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What Tozer Plays: A Playlist from She’s Leaving Home by William Shaw

Feb 13, 2014 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Music, Uncategorized

London, 1968: the time and place evoke strong sense memories, but in William Shaw’s new novel, not everything is swinging. The police are called to a residential street in St. John’s Wood where an unidentified young woman has been murdered. Detective Cathal Breen and policewoman Helen Tozer, two investigators on opposite sides of a generational […]

The Take Shelf

Nov 01, 2013 in Uncategorized

The take shelf is as magical as it sounds. In the world of publishing, most companies have shelves of extra books, open to anyone for the taking. Sometimes the take shelf goes beyond books. I have seen DVDs, food, and even a baby—alright, that was a prank—on shelves, up for the taking. It is like […]

Who Said It: Edward Snowden or Kyle West?

Jul 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Weaponized, the debut novel by Nicholas Mennuti and David Guggenheim, bears an uncanny resemblance to the front page headlines we’re reading about Edward Snowden and his NSA leaks. So, for your guessing pleasure, we’ve rounded up some quotes from Snowden’s recent interview in Spiegel and lines […]

What Booz Allen Has to Do with Weaponized

Jul 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

Some background on Edward Snowden: when he leaked details of mass surveillance programs to the press, he was employed not directly by the National Security Agency, but by Booz Allen Hamilton, an NSA contractor. How did a third-party contractor get involved with top-secret government programs to intercept telephone and internet metadata? You can get your […]

Lauren Beukes’s Film and TV Inspirations

Jun 07, 2013 in Film, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Television, Uncategorized

The Shining Girls is a mash-up of a thing: part serial killer thriller, part old-fashioned romantic buddy caper, part time-travel twister. The TV shows and movies that had a major influence on me generally, which I think played into the writing of this book, are: Memento for its twisty out-of-order storytelling True Grit for a […]

You Are Here: Mapping Richard Lange’s Angel Baby

May 15, 2013 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Uncategorized

In my new novel, Angel Baby, Luz, the beautiful, young wife of a Mexican drug lord, makes a mad dash for freedom that takes her from Tijuana, Mexico to Compton, CA. The story unfolds in actual locations, and I’ve called out some of the more interesting sites on the map below. Body armor recommended if […]

Marcia Clark’s Trouble in Paradise

May 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Hoping to get a taste of Rachel Knight’s world before Clark’s newest, KILLER AMBITION, hits bookstores June 18th? Try out this digital short featuring Rachel Knight and her “besties” Bailey and Toni! It’s the perfect way to gear up for the upcoming Rachel Knight novel, already acclaimed in starred reviews from Publishers Weekly (“suspenseful and gripping…. the […]

An Excerpt from Murder as a Fine Art

May 07, 2013 in Uncategorized

Happy publication day to David Morrell’s Victorian thriller MURDER AS A FINE ART! A critical darling raved by Douglas Preston, Dan Simmons, and featured in Entertainment Weekly, Morrell’s newest features notorious essayist Thomas De Quincey and his irrepressible daughter, Emily, matching wits with a killer the likes of which London has never seen before. Enjoy an excerpt right […]

Start Reading Gun Machine

Jan 06, 2013 in Excerpts, Uncategorized

From Chapter Two John Tallow stood while the medics scraped up and lifted and bagged and took away his partner of four years, and then he sat on the stairs silently so that they had to lift Rosato’s killer over him to get him down and out of the building. People said things to him. […]

Got Something for You: GUN MACHINE Trailer #1

Jan 04, 2013 in Uncategorized

“A pleasingly quirky crime thriller…Tallow is oddly endearing, so single-minded you can’t help rooting for him…There is nothing comic-bookish about [Ellis's] writing, which races along in crisp hard-boiled fashion.”–Charles McGrath, New York Times Purchase it now: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million |iBookstore | Indiebound | Other