Steve Bassett was born and raised in Newark’s crime-ridden Third Ward and, although far removed during a career as an award-winning journalist, he has always been proud of the sobriquet Jersey Guy. He has been legally blind for almost a decade, but hasn’t let this slow him down. He received three Emmys for investigative documentaries, and the California Bar Association’s Medallion Award for Distinguished Reporting on the Administration of Justice. As our Author of the Day, Bassett tells us all about his latest book, Father Divine's Bikes.
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John Kerry is an average-sized, average-looking, marginally out of shape white guy, but in his head he could be about to take down a cartel of drug dealers with his bare hands. When John isn't living in a fantasy world he can be found in the city of Sheffield, UK where he lives. As our Author of the Day, Kerry tells us all about his latest book, Eden at the Edge of Midnight.
As an award-winning author, with 26 published romance novels to her credit, it is always a surprise as to what Debby Conrad will work on next. Even she doesn’t know sometimes; not until the fingers hit the keyboard. As our Author of the Day, Conrad talks about her Overbearing Billionaires series, shares how she became an author and reveals her secret skills.
Tess Thompson writes small-town romances and historical fiction. Her female protagonists face challenges with courage and dignity. Her heroes are loyal, smart and funny, even if a bit misguided at times. While her stories are character driven, she weaves suspenseful plots that keep readers turning pages long into the night. As our Author of the Day, Thompson talks about why she picked a small town setting as the backdrop for her books and reveals her favorite book in the series.
Bruce Beckham is a multiple award-winning copywriter and author. A resident of Great Britain, he has travelled and worked in over 60 countries. His series 'Detective Inspector Skelgill Investigates' now extends to 11 standalone murder mysteries, and sells across five continents, from Japan and India to Brazil and the United States of America. As our Author of the Day, Beckham tells us all about his latest mystery, Murder in the Woods.
While many people may think that “magic fantasy authors” are the complete opposite to “scientists”, Weiqi Wang preserves his own opinions. As a D. Phil graduate from Oxford University, Weiqi loves to be both. He feels that philosophy is a way in which to explain the world; some choose to use scientific languages, some also put it into fantasy. As our Author of the Day, Wang tells us all about his latest book, Code of Rainbow.
Chadwick Wall has written for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Sewanee Purple, the Riverside Reader, the Baton Rouge Advocate, and most recently Austin.com. After years living in many cities and regions, he counts himself lucky enough to reside in the laid-back yet vibrant, friendly and creative city of Austin. Here he spends many of his days and nights either holed up like a hermit, reading or writing away-or prowling around, investigating all of the live music, delicious cuisine, and cultural hotspots he can find. As our Author of the Day, Chad tells us all about his latest book, The Second Cortez.
Morgan L. Busse is a writer by day and a mother by night. She is the author of the Follower of the Word series and the award-winning steampunk series, The Soul Chronicles. During her spare time she enjoys playing games, taking long walks, and dreaming about her next novel. As our Author of the Day, Morgan tells us all about her latest book, Tainted.
Kay Lyons always wanted to be a writer. Through the years her stories have changed but one characteristic stayed true— they were all romances. Each and every one of her manuscripts included a love story. As our Author of the Day, Lyons reveals how her work has changed through the years and talks about her latest novel, Not by Sight.
Kim Richardson is the award-winning author of the bestselling SOUL GUARDIANS series, the MYSTICS series, and the DIVIDED REALMS series. Kim's books are available in print editions, and translations are available in over 7 languages. She lives in the eastern part of Canada with her husband, two dogs and a very old cat. As our Author of the Day, she tells us more about The Complete Soul Guardians Collection.
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