THE CORONATION: An Interview with Justin Newland

Justin Newland
Justin Newland (Photo provided courtesy Justin Newland)

Russia hasn’t always been at odds with America. 260 years ago, the nation faced off with Prussia instead. Yet despite Russia’s immense power, a brave few were bold enough to stand up to them. In Justin Newland’s novel, The Coronation, you’ll encounter these unforgettable figures in a novel that blends history and philosophy in a truly unique literary experience. We hope you enjoy our interview with the author. —J&H

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Justin Newland Rewrites History in ‘The Coronation’ [BOOK BLAST]

Eagle
Did an eagle change the course of history? (Photo courtesy Canva)

There are some authors who deposit their characters in the midst of history, showing how their lives parallel historic events. Then there are authors like Justin Newland who bend history to their will and use fantastic elements to show us what could have been. If you enjoy the latter, you won’t want to miss The Coronation, a tale about war, fortune, and family honor. Enjoy!—J&H

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‘In the Shadow of a Valiant Moon’ Reminds Us of Man’s Indomitable Will to Survive [REVIEW]

Stu Jones and Gareth Worthington's IN THE SHADOW OF A VALIANT MOON
Destiny has no allegiance. (Artwork courtesy Vesuvian Books)

She’s an unassuming yet wily leader determined to protect her people. He’s a captive trapped by a parasitic villain bent on destruction. Will either of them survive long enough to save what’s left of mankind from a scheming creature on a sadistic rampage? Find out in the dazzling second installment of Stu Jones and Gareth Worthington’s brilliant and highly imaginative sci-fi epic that began with It Takes Death to Reach a Star.

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Meet Inspector Arkady Renko in Martin Cruz Smith’s Masterpiece, ‘Gorky Park’ [REVIEW]

Gorky Park, 1982

Pond in Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, 1982 (Photo by RIA Novosti archive, image #510373 / Valeriy Shustov / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0)

A public venue. Three unidentified bodies. One determined investigator. Can one man solve a complicated case when no one in his own government wants him to do so? Find out in Martin Cruz Smith’s dazzling thriller, Gorky Park.  Read more of this post

Danger Lurks Behind Every Corner in Robert Dugoni’s ‘The Eighth Sister’ [REVIEW]

Russian woman in Moscow

Can a former CIA operative catch the assassin known as the eighth sister? (Photo by Kostya Romantikov, Flickr)

Just when he thought he was out of the game, a former intelligence officer is pulled back in. This time, he’s tasked with finding a dangerous assassin, but he must head to the heart of Russia to do it. Will he make it out alive? Find out in Robert Dugoni’s The Eighth Sister.  Read more of this post