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    Author Interview: Fiona Snyckers

    "I love the trend towards domestic thrillers. It used to be that you couldn’t write a thriller unless the fate of the entire world was at stake, and only one white man could save us all. Now thrillers are being written on a smaller, more intimate scale by a diverse variety of voices, which is great."

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    Author Interview: Grace Parks

    I was fortunate enough to be asked to design the covers for Grace Parks’s six-book series, The Pepper Lane Club, earlier this year. The series is about six women who agree to meet once a month at their local café. Each book follows a different character and their journey to find love as this diverse and very different group of friends starts to form a tribe. Grace was kind enough to agree to answer some questions for my blog. Read the interview below!   1. What made you decide to be an author? I don’t enjoy the corporate world. I’m at my happiest when I’m at my desk writing, and…

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    Author Interview: Yolandie Horak

    Plague, deception, and spies in a steampunk setting? Yes please! This is what the upcoming A Study of Ash & Smoke by Yolandie Horak has to offer. Read the blurb below: Cara should be the queen of Mordoux, but instead she must pretend to be a boy named Carl. Her father hunts her, and will kill her if he finds her. She’s trapped with him beneath the Mantle forcefield that isolates the kingdom of Aelland. The only way to elude him is to hide as a male physician’s apprentice, keeping her telltale royal hair covered beneath medical robes. But when the enigmatic Nathan Cutter takes over her apprenticeship, her secrets…

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    Author Interview: Niki Malherbe

    I recently had the pleasure of working with Niki Malherbe on the cover of her second novel, Somewhere in Between.  She kindly agreed to answer a few questions about her inspiration and experiences as an indie author. Here’s the blurb: The self-righteous, headstrong lawyering mother has a new and greater challenge.No longer seeking the approval of her own successful mother, one of South Africa’s first women judges, Niki is out to find that elusive concept of the ‘work/life’ balance and some real, sustainable solutions. Her journey takes her deep into feminist philosophies as she struggles to understand the unfolding media-driven drama of the Oscar Pistorius trial while researching issues of ethics in…