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Booktalk is an online booklovers’ community composed of many of today’s bestselling and popular authors. Personalized author home pages are complete with excerpts from bestselling novels as well as information about upcoming releases, author notes and personal hobbies and interests as well as publisher, literary agent and book industry information. Writing related articles by Booktalk authors and others in the writing community and upcoming literary events are also included on Booktalk pages.


Jane Bonander

Jane BonanderJane Bonander has always had a flare for the dramatic. Just ask her mother. When she was five, she ran home from kindergarten and scrambled under her parents’ bed, hiding there until her mother came looking for her which was longer than Jane had anticipated, for she fell asleep. When her mother woke her, she told her that a big, hairy …

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Mary Burton

MaryBurton_pic_70Mary Burton’s southern family has always enjoyed tall tales and a good yarns. Early on, MB realized that Story had tremendous power to inspire strong responses such fear, laughter, love and even sorrow. It didn’t matter if the tale was found in the pages of a book, spoken in hushed tones around a Girl Scout campfire, or spouted at an old fashioned…

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Marshall Frank

Marshall FrankMarshall Frank, 71, is a retired captain from the Metro-Dade Police Department in Miami, Florida, where he spent the majority of his thirty years investigating murders or commanding those who did. Born to vaudevillian parents in New York City, Frank moved to Miami, Florida at the age of five in an era when more Seminole Indians strolled…

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Heather Graham

Heather GrahamNew York Times and USA Today best-selling author Heather Graham majored in theater arts at the University of South Florida. After a stint of several years in dinner theater, back-up vocals, and bartending, she stayed home after the birth of her third child and began to write, working on short horror stories and romances. After some trial and error, she sold…

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Fiona Hood-Stewart

Born in Scotland and brought up internationally, Fiona went to boarding school in Switzerland followed by university in several European venues. Europe was the playground for Fiona and her aristocratic peers before she married and moved to South America where she ran her own design business, before turning to fashion, creating her…

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Joan Johnston

Joan JohnstonJoan Johnston has an eclectic background. Now the bestselling, award-winning author of forty-six novels, she was formerly an attorney with Hunton & Williams in Richmond, Virginia and Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Miami, Florida. Joan also worked as a newspaper editor and drama critic in San Antonio, Texas, as a director of theatre in Southwest Texas…

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Paul Levine

Paul LevineBefore becoming a fulltime writer, I was a trial lawyer with the mammoth, filthy rich international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where I did not even pretend to know all my partners’ names. I specialized in “complex litigation,” cases so abstruse that even lawyers charging 500 bucks an hour didn’t fully understand them. I tried…

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Cathy Maxwell

Cathy MaxwellRaised in Olathe, Kansas, Cathy is a Kansan by nature–stubborn, loyal, independent. She now considers Virginia her home and lives there with her children, two dogs, a cat and two horses. Before becoming an author, Cathy spent six years in the Navy. She worked in the Pentagon and did a tour with Naval Intelligence…

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Carla Neggers

CarlaNeggers_pic_70Carla Neggers started writing at a young age, when she’d grab a pad and pen and climb a tree to spin stories. She grew up in rural western Massachusetts with six brothers and sisters and assorted dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, sheep, guinea pigs and one cow. Her father was a Dutch sailor who immigrated to the U.S. after World War II, and her…

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Elizabeth Daniels Squire

Elizabeth Daniels SquireThe unforgettable Elizabeth Daniels Squire, a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, and a graduate of Vassar College, created the character of Peaches Dann, the absent-minded detective who is one of the most original crime solvers. An Agatha Award winner, Elizabeth Daniels Squire, who died in 2001, was posthumously inducted into….

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Mary Ellen Taylor

Mary Ellen Taylor’s southern family has always enjoyed tall tales and good yarns. Early on, Mary Ellen realized that Story had tremendous power to inspire laughter, love, sorrow and even fear. It didn’t matter if the tales were found in the pages of a book, spoken in hushed tones around a campfire, or shared at an old-fashioned southern family reunion, stories created connections.

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