Sunburn

In a small town in Delaware, Polly is having a drink at a bar when Adam walks in and takes notice. She’s gorgeous and he’s handsome; a spark of mutual attraction. They each tell the other that they’re just passing through with no intention of putting down roots. However, plans are abandoned when the two…

Author Interview – Lou Berney

Lou Berney, author of the upcoming novel November Road, stops by to chat rewrites, Bouchercon and the crime fiction community. You had received a lot of critical praise as well as an Edgar Award for your most recent novel, The Long and Faraway Gone. Did you feel a lot of pressure to deliver with a…

The Dead Zone

Following a four and a half year coma, Johnny Smith awakens to psychic powers that allow him to see the future.  As he predicts events over time, Johnny struggles with the responsibilities that go hand in hand with these new abilities.   Should he prevent inevitable tragedies?  If so, how can he persuade skeptics to believe…

The Death of the Territories

Tim Hornbaker tells the story of the collapse of the pro wrestling territorial system within the United States. I long believed that Vince McMahon was mainly successful in establishing a nation-wide wrestling promotion because he was a visionary; that he was the first of the American wrestling promoters to give it a go when it…

Idol Threat

Following a brief retirement, Shane Bishop returns to the west coast of the United States to investigate the disappearance of his estranged daughter, Iris.   Before vanishing, Iris gets mixed up with The Church of Solarism, a dangerous and mysterious new-age cult with its sights set on taking over the United States and installing a Fourth…

Alice Isn’t Dead

Alice is dead.  Or is she? From the creator of the wildly popular podcast, Welcome to Night Vale, comes a story about a young woman roaming the highways of America as a truck driver looking for her wife whom she believes to still be alive.  Along the way she will encounter deformed. zombie-like men and…

The Saturday Night Ghost Club

Reality never changes.  Only our recollections of it do.  Whenever a moment passes, we pass along with it into the realm of memory.  And in that realm, geometries change.  Contours shift, shades lighten, objectivities dissolve.  Memory becomes what we need it to be. Neurosurgeon Jake Breaker recalls a summer spent in Niagara Falls many years…

Author Interview – Andrew Shaffer

Andrew Shaffer, author of the new novel Hope Never Dies, stops by to chat bromances, political fatigue and Obama & Biden memes. I have to imagine the wealth of Obama and Biden memes had to inspire this story.  Was that the case or did the idea come to you in another way? The first time…