Julie Johnson is a twenty-something Boston native who, self-reportedly, suffers from an extreme case of Peter Pan Syndrome. She also drinks an inhuman amount of coffee in a single day, which helps her to get to writing, formating, marketing and designing the covers for her books. As our Author of the Day, Johnson talks about her writing habits, how writing provides a form of therapy and gives us insights in the inspiration behind her book, Faithless.
Author of the Day Archive
D.C. Alexander is a former federal agent. He was profoundly moved by 9/11 and very dissatisfied with the extent to which news pundits bothered to identify the root psychological causes of the extremism that led to the terrorist attacks. In his book, The Shadow Priest, Alexander poses the question: What creates murderous fundamentalists and fanatics like Hitler and Bin Laden in the first place? As our Author of the Day, Alexander elaborates on this topic and much more.
Laura Simmons has always been interested in all things supernatural. She also enjoys reading romance novels - which is why she decided to combine the two in riveting paranormal romance. As our author of the day, Simmons tells us all about her latest book, Tough Karma, talks about soap making and how her characters compel her to write.
Jeff Gunhus is the USA TODAY bestselling author of thriller and horror novels, His books for adults have reached the Top 30 on Amazon and recognised as Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Finalists. As our Author of the Day, he talks about his latest book, Resurrection America, reveals some secret skills, what it feels like to let a character die and tells us all about his writing routine.
Mark Reps has been a writer and storyteller his whole life. Born in small town southeastern Minnesota he trained as a mathematician and chiropractor but never lost his love of telling or writing a good story. As our Author of the Day, Reps talks about the inspiration behind Native Blood, reveals a bit more about Zeb Hanks and tells us what he is working on now.
Lisa Wadler likes to write stories that feature strong alpha-male heroes and women who are able to take care of themselves physically. Sparks usually fly - resulting in riveting romance in a historical setting. As our Author of the Day, Wadler tells us why she feels drawn to Scotland, talks about her latest book, The Draig's Wife and reveals what she is working on next.
After Tony Faggioli finished the The Fasano Trilogy”, the first trilogy in The Millionth Series, he had readers writing him to DEMAND to know what happened to Detective Evan Parker. This resulted in his latest book, Another One. As our Author of the Day, Faggioli tells us all about it and what it takes to be a successful writer.
Deborah Brunt grew up with a profound awareness of the taboo subjects in her church culture. She worked inside the Southern Baptist denominational structure for seven years and We Confess is her attempt to identify and own the ungodly attitudes and behaviors that her church culture adopted in the years after the Second Great Awakening. As our Author of the Day, Brunt talks about her book and reveals why she feels a confession is necessary.
Scientist by day, science fiction-urban fantasy author by night, M.L. Ryan has many stories rolling around in her head. After just purchasing her Kindle, she started imagining what it would be like if it came with some fiendish polgergeist spirit. This resulted in her book, Special Offers. As our Author of the Day, Ryan tells us more about the inspiration for her book and reveals some of her secret skills.
Erik Henry Vick happens to be disabled by an autoimmune disease (also known as his Personal Monster™) and writes to hang on to the few remaining shreds of his sanity. He writes mostly dark fantasy and horror, such as Devils, his latest collection of short stories. As our Author of the Day, Vick reveals the inspiration behind this book and talks about how he likes to scare his protagonists and his readers.
Since 2004, more than 100,000,000 books have been downloaded from ManyBooks. Our library contains more than 33,000 free ebooks formatted for Kindle, Nook and most other ereaders. You can also access an HTML version of the books to read online. Our downloadable books can be found here.