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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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/
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.
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.
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.