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Friday, September 22, 2017

BOOK MAIL: The Genius Plague by David Walton @pyr_books #davidwalton

The Genius Plague
by David Walton
Pyr Books / Prometheus Books


🎆 Releasing 10/3/17 🎆


Huge thanks to Pyr Books for this copy! 



About the Book:

What if the pandemic you thought would kill you made you more intelligent instead? In the Amazon jungle, a disease is spreading. To those who survive, it grants enhanced communication, memory, and pattern recognition. But the miracle may be the sinister survival mechanism of a fungal organism, manipulating the infected into serving it.

Paul Johns, a mycologist, is convinced the fungal host is the next stage of human evolution, while his brother Neil, an analyst at the NSA, is committed to its destruction. Is the human race the master in this symbiotic relationship, or are we becoming the pawns of a subtly dominating and utterly alien intelligence?
 


About the Author:


David Walton is the author of the international bestseller SUPERPOSITION, a quantum physics murder mystery, and its sequel, SUPERSYMMETRY. David's first novel, TERMINAL MIND, won the 2008 Philip K. Dick Award for the best SF paperback published in the United States for that year. In his latest book, THE GENIUS PLAGUE, a pandemic threatens to destabilize world governments by exerting a subtle mind control over survivors.

"David Walton is one of our very best writers of science-fiction thrillers"
--Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of Quantum Night

"This is the way sci-fi ought to be.”
—WALL STREET JOURNAL

David lives near Philadelphia with his wife and seven children.





BOOK MAIL: When I Cast YOur Shadow by Sarah Porter @torteen @sarahporterbook

When I Cast Your Shadow
by Sarah Porter
TorTeen


🎆 Available NOW 🎆


Huge thanks to TorTeen for this copy! 



About the Book:

Dashiell Bohnacker was hell on his family while he was alive. But it’s even worse now that he’s dead…

Ruby. Haunted by her dead brother, unable to let him go, Ruby must figure out whether his nightly appearances in her dreams are the answer to her prayers—or a nightmare come true…

Everett. He’s always been jealous of his dashing older brother. Now Everett must do everything he can to save his twin sister Ruby from Dashiell’s clutches.

Dashiell. Charming, handsome, and manipulative, Dash has run afoul of some very powerful forces in the Land of the Dead. His only bargaining chips are Ruby and Everett. At stake is the very survival of the Bohnacker family, bodies and souls…
 



About the Author:




I write stories that seem to me to be quite true enough for all practical purposes. Among them are VASSA IN THE NIGHT, THE LOST VOICES TRILOGY, and the forthcoming WHEN I CAST YOUR SHADOW and TENTACLE AND WING. Realism makes little sense to me and I experience more truth in the fantastic. I always have new novels underway, both Young Adult and Grownup/ Literary/ Speculative. When not writing my own weird stuff, I can often be found leading creative writing workshops with amazing young NYC public-school writers via Teachers & Writers Collaborative. Or I might be drawing, or gardening, or wandering wraithlike through the streets. I live in Brooklyn, land of mystery, with my awesome husband Todd and our two cats, Jub Jub and Delphine.



BOOK MAIL: Such a Pretty Girl by Tess Diamond @harpercollins @T_DiamondBooks #avonbooks

Such a Pretty Girl
by Tess Diamond
Avon Books / Harper Collins


🎆 Releasing 9/26/17 🎆


Huge thanks to Avon Books for this copy! 



About the Book:

In a gripping romantic thriller from Tess Diamond, an FBI profiler becomes a killer’s deadly obsession…

In Grace Sinclair’s bestselling crime novels, the good guys win and the bad guys always get caught. As the FBI’s top profiler, she knows that real life is rarely so straightforward. But her new case isn’t just brutal—it’s also personal. The victims look like Grace. And the FBI recruit assigned to her team is trouble of another kind.

This isn’t how Special Agent Gavin Walker imagined running into Grace again. Two years ago they shared one earth-shattering night, then she vanished from his life. She’s brilliant, fiercely independent, and in mortal danger from a killer masterminding a twisted game …

The body count is rising. Entangled in the case and in each other, Gavin and Grace are running out of time and chances. And as Grace puts the pieces together, she knows she’ll have to confront her own deepest secrets before the final, fatal move is played.



