Dan Waddell is a journalist and author of more than a twenty works of fiction and non-fiction. His first crime novel, The Blood Detective, was nominated for three debut awards, included the celebrated CWA New Blood Dagger, and has been published in five countries. As our Author of the Day, he tells us all about it.
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Scot Hale likes to experiment with how gray he can make a character’s morality, while keeping them relatable to the audience. Post-apocalyptic fantasy/horror provides the perfect setting to do just that, with his book, The Bones of the Earth, a prime example. Hale describes it as a strange world that is both familiar and alien - similar to nightmares one might have from PTSD. As our Author of the Day, Hale tells us more about The Bones of the Earth and some of the other books in the series.
Apart from being a cat-charmer, baby-calmer and riveting public speaker, Deen Ferrell is also a darn good author who tends to keep his readers at the edge of their seats. When you pick up one of his books, you know that you are in for a thrilling ride. As our Author of the Day, Ferrell tells us all about his latest book, Cryptic Spaces: Foresight, talks about secret organizations, Nostradamus and much more.
Until five years ago, Emerson Rose never considered writing as a career, but her fans are very glad that she discovered this talent. She says she writes because the ideas in her head won't stop coming, resulting in very interesting stories about intelligent women and the stubborn men who love them. As our Author of the Day, Rose tells us all about the latest book in her Nanny series: The Lawyer's Nanny.
M.D. Massey has been a voracious reader since he was in grade school. After about the fiftieth time Massey finished a book and thought, "I could do better than this!", he started writing fiction in his spare time. As our Author of the Day, Massey talks about his latest book, Druid Justice, his fascination with fairies and reveals where his best ideas come from.
Mark Wayne McGinnis is a full-time author who comes from a film making background. He enjoys writing thrillers and Sci-fi with a military touch. As our author of the day, McGinnis tells us all about his latest book, Scrapyard Ship and gives us some insights in his writing process, along with a sneak peek into what readers can expect from him next.
True to British tradition, Bruce Beckham grew up consuming detective stories in all forms (print, film and tv). In the author's own words, "becoming involved in it seems as natural as playing football." Much to the delight of his fans, Beckham weaves interesting murder mysteries in which you never know what to expect. As our Author of the Day, Beckham talks about Charles Dickens, the English Lake District and reveals why his books are so unpredictable.
Lyle Howard has been writing wonderful stories since he was a child and this passion led him to become the author of the bestselling novels; It's About Time, Terminal Justice, Trouble in Paradise and the upcoming release A Trace of Revenge. He tends to look at the world from a different perspective than others - something his readers can greatly appreciate. As our Author of the Day, Howard reveals what inspired his novel, Mr. Sandman, talks about what it takes to be an author while teaching full time and much more.
When Kevin Gaughen isn't out doing night photography, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or engaging in pointless arguments on the Internet, he likes to write sci-fi. As our Author of the Day, Gaughen talks about aliens, politics and reveals how he keeps his readers at the edge of their seats.
Laura Spinella is the bestselling author of award-winning novels such as Ghost Gifts, Foretold, and Unstrung. She is a two-time RITA finalist, known for complex characters and intriguing, layered plots. As our Author of the Day, Spinella talks about her Ghost Gifts novels, her characters and much more.
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