Mayra Calvani's Blog Posts Tagged 'thriller' (25)

On the spotlight: ‘The End of Healing’ by Dr. Jim Bailey


Title: The End of Healing

Genre: Suspense

Author: Dr. Jim Bailey

Website: …


Added by Mayra Calvani on May 14, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments

Book Spotlight: Silk by Chris Karlsen (Victorian London detective thriller)

London-Fall, 1888

The city is in a panic as Jack the Ripper continues his murderous spree. While the Whitechapel police struggle to find him, Detective Inspector Rudyard Bloodstone and his partner are working feverishly to find their own…


Added by Mayra Calvani on May 5, 2015 at 6:26am — No Comments

Interview with Joel Fox, author of ‘The Mark on Eve’

Joel Fox has spent over 30 years in California politics, serving on numerous state commissions, working on many ballot issue campaigns, and advising candidates. An adjunct professor at the School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University, Fox has authored hundreds of opinion pieces for numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal,Washington Post, USA…


Added by Mayra Calvani on April 24, 2015 at 8:50am — No Comments

Chapter Reveal: Cooler Than Blood, by Robert Lane


Genre: Mystery

Author: Robert Lane

Publisher: Mason Alley

Purchase on …


Added by Mayra Calvani on March 6, 2015 at 7:07am — No Comments

On the Spotlight: NINE PLANETS, by Greg Byrne (Christmas-themed science fiction thriller)

NINE PLANETS by Greg Byrne


Publication date: November 30, 2014

$16.95 trade paperback, ISBN 978-1-940076-17-1

$6.95 E-book, ISBN 978-1-940076-18-8

Publication date: November 30, 2014

Publisher: Dragonwell Publishing

Distribution: Ingram Book Company…


Added by Mayra Calvani on December 23, 2014 at 5:06am — No Comments

Meet with Donna Galanti, author of ‘A Hidden Element,’ book 2 in The Element Trilogy

Donna Galanti writes murder and mystery with a dash of steam as well as middle grade adventure fiction. She is the author of books 1 and 2 in the paranormal suspense Element Trilogy, A Human Element andA Hidden Element, the short story collection The Dark Inside, and Joshua and The Lightning…


Added by Mayra Calvani on August 31, 2014 at 9:33am — No Comments

Spotlight & First Chapter Reveal: BLACK WATER, by Rosemary McCracken

BLACK WATER by Rosemary McCracken

A Pat Tierney Mystery – book 2

Added by Mayra Calvani on May 27, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments

Alexandra Sokoloff Talks About her Latest Thriller, BLOOD MOON

Alexandra Sokoloff is the Thriller Award-winning and Bram Stoker, Anthony, and Black Quill award-nominated author of the supernatural thrillers THE HARROWING, THE PRICE, THE UNSEEN, BOOK OF SHADOWS, THE SHIFTERS, and THE SPACE BETWEEN, and the Top Ten Amazon bestselling Huntress/FBI thriller series (HUNTRESS MOON,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on May 13, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Book Review: EQUITY of FEAR, by Rudy Mazzocchi

Once again author Rudy Mazzocchi ventures into the shadowy world of controversial medical technologies. In his first thriller, Equity of Evil, the author revealed a dark world involving abortion, human trafficking and organ cultures. In this his latest instalment and 2nd book in the series, Equity of Fear, he boldly delves into subjects of the…


Added by Mayra Calvani on April 17, 2013 at 3:08pm — No Comments

First Chapter Reveal: Shadows Over Paradise, by Anne K. Edwards




Available in ebook and paperback

Twilight Times Books

Shadows Over Paradise is peopled by…


Added by Mayra Calvani on April 5, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments

Profile: Meet Canadian Bestselling Author Cheryl Kaye Tardif

An avid reader as a child, Cheryl Kaye Tardif grew up in Vancouver, Canada in a nurturing environment with a family who encouraged her creative side, surrounded with Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, and Bobbsey Twins series. During her teens, her favorite authors were Stephen King, Dean Koontz, John Saul, and Danielle Steel.

