Lake Clear, NY, Feb 07, 2013 — Like the protagonist in his debut novel, Here Be Monsters, Jamie Sheffield spent his childhood in New York City, and "escaped" to the Adirondacks later in life.
Sheffield spent most of last summer writing his mystery that pitches Tyler Cunningham, an unconventional hero, into a criminal whirlwind for which he is unprepared. Todd Moe talks with the Lake Clear writer about his first book, and the process of writing and publishing. Go to full article
A Cold and Lonely Place is the sequel to Learning to Swim.
Colton, NY, Feb 06, 2013 — In the opening scene of Sara J. Henry's new novel, a body is found in Lake Flower, frozen into the ice near the village of Saranac Lake. Betsy Kepes has this review of A Cold and Lonely Place. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Dec 11, 2012 — Canton writer Chris Angus has written another historical thriller. In London Underground, a search for hidden treasures and artifacts leads several citizens beneath London's underground. The novel includes secrets, spies, an ancient disease and a Nazi V-2 rocket. He told Todd Moe that London is one of his favorite cities. Chris will sign copies of his book on Saturday, December 15th, at the Brewer Bookstore in Canton, from 1 - 3 pm.Go to full article
Canton, NY, Nov 16, 2012 — Our guest is Louise Penny, author of the award-winning Quebec mystery series, featuring inspector Armand Gamache and the idyllic town of Three Pines. Like all the previous books in the series, the latest, The Beautiful Mystery, is on bestseller lists across North America. It's also been nominated for CBC Radio's Canada Reads series. Jackie Sauter and Betsy Kepes host. Go to full article
Dec 04, 2007 — Murder, deceit, greed and water are all ingredients in a new murder mystery set in the Adirondacks. The book is titled, A Murderous Thirst - Death Comes to the Adirondacks, by Aileen Vincent-Barwood. She's been a foreign correspondent for the CBC, and editor of the St. Lawrence Plaindealer newspaper in Canton. Vincent-Barwood has also written books about life in the North Country and winters spent on a remote island in the Bahamas. In A Murderous Thirst, we follow former crime reporter Tyler Scott's return to her hometown in the Adirondacks. Life is shattered when she learns of a plan to build a luxury resort. Todd Moe spoke with Aileen Vincent- Barwood about her new novel. Go to full article
Aug 08, 2007 — The Warren County hamlet of Wevertown is the crime scene in a new novel by Rosemary Miner. Actually, the murder occurs in a 19th century Adirondack tannery. Once Upon a Time To Die For is Miner's first historical murder-mystery. It follows the tribulations of amateur sleuth Gracie Wickham, the daughter of a local doctor. Todd Moe asked Rosemary Miner why the book is set in the 1870's. Go to full article