Tom Piccirilli's THE MIDNIGHT ROAD wins the 2008 Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original!
Tom's editor, Caitlin Alexander, accepted the award on his behalf and read a brief note from him. (Even though Tom had lobbied for Caitlin to "entertain [the audience] with guerilla performance art, interpretive dance, the use of sock monkeys, or a karaoke routine of Michael Jackson's Thriller")
Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir, in conjunction with Seven Seas Entertainment, have a new project debuting on July 23 in Metromix! The new manga, the NINJA DIARIES, will be the July 23rd cover story for the LA nightlife/social scene paper and will run weekly in print and on the Metromix website.
Greg Pak has a new series - SKAAR, the savage Son of Hulk.
"I could rave on and on about how satisfying and enjoyable this issue was as a die-hard Pak/Hulk fan, and wouldn't even come close to the joy Hulk fans and new readers alike are going to get from this book. It's a blast and I couldn't recommend it more highly! Seriously: check it out!" - Jim Gibbons, WizardUniverse.com
JD Rhoades has a new novel coming out on July 22, 2008. BREAKING COVER is being called "one of those rare thrillers that combine smart, tense prose with a momentum that never quits" by NY Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen and boasts a "Sam Peckinpah–like bloody, bravura finale that will leave even icy-veined thriller fans panting for breath." (Bill Ott, Booklist)
The recently released GO-GO GIRLS OF THE APOCALYPSE is the latest book by Victor Gischler. Steve Ekstrom says "you’ll shudder at the starkness and chortle with laughter at the same time--this is one hellishly good read" while Bill Crider declares that "[GO-GO GIRLS OF THE APOCALYPSE is] bound to be the best title of 2008.. .Gischler's going to be a writer you can't pin down."