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BOOK REVIEW – The Anomaly by Michael Rutger

By Marty Mulrooney

The Anomaly by Michael Rutger

The Anomaly – the debut novel of Hollywood screenwriter Michael Rutger – is described by publisher Bonnier Zaffre Books as “a thriller that grips like a vice – Michael Crichton meets Stephen King.” Of course, publishers have been known to exaggerate before, but The Anomaly more than lives up to the promise of its glowing reviews and extensive marketing campaign. Not all secrets are meant to be found – especially those hidden away in deep, dark caves – but it’s already too late for amateur archaeologist and The Anomaly Files host Nolan Moore…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Kristof Thijs (Author, Jurassic Park Collectables)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed a charming little book called Jurassic Park Collectables, describing it as “a joy to read from beginning to end.” AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with friendly Belgian author Kristof Thijs, where we discuss his enviable Jurassic Park merchandise and toy collection!

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

By Marty Mulrooney

Barbra Leslie Interview

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Unhinged: A Danny Cleary Novel, describing it as “yet another breakneck thriller from Barbra Leslie, a compulsive page-turner that surprises at every turn.” AMO is therefore delighted to welcome back crime thriller writer, dog lover, and snark queen (her words, not ours!) Barbra Leslie for yet another exclusive online interview where we discuss her kick-ass protagonist Danny Cleary, the writing process and what the future holds!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Danie Ware (Author, Children of Artifice)

By Marty Mulrooney

Children Of Artifice by Danie Ware

Children of Artifice is the latest novel from Danie Ware, author of the Ecko trilogy of books – Ecko Rising, Ecko Burning and Ecko Endgamethat Alternative Magazine Online reviewed in 2012, 2013 and 2016 respectively. Each of the Ecko books was a joy to read and review; it is therefore with great pleasure that AMO welcomes Danie Ware back (following her first interview in 2012) to tell us all about Children of Artifice!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Andrew Cartmel (Author, The Vinyl Detective)

By Marty Mulrooney

Andrew Cartmel Interview - Alternative Magazine Online

Following on from our recent reviews of Written In Dead Wax (“charming, funny and engaging”) and The Run-Out Groove (“a follow-up every bit the equal of its highly memorable predecessor”), Alternative Magazine Online is proud to present an exclusive online interview with the talented cat lover behind The Vinyl Detective, author Andrew Cartmel!

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BOOK REVIEW – Nothing Left To Lose by Dan Wells

By Marty Mulrooney

Nothing Left To Lose by Dan Wells

Nothing Left To Lose is the latest – possibly final – novel in the John Wayne Cleaver series of books written by Dan Wells. Following on from I Am Not A Serial Killer (which was recently adapted into a wonderful feature film starring Max Records and Christopher Lloyd), Mr Monster, I Don’t Want To Kill You, The Devil’s Only Friend and Over Your Dead Body, Nothing Left To Lose finds John hunting down monsters in a small town in Arizona. With the FBI on his tail and the Dark Lady ready for a fight, it’s only a matter of time before the blood starts flowing…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With G X Todd (Author, Defender)

By Marty Mulrooney

G X Todd Interview - Alternative Magazine Online

Alternative Magazine Online reviewed Defender earlier this year, describing it as “a highly impressive debut that will make you seriously question your own thoughts” and 2017’s “first great novel.” The first of a planned four-part series, it is set in a future where the majority of the population has gone insane due to the ‘voices’ in their heads. It’s thought-provoking, exciting and scary. AMO is therefore thrilled to present an exclusive online interview with the book’s talented British author, G X Todd!

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