Miscellaneous

Karin Slaughter and Lee Child: An Email Exchange

I have just come across this email exchange between Karin Slaughter and Lee Child, talking about the writing life and specifics on writing thrillers. Having read books by both these authors, I loved reading about their exchange in opinions and hearing about the writing of their books.

If you’re interested on reading the exchange too, follow this link for the full exchange that was uploaded to Karin Slaughter’s website a few years back.

Enjoy reading!

-Fia

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29758010The new Lisa Gardner novel, Right Behind You, is out since the 31st of January! I am so excited and can’t wait to get my hands on it!

Here’s the summary from Goodreads:

Is he a hero?

Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash’s older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah has finally moved on. About to be adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, Sharlah loves one thing best about her new family: They are all experts on monsters.

Is he a killer?

Then the call comes in. A double murder at a local gas station, followed by reports of an armed suspect shooting his way through the wilds of Oregon. As Quincy and Rainie race to assist, they are forced to confront mounting evidence: The shooter may very well be Sharlah’s older brother, Telly Ray Nash, and it appears his killing spree has only just begun.

All she knows for sure: He’s back.

As the clock winds down on a massive hunt for Telly, Quincy and Rainie must answer two critical questions: Why after eight years has this young man started killing again? And what does this mean for Sharlah? Once upon a time, Sharlah’s big brother saved her life. Now, she has two questions of her own: Is her brother a hero or a killer? And how much will it cost her new family before they learn the final, shattering truth? Because as Sharlah knows all too well, the biggest danger is the one standing right behind you.

Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner

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I have finally finished reading the first book in Iris Johansen’s Eve Duncan series, called The Face of Deception, and it’s amazing! I highly highly recommend this book if you’re a fan of reading thrillers.758941

Here’s a quick summary if you’re wondering what the book is about (taken from Goodreads):

An unidentified skull…
A trail of terrifying secrets…
And a woman whose talented hands could reveal the shocking truth…
As a forensic sculptor, Eve Duncan helps identify the dead from their skulls. Her own daughter murdered and her body never found, the job is Eve’s way of coming to terms with her personal nightmare. But more terror lies ahead when she accepts work from billionaire John Logan. Beneath her gifted hands a face emerges from the skull he has given her to reconstruct– a face no one was ever meant to see. Now Eve is trapped in a frightening web of murder and deceit. Powerful enemies are determined to cover up the truth, and they will make certain that truth goes to the grave…even if Eve gets buried with it.

Happy reading, everyone!

-Fia

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