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The Demonologist is an Amazon.com Best of the Month!

There’s a star e-stickered to the Amazon.com page for The Demonologist I just saw, a star that says “Best of the Month.”  What does this mean?  It means that the good (and attractive, and tasteful, and smart) people at Amazon have … More

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Camera Obscura

It’s not every day my picture’s on the cover of a magazine.  Actually, it’s not every decade.  But there I am on the cover of the new Quill & Quire for March (Canada’s book industry bible).  It was fun doing … More

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Two Weeks…TWO WEEKS!

It’s two weeks until The Demonologist‘s pub date, and I’m pretty damn psyched.  I just got back from doing my first public talk about the novel, addressing a group of indie booksellers having a conference in Victoria, B.C.  I know … More

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Aaannnd….ANOTHER Book Trailer for The Demonologist

Simon & Schuster Canada has made its own trailer for The Demonologist, and it’s a different take from what Simon & Schuster US did (below, and at www.thedemonologistbook.com).  I really like them both, though they’re very different in approach. It’s … More

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The Demonologist Book Trailer!

Without further ado…over at www.thedemonologistbook.com… The Demonologist – Book Trailer  

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The Demonologist is an Indie Next Pick for March

Like indie bookstores?  Me too.  One of the things the indies do so well is provide recommendations for reads you’ll like.  They’re curators of a kind, doing some of the hard work of selecting titles from the tsunami of books … More

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The Demonologist a PW Top Ten Pick for Spring!

I see that The Demonologist has been picked by Publishers Weekly as one of the Top Ten Mystery & Thriller titles for Spring 2013! Exciting in itself, and then you see that your book is on the list with a … More

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The Demonologist Party

A date has been set for the Canadian launch event for The Demonologist, and it’s March 4, 2013.  It’s in the Ballroom at The Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen Street West, Toronto) starting at 7PM. The event is part of the … More

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The Demonologist gets a Starred Review in Publishers Weekly!

In another pre-publication review, The Demonologist has received a Starred Review in the latest Publishers Weekly (the industry “bible” in the US).  What’s also appreciated about it is how the reviewer includes a couple of quotes from the novel, illustrating … More

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The Demonologist goes Gangnam Style

The National Post published a piece today announcing its “13 Most Anticipated Books of (the First Half of) 2013.”  Delighted to see The Demonologist counted among them.  Even more delighted (in a gut-busting way) to see my novel predicted to … More

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