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June 6, 2017

How Andrew Pyper Built a New Monster in ‘The Only Child’ by Nick Cutter

There is a pretty common question amongst horror and thriller writers—writers of books built to unnerve or otherwise unsettle a reader. How do you build a workable monster? Of course, workable means different things to different people. You can’t scare everyone all the time, because everyone’s scared of different things. Jack’s afraid of spiders, while Jane gets freaked out by demons. Sharks terrify Hank, but Susie loves them. Enclosed spaces creep Tim out, while ghosts give Lori the willies. Now you may think, “Hey, let’s just combine all those fears into one nebulous ball of horror—say, a demon shark with eight hairy legs that lurks in tight tunnels . . . and is coincidentally a ghost, somehow.” Of course, that won’t work. Not that some artist hasn’t tried it at some desperate point in their career.

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May 22, 2017

Read an excerpt from The Only Child

The #1 internationally bestselling author of The Demonologist radically reimagines the origins of gothic literature’s founding masterpieces – FrankensteinThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Dracula – in a contemporary novel driven by relentless suspense and surprising emotion. This is the story of a man who may be the world’s one real-life monster, and the only woman who has a chance of finding him.

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April 27, 2017

5 Things We Learned from Christina Kovac’s Twitter Chat

Author Christina Kovac took to twitter to for an engaging discussion about The Cutaway for this month's #DarkSideReadsChat. Here are a few highlights:

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April 23, 2017

Chapter Excerpt: The Cutaway by Christina Kovac

The Cutaway by Christina Kovac is sale today only for $3.99! Read the first chapter of The Cutaway below and see why Comopolitan calls it "The Newsroom meets Gone Girl."

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April 19, 2017

In conversation with Christina Kovac

Kobo in Conversation Tune into the latest installment (episode 17) of Kobo in Conversation with author Christina Kovac. Kovac talks about her debut novel The Cutaway, the inspiration and research behind the story, and when she decided to leave a career in journalism to pursue writing. She also teases the next book she's working on! Listen here.  

April 7, 2017

Blog Tour: The Cutaway + giveaway!

In case you missed it this week, we've been celebrating the release of contemporary suspense novel The Cutaway with a blog tour! Author Christina Kovac shared with us her inspiration for her debut novel, her dream cast for protagonist Virginia Knightley and answered a few of our burning questions in a Q&A. But best of all, book bloggers have been loving the read! Check out the glowing reviews at the blogs below.

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March 30, 2017

Chapter Excerpt: The Devil’s Triangle by Catherine Coulter

Catherine Coulter's Devil's Triangle is on sale today only for $3.99. Read a small snippet from Devil's Triangle below, and see why A Brit in the FBI series is such a hit!

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February 23, 2017

Book Trailer: Everything You Want Me To Be by Mindy Mejia

In the bestselling vein of S.J. Watson and A.S.A. Harrison, Everything You Want Me to Be is a thoughtful and suspenseful crime novel that delves deep into its characters' lives. Hattie Hoffman, the teenager at the center of this drama, is a character you’ll either love to hate or hate to love. Hattie’s acting talents run far beyond the stage and her shifting identities make it impossible to take your eyes off her dangerous pursuits. Full of twists and turns, Everything You Want Me to Be reconstructs a year in the life of a dangerously mesmerizing young woman, during which a small town’s darkest secrets come to the forefront...and she inches closer and closer to her death.

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February 13, 2017

Book Trailer: Kill the Father

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In this fascinatingly complex thriller, two people, each shattered by their past, team up to solve a series of killings and abductions—unspeakable crimes that turn out to be merely the surface of something far more sinister.

February 10, 2017

Blog Tour: Kill the Father

In cased you missed it this week, we've been hosting a blog tour celebrating the recent publication of Kill the Father. The overwhelming amount of buzz for this book has gotten everyone talking, especially our bloggers! Check out what they've had to say, and read some exclusive author Q&A's that accompany their reviews.

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