August 2010 (Issue 318)

 

 

COVER STORY
BRENDA NOVAK

A new romantic suspense trilogy, a cyber party for readers and a Dundee novella are just some of the projects on this popular author's plate.

FEATURES

FORMAT FRENZY
Hardcover vs. paperback vs. e-book. Industry insiders dish on the pros and cons of each format
CHRISTINE FEEHAN
Family dynamics and autism are explored in her new paranormal romance set in the Drake sisters' home town, Sea Haven.
LUMINOUS LARA LIPPMAN
Her latest is the story of a woman who survived an abduction, and what happens when her captor resurfaces.
IS ROMANTIC SUSPENSE SUSPENDED?
Agents and editors dish on the current and future state of this popular genre. Plus meet the next wave of RS writing stars.

ACROSS A DARK POND WITH TANA FRENCH
The popular irish mystery author tells how she gets inside her characters' minds to create intricate tales that are winning fans here and abroad.
KISS AND TELL
Meet two hot new historical authors in our debut spotlight who will be must-reads this summer.

FAN FORUM: Reader Columns

Tidbits and Gossip
Series Rap Sheet
Book Sleuth
Paperback Roundup

TEEN SCENE

DARREN SHAN
The Cirque du Freak author on his killer stand-alone, The Thin Executioner.
CAROLINE B. COONEY
The bestselling author talks of suspense for teens returns with a story sure to please old and new fans alike.
ALIEN ENCOUNTER
To celebrate the latest alien blockbuster, we tracked down an extraterrestrial expert.

PROS ON PROSE

WRITING SUSPENSE
E-mails between romantic suspense authors Laura Griffin and Allison Brennan provide a glimpse into how bestsellers get written.

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