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Interviews with bestselling authors of Mystery, Thriller & Suspense books hosted by Alan Petersen.

Meet the Thriller Author (Author Interviews‪)‬ Alan Petersen

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Interviews with bestselling authors of Mystery, Thriller & Suspense books hosted by Alan Petersen.

    MTTA 186: John Hindmarsh (In Memoriam)

    MTTA 186: John Hindmarsh (In Memoriam)

    This is a special episode. A personal one for me. It’s dedicated to a friend and bestselling author John Hindmarsh.







    John passed away on Sunday, May 29th.







    His legacy lives on in his great books. His last four books (part of the bestselling Jack Foster series) have close to 9,000 Amazon reviews with a 4.5 average rating!







    This is a replay to my 2017 interview with John Hindmarsh. RIP, John.









    John Hindmarsh Books

    • 35 min
    MTTA 185: A.M. Adair

    MTTA 185: A.M. Adair

    A.M. Adair writes action-packed spy/military thrillers. She is an active duty Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Navy with over 20 years in the Intelligence Community. She has been to numerous countries all around the world, to include multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her experiences have been unique and provided her imagination with a wealth of material to draw from to give her stories life.







    A lifelong fan of the genre, she is an associate member of International Thriller Writers. Shadow Game was her debut novel, and the first book in the Elle Anderson series. Her latest novel, Shadow War was published on March 7, 2022.







    She lives in Virginia with her family.







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    The Elle Anderson Series







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    Author mentions during the podcast:







    * R. L. Stine* Christopher Pike* James Patterson (especially Kiss the Girls)* Dean Koontz* Brad Thor* Jack Carr







    Craft tools: Grammerly. MS Word.















    Transcript







    Note: Transcript is machine-generated using HappyScribe. Claimed accuracy is 80%. Only a light edit was done by a human (me), so there might be errors or read choppy.









    [00:00:00.250] – Alan PetersenYou are listening to Meet the Thriller Author, the podcast where I interview mystery and filler authors. My name is Alan Petersen and this is episode number 185. In this episode, we’ll be meeting veteran and author A.M. Adair. Ama writes Action Pack Thrillers, and the third book in the Elle Anderson series, Shadow War, was published in March. It’s available now on Amazon and all the other bookselling sites. So go check it out. Before we get to the interview,

    • 31 min
    MTTA 184: Jeremy Scott

    MTTA 184: Jeremy Scott

    Jeremy Scott is a writer and entertainer from Nashville, TN. He is the co-creator & narrator of CinemaSins, a YouTube channel dedicated to movie-related comedy that has amassed over 9 million subscribers.







    His debut book was a YA novel about teenage superheroes with disabilities who save the world through teamwork. WHEN THE CORN IS WASIST HIGH is his first thriller.







    You can listen to the Jeremy Scott interview down below or via your prefered podcast app.



















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    Show Notes – Jeremy Scott Interview







    * Interview archives* Cinemasins (9 million subscribers)* Jeremy’s Young Adult series.







    Transcript









    Please note, I use automated transcription software with 80% accuracy and it’s only lightly edited by a human, so there might be errors or read choppy, here and there.







    [00:00:00.070] – Alan PetersenYou are listening to meet the Thriller author, the podcast where I interview writers of mysteries, thrillers, and suspense books. I’m your host, Alan Petersen, and this is episode number 184. In this episode of the podcast, we’re meeting Jeremy Scott, who is a writer and entertainer from Nashville, Tennessee. He’s the co creator and narrator of Cinema Sins, a YouTube channel dedicated to movie related comedy with over 9 million subscribers. I’ve been following Cinema since on YouTube for a year or two, so I was excited to find out that Jeremy Scott has a thriller novel that was coming out. So it was fun to have him on the podcast. His thriller, when the Corn Is Waste High was published on April 19. To go pick that up and check it out before I get to the interview, you can find me on Twitter @ThrillingReads and also by my name @AlanPetersen, both on Twitter over there and say Hi and you can also go to Thrillingreads. Com/links for all my social media links, newsletter and all that good stuff to find it all there in one page. The best way to support this podcast is to let other fans of Thriller mystery books know about it. So please do shoot your friends an email or text message, or if you hang out in a forum or a Facebook group that focuses on mysteries and thrillers, I would appreciate a shout out to this podcast. And you can also, of course, then support the show by heading over to the place where you listen to it, make sure you subscribe to it there and leave a rating. Much appreciated. It helps me get the word out and let other fans of the genre find the podcast. It’s much appreciated. All right, here is my interview with Jeremy Scott.







    [00:01:39.050] – Alan PetersenHey, everybody, this is Allan with the Filler author. And on the podcast today, I have Jeremy Scott. He’s the co creator and narrator Cinema Sims,

    • 24 min
    MTTA 183: Sara Blaedel

    MTTA 183: Sara Blaedel

    Sara Blaedel is the number one Danish bestseller and author of the #1 international bestselling series featuring Detective Louise Rick. 







    Her books are published in thirty-eight countries and over 3 million copies of Blaedel’s books have been sold in Denmark alone.







    Her latest novel, A HARMLESS LIE, was published on March 22. You can read my review of A HARMLESS LIE here. It’s the tenth book in her bestselling Louise Rick series.







