Kelley Armstrong has published twenty-one fantasy novels, thirteen of which have been part of her Women of the Otherworld series. Her novels blend suspense and the supernatural. Last year, she began The Cainsville series with its first novel, Omens. The second in this series is Visions,featuring Olivia Taylor-Jones, the daughter of alleged notorious serial killers.
Archives for August 2014
Over the past year, I’ve talked with many bestselling authors about their books, writing techniques, the publishing industry and other things. The talks are informative, personal and sometimes, quite humorous. All of them are revealing Among the authors with whom I’ve talked are Michael Connelly, Ian Rankin, Barry Eisler, Martin Walker, Linda Fairstein, Steve Berry, Andrew Gross, John Land, Jan Karon, M.J. Rose, Simon Toyne, Jane Velez-Mitchell, John Sandford, James Rollins, Kelley Armstrong and many others. You can read all these interviews on my Huffington Post page. I’m sure you will enjoy reading them.
Randy Wayne White is a New York Times best-selling novelist of crime fiction and non-fiction; and the writer of a television documentary. He’s perhaps best known for his 21 “Doc Ford” novels, and his most recent “Hannah Smith” series. In Haunted, the third novel in the series, Hannah (who inherited her late uncle’s private investigation business, and also charters fishing expeditions) is hired to help stop a condo development. While working on this case, Hannah is confronted with dangers lurking in the Florida swamps and rivers, among them, human obsession.
James Rollins is more than a thriller author. He’s a veterinarian, a man of science, and writes best-selling novels evocative of Michael Crichton and Isaac Asimov, but with a uniquely imaginative flavor of their own. His novels combine elements of history, scientific fact and speculation with military suspense and threats of global destruction. His books transcend all genres.
He’s well known for his Sigma Force novels. The 6th Extinction is the tenth in this imagi
native series and finds Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma in its greatest challenge: a frantic race to save every living thing on earth from extinction by a spreading blight.
Ace Atkins has written 15 books over the past 15 years. A former college football star for Auburn University, he became a crime reporter for the Tampa Tribune, earning a Pulitzer Prize nomination for covering a cold case from the 1950s. He published his first novel, Crossroad Blues, at age 27, becoming a full-time novelist at age 30.
The Forsaken is the fourth Quinn Colson novel, a series which has won critical acclaim. Two books in the series have been nominated for Edgar Awards. The series features Quinn Colson, a retired U.S. Army Ranger who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. He has returned to his hometown, Jericho, in rural Mississippi, where as sheriff, he must deal with crime, corruption, and other elements of life in this small Southern town.