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  • Alexis Soloski is a prize-winning New York Times culture reporter and a former lead theater critic at The Village Voice. She has taught at Barnard College and at Columbia University, where she earned her PhD in theater. "Here in the Dark" is her first novel.
  • Joe Nesbø is a internationally best-selling author best known for his mystery series featuring his protagonist, Harry Hole. His latest is a twisted, multi-layered, mind-bending spin on the classic horror novel, “The Night House.” By page 8 – a phone has eaten a guy and things get stranger along the way.
  • "The House in the Pines" is a new psychological thriller from Ana Reyes. We follow Maya, a young woman who only has hazy memories about the most traumatic moment in her life – witnessing the mysterious death of her best friend – and feels the desperation to hide from and eventually fight for long-buried answers. This episode was recorded live at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on May 13, 2023.
  • In "The Collector," a new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva, Gabriel Allon undertakes a search for a stolen Vermeer masterpiece and uncovers a conspiracy that could bring the world to the brink of nuclear Armageddon.
  • Novelist Danielle Trussoni is the author of the bestsellers “Angelology” and “Angelopolis.” She gives readers a thrilling ride with her latest, “The Puzzle Master.” Reality and the supernatural collide when an expert puzzle maker is thrust into an ancient mystery - one with explosive consequences for the fate of humanity.
  • Author Jeremy Bushnell will present his new novel, Relentless Melt, tonight at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA. He will be joined in conversation by Christopher Boucher.The book is described as: "Stranger Things" meets the Golden Age of Detective fiction in a supernatural detective thriller that introduces Artie Quick, a sales assistant at Filene’s in Boston, who moonlights as an amateur detective.
  • Author Ana Reyes will be in conversation with WAMC’s Joe Donahue about her debut novel, "The House in the Pines," on May 13 at 1 p.m. at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
  • Scott Turow, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of "Presumed Innocent" and "The Last Trial," returns with "Suspect" a riveting legal thriller in which a reckless private detective is embroiled in a fraught police scandal where the Police Chief is accused by three male police officers of soliciting sex in exchange for promotions to higher ranks.
  • Rupert Holmes’s much celebrated career ranges from chart-topping story songs with surprising twists like “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” to Tony Award–winning whodunit musicals ("The Mystery of Edwin Drood"), Edgar Award–winning comedy-thrillers ("Accomplice), and the Nero Wolfe Best American Mystery Novel nominated "Where the Truth Lies."A mix of wordplay, twists and intrigue, "Murder Your Employer" takes us to The McMasters Conservatory for the Applied Arts, a luxurious, clandestine college dedicated to the fine art of murder where earnest students study how best to “delete” their most deserving victim.
  • Ana Reyes has an MFA from Louisiana State University. Her work has appeared in Bodega, Pear Noir, The New Delta Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Los Angeles where she teaches creative writing to older adults at Santa Monica College. "The House in the Pines" is her first novel.