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Category: Guest Posts

Iain M. Banks: An Appreciation

In the late eighties, I was twenty years old, backpacking in Asia with no particular destination or plan for my life. On a stop in Bangkok, a peculiar book on…

Give Your Next Book Club Meeting a Taste of France

When D’Arcy arrives at the Chateau Lieu des Reves, she doesn’t shy away from indulging in the homemade pastries and food prepared for guests.  Whether it’s that first dinner with Josh or the…

Lee Miller: The Inspiration Behind Jessica May

As I mention in the Author’s Note at the back of The Paris Orphan, I first heard of Lee Miller when I was researching my previous book, The Paris Seamstress.…

Denise Mina on What Really Happened in the Peter Manuel Case

Manuel is a legend in Glasgow. People still whisper about him. The ITV drama In Plain Sight tells the story of how he was caught and tried and hung, but if…

I Worked for a Duck

Once upon a time, in the early 1970s, I worked for a duck. He was a nice duck and owned a flower business. What he did was he hired people…

Somebody Knows The Secret

We asked Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, author of Waking Lions (out now from Little, Brown and Company!) to tell us how her riveting new thriller came to be. A middle-class doctor hits…

A Soundtrack for Walk Away

Whenever I’m working up a new book, whether it’s during the concept phase or during outlining, I start making a playlist to go with it. Eventually I start calling it…

A Letter of Introduction from Federico Axat

I am writing these lines a long time after the last page of Kill the Next One. The book is no longer the same, and I am no longer the…

Ruler of the Night: Malvern’s Bizarre Water-Cure Clinic

David Morrell’s Ruler of the Night is set on the harrowing, fogbound streets of 1855 London. A gripping Victorian mystery/thriller, its vivid historical details come from years of research. Here…

A Soundtrack for The Highway Kind

It was a thrill and an honor to work with such an exceptional group of writers for The Highway Kind, and, as music plays such a vital role to the…

Ruler of the Night: Illustrious Dove Cottage

David Morrell’s Ruler of the Night is set on the harrowing, fogbound streets of 1855 London. A gripping Victorian mystery/thriller, its vivid historical details come from years of research. Here…

Ruler of the Night: Wyld’s Monster Globe

David Morrell’s Ruler of the Night is set on the harrowing, fogbound streets of 1855 London. A gripping Victorian mystery/thriller, its vivid historical details come from years of research. Here…

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