Jo Nesbø Coming to SoM!

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The Norwegian Mystery Phenom Is Scheduled for an Interview. He’s one of the world’s best-selling authors. In a past interview I did with Jo for the Los Angeles Review of Books, I noted the following, “One statistic I’ve heard is that a Jo Nesbø book in one of at least 40 languages is sold somewhere… Read more »

Where a Girl Carries Her Gun…

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Cara Black’s character, Paris private detective Aimee Leduc, went to great lengths to find the right gun. She picked the sleek little Beretta Nano because it fits in her vintage Valentino clutch. When Les and I were having this discussion of weaponry with Cara, Les wondered if Aimee might be interested in the Flashbang Bra… Read more »

Episode 3: Interviews with Peter James and Cara Black

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At the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Les Klinger and I spoke first to Peter James and later to Cara Black. Peter James talks about his character Roy Grace’s missing wife, how he found the inspiration for his most recent Grace novel, Dead Man’s Time, his research methods and gives us a preview of… Read more »

SoM @ the LA Times Festival of Books!

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Looking forward to mysterious insights April 12-13 Lee Goldberg, Sara Gran, Denise Hamilton, Attica Locke, Peter James, T. Jefferson Parker, Lisa Scottoline, April Smith and Stuart Woods are just some of the mystery writers from all over the world who will be at the LA Times Festival of Books this weekend at USC. (Les will… Read more »