INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Barbra Leslie (Author, Cracked: A Danny Cleary Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

Barbra Leslie Interview (Author, Cracked)

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Cracked: A Danny Cleary Novel (published by Titan Books), describing it as “a cracking good read” and as a book that “could only have been written by someone with first-hand experience of addiction”. With a sequel planned for release in November 2016, AMO is delighted to present an exclusive online interview with the book’s friendly and candid author, Barbra Leslie!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Joey Spiotto (Artist/Illustrator, Alien Next Door)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Alien Next Door – the only official Alien cartoon book – describing it as “a lovely little book that will surely bring a smile to even the most cold-hearted of Alien fans.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with artist/illustrator Joey Spiotto, a.k.a. Joebot!

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FILM REVIEW – The Hateful Eight

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Hateful Eight is a Western mystery film directed by Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained). His eighth feature film, the titular ‘Hateful 8’ are played by Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and Bruce Dern. Some time after the American Civil War, eight strangers seek shelter from a blizzard at a stagecoach stopover know as Minnie’s Haberdashery. Bounty hunter John ‘The Hangman’ Ruth (Russell) is transporting fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh) to Red Rock, where she will be hanged and he can collect his $10,000 reward. But not everyone seeking shelter from the blizzard is who they say they are…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Mike French (Author, An Android Awakes)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed An Android Awakes (a bold cross between a science fiction novel/graphic novel/short story collection), describing it as “filled to the brim with humour, violence, thought-provoking content and great imagination.” AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with the author of the book and the man behind Android Writer PD121928, Mike French!

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BOOK REVIEW – An Android Awakes by Mike French and Karl Brown

By Marty Mulrooney

An Android Awakes

An Android Awakes is touted by publisher Elsewhen Press as a cross between a graphic novel and a novel. Written by Mike French and illustrated by Karl Brown, it tells the story of Android Writer PD121928 who is part of the Android Publishing Program. His wife has been forcibly removed so he can concentrate and there are plenty of replacement cats stored in the freezer. When his latest novel The Eating of Citizen Cane is rejected, he finds himself with only 14 attempts left to get a story accepted for the program before he will be deactivated.

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BOOK REVIEW – Cracked: A Danny Cleary Novel by Barbra Leslie

By Marty Mulrooney

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Cracked: A Danny Cleary Novel is the first instalment of a brand new thriller trilogy written by author Barbra Leslie. Published in November 2015 by Titan Books, Cracked tells the story of crack cocaine addict Danny Cleary as she desperately tries to hunt down the murderer of her fraternal twin sister, Ginger. Battling addiction, the cops and an unknown enemy, Danny must try to keep a (relatively) clear head as the plot thickens and the danger becomes more and more real for her… and her family.

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BOOK REVIEW – The Alien Next Door by Joey Spiotto

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alien Next Door is a full colour illustrated book that shows a new, caring side to the legendary science fiction monster. The only official Alien cartoon book, each new page of artwork shows the Xenomorph trying to fit in on a cold, new, alien world: Earth!

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