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Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes adventure thriller author Andy McDermott LIVE from the U.K. Andy McDermott is the bestselling author of the Nina Wilde/Eddie Chase series of adventure thrillers, which have been sold in over 30 countries and 20 languages. His debut novel, The Hunt For Atlantis, was published in the US in September 2009, when it became his first of several New York Times bestsellers. A former journalist and movie critic, Andy was the editor of respected UK magazines like DVD Review and the iconoclastic film publication Hotdog. He is now a full-time author. Born in Halifax, England, he now lives in Bournemouth, England. See more at http://www.andy-mcdermott.com/.
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There was a time, when talking about politics, was taboo. Today, it is common place to read, or hear about one political view or another; expressed openly; and in some case violently. With so many political scandals being revealed, one tends to wonder what else is being covered up; and in the name of “Diplomacy” of all things. We, as a nation, have given a lot of power, to a few people. People we trust to make “right decisions”, for the good of the country; are those the only decisions being made…”right decisions”? “Too much power in the wrong hands”, can cause chaos. What about “too much power” in the right hands? Good intentions, don’t always deliver good results; then what about “bad intentions”. Politics, Scandals, Greed, Power, Violence; how do we begin figuring it all out? Tonight we’ll tackle “Political Thrillers”. We welcome back “Movie Maven” Ms. Karen D.” to give us her spin on the four, politically based, films up for review!
Brrr!!! During this Halloween-theme episode, horror expert A.J. Hakari rants and raves about horror flicks set in snowy locations. Plus, host Betty Jo Tucker reviews The Colony, a sci-fi Ice Age thriller that will be released on DVD the day of this show. What are Hakari’s Top Five Chiller Thrillers? And which frightening snowy films will end up on his worst list? Nominees under consideration include such movies as 30 Days of Night, Let Me In, The Shining, Misery, The Thing, Dead Snow and Wind Chill.
Hakari, aka The Mad Movie Man, is one of Movie Addict HQ’s favorite guests. He’s a member of the Online Film Critics Society and has contributed film reviews to such diverse outlets as Terror Tube, Review Express, Classic Movie Guide, and ReelTalk Movie Reviews. He also created his own film-related blog, Cineslice, which is now featuring a popular 1970’s Horrorthon.
Dr. Yves E. Patak, MD, born in 1968 in Zürich, Switzerland. The author works as a holistic coach, hypnosis therapist and acupuncturist in his own practice. Writing is his passion: six of his novels have been published, other literary works have been awarded, further projects are under way. Dr. Patak has two children and lives with his family in a rural part of Zurich, Switzerland.
For his medical studies Patak spent three months in Jamaica and often travelled to the Far East, India, Sri Lanka and the Caribbean. This brought him into contact with miscellaneous cultures, rites and tribal medicine, and has strongly inspired him both in his work as a physician and writer. The author’s main focus currently is mystery novel and thriller.
Dr. Patak holds a US degree in Basic Medical Science USMLE/ECFMG, and Clinical Science
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What actually constitutes a "Thriller"? Adventure? Action? Mystery? Page-turning ratios?
Browse around your local B&N (while you still can) and you might notice that the Horror section has dwindled to one or two bookshelves, while Thrillers and Fantasy novels can fill two or three aisles. It's clear that the Horror label is considered a minus to marketing mavens in the publishing industry, and yet--the Thriller and fantasy sections are chock full of -- horror books!
Hmmm. So what's the real deal? Join us this Wednesday at 8pm Eastern for a riveting, spine-tingling, bone-chilling, ________ (insert your own thriller cliche here), look at what makes a Thriller…a Thriller.
Authors on the Air host Pam Stack is thrilled to welcome back to the studio bestselling author LINDA FAIRSTEIN for an discussion about her new book Devil's Bridge. In her seventeenth Alexandra Cooper thriller, New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein takes readers where they have never been before: Inside the mind of NYPD Detective Mike Chapman. The Manhattan waterfront is one of New York City’s most magnificent vistas, boasting both the majestic Statue of Liberty and the George Washington Bridge, the world’s busiest span for motor vehicles. But in Devil’s Bridge, Detective Mike Chapman will discover the peril that lurks along this seemingly benign expanse as he takes on his most personal case yet: the disappearance of Alex Cooper.
Linda Fairstein was chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney's office in Manhattan for more than two decades and is America's foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence. Her Alexandra Cooper novels are international bestsellers and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. She lives in Manhattan and on Martha's Vineyard. For more about Linda please visit her website at http://lindafairstein.com.