About the Author:


Tess  Diamond is a romantic suspense addict with a taste for danger - and chocolate cake. She lives in Colorado Springs with her law enforcement husband, two kids, and ferocious Jack Russell guard dog. She always dreamed of being an FBI agent, and now she almost is - if watching 24 reruns and plotting her next novel counts.


CONTEST: The Future is Written by Jonas Saul



The Future is Written Contest - ends October 10th (no purchase necessary)

1) Find a copy of THE FUTURE IS WRITTEN by @jonassaul and take a picture of it in a @barnesandnoble store. Take a selfie with it. Take a unique photo. Snap a pic of it on the shelf. 

2) Post the picture on FACEBOOK as a "Public" post to allow sharing and tag @jonassaul.

3) Jonas will add you to the list of people who are in the contest and live footage of the winners will be broadcast on Facebook after the contest closes on October 10.

Have fun book hunting and good luck! Go write your own future!

THE PRIZES:

First Place: $50 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and a signed copy of the new release, THE FUTURE IS WRITTEN, as well as you can become a character in a future novel.

Second Place: $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card and a signed copy of the new release, THE FUTURE IS WRITTEN, as well as you can become a character in a future novel.

Third Place: A signed copy of the new release, THE FUTURE IS WRITTEN, as well as you can become a character in a future novel.

Fourth to Tenth Place: All of these winners can become characters in a future novel.

For all ten winners: they will receive the novel they become characters in for free in ebook format on the day of its release.

About the BOOK:

When Sarah Roberts blacks out, she wakes to find prophetic notes mysteriously written by her own hand. After receiving a message that someone is about to be kidnapped with instructions on how to stop it, Sarah’s convinced it won’t be hard to do. She is wrong.
The kidnappers take Sarah instead. She’s thwarted them in the past, and they want to know how she keeps showing up where she has no business being.
Sarah needs help from the police, but they’re hunting her for a different reason. They found her notebook riddled with prophetic messages, linking her to crimes and unsolved cases. Is she a vigilante keeping score? Or on a citywide crime spree?
Armed with a note that simply states, save yourself, Sarah struggles to stay alive using her wit and street smarts.
Several years ago, someone murdered Sarah’s sister, Vivian. Now, communicating with Sarah from the other side, they’ll hunt the man who did it and the people who would do it again―to Sarah.

🔥 Releasing 9/26/17 🔥

The book is now available for pre-order for a discounted price of $6.85 and can be ordered here: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-future-is-written-jonas-saul/1126620696?ean=9781945293344#/


Thursday, September 21, 2017

BLOG TOUR: The Blackbird Season by Kate Moretti @atriabooks @katemoretti1

The Blackbird Season
by Kate Moretti
Atria Books


🔥 Publishing 9/26/17 🔥

A big thank you to Atria Books for this copy in return for my honest review.  I am THRILLED to be launching the Blog Tour for this today.  


Known for novels featuring “great pacing and true surprises” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) and “nerve-shattering suspense” (Heather Gudenkauf, New York Time bestselling author), New York Times bestselling author Kate Moretti’s latest is the story of a scandal-torn Pennsylvania town and the aftermath of a troubled girl gone missing.


“Where did they come from? Why did they fall? The question would be asked a thousand times…



Until, of course, more important question arose, at which time everyone promptly forgot that a thousand birds fell on the town of Mount Oanoke at all.”



In a quiet Pennsylvania town, a thousand dead starlings fall onto a high school baseball field, unleashing a horrifying and unexpected chain of events that will rock the close-knit community.



Beloved baseball coach and teacher Nate Winters and his wife, Alicia, are well respected throughout town. That is, until one of the many reporters investigating the bizarre bird phenomenon catches Nate embracing a wayward student, Lucia Hamm, in front of a sleazy motel. Lucia soon buoys the scandal by claiming that she and Nate are engaged in an affair, throwing the town into an uproar…and leaving Alicia to wonder if her husband has a second life.



And when Lucia suddenly disappears, the police only to have one suspect: Nate.



Nate’s coworker and sole supporter, Bridget Harris, Lucia’s creative writing teacher, is determined to prove his innocence. She has Lucia’s class journal, and while some of the entries appear particularly damning to Nate’s case, others just don’t add up. Bridget knows the key to Nate’s exoneration and the truth of Lucia’s disappearance lie within the walls of the school and in the pages of that journal.



