We'll be in Booth #16133 at the Phoenix Comicon helping you discover your inner geek with authors like Ann Leckie, Beth Cato, Gini Koch, Chuck Wendig, Kelley Armstrong, Melissa Marr, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Wesley Chu, and Pierce Brown! The four-day celebration of popular culture is happening at the Convention Center in downtown Phoenix.
Fantasy novelist and musician Peter Orullian made a strong
impact on the genre scene with his 2011 debut, the first volume in the Vault of
Heaven, The Unremembered, recently
rereleased in an Author’s Preferred Edition. Bowman
Tahn Junell, and his allies must wage a war as the magical Veil,
sustained by the Song of Suffering, that protects against invasion by the Quiet –
a rogue god and his creations – in Trial
of Intentions. In his day
job, Peter works in marketing at Xbox, including leading the Music and
Entertainment marketing strategy for Xbox LIVE, and has toured as a featured
vocalist internationally at major music festivals.
Guest host Laura Akers, Attorney-at-Law, will help MGSD welcome best-selling author Steve Martini for The Enemy Inside – his 13th Paul Madraini legal thriller. In a recent article, Publishers Weekly remarked on Steve’s background: “Martini brings a diverse professional background to his books, having served as an administrative law judge and supervising hearing officer, as a legislative representative for the State Bar of California, and as special counsel to the California Victims of Violent Crimes Program.” Compressing time so a lengthy trial fits within the pages of a novel can be difficult, Martini says, but “one way to...
Mysterious Galaxy was thrilled to be part of the Bouchercon 2014 book room last fall when San Diego’s own Matt Coyle won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel for Yesterday’s Echo. La Jolla PI Rich Cahill is drawn to investigate an eight-year-old case for a young male convict serving time at San Quentin. Publishers Weekly cautions, “Most PIs are hypercompetent and tough, but Cahill is fallible and painfully vulnerable—he keeps on trying to do the right thing. Readers should be prepared for a morally ambiguous ending to this sobering crime novel.”
Listen to Matt talk about his new work at Authors on the Air...
Internationally renowned comedian, Greg Proops will be signing his cultural dictionary, subtitled A Lexicon of Literary, A Rancorus Reportage, A Concise Curriculum of Cool. Best known for starring on the hit improv comedy show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Proops delivers a hilarious reference guide for everything from noteworthy names of the ancient world to baseball. In The Smartest Book in the World, Proops uses his signature wit to give you everything you need to know to always be the smartest person in the room. Join us in celebrating Proops’ bold comedic novel based on his sensational, iTunes Top 10 podcast that has been...