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Interviews with authors of mystery, thriller, and suspense books.

Interviews with authors of mystery, thriller, and suspense books.
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Interviews with authors of mystery, thriller, and suspense books.




MTTA 59: Carolyn L. Dean

Carolyn L. Dean has been a published author for a while now, under different names and genres. She is the author of bestselling (over 400,000 copies downloaded) Ravenwood Cove Cozy Mystery series set in a small coastal town in Oregon. Carolyn is married with kids and lives on the West Coast of the US, where she owns...

Duration: 00:45:37

MTTA 58: John C. Dalglish

John C. Dalglish was born in Toronto, Canada and moved to the U.S when he was a teenager and lives in Southwest Missouri. He is the author of three different series that he refers to as ‘Clean Suspense’ novels which have sold over 150,000 copies. He and his wife, who does his book covers, have three sons...

Duration: 00:35:24

MTTA 57: Hank Early

Hank Early spent much of his youth in the mountains of North Georgia, but he never held a snake or got struck by lightning. These days, he lives in central Alabama with his wife and two kids. He writes crime, watches too much basketball, and rarely sleeps. Although the author did not begin writing until...

Duration: 00:28:38

MTTA 56: Shannon Baker

Shannon Baker is the author of Stripped Bare, the first in the Kate Fox Mystery series (Tor/Forge, September 2016) and the upcoming Dark Signal, the second in the series (Tor/Forge, October 2017). Set in rural Nebraska cattle country. Now living in Tucson, Baker spent 20 years in the Nebraska Sandhills, where cattle outnumber people by...

Duration: 00:34:28

MTTA 55: Tess Gerritsen

Internationally bestselling author Tess Gerritsen took an unusual route to a writing career. A graduate of Stanford University, Tess went on to medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, where she was awarded her M.D. Tess Gerritsen’s books have been published in forty countries, and more than 30 million copies have been sold...

Duration: 00:26:45

MTTA 54: Kyle Mills

Kyle Mills is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of sixteen political thrillers. He recently took over writing the Mitch Rapp series for the late Vince Flynn and has also contributed books to a series created by Robert Ludlum. Kyle initially found inspiration from his father, the former director of Interpol, and still draws...

Duration: 00:33:27

MTTA 52: Nick Thacker

Nick is an action-adventure thriller novelist, who writes the types of books he likes to read. That means you won’t find anything boring, slow, or sappy in his stories. People have described his work as “airplane books,” but he just sees that as a compliment. Nick was born in Connecticut, grew up in Texas, and...

Duration: 00:37:13

MTTA 51: Rachel Sinclair

Rachel Sinclair is the bestselling author of the Harper Ross Legal Thrillers. She was a criminal defense attorney for 11 years, so she doesn’t scare easily. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City school of law in 1998 and worked for the Public Defender’s Office for several years before striking out on her own....

Duration: 00:35:26

MTTA 50: J.F. Penn

J.F.Penn is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the ARKANE supernatural thrillers and London Psychic crime series. Her books weave together ancient artifacts, relics of power, international locations and adventure at the edges of faith. Joanna lives in Bath, England and enjoys a nice G&T. J.F. Penn Books ARKANE Series...

Duration: 00:33:58

MTTA 48: E.H. Reinhard

E.H. Reinhard was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He now resides in sunny Tampa, Florida. When not putting pen to paper, or keys to keyboard, writing thrillers, he is an avid fisherman. So naturally, moving to the fishing capital of the world was a good fit. He writes fast-paced, action-packed thrillers including The Cases of Lieutenant...

Duration: 00:32:11

MTTA 41: Libby Fischer Hellmann

Libby Fischer Hellmann is from Washington, D.C. and now lives in Chicago, where she writes page-turning thrillers. She has published thirteen novels and twenty short stories. She has written suspense mysteries, historicals, PI novels, amateur sleuth, police procedurals, and even a cozy mystery. During this interview, we talk about her series, The Ellie Foreman Mysteries and...

Duration: 00:35:26

MTTA 40: A.C. Fuller

A.C. Fuller is the author of media thrillers. A.C. has a journalism background, having worked as a journalist in New York and he was an adjunct professor of journalism at NYU. A.C. now lives in the Pacific Northwest with his family where he teaches English and writes the Alex Vane Media Thriller series. Show Notes...

Duration: 00:42:18

MTTA 37: Jon Mills

Jon Mills is originally from Hampshire, England but now resides in Canada. Jon Mills is the bestselling author of the Undisclosed trilogy, The Promise, Dark Tide and The Debt Collector thriller Series. In this episode, we chat about Jon’s books, his schedule and writing process which allows him to publish monthly! Jon Mills Books As...

Duration: 00:42:30

MTTA 36: Murray McDonald

Murray McDonald is a U.K. based author that writes fast-paced action thrillers with a plot that keeps readers enthralled and intrigued right up until the shocking ending. In this episode, we discuss writing thrillers in different genres like YA, Dystopian, and even erotic thrillers and a lot more. Murray Mcdonald Books Murray’s YA Thrillers

Duration: 00:45:42

MTTA 35: Adam Croft

Adam Croft is a British author, principally of crime fiction, best known for the Kempston Hardwick mysteries and Knight & Culverhouse thrillers as well as his 2015 worldwide bestselling psychological thriller HER LAST TOMORROW, which became one of the biggest-selling books of the year with over 150,000 copies sold in the first five months. His...

Duration: 00:31:23

MTTA 34: John W. Mefford

John W. Mefford is an Amazon Top 50 Author, #2 bestselling author on Barnes and Noble, and a Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal winner. John was a former journalist and an IT professional for twenty plus years, before writing his debut novel. Since 2009, he’s written and published over a dozen action-packed, suspenseful bestselling novels. During...

Duration: 00:33:38

MTTA 33: Dawn Lee McKenna

Dawn Lee McKenna is the author of the bestselling The Forgotten Coast Florida series. The series, set in Apalachicola, FL, is a noirish suspense series, dripping with atmosphere and flawed, human, witty characters. Dawn Lee McKenna was born and raised in Florida and now live in Tennessee. The South is as much a main character...

Duration: 00:41:45

MTTA 32: John Ellsworth

John Ellsworth was a trial lawyer with forty years of trial experience who now writes page-turning bestselling legal thrillers. He has published over 15 novels in thirty months and his books have been download over one million times since then. John is self-published and enjoys the freedom of choosing his own release schedule, selecting covers,...

Duration: 00:35:11

MTTA 31: Dan Ames

Dan Ames is an international bestselling author and winner of the Independent Book Award for Crime Fiction. His books have been #1 on mystery and crime fiction bestseller lists in both the United States and abroad. Dan Ames has published over ten novels in several series and genres. Two of his popular thriller series includes the John...

Duration: 00:32:12

MTTA 30: Jake Needham Interview

Jake Needham is the International Bestselling Author of the Inspector Samuel Tay and Jack Shepherd Series. He is a lawyer by education and was a screen and television writer who began writing crime novels when he realized he really didn’t like movies and television very much. Jake Needham has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, and...

Duration: 00:39:34

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