Nonfiction

Adrenaline Junkie: A Memoir by Les Edgerton

ADRENALINE JUNKIE is more than a renowned, multi-award-winning author entertaining with his life history. Les Edgerton understands that backstory matters. It influences the present. So he journeyed through his past seeking answers…

Pulp According to David Goodis by Jay A. Gertzman

PULP ACCORDING TO DAVID GOODIS starts with six characteristics of 1950s pulp noir that fascinated mass-market readers, making them wish they were the protagonist, and yet feel relief that they were not.…

Writing and Selling Short Stories by Windy Lynn Harris

By Charlie Cochrane Variety, as the old saw has it, is the spice of life. Every so often, a book shows up in The Big Thrill list that’s a bit different and…

Rise, How a House Built a Family by Cara Brookins

By Terri Nolan Cara Brookins’ memoir has three sentences alone on a front page. They read: “Our task was both extreme and simple. My family needed sanctuary. So we built it.” And…

Missing Man by Barry Meier

The Haunting Tragedy of an Abduction in Iran   By Nancy Bilyeau In December 2011, a disturbing video hit the news. In the brief clip, an American in his sixties, Robert Levinson, missing since…

Into the Lion’s Mouth by Larry Loftis

The True Story of Dusko Popov—World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond By J. H. Bográn How to tell apart a James Bond movie fan from one…

Reacher Said Nothing: Lee Child and the Making of Make Me, by Andy Martin

By Nancy Bilyeau In 1763 a noticeably nervous James Boswell made the acquaintance of poet-editor-essayist-lexicographer Samuel Johnson in Davies’ Bookshop in Covent Garden. Boswell’s subsequent years of intense observation of the great man led…

Under Cover of the Night by Diane Fanning

By Jeff Ayers It was planned to look like a suicide but even in the best-laid plans evidence is left behind… Jocelyn Branham Earnest was found dead on the living room floor…

Story Trumps Structure by Steven James

All too often, following the “rules” of writing can constrict rather than inspire you. With Story Trumps Structure, you can shed those rules—about three-act structure, rising action, outlining, and more—to craft your…

Killer Nurse by John Foxjohn

By Azam Gill KILLER NURSE, John Foxjohn’s first non-fiction work, is set to be as successful as his widely read fiction. In 2012 a Texas court sentenced Nurse Kimberly Clark Saenz for…

End of Days by James L. Swanson

Here, for the first time in decades, is a gripping, minute-by-minute account of the day President John F. Kennedy was shot, told by James Swanson, author of the NEW YORK TIMES bestseller…

The Dark Tower Companion by Bev Vincent 

By Ian Walkley Aficionados of the epic fantasy series THE DARK TOWER will be delighted at the April release (from NAL) of THE DARK TOWER COMPANION by Bev Vincent, the foremost authority…

More Forensics and Fiction by D. P. Lyle, MD

By Selena Robins In D.P. Lyle’s new release, MORE FORENSICS AND FICTION the reader will discover answers to questions such as: How do hallucinogenic drugs affect a blind person? If snake venom…

Her Deadly Web by Diane Fanning

By Gary Kriss OK, here’s the question: whadda you get when you mix together a death by cattle stampede, a three-shot suicide, a love child, a secret city and two medical examiners threatening…

Betrayal by Jon Land

By Diane Holmes An Interview with thriller master, Jon Land, about his latest book, BETRAYAL. Jon Land’s BETRAYAL (Forge, January 3, 2012) is a stunning, true-life thriller that pits a lone, fearless…

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