Fans typically want to see Scary Steve, the mind behind such classic novels as It, Carrie, and Salem’s Lot. But Scary Steve doesn’t travel. He works three to four hours a day holed up somewhere in the wilds of Maine coming up with ways “to scare the shit out of you.” If you’re Scary Steve, it’s what you do. … More Stephen King entertains, scares Ryman audience
Have you ever wanted to just run away and start over as someone else? The main character in Lisa Lutz’s new novel does just that — time and time again. You can read my review now at BookPage.
by G. Robert Frazier You know how they always say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover? In the case of A Better Goodbye (Tyrus Books), this is one instance in which you certainly could. The cover of John Schulian’s debut novel depicts a brilliant yellow and orange sunset over the dark and gritty … More Review: A Better Goodbye takes look at gritty underside of L.A.
My first review for BookPage, Nicholas Petrie’s The Drifter, is now available to read. Check it out here.
by G. Robert Frazier If you’ve never given a thought as to what to do in a disaster, you’ll probably change your mind after reading Tim Washburn’s terrifying debut novel Powerless (Pinnacle Books). At the very least, you’ll find yourself taking an extra long look at those survivor magazines at the grocery store checkout lane, … More Review: Questions posed in Powerless linger well after novel is finished
by G. Robert Frazier The Killer Nashville writers’ conference has come and gone, I’ve had a day or two to decompress, and now it’s time to share some takeaways. Overall, the conference was an enjoyable and educational experience. Kudos go to conference founder Clay Stafford, Jaden (Beth) Terrell, staff and volunteers. Everyone was especially friendly … More Killer Nashville writers’ conference full of inspiration, fun
by G. Robert Frazier This weekend’s Killer Nashville writer’s conference, which actually gets underway Thursday, promises four days of education, networking, and fun for mystery and thriller writers. Now that I’ve decided to attend (and catch the Austin Film Fest next year), I’m faced with another set of choices. Like many conferences, the event features … More Killer Nashville packed with informative panels, best-selling authors