Books & Blog: May 20, 2016

Hot on the heels of the excellent news that the pilot of MIDNIGHT TEXAS was picked up by NBC, I was on the plane to New York to attend the up-front extravaganza the network puts on every year for advertisers… The Dead Will Tell by Linda Castillo, Murder at the Manor edited by Martin Edwards, Fellside by M.R. Carey, Burned by Benedict Jacka, Swimsuit Body by Eileen Goudge

Midnight Texas on NBC

NEWS: NBC Picks Up ‘Midnight Texas’

Variety, May 13, 2016: NBC has picked up supernatural drama “Midnight, Texas,” based on the three-book series by “True Blood” author Charlaine Harris. Written and executive produced by “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” alum Monica Owusu-Breen, “Midnight, Texas”[…]

Books & Blog: April 18, 2016

I’ve had the pleasant adventure of being on several television sets, and it’s always fascinating to see how it all works. For every actor, there are maybe ten (or more) people off-screen doing a myriad of jobs to make a few seconds of film happen… Borderline by Mishell Baker, Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll, The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

Books & Blog: March 15, 2016

My distressing viewing this week was the news. Any year we are having a presidential election, the news revs up a notch, but this year is particularly divisive and dramatic… Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop, Double Dead by Chuck Wendig, Staked by Kevin Hearne, The Brimstone Deception by Lisa Shearin

Books & Blog: March 3, 2016

Books of the Week: You, Caroline Kepnes Off Kilter, Hannah Reed Chaos Choreography, Seanan McGuire Otherworld Secrets, Hidden, Forbidden, Kelley Armstrong Stiletto, Daniel O’Malley It’s been a long time since I’ve posted, and I have a[…]

Niels Arden Oplev

News: Oplev on board for Midnight Texas on NBC

Deadline.com:  Mr. Robot‘s Niels Arden Oplev has come on board to direct and executive produce Midnight Texas, NBC’s supernatural drama pilot based on bestselling trilogy from author Charlaine Harris, who also wrote Sookie Stackhouse series that was the basis for HBO’s vampire[…]

Books & Blog: February 1, 2016

Books of the Week: A High-End Finish, Kate Carlisle Quiet Neighbors, Catriona McPherson In Their Own Words, edited by Elizabeth Foxwell Hunter, Mercedes Lackey Now that I’m back in the conventional mystery business, it was[…]