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Interrogate the Author: Starring Anton Strout #alchemystic #stonecast #spellmason

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I started interrogating, I mean, interviewing Anton Strout a few weeks before his adorable twins were born (they really are adorable. I’ve seen pictures.) and decided to give him a break to, you know, catch up on sleep and adjust to life with a pair of infants in the house, before resuming the interview in time for the forthcoming release ... Read More »

Interview with Eve Silver’s Cover Designer


Yesterday I posted my interview with bestselling author Eve Silver about her decision to publish independently. I also asked about her cover design, because when an author decides to go indie, she’s the one who has to come up with the covers for her books. Eve’s covers for DRIVEN and HIDDEN were designed by a professional artist: Henning Doose at ... Read More »

Interview with Author Eve Silver


National Bestselling author Eve Silver has published 16 books via traditional publishers. She’s received Library Journal’s Best Genre Fiction Award and two Romantic Times Readers’ Choice Awards for her work. Eve has also taken several of her books and turned to indie publishing with great success. I talked to Eve about her decision to go indie and what’s she learned from ... Read More »

Interview with Jocelynn Drake: Get the scoop on ANGEL’S INK

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Recently, Jocelynn Drake closed out her Dark Days series, and started penning some new ink– ANGEL’S INK. The first book of the new series will release in October, and in the months leading up, Jocelynn has published a couple of short stories to give us a taste of the series while getting to know the new characters: The Asylum Interviews: ... Read More »

Interview with Linda Grimes, author of IN A FIX


I’m so excited to introduce you to Linda Grimes, author of IN A FIX. As you will soon see, Linda is very witty and imaginative– much like her novel! [Be sure to sign up for the Urban Fantasy Land newsletter for a bonus anecdote from this interview.] UFL: IN A FIX is about people with the ability to alter their ... Read More »

Interview a Blogger: Becky from Becky’s Barmy Book Blog

In this new feature, I’m interviewing my favourite fellow book bloggers.  Today I’m featuring Becky from Becky’s Barmy Book Blog. I ‘met’ Becky a few years ago. We’ve been critique partners, and I’ve been stalking her blog ever since. Becky lives in the UK and works as an assistant librarian. Her book blog tends to cover a lot of YA. ... Read More »

Six Shooter Interview with Chandra Rooney


Posted by Harry Markov January 13 marked the release date of one of the more interesting titles for 2009. “The Tarot Cafe” published by TokyoPop is paranormal romance from a totally new dimension. Inspired by the Korean style of comic books called the manhwa, not to be mistaken with manga, and based on a successful and translated into English seven ... Read More »

Six-Shooter Interview with Justin Gustainis

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Posted by Harry Markov Hello, and welcome to the special New Year Six-Shooter interview with author Justin Gustainis. Tuesday, December 30th, marked the official release date of “Evil Ways”, the second novel in the Quincey Morris Paranormal Investigation series [Promo Post Here]. One day later we have Justin to answer some basic questions to poeple, who have yet to be ... Read More »

“Interrogate the Author: Starring Jocelynn Drake”

Posted by Harry Markov Tonight we have the pleasure to bathe in the moonlight presence of Jocelynn Drake, a new priestess of vampire fiction. I was excited to take the opportunity to dissect the secrets of yet another author. As it turned out Jocelynn was willing to thrust the scalpel in my hand and guide me along the path of ... Read More »

Interview with J.F. Lewis: Excommunicated author on what happened

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There seems to be some discussion about Jeremy F. Lewis’s “excommunication*” being a publicity stunt. It’s not, folks. Here’s more to the story: (And thank you to J. F. Lewis for agreeing to answer my questions.) 1) Is it true? Or is it a publicity stunt? Yes, it’s true.  While it certainly wouldn’t hurt my feelings if some good came ... Read More »

Interrogate the Author: Starring Karen Chance

In this issue of “Interrogate the Author” I have yet another urban fantasy diva to present you and namely Karen Chance. Thank you Karen for your cooperation in this interview, otherwise we reviewers would be left with very little to do with our spare time. Now let’s proceed to the best part aka the questions, where Karen leaves everyone in ... Read More »

