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Bradley Charbonneau writes about inspiring our kids on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes author Bradley Charbonneau. I'm excited that Bradley is here because his writing roots are important as a point of inspiration. This is what he told me: My dad died in 2015. It was as if, for the first time, I realized that we were mortal and had only this life to live. Unless you're a cat. But I wasn't a cat and I wasn't living the life I thought I was supposed to live--as an author. Since then, I've been writing. I only have one rule: I write...


Authors on the Air proudly welcomes BAILEY DAY, 17 year old debut author

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes debut novelist and high school student BAILEY DAY who is here to discuss her new book The Amazing Imagination Machine. About Bailey: Bailey Day's story writing began in 4th Grade when she started writing about monsters and demons and has since filled hundreds of journals with incredible stories and ideas. Bailey has worked on her debut for two years, starting out as a middle grade adventure coming to fruition as a Young Adult Thriller. About The...


Matt Coyle sits in the guest seat on Crime Corner.

Anthony Award-winning author Matt Coyle discusses his new book WRONG LIGHT about which Michael Connelly said, "With Wrong Light Matt Coyle is on top of his game and Rick Cahill ascends to the top ranks of the classic private eyes. Coyle knows the secret: digging into a crime means digging into the past. Sometimes it’s messy, sometimes it’s dangerous — always it’s entertaining. You’ll find all of that and more in this great read." Jeff Dotseth has over 20 years of sports radio broadcasting...


2018 - Sylvia Shults Does Christmas with Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!

Sylvia Shults is the author of 44 Years in Darkness, Fractured Spirits: Hauntings at the Peoria State Hospital, and other books of true ghost stories. She has spent the past twenty years working in a library, slowly smuggling words out in her pockets day by day to build a book of her own. She sits in dark, spooky, haunted places so you don't have to. She lives a short, ten-minute motorcycle ride away from the haunted asylum that features in so many of her books. She considers it the highest...


Meet Ed Protzel and the Southern fiction trilogy on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes former screenwriter and award winning author ED PROTZEL to the studio. About Ed: Ed’s writing career began in college after one of his professors encouraged his talent. He wanted to write screenplays full time then, but had to make a living and put the endeavor aside, working on his scripts in his spare time and on weekends. After several years, he took a break from work and relocated to Los Angeles, working at 20th Century Fox while working on his...


Allison Brennan & Taylor Stevens on Authors on the Air IN CONVERSATION

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes two international best-selling author ALLISON BRENNAN & TAYLOR STEVENS IN CONVERSATION. About Allison: Allison Brennan believes life is too short to be bored, so she had five children and writes three books a year. A former consultant in the California State Legislature, Allison is now a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than three dozen thrillers and numerous short stories. Reviewers have called her “a master of suspense” and...


Historical Romance Author Amy Sandas Joins Your Book Garden

Bold men. Daring women. Sensual romance. All these describe author, Amy Sandas' twelve historical romances. After writing several regencies for her publisher, they asked her to switch to western historicals, a seamless transition for Amy. She writes historical romance about dashing, and sometimes dangerous, men who know just how to get what they want and women who at times may be reckless, bold, and unconventional, but who always have the courage to embrace all that life and love have to...


2018 Christmas Show with Karen Brissette at Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!

Karen Brissette has been living in New York since 1995, when she moved there to do her undergrad in English at NYU. She received her Masters in Library Science from Queens College, with a specialization in readers' advisory, and gave a presentation at ALA on using Goodreads as a readers' advisory tool, after creating a readers' advisory group on the site as her final thesis-project. She has worked in publishing, and for Barnes and Noble as both a bookseller and in the Nook division, in an...


Award-winner Matt Coyle visits Authors on the Air to discuss his PI Rick Cahill

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes back to the studio collegue and award-winning author Matt Coyle. About Matt: Coyle's debut novel, Yesterday's Echo, won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the San Diego Book Award for Best Mystery, and the Ben Franklin Silver Award for Best New Voice in Fiction. Night Tremors was a Reviewers' Favorite Book of 2015 and was an Anthony, Shamus, and Lefty Award finalist. Both Dark Fissures and Blood Truth were also Lefty awards...


Author Patricia Smiley visits Authors on the Air to discuss THE SECOND GOODBYE

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes delightful author Patricia Smiley to the studio to discuss her books and writing career. About Pat: Los Angeles Times bestselling author Patricia Smiley has written four books in a mystery series featuring amateur sleuth Tucker Sinclair. PACIFIC HOMICIDE (Nov 2016) is the first in a new series about LAPD Homicide Detective Davie Richards. Davie's story continues in OUTSIDE THE WIRE (Nov 2017) and THE SECOND GOODBYE (Dec 2018). Her short fiction has...