Told from the alternating points of view of Alicia, Nate, Lucia, and Bridget, The Blackbird Season is a haunting, psychologically nuanced suspense, filled with Kate Moretti’s signature “chillingly satisfying” (Publishers Weekly) twists and turns.


My Review:


In a Pennsylvania town where crime rarely happens, a thousand dead starlings fall out of the sky. Seemingly, this sets off a chain of events that will change the lives of many.  This book is unfolded through the POVs of four different characters.  We have Nate, baseball coach and adored teacher who probably pays a little too much attention to his students.  His wife, Alecia (it was spelled this way in my arc copy), who is home tending to their special needs son, Gabe, while thinking her husband avoids the house.  Her frustrations of having to hold herself together for her son's sake leads to instigating arguments with Nate.  Then there's Bridget, also a teacher at the same school, closest friend to Alecia and a widow who may be the only one fighting for the truth.  Lucia, an eccentric student, outcasted by her peers who call her a witch, accuses Nate of having an affair with her and then promptly disappears.  Nate was the last one to see her but all evidence proves to Nate's guilt. With only one person by his side, can he prove his innocence (if he truly is innocent), save his marriage and reputation?  And if he didn't have this alleged affair, then why is he being accused?

Under her twitter handle, Moretti says "best selling author of crap marriages & murder"... and she's absolutely right!  Holy crap marriages in The Blackbird Season!  Moretti is wonderful in the character building of this story.  Even with the multiple view points and the flip from from past to present throughout the novel, I never felt lost.  This isn't a book where you get one huge twist that makes you gasp and hold your chest.  It's rather a more suspensefully nuanced psychological thriller that keeps you turning the pages as she brings the story full circle.  This was the perfect read for what I needed at this time.  She doesn't try to surprise you or catch you off guard.  Instead, she slowly builds this world where none of the characters are likable, but you still want to sort of root for them. At least I did.  There's a slight supernatural undertone which I also liked a lot.  At the end of the day, this rule stands true - don't piss off a female... EVER.

For those who love that suspenseful thriller that might not keep you on the edge of your seat, but will definitely pull at your curiosity strings, this is something you need to pick up.  

★★★★

About the Author:


Kate Moretti lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, two kids, and a dog. She’s worked in the pharmaceutical industry for ten years as a scientist, and has been an avid fiction reader her entire life.

She enjoys traveling and cooking, although with two kids, a day job, and writing, she doesn’t get to do those things as much as she’d like.

Her lifelong dream is to buy an old house with a secret passageway.

THE BLACKBIRD SEASON by Kate Moretti
Atria Paperback | ISBN: 9781501118456| On sale: September 26, 2017 | 352 pages | $16.00
eBook: Atria | ISBN: 9781501118463| On sale: September 26, 2017 | 352 pages | $11.99

Twitter: @KateMoretti1
Instagram: @katemoretti1

ORDER:

Praise for The Blackbird Season:

“With her stunning new novel told through multiple perspectives, Moretti weaves a story that is equal parts suspenseful and chilling. The clear, concise storytelling will draw readers into Nate and Alecia’s journey. The authentic, honest dialogue between Nate, Alecia and Bridget will engage readers as their individual pain and loss is captured. With the strangely haunting character of Lucia, steady pacing and an intricately woven plot, Moretti’s latest will leave its mark on readers.”
– RT Book Reviews

“In a small town, a thousand dead birds fall from the sky, onto a high school baseball field. Then, a teenage girl — known as ‘the witch’ — goes missing. The Blackbird Season is a suspenseful mystery about small-town secrets and scandals.”
– PopSugar (The 25 Books You're Going to Want to Read This Fall & Our Favorite Books of the Year (So Far)—You Won't Be Able to Put Them Down!)

