Author Feature: Reed Farrel Coleman

Love and Fear by Reed Farrel Coleman

#TuesdayTalk with Reed Farrel Coleman. His latest Gulliver Dowd Mystery, Love and Fear, is on shelves now. Tell us a bit about your book. Love and Fear is the fourth novel in my Gulliver Dowd series. In it, Gulliver is hired to find the missing daughter of the most powerful man in New York’s Five Mafia Families. Oddly, it’s the Don’s bodyguard, a man who has had past run ins with Dowd, who hires Gulliver. What was the catalyst for your story? There has been a subplot running through the series about the murder of Gullvier’s […]






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Author Feature: Helaine Becker

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Helaine Becker

#TuesdayTalk with Helaine Becker. Her new book for middle readers,  Let Sleeping Dogs Lie is on shelves now. Tell us a bit about your book. Let Sleeping Dogs Lie is the sequel to Dirk Daring, Secret Agent, which came out in 2014. It was extremely well-received, and I was delighted when Orca started hinting that a sequel might be of interest. I had grown fond of Darren, Opal and the rest of the gang, so was ready to start typing. What was the catalyst for your story? In Dirk Daring, Secret Agent, the main character […]






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Author Feature: Sarah N. Harvey

Spirit Level by Sarah N. Harvey

#TuesdayTalk with Sarah N. Harvey. Her new YA novel  Spirit Level is on shelves now. Tell us a bit about your book. Spirit Level is about a donor-conceived girl named Harriet (Harry) who decides to seek out her half-siblings. In the process, she meets and falls for a trans boy named Alex and discovers that the definition of family is more complicated than she thought. What was the catalyst for your story? I’m always fascinated by how families work (or don’t); I’m inspired by the lives of trans kids. What was your favourite book as […]






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