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An Interview with James V. Irving

The debut novelist talks lawyering, trilogies, and the inspiration that comes — or doesn’t come — from living near DC.
By day, Jim Irving is a sixty-something,s buttoned-up attorney, a partner in a prestigious Northern Virginia law firm. By night, he is a writer tapping into his past experiences as a private eye and criminal lawyer. In his debut novel, Friends Like These: A Joth Proctor Fixer Mystery, the first in a planned trilogy, Irving draws heavily on his Arlington environs in crafting the adventures of his protagonist, Joth Proctor.

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Author Robert Randisi on Noir on the Radio

Noir on the Radio host Greg Barth welcomes author Robert J. Randisi. Randisi is the creator and author of the long-running series THE GUNSMITH, which has currently passed 400 books as it continues to be published monthly.

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Haunted by Memories: Fiume – the Lost River – Venture Galleries

A review of Fiume – the Lost River by Caleb Pirtle III of the Literary Blog Venture Galleries.

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The Empty Book Trailer Thom Reese Interview

Author Thom Reese discusses his latest novel, THE EMPTY.

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A Character Interview with Beatrice Szabo from FIUME – THE LOST RIVER plus a conversation with author Branka Čubrilo!

Today, we’re doing something a little different. If you remember, we interviewed Christi Williams’ character on October 8th and it was so fun that I thought we may as well make an occasional habit of it.

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Book Trailers

Video previews of select eBooks and Audiobooks. Something a little bit different, a little taste of the great story-telling to look forward to.


Enjoy some video news stories and book trailers created by and about our authors and their books. Featuring a great focus piece about Annette and Martin Meyers that first aired on CBS Sunday Morning in 2001 and several great video teasers by L. Sydney Abel highlighting his novels and children’s stories.

Annette & Martin Meyers

Video interview with Annette and Martin Meyers from when they appeared on CBS Sunday Morning News in 2001.

L. Sydney Abel

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Individual Children's Stories

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