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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 […]

My Digital Confession

May 25, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

A recent, controversial  New York Times article by Stanley Fish uses the results of a 2011 psychological study to argue readers and viewers experience no negative effects from knowing the ending of a story in advance. We asked a few of our friends what they thought–check back regularly today for their responses. Oz isn’t real […]

Start Reading Fifteen Digits by Nick Santora

Apr 26, 2012 in Excerpts, Fiction, Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

Prologue The problem with all you lawyers,” Mauro lectured Spade, “is you think the support staff ’s nothing but replaceable parts—just warm bodies in blue blazers running your files up and down the floors whenever you snap your fingers. You guys treat us like we’re invisible.” Rich Mauro sat back in the booth and took […]

The Story In My Head Has a Soundtrack

Apr 20, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

I can’t carry a tune in a bucket, but I love music. Music is a constant companion—at work, at the gym, relaxing around the house, and especially when writing. Maybe it’s from all of the soundtracks at the movies setting the moods in a film, but for me music is an integral part of my […]

Hope You Guessed My Name

Apr 19, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

When the folks at Mulholland Books asked me to write an article to introduce their anthology of mysteries titled VENGEANCE, I passed. It’s a subject I’m uniquely qualified to discuss, but I didn’t want to attract attention to myself. I cherish my anonymity, my ability to listen to the conversation beside me, or blend in […]

The Lineup: Weekly Links

Apr 18, 2012 in Weekly links

The Boston Globe ran what is quite possibly the best review of Joe R. Lansdale’s EDGE OF DARK WATER we’ve ever read. Reviewer Hallie Ephron, noting the novel’s “unforgettable characters” proclaims that this “terrific read” brings to mind “memories of Huckleberry Finn, To Kill A Mockingbird, and even As I Lay Dying with its journey to lay a soul to rest.” […]

Rachel Knight’s Los Angeles

Mar 01, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors

TThe paperback edition of Marcia Clark’s Guilt by Association is in stores now! Now’s the perfect time to check out the debut thriller about which People call a “gritty and intriguing thriller that sings.” Marcia’s main character LA District Attorney Rachel Knight describes many favorite places in Los Angeles in Guilt by Association. Check out […]

Austin Grossman Interviews Daniel O’Malley

Feb 24, 2012 in Books, Guest Posts

Austin Grossman had three pressing questions for THE ROOK author Daniel O’Malley. Here they are, in no particular order. a)  What would you say the greatest super-secret organization in SF and F?  What were some models used for THE ROOK? I don’t know that anything was actually a model.  But some fictional secret security organizations […]

The Lineup: Weekly Links

Feb 23, 2012 in Weekly links

WILD THING, Josh Bazell’s sequel to the breakout hit BEAT THE REAPER is in bookstores now. Check out reviews from  The Daily Beast, which proclaims the book “comes with the funniest footnotes and appendix (no kidding) ever written,” the National Post, which calls the book “a welcome return…with a grim and funny plot filled with a […]

Fact, Meet Fiction: On the Writing of Shake Off

Feb 21, 2012 in Guest Posts, Mulholland Authors, Writing

One of the pleasures of writing and reading fiction – and thrillers lend themselves to this rather well – is the weaving of fact and fiction. And a fact I happily weaved into the fictional world of Shake Off was that one of the few American fiction writers you could buy in English in the […]