“So glad I could get my hands on this one well in advance of its September publication! Once I did, I didn’t want to put it down… Fans of psychological suspense went crazy for Katie Moretti’s last novel, The Vanishing Year, and The Blackbird Season is likely to be another hit.”
– Strand Magazine

“Crime fiction adores girls in trouble. Moretti's latest nail-biter (The Vanishing Year, 2016, etc.) is no exception, but it is exceptional… Though Moretti's emotionally astute tale can be heart-rending, readers won't be able to look away. As slow, creeping dread sets in, so does the inevitability of the terrible situation the town finds itself in, offering a deliciously sinister glimpse into the duplicity of small-town lives and the ease with which people turn on each other when tragedy comes calling. Moretti's tale of jealousy and obsession is nothing less than dark magic. Witchery indeed.”
– Kirkus Reviews (STARRED Review)

“[An] intricately plotted thriller… This cautionary tales keeps the reader guessing to the end.”
– Publishers Weekly

“The tale’s suspenseful core should catch and hold most readers, especially Gone Girl fans.”
– Booklist

“A powerful story about a missing girl and an accused suspect that takes a haunting look into the characters and relationships you think you know.  The Blackbird Season explores the fine line between guilt and innocence, truth and perception, the moments that break people apart—and those that bring them together. Riveting and insightful, this is a book that lingers long after you turn the final page.”
– Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls


“Kate Moretti’s insightful, starkly human mystery about a girl they call 'witch' has that sit-down, gotta-cry eloquence readers long for. Mean girl alliances and small town loyalties collapse in unison on the day the blackbirds fall. This story will hold you tight to its pages well past your bedtime. The Blackbird Season is Moretti’s best yet.”

– Lisa Turner, Edgar Award finalist author of The Gone Dead Train and Devil Sent the Rain

The Blackbird Season pulls off a very difficult thing: it's nail-biting and thought-provoking all at once. It's a rare that a book can make you turn pages like your life depends on it, but also give you food for thought because the characters are so perfectly drawn. A stunning achievement from an extremely talented writer.”
– Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew

“Moretti spins a tale of suspicion, deceit, and dreams that die as suddenly as a flock of starlings falling from the sky. A thrilling morality tale of the highest order, The Blackbird Season will make you question the lines between right and wrong, victim and criminal, and the unknowable intentions that form our innocence and guilt.”
– Mindy Mejia, author of Everything You Want Me to Be

“Moretti begins The Blackbird Season with a sinister premise — a cloud of birds fall from the sky on the same day a teenage girl people call ‘the witch’ goes missing. A spellbinding tale of long-held secrets and small-town scandal, The Blackbird Season is one of those stories that sneaks up on you, each chapter building steadily to an ending that will haunt you long after you turn the last page.”
– Kimberly Belle, bestselling author of The Marriage Lie

“The characters are authentically flawed and believable, and part of the mystery is the unfolding of their motivations…The Blackbird Season is about how people—teens and adults alike—get lost and disconnected. All that, plus a suspenseful mystery—what more can you ask for?”
– Holly Brown, author of Don't Try to Find Me

“When a troubled teenaged girl goes missing in The Blackbird Season, the town in which she lives is ripped apart by suspicion. As disturbing secrets bubble to the surface, no one is safe. Kate Moretti’s trademark vivid characterizations, surprising storyline, and heart-stopping suspense kept me eagerly turning pages long into the night.”
– Carla Buckley, author of The Good Goodbye

The Blackbird Season is more than a haunting mystery; it’s an intense exploration of a family in crisis and a community rocked by scandal. How well can you truly know the ones you love? How far can you trust them? I couldn’t stop reading until I knew the whole and harrowing truth.”
– Laura McHugh, award-winning author of The Weight of Blood and Arrowood


Wednesday, September 20, 2017

#CJSReads REVIEW: Book of Judas by Linda Stasi @linda.stasi @forgereads @annmarienieves

Book of Judas
Alessandra Russo #2
by Linda Stasi
Forge Reads


🔥 Available NOW 🔥



Synopsis from Goodreads:

From hard-hitting New York Daily News columnist Linda Stasi comes Book of Judas, a riveting religious thriller featuring beloved protagonist Alessandra Russo.

When her infant son is placed in mortal danger, New York City reporter Alessandra Russo is forced to save him by tracking down the missing pages of the Gospel of Judas, a heretical manuscript that was unearthed in Al-Minya, Egypt in the 1970's. The manuscript declares that Judas was not the betrayer, but the beloved, of Jesus. The Gospel disappeared, only to turn up decades later, rotted beyond repair in a Long Island bank deposit box. Rumors ran rampant that the most important pages had been stolen.

