Category Archives: BESTSELLER

JOE HART: ZOEY’S STRUGGLE IN THE LAST GIRL IS ONLY THE BEGINNING

Joe Hart shined in the literary world with his novel The River is Dark. He did it very well with the book that received almost 500 reviews with average 4.2 Amazon stars. His new title The Last Girl was released on March 1. The novel was part of Kindle First program and jumped to the top of Amazon ranks. The story is the start of Dominion trilogy.

It’s a great pleasure to welcome once again at Land of Books Joe Hart. If you missed our previous interview with him, check it out here.

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– Joe, what the readers will find in your new novel The Last Girl?
– They’ll find a world devastated by the precipitous drop in the female birthrate, an organization set on finding a solution to the crisis no matter what the cost, and an indomitable young woman named Zoey who only wants the truth.
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RACHEL HAUCK: THE WEDDING CHAPEL ASKS HOW LONG DOES TRUE LOVE WAIT

USA Today bestselling author Rachel Hauck finished very strongly last year with her last novel The Wedding Chapel. The book is a nice follow up of her hits The Wedding Dress and Georgia On Her Mind. We’ve got a great chance to dig deep into the writing world of our next guest.

Let me introduce to you lady Rachel Hauck.

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– Rachel, what is your last book The Wedding Chapel about?
– It’s a story about 60 year old wedding chapel in which there has never been a wedding. It looks at the mystery of love, and asks, “How long does true love wait?”
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PENELOPE WARD: THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE IN ROOMHATE WAS TO SEPARATE THE STORY FROM MY OTHER BOOKS

Penelope Ward creates another big hit with her new novel RoomHate. The book was released few days ago, but already received well deserved positive feedback. So far 270 reviewers gave the decent average of 4,6 Amazon stars.
Our next guest is NY Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. Let me introduce to you lady Penelope Ward.

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© Angela Rowlings 2013

– Penelope, what is your book RoomHate about?
RoomHate is a story about two estranged friends who inherit a summer house and must share it. The story follows the evolution of their reconnection with several plot twists thrown in.
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LAURA SPINELLA: GHOST GIFTS WAS INSPIRED BY THE THINGS WE CAN’T EXPLAIN

Laura Spinella’s Ghost Gifts is set for release on March 1. The novel made a big jump into Kindle Amazon’s bestselling list and topped the ranking. Days before the official premiere the title already gathered almost 500 reviews with average 4.5 stars.
It’s always interesting to meet an author who just made the big break. Check out our cool conversation with Laura Spinella.

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– Laura, what is your book Ghost Gifts about?
Ghost Gifts is the story of Aubrey Ellis—a woman haunted by her psychic abilities. All she wants is an ordinary life. But when the remains of a girl gone twenty years turn up, she is drawn into a murder mystery. Who will discover the answers first—savvy reporter Levi St John, or Aubrey and the ghosts who haunt her?
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SYDNEY JAMESSON: BLUE HEARTS IS EMOTIONALLY DRIVEN BOOK

Sydney Jamesson made big impact with her The Story of Us books. Our next guest is working as an English teacher, who turns out to be a very good storyteller. She has five novels behind her and all of them received positive feedback by the fans of romance genre.
It’s a great pleasure to introduce at Land of Books Sydney Jamesson.

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– Sydney, what is your last book Blue Hearts about?
Blue Hearts is the continuation of The Story of Us. It follows on from the trilogy and is the second part of the Into the Blue Series, following on from Blue Genes. It features Ayden Stone and Elizabeth Parker-Stone and is an exploration of the heartache that comes from forced separation. Fearing for her and their unborn twins, Ayden has sent Beth away for her safety, knowing he has the fight of his life on his hands to save himself and— more importantly—his family. He must do things he knows will jeopardize his marriage, but with his back against the wall, he has no choice. He must do … whatever it takes.
In staging their marriage break-up, Ayden must appear to return to his old ways; reestablish his playboy lifestyle and seemingly rekindle a love affair with a beautiful ex-girlfriend. Believing their marriage to be a sham, and unaware of his duplicity, Beth suffers emotional torment. Ayden’s reputation suffers and he appears to have everything; in fact he is close to breaking point too. He needs the one thing he cannot have—the only woman he has ever loved: Beth.
Enemies from their past close in, threatening their relationship and their very existence. With everything to fight for, he must make a stand to safeguard their lives and their love … or risk losing it all.
It’s an emotionally driven book, receiving excellent reviews.
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VINCENT ZANDRI: I WAS IN A VERY DARK MOOD WHEN I WROTE ORCHARD GROVE

The New York Times bestselling writer Vincent Zandri is returning with his new book Orchard Grove. The novel was released on January 12 and already was valuated very high by the readers.

