle (MURDER AT THE PTA and BUZZ OFFF, respectively), which is cool.
Living in a very small town, I used to have to make a list and then when I got to a town big enough to have a bookstore, look for books I wanted to read. Often, authors I meet at conferences are with small publishers, so the bookstores would have to order the… Continue
Added by Peg Herring on October 11, 2010 at 10:00am —
I didn't see many of you at my book signing at the Borders in Silver Spring, but it was a weird day. I was very busy in the first hour, then it was quiet for the next two. Still, well worth being there and I'll try it again to see if there's a pattern.
Added by Austin S. Camacho on October 11, 2010 at 12:41am —
Wow, what a lovely way to start a Sunday. I just looked at the Amazon.co.uk sales rankings and discovered that the Kindle edition of A Study in Red
is at #1 in the 'Jack the Ripper' Thriller Book Category, with the paperback edition not far behind at #3. What a double! The chart is at at… Continue
Added by Brian L Porter on October 10, 2010 at 9:41pm —
Read my tribute to the wonderful Stephen J Cannell in the new issue of Kings River Life Magazine http://kingsriverlife.com/10/09/the-loss-of-a-tv-legend-stephen-j-cannell/
And check out the latest chapter in my mystery novel DEADLY DISCRIMINATION… Continue
Added by Lorie Ham on October 10, 2010 at 5:01am —
Book Title: Dead of Knight
Author: William R. Potter
Publisher: RealTime Publishing
“There is a great streak of violence in every human being. If it is not channeled and understood, it will break out in war or in madness.”
The murderer is known by many names. He is called Tyro, a apprentice title, until he has…
Added by William R. Potter on October 10, 2010 at 4:34am —
The thing about writing is that you have to do it well enough for the reader to 'suspend disbelief' at least that is what I've been told. Except in the James Bond type thrillers, paranormal and practically every other genre. I'm convinced that the 'suspend the disbelief' axiom is very subjective just like the agent, editor selection of… Continue
Added by Margot Justes on October 10, 2010 at 2:26am —
Please stop by Suspense Your Disbelief and see how best-selling Canadian crime fiction writer crossed the line into romantic suspense.http://www.jennymilchman.com/blog/?p=997
I think she's even giving free stuff away!
Added by Jenny Milchman on October 9, 2010 at 10:55pm —
Novelist Robin Burcell shares insight into the creation of her latest novel, The Bone Chamber
, on Hook'em and Book'em. Lean about her research in Italy, including one of the finest places to dine.… Continue
Added by Mark Young on October 9, 2010 at 11:43am —
The graphic novel is based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Dean Koontz & Kevin J. Anderson. This is my first read on a Koontz work and I really enjoyed it. His update on the old story just fit together so Continue
well and made so much sense it was hard not to enjoy it. I want to share with
you a few pieces of the graphic novel that I really enjoyed. Here is Dean
Koontz from the intro: ”This is why it seemed to me appropriate to update…
Added by Giovanni Gelati on October 9, 2010 at 5:19am —
Have you ever been wrongly accused for something? Ever since I was a little kid,
been fascinated with the subject. Case and point: one Christmas eve my
parents accused me of opening a gift before Christmas morning arrived.
My dad was big stickler on that. No opening of gifts until after church
on Christmas day. I recall both my parents flanking me and asking me in
that accusatory tone, "Did you or did you not open that gift?" A boy of
no more than 7 I stared at… Continue
Added by Vincent Zandri on October 9, 2010 at 2:15am —
Interview with Mark Rahner creator of Rotten
By Douglas Lentes
A zombie Sarah Palin?
An insufferable hate-monger named “Bill O’Malley?”
Evolution protestors who are like a laughable parody of the Boston Tea Party?
All that and much more is in the latest issue of the… Continue
Added by Giovanni Gelati on October 8, 2010 at 11:48pm —