The 23rd episode of the Reading and Writing podcast features an interview with Katy Munger, author of the recently released mystery Desolate Angel published by Berkley’s Prime Crime imprint under the psueodynm Chaz McGee. Previously, Munger published five books in the Casey Jones mystery series under her own name, and Munger’s first published books were in a third series – the Hubbert and Lil books – published under the psuedonm Gallagher Gray.
His short story “All My Yesterdays” received a Derringer Award, his short story “Cuts Like A Knife” was short-listed for a Derringer Award, his short story “Of Memories Dying” appeared on the preliminary ballot for a Nebula Award, and his short story “Dreams Unborn” was named one of the year’s best by the editors of The Best American Mystery Stories 2005.
The 21st episode of the Reading and Writing podcast features an interview with Warren Fahy, author of Fragment, an environmental thriller. Many reviewers have compared Fragment to the late Michael Crichton’s scientific-based thrillers.