SEEN This Week 8/26/13


This week’s book, author, and event news:

Anne Rice’s assistant, Becket, has written his own vampire tale titled The Blood Vivicanti: Part 1. The book features characters and concepts by both Becket and Anne, and slated to be released as a six-part series.

Want to pre-order a signed copy of Lisa Scottoline’s new book, Accused, coming out October 29? Get one while they last!

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Will you go to hell with Alex Laybourne? Don’t worry; you’ll come back in one piece! Read his latest novel Highway To Hell.

Read a new interview with Trista Borgwardt on the Awesome Gang web site.

Doug Bremner, M.D. talks about harassment from a drug company related to Accutane and depression in this video.

Lily Byrne made an appearance on the Jamallah Bergman Stories of Love and Romance blog August 20.

After spending the summer more focused on his day job and marketing existing books, Michael Angarola has begun work on finishing two in-progress books in the Gracie’s Italian Living series. One is an Italian travel guide and the other is an interactive recipe book adding a “look over my shoulder, as I make this dish” component. He is also working with adding links and video that will keep the reader engaged and hopefully interested in the series’ earlier books.

Swimming Upstream author Ruth Mancini was recently interviewed on BBC Radio. You can listen to the entire interview at this link.

If you like your thrillers dark and gritty, with edgy plots and complex characters – you’ll love Amazon bestseller Stealing Power by Bo Brennan. This powerful psychological crime novel is an edge of your seat serial killer thriller. Guaranteed to get your heart racing and your blood pumping.

Kristal McKerrington’s latest erotica book Fighting For Love has garnered good reviews thus far, averaging 3.5 stars. Go here to read one of the reviews.

Many thanks to Russell Streur for posting Pamela Hill’s story, The Sassafras Tree, at The Camel Saloon. He says the Saloon welcomes all travelers.

Sally Bosco had a short story accepted for the Cellar Door horror anthology. The title of her story is is What Grows In Between.

My News For the Week:

Klass Act was the first book featured on the new Hot and Steamy Books blog August 23.

Check out my new author page at CrowdPublishTV

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