Writer offers survival guide for When Clowns Attack

So, by now you’ve probably heard about this so-called rash of clown sightings in some states. The Tennessee Highway Patrol even went so far as to post a warning to beware of persons dressed as clowns after reports of clowns threatening children in East Tennessee. According to a report on WSMV, the THP warns these … More Writer offers survival guide for When Clowns Attack

Books: Nothing Short of Dying a propulsive thriller

by G. Robert Frazier Comparisons to Lee Child’s Jack Reacher are inevitable when considering many action thriller novels with larger-than-life heroes. But when Child himself makes note of it, you know the book at hand has got to be pretty damn good. Such is the case with Erik Storey’s debut novel, Nothing Short of Dying. In a … More Books: Nothing Short of Dying a propulsive thriller

Author David Bell: Outlining novel is like having a security blanket

by G. Robert Frazier Writers who insist that “pantsing” is the best way to write their novel probably won’t be afforded that creative luxury with future books, especially if they land a deal with a major publisher, best-selling author David Bell says. The author of Since She Went Away (New American Library, $16), Bell explained … More Author David Bell: Outlining novel is like having a security blanket

Books: Pavone steps up the pace with intriguing spy thriller, The Travelers

By G. Robert Frazier New York Times best-selling author Chris Pavone’s third outing, The Travelers (Crown Publishing, $27), is his best yet. Once again, Pavone mixes spies with seemingly ordinary people, throws in some exotic locales and intriguing situations, and yields a thrilling page-turner. Unlike his previous efforts – The Expats and The Accident – … More Books: Pavone steps up the pace with intriguing spy thriller, The Travelers

Books: Donaldson’s novel recreates flavor of Justified

If there’s anyone out there still lamenting the absence of Elmore Leonard’s “Justified” on TV, you can get your fix of small-town Kentucky criminals in Jesse Donaldson’s debut thriller, The More They Disappear. The novel starts with the shocking assassination of longtime Kentucky Sheriff Lew Mattock at his own re-election campaign barbecue and quickly escalates … More Books: Donaldson’s novel recreates flavor of Justified