DOWN A DARK RIVER: The Crooked Lane to Inspector Corravan [INTERVIEW]

Karen Odden in Bournemouth, England
“I’m in Bournemouth, England… because I got on the wrong train and ended up there instead of in London. Truly the dumb American mistake.”(Photo courtesy Karen Odden)

We love stories that can transport us to another time and place. Today’s guest, author Karen Odden, is one woman who is quite adept at doing just this. Her latest novel, Down a Dark River, takes us to Victorian London where a rash of murders is causing quite the stir. Our exclusive interview with the author is one of our most in depth pieces ever, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did! —J&H

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Alex Kava Announces Publication Date for ‘Fallen Creed’

Jack Russell Terrier
Missed me? (Photo courtesy Canva)

We know lots of you are just as crazy about Ryder Creed and Grace as we are. Throughout the first six books in the series, each novel has just gotten better than the last, jam packed with both phenomenal characters and nail-biting suspense. While Alex Kava usually gets the next installment in our hot little hands each year, 2021 has come and gone without a new book. We kept getting emails from all of you asking when the next book will be released. For months, we had no idea. But now we do!

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Playwright and Author Deborah Levy Finds There Are Some ‘Things I Don’t Want to Know’ [REVIEW]

Deborah Levy

In her intimate new essay, Things I Don’t Want to Know, Deborah Levy takes a close look at what it means to be a woman writer in modern society. (Photo by Sheila Burnett)

Surprising things make her cry. Trips to Spain bring her peace. Notebooks hold her observations, even when she can’t recall why she records them in the first place. For novelist, playwright and poet Deborah Levy, writing is a very personal thing… especially as a woman. In her insightful and intimate new essay, Things I Don’t Want to Know, she reveals what it is like to be a female writer in today’s world.  Read more of this post