Interrogate the Author: Starring Rachel Vincent as the Interviewee

After much torture and moaning and psychological damage I inflicted on poor Rachel Vincent, unintentionally of course, I got the dream interview with my urban fantasy icon. Here is what she dropped in. I promise that next time I will squeeze her out even more, just wait until her newest project arrives. *Evil Grin* 1. Hello Rachel and thank you ... Read More »

Interrogate the Author: Starring Author Justin Gustaninis as the Interviewee

1. Hello, Mr. Gustainis and welcome to yet another marvelous edition of “Interrogate the Author” with me, the charming host, Harry Markov. I wish to thank you yet again for your consent to sit on my fabled virtual chair. Now to warm up for the main event, how has “Black Magic Woman” been faring on the urban fantasy scene? The ... Read More »

[INTERVIEW] The Saturday Seven with Author Tate Hallaway

Today we have an interview with Tate Hallway, author of the Garnet Lacey series of books. Welcome Tate! UFL: For those that may not be familiar with your books, could you tell us a bit about The Garnet Lacey series and about yourself? Well, I’m an, ehm, pleasingly-plump forty-something Scorpio witch living in the capitol city of Saint Paul, Minnesota, ... Read More »

Spotlight on Jeaniene Frost – Saturday Seven Interview & a Contest!

**THE CONTEST IS CLOSED** Meet Jeaniene Frost! Jeaniene answers some questions in a Saturday Seven interview about her Night Huntress Series, on writing, vampires and more. We’re also having a contest! UFL: For those that aren’t familiar with your books (because they are languishing in Outer Mongolia or under a rock) could you tell us a little bit about the ... Read More »

Interview Extravaganza

Sci-Fi Fan Letter interviews Rob Thurman. Marta Acosta interviews Jeaniene Frost. Tate Hallaway interviews Jenna Black. Read More »

SPOTLIGHT on Stacia Kane: Saturday Seven and a Contest!

Meet Stacia Kane! Stacia answers some questions in a Saturday Seven interview about her latest book, Personal Demons, on writing and more. We’re also having a contest! **Contest is now closed** About Personal Demons: “When psychological counselor Megan Chase promises listeners to her new radio call-in show she’ll slay their personal demons, they believe her. So do the personal demons. ... Read More »

Vicki Pettersson Interview

Harry, that lucky guy, interviews Vicki Pettersson about The Zodiac series, her next book, and writing. You can find the cheeky & geeky chat here. Read More »


Jeaniene Frost is interviewed over at Lux Magazine. Love Vampires interviews Michelle Rowen. Read More »


Dear Author has chosen Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews as one of its Dear Author Recommends for April, 2008. Flames Rising interviews Yasmine Galenorn. Colleen Gleason has put up an excerpt from her upcoming release When Twilight Burns. Jackie Kessler’s Jezebel interviews Rachel Vincent as Faythe over at Cat and Muse. Melissa Marr has posted the Prologue to Ink Exchange ... Read More »

[INTERVIEW] The Saturday Seven with Author Ilona Andrews

Today we are very pleased to have with us Ilona Andrews, author of Magic Bites (Ace Publishing March 27, 2007) and Magic Burns (Ace Publishing April 1, 2008). UFL – How does writing as a partnership with your husband Gordon affect the writing? Ilona – As I sit here staring at the championship fight of Midnight Games, I really, really ... Read More »

Interview Extravaganza!

Over at Fangs, Fur, & Fey Sarah Rees Brennan interviews Tiffany Trent and Rachel Vincent Interviews Caitlin Kittredge. Jeaniene Frost and Mark Henry over at The League of Relucant Adults interview Rachel Vincent. Kimiko over at Tail Chasing has a podcast interview with Stacia Kane. Read More »

[INTERVIEW] Mario Acevedo

Meet Mario Acevedo, author of urban fantasy novels The Nymphos of Rocky Flats, X-Rated Bloodsuckers and The Undead Kama Sutra (HarperCollins: 14th March 2006, 27th February 2007 and 11th March 2008 respectively). Let’s learn… Read More »