Do the lost pages reveal a secret that will challenge Christianity's very belief about the creation of life, or even the power to unleash Armageddon? What if such explosive documents fell into the hands of modern-day terrorists, dictators, or religious fanatics?

During her investigation, Alessandra is plunged into a dark world of murder, conspiracy, sexual depravity, and most importantly, a race against the clock to save her own child.

My Review:


Alessandra Russo, journalist, is back in this religious thriller about the Book of Judas and the secrets it holds.  The manuscript, along with an old book and the keys that open the secret, could fall into the wrong hands.  If they do, it could be hell on earth.  How far will she go to stop this from happening?  Or will she become the modern day Judas in her efforts?

Book two in the Alessandra Russo series, this reads well enough as a stand alone.  I'll be honest, I'm not big on religious thrillers or religion of any kind.  However, this one was like a cross between a Dan Brown novel and Indiana Jones (love them both).  I do love when someone takes part of the bible and perceives it in a way that makes more sense to me.  After all, many interpretations can be made from these "stories" in my opinion.

I am definitely a fan of Russo's character.  She's struggling as a single mother finally back from maternity leave in a field where you have to hustle to stay on top of the game.  A woman who is handed a secret from the bible, a new look at the Judas story and fighting for her life and the life of her son - she has a LOT on her plate.  

The author does an outstanding job of keeping you interesting in the plot line.  I enjoyed the action points, the inner turmoil of Russo, her interactions with those around her... she comes across as very real, yet gullible at times.  That epilogue though... it can't be that easy right?  It just can't be!!  So yes, I'm very intrigued and will be picking up book three whenever that is available.  Stasi, you got me!

★★

Jessica's Thoughts:


I went into this one blindly and I'm glad I did! BOOK OF JUDAS by Linda Stasi is book 2 in the Alessandra Russo series (I've been reading series out of order a lot lately). However I didn't find myself to be too lost in the story or the characters. Alessandra Russo is a reporter in NYC and is on the hunt for the lost pages of the Gospel of Judas. 


Alessandra Russo is a New York City reporter and she recently gave birth to her son. She is thrust into the world of murder and conspiracy when the life of her infant son is threatened. She's put on the case to investigate and find the missing pages from the Gospel of Judas. This manuscript was unearthed in Egypt decades ago and somehow ended up in a bank deposit box in Long Island. What's so important about the missing pages from this manuscript? Well, it sheds new light on the story of Judas that would change everything. She must now race against the clock to recover these pages before they fall into the wrong hands, and most importantly, so she can save her son. 


I haven't really seen religious thrillers before as a genre. Or maybe I just haven't paid enough attention! I'm not normally one to pick up anything very religious - just not a topic I'm highly interested in. But Stasi kept the action and tension up throughout the whole book, so it didn't feel too religiously focused (if that makes sense). I really liked Alessandra in this novel. I need to go back and read book one to get to know her better! It was interesting seeing how differently the Bible would be interpreted if this were to actually happen and the changes that could bring. 

Overall, if you want an action packed thriller with a relatable female lead, then this is right up your alley! If you're intrigued by the idea of a religious thriller, then you'll want to grab this series. 

I give this 4.5/5 stars!

Sam's Thoughts:

Ever since I read Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code years ago, I am always on the lookout for a book similar that will resonate with me and keep me continuously questioning and curious. I am pleased to say that I was able to find that with #cjsreads newest pick, Book of Judas by Linda Stasi.  I was seriously addicted to this read!  I am always incredibly intrigued by any books with historical and religious undertones; I took a class in University about religious sects and the history of Christianity and I think that Stasi did a brilliant job at bringing some of the most controversial pieces of religious doctrine and conspiracy theories to life. 

This book is the second in a series that features reporter Alessandra Russo.  I didn’t find this particularly troublesome or difficult to follow, Stasi does a pretty good job at making sure that enough backstory is given to catch the reader up while leaving enough information up in the air to make me feel like I would benefit from reading the first in the series (which I think I probably will, I really like the style of Stasi’s prose). 

