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D. M. Quincy author of the Atlas Catesby Mystery Series interview

12/8/2018
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D.M. Quincy is an award-winning journalist who--after covering many unsolved murders--decided to conceive her own stories in which a brilliant amateur detective always gets the bad guy (or girl). She writes about Regency England, a time of elegance and extravagance, as well as crime and poverty, is the world of amateur sleuth Atlas Catesby.

Duration:00:31:49

Bookends#16 Adam Croft interview and T. Reilly interview

12/1/2018
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This episode focuses on the independent publishing world. From one end of the spectrum to the other. First we feature an interview with Adam Croft who is an international best-selling writer of crime fiction. He has become one of the biggest-selling self-published authors in the world and is a prominent advocate of independent publishing. His latest thriller is THE PERFECT LIE. We then interview up and coming author Tom Reilly and we discuss his journey into the independent publishing world...

Duration:00:33:58

Mark Pryor Interview Author of the Hugo Marston Mystery Series

11/24/2018
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We interview Mark Pryor who is a British mystery writer and Assistant District Attorney for Travis County, Texas. He is best known for his mystery novels featuring Hugo Marston, a former FBI agent from Texas, and now head of security at the U.S. Embassy in Paris.

Duration:00:24:52

Bookend#15 Desmond P. Ryan interview & DEATH BY DIPLOMA by K. Kaye & GUILT by A. Robson

11/17/2018
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We had a lively interview with Desmond P. Ryan, author of "10-33 Assist PC". Ryan, an almost 30 year veteran of the Toronto, Canada police force. We also highlighted two books, "Guilt" by Amanda Robson, a dark psychological thriller. We then highlighted "Death by Diploma" by Kelley Kaye, a light hearted cozy set in a high school in Colorado.

Duration:00:34:15

In Agatha's Footsteps #3- Hank Philippi Ryan

11/15/2018
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Hank Phillippi Ryan is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV. She's won 34 EMMYs and dozens more journalism honors. The nationally bestselling author of 10 mysteries, Ryan's also an award-winner in her second profession—with five Agathas, three Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and for The Other Woman, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. Critics call her "a master of suspense" and "a superb and gifted storyteller" and she is the only author to have won the Agatha in...

Duration:00:39:17

Chris Ould Interview Author of the Faroes Trilogy

11/10/2018
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We feature an interview with Chris Ould who is a BAFTA award-winning screenwriter who has worked on TV shows including The Bill, Soldier Soldier, Casualty and Hornblower. We discuss his Faroes Trilogy featuring Jan Reyna.

Duration:00:25:15

Bookends#14 Jessica Jarlvi & Nick Van der Leek interview. HUNT FOR THE TROLL highlight

11/3/2018
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Bookends#14 We have two interviews. First, we interview award winning Swedish Author Jessica Jarlvi and discuss her new thriller WHAT DID I DO. We then welcome back Nick Van der Leek and talk about his new book that is ripped right from the headlines about Chris Watts. We also hightlight HUNTING THE TROLL by Mark Richardson.

Duration:00:35:47

Chris Nickson Interview

10/27/2018
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Chris nickson is a novelist and music journalist, the author of many books set between the 1730s and 1950s in Leeds, as well as others in medieval Chesterfield and 1980s Seattle. Above all, though, its Leeds I love, the people, the sense of the place changing with time. Yes, I write mysteries, but ultmiateoly they're books about people and their relationships, and the crime becomes a moral framework for the story.

Duration:00:28:56

Bookends#13 Dennis Palumbo interview. Usual Suspects Bookclub

10/20/2018
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We feature an interview with Former Hollywood screenwriter (My Favorite Year; Welcome Back, Kotter, etc.), DENNIS PALUMBO. He is now a licensed psychotherapist and author. We highlighted USUAL SUSPECTS book club in Columbia, MD.

Duration:00:45:58

IAFS#2 Victoria Thompson Interview

10/15/2018
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In the second installment of "In Agatha's Footsteps" we feature an interview with best-seller author of the Gaslight Mystery Series, Victoria Thompson.

Duration:00:32:42

Becky Masterman Interview

10/13/2018
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On today's episode, we will recap a written interview with Becky Masterman. We will discuss her Brigid Quinn mystery series and discover how art imitates life.

Duration:00:26:20

Bookend#12 Cathy Ace Interview-Levis Keltner highlight

10/6/2018
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We interview Welsh Canadian author Cathy Ace and discuss her Cait Morgan mystery series. We also highlight Levis Keltner's book "Into That Good Night"

Duration:00:35:41

Alice Loweecey Interview

9/29/2018
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We interview former nun turned mystery writer Alice Loweecey, author of the Driscoll and Falcone mystery series.

Duration:00:33:27

Bookends #11 Nick Van der Leek "The Murder of Vincent Van Gogh," Highlight "Splinter in the blood"

9/22/2018
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We have a very interesting interview with the author of "The Murder of Vincent van Gogh," Nick Van der Leek. Ann Dark highlighted "Splinter in the Blood" by Ashley Dyer.

Duration:00:43:06

In Agatha's Footsteps #1 Interview - Alan Bradley author of the Flavia de Luce Mysteries

9/15/2018
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Happy Birthday, Dame Agatha! In honor of Agatha Christie's 128th birthday. We have added a new episode we will do every once in a while called "In Agatha's Footsteps." Our first recipient is Alan Bradley well known for his Flavia de Luce mystery series. We discuss how Flavia was created and Alan has great advice for novice writers. We then get the party started with presents for each other. Check us out on these mediums https://twitter.com/darkstormybc...

Duration:00:35:22

Cynthia Kuhn's "Semester of Our Discontent" 1st in the Lila Maclean Mystery Series

9/15/2018
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We review "Semester of Our Discontent" by Cynthia Kuhn. A cozy in an academic setting. https://www.instagram.com/stories/darkandstormybc, https://www.facebook.com/Itwasadarkandstormybookclub/, https://twitter.com/darkstormybc visit our website https://itwasadarkandstormybookclub.com/

Duration:00:35:27

Bookend #10 Psychopaths and Sociopaths in mystery fiction. Highlight "Mystery Readers NoCal"

9/8/2018
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We take a break from our normal Bookends episode. We interview Rowland Savage a clinical professional counselor to discuss Psychopaths and Sociopaths in mystery fiction. We highlight a bookclub in Berkley, CA. Mystery Readers NoCal.

Duration:00:50:36

Jane Jensen Interview "Kingdom Come" the first in the Elizabeth Harris Mystery series

9/1/2018
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We did our first face to face interview with author Jane Jensen. We discussed her Elizabeth Harris mystery series that take place in Pennsylvania's Amish community. We also discuss her other books she writes under Eli Eastman.

Duration:00:53:17

Bookends #9 Ellen Butler "Isabella's Painting" and Mystery Lovers Book Club

8/25/2018
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On our 9th Bookends episode we interview Ellen Butler and discuss her thrilling book "Isabella's Painting." The book revolves around the art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. We then highlight Mystery Lovers Book Club in Newton, Kansas.

Duration:00:25:36

Review of "Lone Star" by Ed Ifkovic, first in the Edna Ferber mystery series.

8/18/2018
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We review "Lone Star" by Ed Ifkovic. The cast of characters is a literal whos who of 1950's Hollywood. Edna Ferber the writer of "Giant." James Dean's last movie is our protagonist.

Duration:00:48:57