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Songs from The Shining Girls

Apr 01, 2013 in Guest Posts, Music

Reading The Shining Girls sends us careening through the twentieth century as we chase Harper, a time-traveling killer, from one era of Chicago to the next. Whenever we land, Lauren Beukes crafts a richly atmospheric scene, accurate right down to the music. Below, Beukes walks us through some of the songs mentioned in The Shining […]

Rogue Review: Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin

Mar 25, 2013 in Guest Posts

Today we welcome Ro Cuzon, a contributor for The Rogue Reader, as he reviews Ian Rankin’s bestselling new novel, Standing in Another Man’s Grave. Ian Rankin may be an acclaimed master of plot but it’s his prose that always hooks me first.  It happened again last week within the very first sentences of his new […]

What Is a Mystery?

Mar 18, 2013 in Guest Posts, Writing

Every once in awhile, when my (ahem) amazing job comes up in conversation, someone will ask me, if not: “What is a mystery?” outright, another question along similar lines. Could be someone curious how the category has evolved in the years since Sherlock Holmes, Inspector Dupin and Hercule Poirot. Or it could be an avid […]

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 […]

Standing in Another Man’s Grave with a Gun Machine: Warren Ellis and Ian Rankin In Conversation

Jan 28, 2013 in Graphic Novels, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Music, Writing

Ian Rankin has called Warren Ellis’s GUN MACHINE “hellish fun.” Warren Ellis has called Ian Rankin’s  STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN’S GRAVE “a magnificent read.” Figuring the Rankin and Ellis might have a thing or two to say to one another, we put the two in touch and watched the fireworks ensue. Their conversation follows… Warren […]

Whisperers

Jan 24, 2013 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

The paperback edition of Donato Carrisi’s THE WHISPERER, the acclaimed international bestselling thriller about which Michael Connelly wrote: “This story screams high tension, high stakes, and high velocity,”and which Ken Follett called “brilliant…a great book,” is now available in bookstores everywhere! In the below Author’s Note included with the novel, Carrisi discusses the psychological background […]

Grabbing At Shadows

Jan 10, 2013 in Guest Posts

What is noir? A question that has been debated in every film school and bar at Bouchercon. Many an article and anthology introduction has made the attempt to define it. There is even the thought that it is more style than genre. Czar of Noir Eddie Mueller cleanly describes it as stories about attempts to […]

Bizarre Phenomena

Jan 07, 2013 in Guest Posts

I remember all too well how I met the villain of Dark Lie.   He found me at a singles dance, after my divorce, when I was fifty.  He was much younger.  Psychosis only knows why he chose to seize my arms and propel me onto the dance floor.  He could have done better; he was […]

Year End Review: Don’t Tell Me

Dec 31, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

With 2013 just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to sit back and reflect on another year of great content and great books. Check back twice daily in the last days of 2012 for a selection of our favorite MulhollandBooks.com posts from the past year! A recent, controversial  New York Times article by Stanley Fish uses the […]

Year End Review: Five Tips for Horror Writers

Dec 31, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

With 2013 just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to sit back and reflect on another year of great content and great books. Check back twice daily in the last days of 2012 for a selection of our favorite MulhollandBooks.com posts from the past year! USA Today has called BREED by Chase Novak “a thrill to […]