Award-Winning Sara Dahmen discusses Widow 1881 on Your Book Garden radio

Award-winning author, Sara Dahmen is a successful small business entrepreneur, has been a contributing editor in trade publications and is a mother of three. She is a copper and tin smith apprentice and her days are spent writing and managing her American cookware line, House Copper & Cookware. She is an avid cook, a reader of history or religion books and the weekly Economist. Tina Susedik is an award-winning, Amazon best-selling, multi-published author with books in both fiction and...


Dr. Gary Jackson on Surviving Mass Attacks on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes Dr. Gary Jackson to the studio to discuss his new book "Surviving Mass Victim Attacks". About Dr. Jackson: Dr. Gary M. Jackson is a behavioral psychologist with specialties in artificial intelligence and automated assessment. Dr. Jackson has designed and developed scores of advanced applications across both corporate and U.S. Government settings. Dr. Jackson’s career has spanned academia as a professor, director of R&D and treatment development in...


Best-selling author TIM TIGNER discusses writing on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes international best-selling author Tim Tigner to the studio to discuss his life travelling around the world and his successful writing career. About Tim: International Bestselling Author Tim Tigner began his career in Soviet Counterintelligence with the US Army Special Forces, the Green Berets. That was back in the Cold War days when, "We learned Russian so you didn't have to," something he did at the Presidio of Monterey alongside Recon Marines and...


Paul D. Marks drops by Crime Corner with Matt Coyle to discuss BROKEN WINDOWS

Paul D. Marks is t the Shamus and Macavity Award-winning author of White Heat and Broken Windows, mystery-thrillers that take place in 1990s Los Angeles and touch upon social issues of that time which are still in the news today. Publishers Weekly calls White Heat a “taut crime yarn” and says of Broken Windows that “Fans of downbeat PI fiction will be satisfied…with Shamus Award winner Marks’s solid sequel to 2012’s White Heat.” Paul's short story, Windward, won the Macavity Award and has...


David H. Thorton joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!

David Howard Thornton is an actor in stage, film, and voice over. He is best known for his roles as Grandpa Who in the 1st- 5th national tours of "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical", the voice of Shizoku and others in the video game "Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom", The Joker in the YouTube series "Nightwing Escalation", and Art the Clown in the film "Terrifier". Join the Thorne & Cross newsletter for updates, book deals, specials, exclusives, and upcoming guests on Thorne...


Author Teri Wilson discusses books and her Hallmark movies on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes author Teri Wilson, whose books have been made into Hallmark movies. About Teri: Teri Wilson is the author/creator of the Hallmark Channel Original Movies UNLEASHING MR. DARCY, MARRYING MR. DARCY, THE ART OF US and NORTHERN LIGHTS OF CHRISTMAS, based on her book SLEIGH BELL SWEETHEARTS. She is a double finalist for the prestigious RITA Award for excellence in romantic fiction for her novels THE PRINCESS PROBLEM and ROYALLY WED. She has a major...


J.R.Backlund and DOWN THE BROKEN ROAD on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes thriller author J.R. Backlund to the studio. About J.R.: While J. R. Backlund's heart resides in North Carolina, where he was born, his parents transplanted him to the Sunshine State before he was old enough to put up a fight. Prior to writing his first novel, he studied journalism at the University of Florida, then took a thirteen-year detour in construction management before getting back to telling stories. He lives in Jacksonville with his wife...


Author J J Hensley discusses RECORD SCRATCH on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes author JJ Hensley to the studio to discuss his new book RECORD SCRATCH. About JJ: J.J. Hensley is a former police officer and former Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service. Hensley is the author of the crime novels RESOLVE, MEASURE TWICE, CHALK'S OUTLINE, BOLT ACTION REMEDY, RECORD SCRATCH, and several short stories. He is originally from Huntington, WV and currently resides near Savannah, Georgia. JJ’s novel RESOLVE was named one of the BEST...


NYTimes Best-selling author Jeff Abbott: THE THREE BETHS on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes international best-selling author JEFF ABBOTT to the studio to discuss his latest thriller THE THREE BETHS. About Jeff: Jeff Abbott is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of many mystery and suspense novels. He has been called “one of the best thriller writers in the business” (Washington Post). His novels have been called “compulsively readable” (Chicago Sun Times), “outstanding. . .genuinely moving” and “fresh, original…...


Author and cop Gavin Reese of hard-boiled crime fiction on Authors on the Air

Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes law enforcement officer and author of authentic hard-boiled crime fiction GAVIN REESE. About Gavin: Gavin Reese grew up in the rural American Southwest, eventually moving to the Big City with his family, and considers both New Mexico and Arizona “home.” Because he had such tremendous role models in his parents and grandparents, Gavin felt an intense call to service and had planned on joining the military after college. Despite having worn his...