I am a sucker for a fast paced, tense plot (any regular of Clues and Reviews knows this to be true) and Stasi did not disappoint.  I found that she was able to weave an incredibly intricately woven story that had me on the edge of my seat.   I especially loved the second half of the book; I think that Stasi kicked it up a notch and I was glued.    She was able to tie in so many different things that I find interesting to begin with: betrayal, conspiracy, folklore, and, sort of, some science fiction elements.  It sounds like there is a lot going on, and there was, but it worked!

My only complaint was the very end of the novel.  It was one of those “tie a ribbon around it” perfect endings and I just didn’t think it “fit” with the rest of the novel.  I understand, it is going to be a part of a series, it has to kind of tie up nicely to be able to move on, I suppose. 

4/5 stars.   I think Dan Brown fans will be into this one! 



Big thank you to Forge Reads and Get Red PR for these copies in return for our honest opinions.

REVIEW: Book of Judas by Linda Stasi @linda.stasi @forgereads @annmarienieves

Book of Judas
Alessandra Russo #2
by Linda Stasi
Forge Reads


🔥 Available NOW 🔥



Synopsis from Goodreads:

From hard-hitting New York Daily News columnist Linda Stasi comes Book of Judas, a riveting religious thriller featuring beloved protagonist Alessandra Russo.

When her infant son is placed in mortal danger, New York City reporter Alessandra Russo is forced to save him by tracking down the missing pages of the Gospel of Judas, a heretical manuscript that was unearthed in Al-Minya, Egypt in the 1970's. The manuscript declares that Judas was not the betrayer, but the beloved, of Jesus. The Gospel disappeared, only to turn up decades later, rotted beyond repair in a Long Island bank deposit box. Rumors ran rampant that the most important pages had been stolen.

Do the lost pages reveal a secret that will challenge Christianity's very belief about the creation of life, or even the power to unleash Armageddon? What if such explosive documents fell into the hands of modern-day terrorists, dictators, or religious fanatics?

During her investigation, Alessandra is plunged into a dark world of murder, conspiracy, sexual depravity, and most importantly, a race against the clock to save her own child.


My Review:




Alessandra Russo, journalist, is back in this religious thriller about the Book of Judas and the secrets it holds.  The manuscript, along with an old book and the keys that open the secret, could fall into the wrong hands.  If they do, it could be hell on earth.  How far will she go to stop this from happening?  Or will she become the modern day Judas in her efforts?

Book two in the Alessandra Russo series, this reads well enough as a stand alone.  I'll be honest, I'm not big on religious thrillers or religion of any kind.  However, this one was like a cross between a Dan Brown novel and Indiana Jones (love them both).  I do love when someone takes part of the bible and perceives it in a way that makes more sense to me.  After all, many interpretations can be made from these "stories" in my opinion.

I am definitely a fan of Russo's character.  She's struggling as a single mother finally back from maternity leave in a field where you have to hustle to stay on top of the game.  A woman who is handed a secret from the bible, a new look at the Judas story and fighting for her life and the life of her son - she has a LOT on her plate.  

The author does an outstanding job of keeping you interesting in the plot line.  I enjoyed the action points, the inner turmoil of Russo, her interactions with those around her... she comes across as very real, yet gullible at times.  That epilogue though... it can't be that easy right?  It just can't be!!  So yes, I'm very intrigued and will be picking up book three whenever that is available.  Stasi, you got me!

★★★★

View all my reviews

About the Author:



Linda Stasi is a popular and well-read author, and columnist/critic for the New York Daily News, who has also been an on-camera co-host with Mark Simone on NY 1 TV’s What a Week for the past ten years.

Linda is also a frequent on-camera guest on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show, CNN, Good Day New York, Fox News, MSNBC, etc. and has appeared on The View, and countless other talk shows.

Brash, funny and opinionated, the acerbic Stasi has authored six books and won numerous awards including “Best Columnist” by the Newswomen’s Club of NY, “Best Humor Columnist,” and “Woman of the Year: 2006” by the Boys Town of Italy.

Her first novel, novel, “The Sixth Station,” ( Forge Books) was published in early 2013. The completion of which took five years, two mountain climbs in France, a drive alone through three countries with an exorcist priest from the Vatican, a week with monks, two days of interviews with a cloistered nun in the mountains of Manoppello, Italy, and – voila! – one lost relic found and one novel completed.

Book of Judas is her second novel and features beloved protagonist Alessandra Russo.