The Magical Lure of the Intimate Voice

The Magical Lure of the Intimate Voice

I have written here and elsewhere of the power of a great opening line. If you ...

I’m Sorry, Anna.

I’m Sorry, Anna.

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Mark Twain For more years than I'd care to admit, my take on Leo Tolstoy's novel ...

What’s Your Dream Reading Spot?

What’s Your Dream Reading Spot?

On a lounge chair near a waterfall? How about a desert isle beneath the shade of ...

Books and Cigars? Yep!

Books and Cigars? Yep!

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Never done a book event in a cigar bar, so this should be interesting--and fun (and ...

A Truly Challenging Question for Me (and You)

A Truly Challenging Question for Me (and You)

I received an email from the folks at Goodreads asking for me to answer the following ...

Can’t Leave Rachel Out!

Can’t Leave Rachel Out!

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As you might infer, the main character in my Rachel Gold mystery series is named Rachel ...

Relaxing With Some Tense Thoughts

Relaxing With Some Tense Thoughts

My epiphany occurred as I read an interview of John Updike from nearly a half century ...

What’s in a Name? (The Sequel)

What’s in a Name? (The Sequel)

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A few weeks ago I wrote a post on all those novels--including three of my own--that ...

Pre-Publication Reviews of PLAYED!

Pre-Publication Reviews of PLAYED!

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Here are some excerpts: ". . . brisk, sprightly entertainment." Kirkus Review "Kahn is the author of ...

What’s in a name? More than you imagine!

What’s in a name? More than you imagine!

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"Mike, I have a better idea for your book title." I've heard that from my editor three ...