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BOOK REVIEW – Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 1-4

By Marty Mulrooney

Inside HBO's Game of Thrones

Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 1-4 is a beautiful boxset published by Orion Books that collects the official companion books Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones by Bryan Cogman (published in 2012) and Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4 by C.A. Taylor (published in 2014). Each book features hundreds of set photos, production and costume designs, storyboards, insider stories and interviews with the cast and crew, providing a unique behind-the-scenes experience for fans of the ground-breaking show.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Michael Marshall (Author, We Are Here)

By Marty Mulrooney

We Are Here by Michael Marshall Interview

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed the novel We Are Here, describing it as “Yet another engrossing thriller from an author who remains a cut above the rest.” Following on from this review and with AMO’s four year anniversary just around the corner, I am proud to present an exclusive online interview with award-winning writer Michael Marshall!

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BOOK REVIEW – We Are Here by Michael Marshall

By Marty Mulrooney

We Are Here by Michael Marshall

We Are Here is the latest novel from award-winning writer Michael Marshall, the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of The Straw Men. David is an author on the brink of publication. His life is looking up, despite the fact that he is unsure if he has another book in him. Then he bumps into a stranger in New York and his entire perception of the world shifts monumentally. Catherine is an affluent woman with a strong marriage and two children, who has recently been unable to shake the growing suspicion that she is being followed. David and Catherine are total strangers, yet they have one thing in common: they are both being followed by someone from their past. Someone who has been forgotten… but who will never forget.

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BOOK REVIEW – Seconds Away by Harlan Coben

By Marty Mulrooney

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Seconds Away is the follow-up to the 2011 novel Shelter by Harlan Coben (Tell No One). Written for young adults but still accessible to older readers too – the main protagonist of both books is Mickey Bolitar, nephew of former basketball player turned sports agent Myron Bolitar, whom many of Coben’s regular fans will be familiar with – this highly anticipated sequel delves deeper still into the world of the mysterious Abeona Shelter, as three unlikely teenage heroes try to solve an ongoing murder investigation and hunt down the Butcher of Lodz…

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AMO COMPETITION – Win The Hunting Ground by Cliff McNish

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In 2011 Alternative Magazine Online reviewed a chilling book entitled The Hunting Ground, noting that “Cliff McNish writes with confidence, intent on telling his own unique ghost story rather than simply falling back upon genre conventions such as slow build-ups and excessive gore.” To celebrate the recent release of The Hunting Ground in paperback in the UK, AMO has teamed up with Orion Books to offer our readers (UK and Eire only) the chance to win one of five copies!

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BOOK REVIEW – The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

By Marty Mulrooney

The Midnight Palace

The Midnight Palace is a novel written for young adults by Spanish novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Originally published in 1994 as El Palacio de la Medianoche, this new edition from Orion books – available both as a young adult edition and in a collector’s adult edition – has been faithfully translated into English by Lucia Graves. It is May 1916 and an exhausted man is being pursued through the dark streets of Calcutta, sheltering two newborn babies beneath his jacket…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Cliff McNish (Author, The Hunting Ground)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed a chilling book entitled The Hunting Ground, noting that “Cliff McNish writes with confidence, intent on telling his own unique ghost story rather than simply falling back upon genre conventions such as slow build-ups and excessive gore.” It is therefore a pleasure to welcome Mr McNish to AMO for an exclusive online interview!

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