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  • 'Dark Rooms'
    Book review: 'Dark Rooms' by Lili Anolik
    Lili Anolik's Dark Rooms is out today from William Morrow.***Today, Hartford Books Examiner reviews Dark Rooms (William Morrow, $25.99) by Lili Anolik.Though Dark Rooms is her debut novel, Anolik is an established forerunner in contemporary...
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    'The Invasion of Heaven' explores nature of reality
    "Invasion of Heaven: Part One of the Newirth Mythology" by local author, musician, artist, and swordsman Michael B. Koep is an ambitious fantasy novel that uses an unconventional story structure and some unreliable narration to explore...
  • 'Seduced by the Sniper'
    Intrigue: Elizabeth Heiter on Seduction & Suspense (Q&A)
    Today, Hartford Books Examiner welcomes Elizabeth Heiter.Ms. Heiter writes novels of romantic and psychological suspense. Her newest release, Seduced by the Sniper (Harlequin, $5.50), was published last week and marks the second entry in The...
  • 'The Black Widow'
    Book review: 'The Black Widow' by Wendy Corsi Staub
    Today, Hartford Books Examiner reviews The Black Widow (Harper, $7.99) by Wendy Corsi Staub.Out tomorrow (Tuesday, 2/24), The Black Widow marks the conclusion of Staub’s social networking-themed trilogy, which includes The Good Sister (2013)...
  • Twisted Innocence by Terri Blackstock
    Terri Blackstock Asks: Where Do You Turn When Your Past Catches Up to You?
    It’s difficult enough sometimes to live with the consequences of your own decisions, but what do you do when the ripples caused by your choices begin to endanger the ones you love? In Twisted Innocence (Zondervan/February 3, 2015/ISBN: 978...
  • In His Keeping
    In His Keeping
    In His KeepingBestselling author Maya Banks continues her suspenseful and steamy Slow Burn series with this second book—a twisting tale featuring a strong yet vulnerable heroine in danger and the sexy alpha hero who must save her. r...
  • 'Trust No One' by Jayne Ann Krentz: Mystery and Romance will thrill readers
    'Trust No One' by Jayne Ann Krentz: Mystery and Romance will thrill readers
    Jayne Ann Krentz's "Trust No One" is just the kind of book her many, many fans love. In fact, when the author's name is featured more prominently than the title, it's obvious that readers will buy the book just because of...
  • Lucille Ball
    Old-time radio, 13 January: Lucy does "Suspense"
    Cornell Woolrich is sometimes thought to have been the fourth-best mystery novelist in America in his time, behind Dashiell Hammett, Erle Stanley Gardner, and Raymond Chandler. Issues involving his estate will prove the main reason, it will be...
  • Taken 3
    Review: 'Taken 3' should end here
    “Taken 3” continues the story of ex-government agent Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) in an action packed adventure, but this time with a twist. Instead of anyone being taken, Mills is on the run after being framed for the murder of his ex...
  • The Brothers' Keepers by NLB Horton
    Author’s Adventures Add Special Authenticity to Her Suspense Writing
    NLB Horton, author of The Brothers’ Keepers, has found herself in situations that would make great material for any writer’s next novel. She has surveyed Israeli and Jordanian archaeological digs, tossed a tarantula from her skiff into...
  • 'The Third Target.' by Joel C. Rosenberg
    'The Third Target' Begins J. Rosenberg's New Prophetical Suspense Fiction Series
    Joel Rosenberg begins a new and exciting suspense series, The Third Target scheduled forearly release January 6 due to rapid moving events the story reflects. Multiple themes of prophecy, biological and chemical warfare, the rise of ISIS and...
  • June Duprez
    Old-time radio, 28 December: A brief comeback and a memorable "Suspense"
    June Duprez is in the middle of what proves a very brief return to high-production-value film making, when she takes the lead in tonight'sSuspense, after her move to Hollywood from England nearly destroyed her career.Born during an air raid in...
  • 'Checkmate: The Bowers Files,' by Steven James
    'Checkmate' the Exciting Conclusion of Steven James , 'The Bowers Files'
    Steven James, three time Christy Awards winner for best suspense, concludes his decades long, adrenaline-laced series with Checkmate, number seven in The Bowers Files series that releases December 2. While previous books of The Bowers Files could...
  • 'Just Before Midnight: A Christmas Eve Novella,' by Mark Gilroy
    'Just Before Midnight: A Christmas Eve Novella,' by Mark Gilroy
    Author, editor and publisher, Mark Gilroy penned a sweet-spirited, character rich Christmas novella titled, Just Before Midnight that captures the spirit of Christmas in a 104 short pages. Which makes it a perfect read for time-challenged holidays...
  • Truth Seeker
    Exciting conspiracy novel with hopes of a movie
    If you love conspiracy themes, and I do, then Truth Seeker is a must-read. Robert Ludlum could not have crafted a more suspenseful tale of intrigue. J. Patrick O'Connor, whose career consisted oftwenty years in Private Security and...