Guns, Knives, & Lipstick
By Guns, Knives & Lipstick
Fun and fabulous conversation from four gifted crime fiction authors as they compare notes about topics such as weapons of choice, authentic and well-developed characters, dated stereotypes, and more! Join them for a behind-the-scenes look at the joys, frustrations, struggles, and often hilarious events that happen on the pathway to publication.
Guns, Knives, & LipstickNov 28, 2023
S3:E6: Gifts and Gratitude
S3:E5: Author Hot Seat with Kelly Oliver
S3E4: Author Hot Seat with Edith Maxwell (aka Maddie Day)
Prolific and talented Maddie Day (also know as Edith Maxwell) drops by to talk about her new cozy series set in California, how she writes multiple books a year, how cozies are related to real life - and wine, of course.
S2E3: Author Hot Seat with Albert Waitt
Liz, Mally, Cindy, and Kerry sit down with Albert Waitt to discuss his atmospheric novel, The Ruins of Woodman’s Village.
S3E2: Author Hot Seat with Nancy Cole Silverman
Liz, Cindy, and Kerry chat with multi-published author Nancy Cole Silverman about her newest series, featuring Nazis, Russians, and stolen art - and the world of being a woman in journalism then and now.
S3E1: Author Hot Seat with Amy Young
We sit down with author Amy Young to talk about her debut mystery, THE WATER TOWER, the opioid crisis, cats, comedy and everything in between.
S2:E12: Malice Recap
S2E11:Author Hot Seat with Lori Robbins
Join us for a conversation with Lori Robbins, author of the On Pointe Mysteries, as we talk about the dance world, aging protagonists, and...feet?
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S2:10: Author Hot Seat with Gabriel Valjan
Friend of GKL Gabriel Valjan stop by again to discuss his newest release in the Shane Cleary mystery series, Liar's Dice.
S2E9: Author Hot Seat with Valerie Brooks
Mally, Kerry, Cindy, and Liz chat with author Valerie Brooks about femme noir, tropes, and why Valerie had to create her own sub-genre.
S2E8: Author Hot Seat with Annette Dashofy
Kerry, Cindy, Mally, and Liz sit down with USA Today-bestelling author Annette Dashofy to discuss the launch of Where the Guilty Hide, the first book in her new Detective Honeywell series.
S2E7: Author Hot Seat with John DeDakis
S2E6: What We've Written
Mally, Kerry, Cindy & Liz dish about their latest books - the highs and the lows.
S2:E5: Author Hot Seat with Karen Odden
Historical mystery author Karen Odden stops by to talk about railway accidents, her love of Victorian England, her fighter-turned-detective protagonist, and other things.
S2:E4: Author Hot Seat with Daniella Bernett
Kerry, Malloy, Cindy, and Liz talk to Daniella Bernett, author of the Emmeline Kirby/Gregory Langdon mystery series
S2E3: Author Hot Seat with Gabriel Valjean
Fellow Level Best Author Gabriel Valjan, author of the Shane Cleary Mysteries and others, joins us on the hot seat.
S2E2: Author Hot Seat with Bruce Robert Coffin
Bruce Robert Coffin, award-winning author of the Detective Byron mysteries, stops by for a chat.
S2E1: Author Hot Seat with Kat Fast
S1E12: Lessons Learned
S1E11: Research - it ain't just for school
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S1E10: The Beauty of the Red Herring
Mally, Liz, Cindy, and Kerry sit down with USA Today bestselling author Annette Dashofy to discuss red herrings - why they are important and how to make them as delicious as possible.
#crimefiction #mystery #suspense #thriller
S1E9: How to Create a Villain
S1E8: The Wonderful World of Poison
S1E7: Holiday Madness
S1E6: Holiday Gift List
Kerry, Cindy, Mally, and Liz talk about the books that have them excited this holiday season
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides Buy at Amazon
Whisper by Mark Batterson Buy at Amazon
The Gift by Louise Jensen Buy at Amazon
The Secret Life of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict
A Line to Kill by Anthony Horowitz
The Hollywood Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal
The Shadows of Men by Abir Mukherjee
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
Death at Greenway by Lori Rader-Day
A Gingerbread House by Catriona MacPherson
Never Try to Catch a Falling Knife by Skye Alexander Buy at Amazon
Her Name is Knight by Yasmin Angoe
All Her Little Secrets by Wanda Morris
Agatha Christie's Special Edition Hardbacks from HarperCollins
A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote Buy at Amazon
S1E5: The Suspense is Killing Us
Kerry, Cindy, Mally, and Liz dish about suspense: what it’s is, how to build it, and how to kill it deader than a door nail.
#kerryperesta #mallybecker #cltobert #lizmilliron #crimefiction #mystery #suspense #historicalmystery
S1E4: A Series-ous Conversation
S1E3: You never forget your first
S1E2: How would you like your murder?
Murder is everywhere in crime fiction. But what method do we want to use? What we you hate? What will we never do again? Listen in to hear about our favorite ways to commit murder - fictionally, of course.
#books #crimefiction #mystery #thriller #kerryperesta #cltolbert #mallybecker #lizmilliron
S1E1: Oh those female characters!
Those poor female characters. We ask a lot of them, don’t we? All those positive attributes, plus they have to be likable. Or do they?
#mystery #crimefiction #gunskniveslipstick #kerryperesta #cltolbert #mallybecker #lizmilliron #suspense #thriller