Loved talking to Emmy award-winning anchor Linda Hurtado. Click above to watch the feature on WTVT Fox 13 News Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay Area is rich with sports and entertainment from the Tampa Bay Lightning to performances at Ruth Eckerd Hall. But when COVID-19 hit and we had to social distance, many people turned…

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J.T. Ellison started her career as a presidential appointee in the White House, finally finding her way back to her first love – creative writing. She went on to become a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author with millions of copies in print, her books published in 16 languages and 28 countries. J.T.…

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Sometimes you just meet someone and know there are martinis and lots of laughs in your future! The fantastic Lynne Constantine, half of the dynamic author duo Liv Constantine (with her sister Valerie), and I met at Thrillerfest this year. We shared a signing table and then spent a little time chatting. When she later…

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A bestselling author, an accomplished musician, and just an all-round lovely human being, Daniel Palmer is someone with whom I always look forward to spending time. So when he offered me an early read of his new novel SAVING MEGHAN, I couldn’t wait to dive in. It’s twisting and complex, a total thrill ride. But…

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With a name like Ace, is there any chance you’re NOT going to be famous? A college football star, Pulitzer-Prize nominated journalist, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of twenty-three novels including THE SINNERS, which just released. Ace Atkins is as down-to-earth, funny, and smart as he is talented. I caught up with him…

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The delightful, talented and bestselling Mary Kubica was an overnight success with her stellar first novel The Good Girl … or was she? Mary agreed to be my pen pal and we discussed what it takes to get published, the highs and lows of the writing life, our upcoming new novels and more. Lots of…

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Sara Blaedel, Denmark’s Queen of Crime — sure. Super talented, internationally bestselling author of the crime series featuring the tough, smart, and all-too-human Louise Rick — yes! But more than any of that — she is a great spirit, a wonderful friend, and one of the people I am most happy to have in my…

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It’s probably true in all industries, but publishing seems especially a business of relationships. Even though authors don’t all work together in the same place, we do gather quite a bit at conferences and speaking engagements. And when you do this work for long enough, some of those authors with whom you share a stage…

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Kate White – wow! Former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine (yes, she knows all your secrets!), bestselling author of thrillers and mysteries, and a business and career expert who travels the country speaking to women. Impossible not to be intimidated by this powerhouse, right? What are the chances that she’s also a lovely, easy-to-talk…

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Kung Fu, Home Renovation, and Nice Places with Dark Secrets Praised as masterful, intelligent, and terrifyingly real, Heather Gudenkauf’s novels have won awards, raced to the top of bestseller lists, and kept plenty of readers up past their bedtimes – me included.  After reading her upcoming novel NOT A SOUND, I sensed that we were…

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