This past weekend, I was lucky enough to make my first-ever trip to Scotland for Bloody Scotland 2017, a fantastic annual crime festival held in Stirling! Bloody Scotland brings together authors from Scotland, across the UK, and around the world for a weekend of crime fiction panels, events, torchlight processions (seriously!), and much, much more. In this post, you’ll find a day-by-day recap of my time in Scotland, including my top book recommendations from the weekend, recaps of author interviews and panels, and lots of photos!Read More
I’m eagerly counting down the days until I make my first trip to Scotland for Bloody Scotland 2017! I’ll be packing my bags and hitting the road for this festival in early September, and I can’t wait to cover the festival on CBTB. In preparation for Bloody Scotland 2017, I’m thrilled to share a Q&A with Bob McDevitt, Director of the festival! In our Q&A, Bob shares a bit of background information about Bloody Scotland, recommends Scottish crime fiction authors, and much more. Many thanks to Bob for graciously taking the time to answer my questions!Read More
Last weekend, I attended ThrillerFest 2017, an annual crime fiction conference held in New York! I had such a fantastic weekend meeting crime writers, listening to panels, and picking up all kinds of book recommendations. I’m thrilled to share a recap of ThrillerFest with you! But first and foremost, I’d like to thank Meryl Moss Media and the International Thriller Writers for welcoming me to ThrillerFest—I couldn’t have asked for a better weekend.Read More
Last night, I had the absolute pleasure of appearing in conversation with New York Times bestselling author Fiona Barton at Barnes & Noble Eastchester to discuss her newest psychological thriller, THE CHILD. I'm a huge personal fan of this book, and had a fantastic time learning from Fiona about THE CHILD, her career, her writing process, and much more!In this post, you'll find: a direct link to a video of our event, a recap of the event highlights, and a link to my review of THE CHILD.
Many thanks to Fiona for answering my questions - I was thrilled to participate in her US tour for THE CHILD!Read More
It’s ThrillerFest week here in New York! This week, crime writers from around the world descend on Manhattan to attend a weekend of crime fiction panels, lectures, and interviews at the Grand Hyatt in NYC - a weekend known as ThrillerFest. I’m beyond excited because this year, I’m going to be attending ThrillerFest and covering the conference’s panels and events on Crime by the Book! Many thanks to Meryl Moss Media who is handling PR for ThrillerFest, and has been so generous in facilitating my upcoming ThrillerFest experience.Read More