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    Transcript









    Please note, I use an automated transcription software with 80% accuracy and only a light edit by a human, so there might be mistakes.







    [00:00:00.370] – Alan PetersenYou are listening to Meet the Thriller Author, the podcast where I interview writers of mysteries, thrillers and suspense books. I’m your host, Alan Petersen, and this is episode number 183. In this episode of the podcast will be meeting Sarah Blaedel, who is a number one Danish best seller and author of the number one international best selling series featuring Detective Louise Rick. Her books are published in 38 countries and have sold over 3 million copies in Denmark alone. Her latest novel, A Harmless Lie, will be published on March 22. I really had a good time talking with Sarah. I really love books set in other countries, police procedures set in other countries, like in Sarah’s Denmark. Jo Nesbo comes to mind and there’s several others out there that I like. So it’s a lot of fun to read those. I read A Harmless Lie and enjoyed it a lot. Highly recommend that you go check it out. It’s out now. So stay tuned for that interview coming up here in a second. Just a quick reminder, please interview this podcast and go check out all my links over at Thrillingreads.com/links I put everything up there on one page so you can go check it out and really appreciate your support of the podcast. All right. Here is my interview with Sarah Blaedel who is the number one Danish bestseller and author of the number one international best selling series featuring Detective Louise Rick. Her books are published in 38 countries and over 3 million copies have been sold in Denmark alone. Her latest novel, A Harmless Lie, will be published on March 22. Welcome to podcast, Sara.







    [00:01:39.950] – Sara BlædelOh, thank you so very much. And thank you for the wonderful introduction.







    [00:01:43.340] – Alan PetersenOh, you’re very welcome and Congrats. Today’s your launch day when recording this.







    [00:01:48.520] – Sara BlædelThank you. Yesterday is a big, big day. I’ve been so excited about it. We look so much forward.







    [00:01:54.010] – Alan PetersenYeah. And then so you’ve been publishing your books have been published i...

    • 33 min
    MTTA 182: Lisa Scottoline

    MTTA 182: Lisa Scottoline

    Lisa Scottoline is a #1 Bestselling Author, The New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winning author of 33 novels, including her latest work, Eternal, her first-ever historical novel.







    She also writes a weekly column with her daughter Francesca Serritella for the Philadelphia Inquirer titled “Chick Wit” which is a witty and fun take on life from a woman’s perspective. These stories, along with many other never-before-published stories, have been collected in a New York Times bestselling series of humorous memoirs including their most recent, I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses, and earlier books, I Need A Lifeguard Everywhere But The Pool; I’ve Got Sand in All the Wrong Places; Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?; Have a Nice Guilt Trip; Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim; Best Friends, Occasional Enemies; My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space; and Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog, which has been optioned for TV.







    Her latest novel, WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BENNETTS will be published on March 29, 2022.







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    Photo Credit: Jeff Wojtaszek







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    Transcript







    Please note, Transcript was generated using automated software that claims 80% accuracy. The text has only been lightly edited by a human, so there might be errors.











    [00:00:00.190] – Alan PetersenYou are listening to Meet the Thriller Author, the podcast where I interview writers of mysteries, thrillers and suspense books. I’m your host, Alan Petersen, and this is episode number 182. We’re back with an amazing interview with best selling author Lisa Scottoline.







    [00:00:24.410]Lisa is a New York Times bestselling and Edward Award winning author of more than 30 novels. She has 30 million copies of her books in print in the United States and has been published in 35 countries. Her latest novel, What Happened to the Bennetts, will be published on March 29. Before we get to the interview with Lisa, a quick update. I will no longer be posting weekly interviews, but you can still expect some amazing author interviews coming up. It’s just going to be on a bi monthly schedule. So show notes, archives and subscribe to my Thrilling Reads newsletter. Please check out ThrillingReads.com/links. And don’t forget to rate and review this podcast on your favorite podcasting app. All right, here is my interview with .Lisa Scottoline.







    [00:01:18.010]Welcome to the podcast, Lisa.

    • 29 min
    MTTA 181: Nick Petrie

    MTTA 181: Nick Petrie

    Nick Petrie is the author of seven novels in the Peter Ash series.







    The latest, THE RUNAWAY was published on January 18.







    His debut, The Drifter, won both the ITW Thriller award and the Barry Award for Best First Novel, and was a finalist for the Edgar and the Hammett Awards.







    Nick lives in the Milwaukee area with his family.







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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Grandemike ,

Great podcast for authors and readers alike

Alan Peterson is a gem of a host. He’s funny, clever, and insightful. Since he’s a writer himself, he knows how to ask all the right questions to get writers talking about their craft, their tools, their characters, their process, etc. 5/5

JP Choqette ,

Behind the scenes glimpses of thriller authors

Love this podcast and its focus on both well known and emerging thriller authors. Alan does a fantastic job interviewing and I learn something new in every episode. Highly recommend to both readers and writers in the suspense/thriller genre.

scameron.uk ,

In depth chat with thriller authors

Alan Peterson delivers an informative and relaxed interviews with his fellow thirller writers. A great way to find out about new books and learn how different writers develop their craft.

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