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  • Sarah Vaughan The Art of Being Published 22 November, 2013

    Debut author Sarah Vaughan on the encouragement of friends, the thrill of being published, and why she came to Hodder thirty years too late...

  • Writing Female Characters The View From The Other Side 08 October, 2013

    Author Jon Rance describes what it was like writing women for the first time.

  • The BREED author shares his thoughts... Chase Novak's Thoughts on Horror 12 September, 2013

    Mulholland author Chase Novak shares his favourite horror novels and films to celebrate the paperback publication of BREED.

  • Jon Rance on his book HAPPY ENDINGS Are You Happy? 07 August, 2013

  • Belinda Seaward on Wartime Poland 28 June, 2013

    Belinda Seaward discusses her latest novel and the horrors of wartime Poland whilst wondering exactly how much of the truth her readers can take.

  • The icing on the cake for Helen Chandler 31 May, 2013

    Debut author Helen Chandler on getting published and her first novel TWO FOR JOY.

  • Kim Izzo on her life in movies What would Audrey Hepburn do? 14 May, 2013

    Kim Izzo, author of MY LIFE IN BLACK AND WHITE, on growing up in love with Hollywood . . .

  • Ben Gutcher on a recent press trip to Paris PARIS 19 April, 2013

    Hodder's Ben Gutcher describes a recent press trip to the beautiful city of lights for Edward Rutherfurd's new book PARIS.

  • A blog by ex-SAS Chris Ryan Medal of Honor: The Book of the Game 22 November, 2012

    The British SAS and the American Tier 1 operators are cut from the same cloth. In Medal of Honor, the book of the game, I put an SAS guy alongside his American equivalents. The results were pretty explosive.

  • Francesca Best, Laura Macdougall, and Angie Willocks Hodder gets Scandilicious (in woolly jumpers) 19 November, 2012

    On Saturday 17th November, three foodies from Hodder fought their way through the crowds of Arsenal fans to a flat off the Holloway Road for a very special brunch…

  • On Sweden's own JFK moment Mons Kallentoft 27 September, 2012

    Mons Kallentoft on Sweden’s own JFK moment, and how it led to an explosion of internationally-bestselling crime fiction.

  • A blog by South African thriller master Deon Meyer 7 DAYS 13 September, 2012

    Deon Meyer writes about the relationship he has with Bennie Griessel, the protagonist character of his newest thriller 7 DAYS.

  • By Karen Engelmann 8 Things You Need to Know About the Octavo 20 August, 2012

    Two Roads author Karen Engelmann tells us the eight things we need to know about the Octavo, the subject of her magnificent new novel, THE STOCKHOLM OCTAVO.

  • Beware of Psychological Knives Sophie Hannah 02 August, 2012

    Sophie Hannah is a bestselling crime fiction writer and poet. Her psychological thrillers have received critical acclaim and have been translated into more than twenty languages. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and two children.

  • What inspired ROCK CREEK PARK Simon Conway 02 August, 2012

    Award-winning thriller writer Simon Conway on the terrifying top-secret Soviet research programmes that inspired his latest book, ROCK CREEK PARK.

  • Robyn Young on location in Scotland 09 July, 2012

    Robyn Young talks about her INSURRECTION trilogy

  • Tana French: Ten Things I Love 04 July, 2012

    Tana French, author of IN THE WOODS and BROKEN HARBOUR, shares ten things she loves.

  • Kathryn Fox on Cruise Ship Crime 03 July, 2012

    Kathryn Fox, author of COLD GRAVE, shares startling facts and statistics about crime on board cruise ships.

  • Steve Berry blogs about his newest novel The Columbus Affair 24 May, 2012

    Steve Berry blogs about how the mysteries surrounding Christopher Columbus inspired him so much that he wrote THE COLUMBUS AFFAIR, his first stand-alone thriller in seven years.

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