Interview with Jeanne Stanton

Interview with Jeanne Stanton   TSM: When did you first decide to be a writer? JS: Writing is something I’ve done since childhood. I had a poem published in Scholastic magazine when I was in eighth grade and in college I wrote poetry and stories and contributed to the campus literary magazine. I became a […]

An Exclusive with Christina McDonald

An Exclusive with Christina McDonald Christina McDonald is a USA Today bestselling author. The Night Olivia Fell (Simon & Schuster/Gallery Books) has been optioned for television by a major Hollywood studio and her second book, Behind Every Lie, is available now. Her writing has been featured in The Sunday Times, Dublin, USAToday.com, and Expedia. Originally […]

Dr. Phibes Rises Again: An Exclusive with William Goldstein

Dr. Phibes Rises Again: An Exclusive with William Goldstein 1.      How has Phibes changed with time? Dr. Phibes has expanded into two Dr. Phibes Book Series and evolved from his 19th Century (and still Victorian) London Town into an AI-driven 21st Century Gotham. In our brand new Dr. Phibes book and series; “DR. PHIBES THE […]

Interview with Lawrence H. Levy: “I’m at an age where the money isn’t as important as telling my story the right way.”

Interview with Lawrence H. Levy: “I’m at an age where the money isn’t as important as telling my story the right way.”   AFG: How did the whole entertainment industry work start for you? LL: I started out wanting to be an actor, and after college I studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse with Sanford Meisner […]

The Top Twelve Mystery Novels of 2019

The Top Twelve Mystery Novels of 2019 The Whisper Man by Alex North (Celadon Books) We seem to be inundated with domestic suspense novels these days—I guess we have to blame Gone Girl for that (depending on your tastes). In this imaginative departure a crucial question is asked. Have you ever been away from home […]

Interview with John Grisham

  Interview with John Grisham For the last thirty years, the term legal thriller has been synonymous with John Grisham. Credited with single-handedly popularizing the genre, he has inspired scores of other authors and, in the process, has become both a commercial and critical success. With more than forty books to his name, more than […]

Final Report on the Big New York Publishing Bash

Final Report on the Big New York Publishing Bash It was and balmy night in New York City, but that’d didn’t deter an all-star gang of authors, agents, publishers, and publicists from joining the revelry and honoring three legends. The best novel honors went to Kate Atkinson and Laura Lippman, they shared the Strand Critics […]

And the Nominees Are… The Nominees for the 2019 Strand Critics Awards

And the Nominees Are… The Nominees for the 2019 Strand Critics Awards Michael Connelly, Tana French, and Laura Lippman headline the nominees for the Strand Critics Awards while Heather Graham and Donna Leon receive Lifetime Achievement Awards, and Dominique Raccah of Sourcebooks receives the Publisher of the Year Award. Recognizing excellence in the field of […]

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The Strand Magazine Giveaway

The Strand Magazine is hosting a giveaway! Want to celebrate the holidays with the Strand Magazine? Then get ready for The Strand Magazine Giveaway! Enter now for a chance to win a coffee mug featuring all of your favorite authors! We’re celebrating 20 years of The Strand Magazine, and we want to share this anniversary […]

20 Years of The Strand Magazine

20 Years of The Strand Magazine When the first issue of The Strand was released in fall of 1998, none of us had any idea we would still be doing this twenty years later. As with any new venture, nothing had prepared me or the team I’d assembled for the difficulties we encountered in getting […]

The Top Twenty Novels of 2018

Must Read Books in 2018   The Library Book by Susan Orlean (Simon & Schuster) (An unlikely book to make it to the top of the list, but Orlean delivers a book so vivid in atmosphere with a detailed plot that will appeal not only to those of us who love books, which makes it a […]