At 14, Cheryl was already a consummate journalist, writing a weekly column for a small-town newspaper for…


Added by Mayra Calvani on March 24, 2013 at 8:34am — No Comments

Profile: Romantic Suspense Author Chris Karslen

A native of Chicago, former police detective Chris Karslen grew up with a love of history and books. An only child, she spent a lot of time reading, developing ‘fictional friends’, and getting lost in the world of stories.

Naturally, her love of reading and books led to writing of her own, and when she retired from her police work she finally decided to fulfil her lifelong secret desire. In 2003, she sat down and wrote her first line—and she hasn’t looked back since.…


Added by Mayra Calvani on February 5, 2013 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Book Review: Shot in the Dark by Jennifer Conner

Jennifer Conner’s latest romantic suspense is a thrilling, steaming read that will be enjoyed by fans of the genre. 

Handsome, sharp-witted, and smartass Devan Burke is a detective working for the LAPD. In the evenings, he likes to keep himself wired up by ordering double espressos from the Naughty Latte stand’s drive-through, especially because of  the…


Added by Mayra Calvani on January 20, 2013 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Interview with Gabriel Valjan, author of Wasp's Nest

My guest today is Gabriel Valjan, author of the Roma series, published by Winter Goose Publishing. The first book,Roma, Underground, came out earlier this year. The sequel, Wasp’s Nest, was just released this week. The third installment is scheduled for August 2013.…


Added by Mayra Calvani on December 14, 2012 at 5:53am — No Comments

Book Review: Wasp's Nest by Gabriel Valjan

In this the second installment of his Roma series, author Gabriel Valjan takes secret government analyst Alabaster Black from Rome to Boston to investigate Nasonia Pharmaceutical and its CEO, Cyril Sargent for Rendition, the covert government agency she works for.

Nasonia uses advanced molecular biology and genetic sequencing…


Added by Mayra Calvani on December 9, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments

Book Review: Serial Date, by D.V. Berkom

Serial Date was a surprisingly entertaining read filled with witty writing and dark humor. 

In an unexpected turn of fate, former assassin Leine Basso is offered a job working security in Los Angeles at a gigantic hit reality show called  Serial Date–where beautiful young women get to date ex-cons posing as serial killers. Though L.A.brings her bad memories, Leine…


Added by Mayra Calvani on November 28, 2012 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Romantic Suspense Author Kaylin McFarren Talks About SEVERED THREADS

Please welcome my special guest, romantic suspense author Kaylin McFarren. I recently had the chance to read and review her latest novel, Severed Threads, and I have to say it is an entertaining, thrilling read. Kaylin was generous enough to take time out of her busy schedule to answer my questions about her book and her writing. I hope you’ll enjoy the…


Added by Mayra Calvani on November 26, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Jack L. Brody, author of The Moroni Deception

Please welcome my special guest, Jack L. Brody, author of the latest suspense thriller, The Moroni Deception. I had the opportunity to read it and you can find my review in Blogcritics. In this interview, Brody talks about the history behind the book and how difficult it was to dwell in Mormon controversy, among…


Added by Mayra Calvani on September 12, 2012 at 3:34am — No Comments

Interview with Chris Karslen, author of GOLDEN CHARIOT

Chris Karslen was born and raised in Chicago. Her father was a history professor and her mother was, and is, a voracious reader. She grew up with a love of history and books. Her parents also loved travelling, a passion they passed onto her. Karslen wanted to see the place she read about, see the landand…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 4, 2012 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Chris Karslen pens adventure novel set in Bodrum, Turkey

Talented author Chris Karslen has written an action-packed adventure story set in exotic Turkey that will be relished by fans of underwater archaeology and lost treasures.

Our feisty protagonist, Charlotte Dashiell, is about to complete her doctorate in nautical archaeology. She travels to Bodrum, Turkey, to start a new excavation  for the Maritime…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 2, 2012 at 6:19am — No Comments

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