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Dark Inspiration

Aug 29, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Writing

I can’t think about Edgar Allan Poe without thinking about my life, because he was there in dark spirit, in my room and in my head. He was out there in the shadows of the East Texas pines, roaming along the creeks and the Sabine River, a friendly specter with gothic tales to tell. It […]

The Border Bosses: A Conversation with Sebastian Rotella and Luis Alberto Urrea: Part I

Aug 15, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Two great thrillers in just one week–this week we also celebrate the paperback publication of Sebastian Rotella’s acclaimed debut novel TRIPLE CROSSING. In bookstores now everywhere! One of the first things we thought when we finished reading TRIPLE CROSSING was: we have to get Sebastian Rotella and Luis Urrea together. Of course, their conversation is […]

Daughters of Daughters of Eve: An Interview with Megan Abbott

Jul 30, 2012 in Books, Film, Guest Posts, Writing

Laura Lippman: One thing that struck me about DARE ME is that it’s told by an insider, someone inside the group, not an outsider who’s infiltrating it (Mean Girls) or an outsider (pretty much every book I read as a teen). And it struck me that was a bit new for you, too, especially when […]

Brian Michael Bendis Interviews Greg Rucka

Jul 19, 2012 in Books, Comic Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Our post-Comic Con celebration of come of our enormously talented, cross-media authors continues with an interview between Brian Michael Bendis, writer of Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four and The Avengers, and Greg Rucka, whose first new thriller series in a decade kicked off with ALPHA, now in bookstores everywhere. Brian Michael Bendis: So […]

A Conversation with Duane Swierczynski and Ed Brubaker: Part I

Jul 17, 2012 in Books, Comic Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

Suffering from post-Comic Con withdrawal? Get your fix with the below conversation between award-winning writer Ed Brubaker, author of CRIMINAL, SLEEPER and INCOGNITO, among many others, and Duane Swierczynski, originally appearing to celebrate the publication of FUN & GAMES. Hardie endures! Ed Brubaker: So, Duane – FUN & GAMES, am I right in saying this is […]

Don Winslow, Interviewed by Shane Salerno

Jul 06, 2012 in Books, Film, Guest Posts

Today, the film Savages, based on the Don Winslow novel of the same name, opens in theaters. Check out the trailer, if you haven’t already. Directed by Oscar winner Oliver Stone, the film’s screenplay is the product of a collaboration between novelist Don Winslow and screenwriter Shane Salerno. Winslow and Salerno have known each other […]

How Much Ozarks Is In Me?

Jul 05, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Two hours before beginning this essay we had yet another encounter with residents of the meth house on the corner, our nearest neighbor to the west. The lead male over there is a cutter, dozens of little slashes have made risen scars on his arms. He has a ponytail, is known well by all cops […]

Hunt the Wolf Q&A with Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo

Jun 26, 2012 in Books, Mulholland Authors

Today, HUNT THE WOLF by Don Mann with Ralph Pezzullo officially hits the stands! AJ Garcia of Shakefire.com says, “There is never a boring moment. You will literally burn your way through this book in a matter of hours. It’s that good. A+” To commemorate HUNT THE WOLF‘s release, here’s a Q&A with authors Don […]

A Conversation with Mark Billingham and Lee Child: Part I

Jun 19, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

This week we salute BLOODLINE by Mark Billingham as it hits bookstores in paperback. The New York Times Book Review raved that BLOODLINE offers a “psychologically twisted and strikingly original plot” with a “relentlessly swift pace and high emotional pitch.” Here, we present Part I of a conversation with Lee Child, the #1 bestselling author of the […]

A Conversation with George Pelecanos: Part I

Jun 05, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts

The paperback edition of George Pelecanos’s THE CUT hits bookstores today. THE CUT introduces Spero Lucas, an ex-Marine and Iraq vet who specializes in recovering stolen property – no questions asked – in return for forty percent of its value. Spero’s first case involves an imprisoned drug lord, and drops him dead center into the midst of […]