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Teachers can be heroes. They spend time with kids every day and get to see them under different circumstances, often seeing and hearing what parents never do. Meet fictional high school English teacher, William Bachman, who teaches at Atlantis High School. He is the central character in the series of Jersey Shore thrillers which include Heartless Cruelty and Laid So Low. The main character becomes a reluctant sleuth, and there are plenty of disturbing mysteries to be solved as the books delve into the dark side of the Jersey Shore with issues including sex trafficking, political corruption, and child abuse. Richard Goffman has written a series of fast paced books with engaging characters and the hero is the English teacher. It might come as no surprise that Goffman spent the 1970s teaching English in Long Branch, NJ at the high school and junior high, and these days he’s a professor of writing at Montclair State University. The author based the fictional town Atlantis on Long Branch, NJ and says, “That town had beauty and ugliness, it had familiarity and magical strangeness, and it had enough racial, ethnic and economic diversity to yield no end of characters.” The books are must reads for Jersey Shore fans! Richard Goffman has written textbooks, stories, poetry, plays, screenplays and numerous articles. After the interview, check After Hours at Jersey Coastal Live for more info.
On this edition of Scottscope Talk Radio, the roundtable interviews filmmaker R.L. Scott about his brand new crime thriller Call Me King! Exactly how is Call Me King related to R.L. Scott’s similarly themed web series Touye Pwen: Kill Point? Is the former merely a feature length extension of the latter, or a unique and worthy vision in its own right? How does R.L. Scott’s blend of martial arts action and underworld intrigue differ from that of the Hong Kong New Wave? Could his approach to cinema represent a viable alternative for Black filmmakers looking to distinguish themselves in the marketplace? Could kinetic crime thrillers such as Call Me King be the future of Black cinema? How has R.L Scott persevered in a marketplace that seeks to pigeonhole Black filmmakers?
Myra Nour will be on the show tonight to talk about her books and also the sales that are going on at the magazine. You can find out more about the magazine here . If you like romance, thrillers, and more this will be the show to listen to.
'The Dark Knight' is often regarded as the best live-action Batman film ever created. Some believe it to be the definitive interpretation of the character, and some even praise it as being the best comic book adaptation ever set to screen. Does it stack up to the praise, or does it crumble under the weight of its own plot? From a car chase sequence that breaks filmmaking rules to the Joker's immaculately-planned scheme against schemers, we'll suss out the truth behind one of the most beloved action thrillers of the last ten years! Join us this week as we analyze and review 'The Dark Knight', Christopher Nolan's second foray into the Batman universe!
He writes in several genres. His young adult fiction includes ROT & RUIN (2011; now in development for film; named in Booklist’s Ten Best Horror Novels for Young Adults, a Bram Stoker and Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading winner; nominee for several state Teen Book Awards; winner of the Cybils Award, the Eva Perry Mock Printz medal, Dead Letter Best Novel Award, and four Melinda Awards); DUST & DECAY (winner of the 2011 Bram Stoker Award; FLESH & BONE (winner of the Bram Stoker Award; 2012; and FIRE & ASH (August 2013). His thrillers include The Joe Ledger Thrillers from St. Martin’s Griffin (PATIENT ZERO, 2009, winner of the Black Quill and a Bram Stoker Award finalist for Best Novel; THE DRAGON FACTORY, 2010; THE KING OF PLAGUES, 2011; ASSASSIN’S CODE, 2011; EXTINCTION MACHINE, 2013; CODE ZER0, 2014, and PREDATOR ONE, 2015.
His mystery novels include the upcoming Dylan Quinn mystery-thriller series for teens: WATCH OVER ME (Simon & Schuster, 2014) and COLD, COLD HEART (2015); and the NIGHTSIDERS series of middle-grade horror/sci-fi adventures, which debut in 2015.
His horror novels include The Pine Deep Trilogy from Pinnacle Books (GHOST ROAD BLUES, 2006, winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel and named one of the 25 Best Horror Novels of the New Millennium; DEAD MAN’S SONG, 2007; and BAD MOON RISING, 2008), as well as DEAD OF NIGHT, 2011 (named one of the 25 Best Horror Novels of the New Millennium) and its forthcoming sequel, FALL OF NIGHT, 2014. He also wrote the movie novelization, THE WOLFMAN, 2010, winner of the Scribe Award for Best Adaptation; and is scheduled to write DEADLANDS: GHOSTWALKERS, an original novel inspired by the million-copy-selling role-playing game.
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Author LaQuita Cameron,
She is a Memphis, TN native, but was born in a little town called Rollingfork, Mississippi. She is a multi-genre writer who loves writing fictional novels. Most of her time is spent writing erotica, urban dramas, thrillers, suspense novels and crime/action series. She devotes her time working full time, but dedicates the remainder of her time to her family and friends. She is inspired to write by those authors before her like David Weaver, Nikki Turner, K’wan, and even Carl Weber. She plans to write spiritual and children novels in the future. Currently she is an author and has her own Pretty In Ink Publishing Company. She is currently working on a novel while you can find her thriller series Let The Games Begin, I Love Em All, Catchin Feelings For A Married Man and her recent debut Young Thugs And the Chicks That Love 'Em available now.