Clive Cussler, Author of the Dirk Pitt Novels Dies at Age 88

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, the author of the bestselling adventure series Dirk Pitt, passed away on Monday, February 24, at the age of 88. While the cause of death has not been confirmed yet, the author’s wife, Janet Horvath, shared on Twitter, It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that my husband Clive passed away [on] Monday. It has been a privilege to share in his life. I want to thank you, his fans and friends, for all the support. He was the kindest most gentle man I ever met. I know, his adventures will continue. Over the […] Read more »

Bestselling Suspense Book Author Mary Higgins Clark Died at Age 92

Mary Higgins Clark, one of our favorite suspense book author known for bestselling novels like Daddy’s Little Girl, and Where Are The Children, passed away on Friday, January 31, at the age of 92, surrounded by friends and family. Known as the “queen of suspense,” she wrote over 50 books during her long-time career as a bestselling author. Her latest book was Kiss The Girls and Make Them Cry, published in 2019. Two of her books, including also A Stranger Is Watching, have been turned into movies, and a few others have been made into TV films. She wrote books even after […] Read more »

The Cleaner by Mark Dawson in Hardcover For the First Time

The Mark Dawson John Milton series, featuring the popular British ex-assassin, comes for the first time in hardcover. And the cover is shiny, clever, and really, really beautiful. John Milton has been often described as the British Jack Reacher, which is quite curious because Lee Child is also a British author, albeit his Jack Reacher is an American hero. Milton is the one main asset, the main assassin the British government has kept hidden and ready for action when they need a special kind of problem solved. Except Milton wants out. So he does the only thing he can: he […] Read more »

The Strand Originals Program With Mulholland Books

An interesting piece of news caught my attention yesterday, which really made me excited. Mulholland Books and Strand Magazine are joining forces in publishing 20 Strand Magazine original stories both as ebooks and audiobooks in 2016. The stories will be published under the title The Strand Originals Program which initially includes 5 novellas by popular mystery and thriller authors including Ian Rankin (Meet and Greet), Linwood Barclay (Jacket Man), Jeffery Deaver (Where The Evidence Lies), Faye Kellerman (The Voiceless) and Olen Steinhauer (Start-Up). The first publication was published April 19. The next 15 stories will be published over the course of 2016 from Michael Connelly, Tennessee Williams, Ray Bradbury, […] Read more »