The good friend of Land of books was already our guest. Check out the previous interview with him. Now we are adding some more questions around his interesting character and intriguing new books.

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– Vincent, welcome back to Land of Books. You recently released Orchard Grove, tell us about your new novel?
– I wrote Orchard Grove while recuperating from extensive foot surgery not long ago. I was housebound and miserable, since normally, I’m a very active person. I love lifting weights, jogging, hiking, traveling, and just being on the go. I think the only thing I slow down for is to write and read. Orchard Grove is the result of my frustration. Here’s the plot:

Sometimes fences make for nice neighbors. Other times they hide the evil within. Orchard Grove is a town like any other, with quiet neighborhoods and apple groves . . . though Ethan, the depressed screenplay writer, and his secretive wife, Susan, would tell you differently. So would the seductive serial killer living next door.
The apple trees are fertilized with evil, and the backyard fences aren’t enough to stop the manipulative mind games and dangerous lies. The lines between good and evil are blurred, and then erased, as Ethan does what it takes to survive.

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TAMI HOAG: JUGGLING THREE PLOTS AT ONCE WAS THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE AT THE BITTER SEASON

Tami Hoag started very strongly the New Year with her recent release The Bitter Season. The novel debuted on January 12 and already is accepted as a strong title. So far 170 Amazon reviewers gave a decent average of 4.6 stars.

Our next guest has 30 books behind her. The novels were translated in more than 30 languages. With the quality of her writing Tami Hoag has a well deserved spot at NY Times Bestselling list.

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– Tami, what is your new book The Bitter Season about?
THE BITTER SEASON follows two homicide cases, one a 25 year old cold case murder of a decorated sex crimes detective, and the present day brutal double homicide of a university professor and his wife in an apparent home invasion. Liska is assigned to the cold case, and Kovac and his new partner are working the new case.
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ELLE CASEY: WRONG NUMBER, RIGHT GUY WAS INSPIRED BY AUTO-CORRECT-SCREW-UPS

NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Elle Casey started last year The Bourbon Street Boys series. The first novel Wrong Number, Right Guy became a big hit with average 4.4 Amazon stars from 600 reviews. The second part, Wrong Place, Right Time, is coming in March.

Our next guest is living in Southern France with her family. She is writing in different genres as Romance, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy and Sci-Fi. It’s a great pleasure to Welcome at Land of Books Elle Casey.

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– Elle, what is your book Wrong Number, Right Guy about?
– It’s about a girl who receives a text message on her phone that she assumes is from her sister in crisis, but when she goes to the rescue, she finds that it wasn’t from her sister and she’s in a bunch of trouble, showing up in the wrong place at a bad time. She’s rescued by Ozzie, the head of a private security firm, and then she’s eventually offered a job to work with his team. At first it seems like she’s really not suited to the job, but it turns out she fits right in with the team.
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MICHELLE GABLE: I DECIDED TO WRITE I’LL SEE YOU IN PARIS DURING THE RESEARCH OF A PARIS APARTMENT

Michelle Gable is returning with her second historical fiction novel I’ll See You in Paris. The title is set for release on February 9. She made the headlines of literary world with her debut book A Paris Apartment, which became international bestseller.

Our next guest grew up in San Diego. She is currently residing in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. We’ve got a great chance to speak with Michelle about her new book and her experience as a writer. Enjoy!

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– Michelle, what is your new book I’ll See You in Paris about?
I’ll See You in Paris is based on the real life of Gladys Spencer-Churchill, the Duchess of Marlborough, a woman whose life was so rich and storied it could fill several books. Nearly a century after Gladys’s heyday, a young woman’s quest to understand the legendary Duchess takes her from a charming hamlet in the English countryside, to a dilapidated manse kept behind barbed wire, and ultimately to Paris, where answers will be found at last. In the end, she not only solves the riddle of the Duchess, but uncovers the missing pieces in her own life.
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KENDRA ELLIOT: KNOWN IS THE HARDEST BOOK I’VE EVER WRITTEN

Kendra Elliot started 2016 with a new release. Known, the fifth book of Bone Secrets series, debuted on January 19. The title climbed very fast the Amazon rankings, and, as expected, received positive feedback.

It’s a great pleasure to welcome back at Land of Books Kendra Elliot. She is one of those writers, who are very friendly with their readers and always is happy to hear from them. If you missed our first interview with the popular mystery and suspense author, check it out here.

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– Kendra, Known was released few days ago. Tell us more about the book?

– Even though it’s the fifth book in my Bone Secrets series, KNOWN is a follow up to the third book, BURIED. My readers begged me to write more about a secondary character, Chris Jacobs, from that book. In KNOWN, Chris is being his usual reclusive self when suddenly finds himself at the center of a murder mystery.
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