Nina Siegal’s upcoming nonfiction debut The Diary Keeper’s is off to a great start with a starred Publishers Weekly Review on October 24th 2022
“This diverse and enlightening collection of excerpts from journals kept during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands is an essential contribution to the history of WWII. Drawing from an archive of more than 2,100 wartime diaries . . . [Siegal] contextualizes her primary sources with exhaustive research and analysis of contemporaneous records. . . . [A] vivid portrait of the Nazi occupation as it unfolded, providing a wider lens than many Holocaust histories. . . . [A] treasure trove of firsthand perspectives.”—Publishers Weekly (starred)
You Belong Here Now by Dianna Rostad
This brilliant debut YOU BELONG HERE NOW is reminiscent of Christina Baker Kline’s The Orphan Train and Kristina McMorris’s Sold on a Monday. William Kent Kruger writes “You won’t find a finer debut novel anywhere.”
Over 1600 five star reader’s rave reviews
Finalist for the Willa Award
Shortlisted for The Reading West Award 2022
Dr. Homeira Qaderi evacuated from Kabul
Dr. Homeira Qaderi, author of DANCING IN THE MOSQUE (Harper Collins) was in Kabul during the summer of 2021 writing her next book and fighting for gender equality when her country fell to the Taliban. After several harrowing days and nights, she and her son Siawash were evacuated to safety, literally in the last hour. We thank Harper Collins US and UK and many of our authors, including Deborah Rodriquez, Masha Hamilton, Arthur Phillips, Meg Waite Clayton, and Homeira’s translator Dr. Zaman Stanizai for providing various means of support during this stressful time.
“Sleep Well, My Lady” – Amazon Best of the Year 2021
SLEEP WELL, MY LADY is officially an Amazon Best of the Year 2021, in Mystery, Thriller, Suspense!
John McMahon’s “A Good Kill” earns Publishers Weekly Starred Review
A hearty Congratulations to John McMahon whose third novel A GOOD KILL earned a Publishers Weekly Starred Review. See full text of the review here… It is also a June 2021 – Amazon Book of The Month in Mystery, Thriller and Suspense category.
Kwei Quartey’s “The Missing American” receives Edgar Awards nomination
Each spring, Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre. Congratulations to all the nominees but most especially to our client Kwei Quartey who made the very short list in fiction for his novel THE MISSING AMERICAN in which he introduces Emma Djan, a female Accra private investigator whose first missing persons case takes her into the darkest depths of the email scams and fetish priests in Ghana, the world’s Internet capital. The 75th Annual Edgar® Award winners will be announced and celebrated on April 29, 2021…
“The Missing American” receives NPR review
Emma Djan, a 26-year-old newbie private investigator in Accra, immerses herself in the world of sakawa Internet fraud and finds that it reaches the upper echelons of power in the West African country, putting her in mortal danger. THE MISSING AMERICAN is a mystery and thriller that kept me spellbound – and rooting for Emma (says the NPR reviewer) See full text of the review here…
John McMahon’s “The Evil That Men Do” makes New York Times Book Review List
A hearty Congratulations to John McMahon whose second novel THE EVIL THAT MEN DO has made Marilyn Stasio’s New York Times Book Review list of the Best Crime Novels of 2020! See full text of the review here…
Homeira Qaderi’s “Dancing in the Mosque” People Magazine’s Book of the Week
Most recently People Magazine selected Homeira Qaderi’s debut memoir DANCING IN THE MOSQUE (Harper Collins) as Book of the Week – December 7, 2020 calling it “A heartrending, indelible tale.” See full text of the review here…
New York Times Book Review honors Arthur Phillips’ “The King at the Edge of the World”
Congratulations to Arthur Phillips whose mesmerizing novel THE KING AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD has been selected by The New York Times Book Review one of The Notable Books of 2020: “Intrigue and espionage fuel this delectable novel…” See the review here…