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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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Happy Demonological New Year!

Happy New Year, dearest friends and strangers!  I hope you’re pumped for 2013, or at the very least coming off the holidays well-fed and well-loved and more or less ready for the curve balls that are inevitably on their way… … More

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Demons in Poland, Demons in China

Learned today that foreign language rights to The Demonologist have been sold in Poland  (Zysk) and China (Beijing Time Publishing). These are both firsts for me, which is due to the hard work of the agents at Aitken Alexander in … More

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THE DEMONOLOGIST Web Page Goes Live

Simon & Schuster has put together a very cool dedicated web page for The Demonologist, and it’s now live.  It has links to extra materials (some of which will be available in the near future) as well as a window … More

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Gillian Flynn on THE DEMONOLOGIST!

Gillian Flynn is a master of the psychological thriller. She is, to my mind, not only working in the tradition of Patricia Highsmith, but her books are darker, funnier, more complex, more observant – better, in other words.  And book … More

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Kirkus Reviews on THE DEMONOLOGIST

The early pre-publication reviews are starting to come in including one in Kirkus Reviews which is…another thumbs up! “Pyper is an intelligent writer, steeped in Miltonian symbolism, gifted with language… This artful literary exploration of evil’s manifestation makes for a … More

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Bulgaria!

Learned today that The Demonologist is to be the first book of mine to be translated into Bulgarian.  (The publisher is BARD, who also publishes Harlan Coben, Dan Brown and Stephen King, among others, in that territory). Just goes to … More

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The Demonologist – First Advance Review

Caught a glimpse of the first early, advance review of The Demonologist today (in Booklist) and…they liked it!  Nice Friday weekend that-first-drink-is-actually-deserved-this-time kickoff. “The evil of Milton’s pandemonium comes to life . . . Pyper’s novel takes on ‘things that go bump in … More

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Kate Mosse on The Demonologist

Thank you to Kate Mosse – busy on the road with her new book, Citadel – for this! “The Demonologist is that rare thing – a novel that is both genuinely terrifying and erudite.  The research is excellent and lightly … More

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