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Fund a New Novella by Joe R. Lansdale

Oct 21, 2013 in Fiction, Mulholland Authors

Dark Regions Press has launched a Kickstarter campaign to support the creation of a new novella of psychological horror from Joe Lansdale, author of The Thicket and Edge of Dark Water. This novella will be the second book in Dark Regions’s Black Labyrinth series of handsome illustrated hardcovers. Not only do we know that Lansdale […]

In Conversation with Nicholas Mennuti and Alan Glynn

Jul 31, 2013 in Fiction, Film, Mulholland Authors, Writing

The wide-ranging conversation below between Nicholas Mennuti, one of the authors of Weaponized, and Alan Glynn, whose novel The Dark Fields was adapted for the film Limitless, covers such topics as globalization, espionage fiction, Cambodia, literary influences, and film influences—a veritable “arterial spray” of allusions (their words, not ours!). You’ll definitely want to make time to […]

Now On Sale: Weaponized by Nicholas Mennuti with David Guggenheim

Jul 30, 2013 in Books, Fiction, Live Chat, Mulholland Authors

The white-hot suspense novel of the summer is now available on bookshelves around the country: Weaponized by Nicholas Mennuti with David Guggenheim. We’ve shared with you the book’s raves from Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews, but as readers finally pick up their copies of the book, the response is no less effusive. A few of […]

Karin Slaughter’s Story from Vengeance Anthology Wins Edgar Award

May 06, 2013 in Fiction, Mulholland News, Short Stories

We were beyond thrilled to hear that Karin Slaughter’s propulsive story “The Unremarkable Heart” won Best Short Story at last week’s Edgar Awards. This story appears in our anthology, Mystery Writers of America Presents Vengeance, which is just out in paperback. In the spirit of Short Story Month—which is, you guessed it, May—we’d like to […]

Thomas De Quincey and Murder as a Fine Art: A Conversation with David Morrell and Robert Morrison

Apr 29, 2013 in Fiction, Mulholland Authors

Robert Morrison: I love the idea behind Murder as a Fine Art. John Williams commits a series of sensational killings in 1811. Thomas De Quincey writes his most powerful essay about the killings in 1854. Somebody reads De Quincey on Williams and decides to produce his own version of the killings, far exceeding them in […]

Fact and Fiction in Hunt the Scorpion

Feb 19, 2013 in Books, Fiction, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

On sale today is Hunt the Scorpion, the second installment in Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo’s SEAL Team Six series, which follows the trail of nuclear weapon components from a ship commandeered by Somali pirates through Libya and into a hornet’s nest of local police forces, terrorists, and the Iranian Revolutionary Corps. The book’s depiction […]

Start Reading Hit Me

Feb 12, 2013 in Excerpts, Fiction, Mulholland Authors

Lawrence Block’s Keller thriller HIT ME, praised in starred reviews by Booklist as “delightful,” by Library Journal as “Block at the top of his form,” and Publishers Weekly as “highly enjoyable”, hits bookstores today! Can’t wait to get started on Larry’s latest and greatest? Start reading right here. Keller limited himself to monosyllables en route […]

Detective John Rebus: Twenty-Five Years Later

Jan 22, 2013 in Books, Fiction, Writing

Twenty-five years will take its toll on anyone. No one knows this better than former detective John Rebus, the star of Ian Rankin’s dazzling crime novels, who now finds himself a retired civilian, peering at cases from the outside. But even the passage of years can’t bring closure to a cold case, and Rebus has […]

Ernest Hemingway and Other Literary Spies

Jan 15, 2013 in Books, Fiction

In Dan Simmons’s The Crook Factory, which is out in paperback on February 5th, Ernest Hemingway assembles an espionage ring from an unlikely team of misfits in order to root out Nazi infiltrators in Cuba. Though this storyline is, regrettably, a work of fiction, there are plenty of writers who really were spies. Some of […]

Year End Review: Triggers Down, A Social Writing Project

Dec 28, 2012 in Fiction, Short Stories, Writing

Mulholland Books is looking for English and writing students to contribute writing to Triggers Down, a social writing project that will be a testament to writers building off of other writers’ work to create bigger and better stories. The goal is to create a crime story. Here’s how it works: Mulholland Books will assign interested […]