Category Archives: General Fiction

Ep85 – The Bad Muslim Discount – Syed Masood

On today’s episode, we’ll be speaking with Syed Masood, author of The Bad Muslim Discount. It’s 1995, and Anvar Faris is a restless, rebellious, and sharp-tongued boy doing his best to grow up in Karachi, Pakistan. As fundamentalism takes root within the social order and the

Ep84 – Parabellum – Greg Hickey

On today’s episode, we welcome Greg Hickey back to the show! A former professional baseball player turned neuroscientist, turned author, he shares his psychological crime fiction entitled, Parabellum. A mass shooting at a Chicago beach leaves several dead and dozens injured. In the year before

Ep79 – Ace Boon Coon – Danny Gardner

On today’s episode, comedian, actor, writer and novelist Danny Gardner shares, Ace Boon Coon – The Tales of Elliot Caprice. It’s 1950s Illinois and Elliot Caprice has returned to his rural Southville homestead to help his uncle save the family farm, which is struggling through

Ep77 – The Friar’s Lantern – Greg Hickey

On today’s episode, Greg Hickey, former professional baseball player turned neuroscientist, turned, author, shares his fantastic Choose-Your-Adventure book! Written in second person narrative, The Friar’s Lantern, is a thought-provoking novel that mixes an experimental mind reading machine with a taut courtroom drama… and more! An

Ep75 – Love and Other Criminal Behavior – Nikki Dolson

On today’s episode, crime fiction powerhouse Nikki Dolson shares her latest book, Love and Other Criminal Behavior, a collection of thirteen stories exploring the many different ways to love–and also end up dead. The collection starts with “Georgie Ann” a tale of kept women, betrayal,

Ep70 – Apprehension – Mark Bergin

Our hearts go out to the victims of the Jersey City shooting and the police officer killed in the line of duty. Today’s guest Mark Bergin, shares his book, Apprehension, which delves into the stresses of being a police offer, and most importantly the topic

Ep69 – Repentance – Andrew Lam

On today’s episode, Dr. Andrew Lam shares his incredible historic fiction novel entitled, Repentance, which tells the story of a Japanese American war hero who has a secret… a secret so awful he’d rather die than tell anyone–one so entwined with the brave act that made him

Ep68 – Banished From Memory – Mary Sheeran

On today’s episode, author Mary Sheeran shares her Hollywood historical fiction novel entitled, Banished from Memory. In 1960, sixteen-year-old Dianna Fletcher has been accustomed to the bright lights of Hollywood all her life-but now they are casting shadows on her family’s past and on her

Ep66 – Murderabilia – Carl Vonderau

Are you interested in serial killers? Have you ever heard of the term, murderabilia? On today’s episode, we learn all about it from Carl Vonderau as he shares his new book entitled, Murderabilia. When you’re the son of a serial killer, you can never escape

Ep63 – The Night Visitors – Carol Goodman

On today’s episode, we’re joined by Carol Goodman, who shares her latest novel entitled, The Night Visitors, which touches on the subject of domestic violence. Within the story, ALICE gets off a bus in the middle of a snowstorm in Delphi, NY. She is fleeing an