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  • 14 has a new cover!
    Next up in the Taylor Jackson series cover re-issue is 14! What do you think?Get your copy!KINDLE NOOK APPLE BOOKS KOBO GOOGLE PLAY (Continue reading on the Tao of JT) Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-08-30
  • My “By the Book” piece in the New York Times
    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/15/books/review/tess-gerritsen-by-the-book-interview.html?smid=tw-share The post My “By the Book” piece in the New York Times appeared first on Tess Gerritsen. Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-07-15
  • ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS has a new cover!
    The Taylor Jackson series is getting new covers! First up is the first book in the series, ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS, and it's out today. Do you like?John Seigenthaler interviewed me for A Word on Words, his long-running literary television series on Nashville Public Television, when the book released in Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-07-12
  • “A seductive shapeshifter of a novel”
    A rave review for CHOOSE ME in the Wall Street Journal:  Boston is the setting of “Choose Me” (Thomas & Mercer, 320 pages, $24.95), a seamless collaboration between authors Tess Gerritsen and Gary Braver. Police detectives Frances “Frankie” Loomis and her partner, MacClennan, have come to investigate the death of 22-year-old Taryn Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-07-10
  • It started over cocktails
    A few years ago, novelist Gary Braver and I were at a Boston bookstore Christmas party. We’ve been friends for about 25 years, and we started talking about the #MeToo movement, which was then in the news. Maybe it was the wine, or the easy camaraderie of writers sharing stories, Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-07-07
  • Discussion questions for CHOOSE ME
    If your book club is discussing CHOOSE ME, these might get some lively conversations going! How did the course Taryn took with Jack (“Star-crossed Lovers”) relate to the storyline and characters? Do you think that the punishment for Jack was fair–too much, too little, just right? In Jack’s place, would Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-07-05
  • Crimespree TV: The real meaning of CHOOSE ME
    Crimespree TV: Tess Gerritsen and Gary Braver The post Crimespree TV: The real meaning of CHOOSE ME appeared first on Tess Gerritsen. Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-06-29
  • Here's a summer treat: TEAR ME APART is on sale!
    Looking for a thrilling read this summer? TEAR ME APART is on sale for $2.99! New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner called it “perfect stay-up-all-night, bite-your-nails-to-the-quick suspense.” Get your copy:Kindle | Nook | Apple Books | Kobo | Google PlayAbout the book:The follow-up to her critically acclaimed Lie to Me, Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-06-28
  • Surprise: HER DARK LIES is on sale!
    Exciting news: my latest standalone thriller is on sale for the first time ever! Fast-paced and brilliantly unpredictable, HER DARK LIES invites you to a wedding none will forget—and some won’t survive. Pick up the ebook for only $7.99! Spread the word because this deal won’t last long.Get your copy!Kindle Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-06-23
  • How I write my novels
    A brand-new Apple podcast about how I write my novels:   https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-81-how-tess-gerritsen-writes/id1484859401?i=1000525845344     The post How I write my novels appeared first on Tess Gerritsen. Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-06-17
  • Meet Jayne Thorne, CIA Librarian!
    Oh, how I love a good origin story. This is Jayne’s.“Magic has long been contained in a tiny river of stars, accessible to only a very few talented magicians. But Jayne Thorne has come into her powers, and the world is about to change.”I have a surprise for you! I’ve Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-06-15
  • You're invited…
    Guess who's getting married today? Will Claire and Jack make it down the aisle...or not? Read HER DARK LIES to find out what will happen at the wedding of the year.Get your copy!HardcoverAMAZON BARNES & NOBLE PARNASSUS BOOKS TARGET BOOKS-A-MILLION BOOKSHOP INDIGOTrade PaperbackAMAZON BARNES & NOBLE PARNASSUS BOOKS TARGET BOOKS-A-MILLION Read Full Article
    Source: JT EllisonPublished on 2021-06-12
  • Tackling Sensitive Topics in a Novel
    My fellow author Gary Braver and I discuss the risks and challenges of writing about a controversial topic. Something we did in our new novel, CHOOSE ME.   “It’s a bad place to start, being afraid of what you write, or being afraid that what you write is going to Read Full Article
    Source: Tess GerritsenPublished on 2021-06-01
  • It's June! Is your book written yet?
    Happy first official day of summer! (I say this so often, but I'm saying it again. How did it get to be June?)June 1, 2021—and I just finished another, nearly final! draft of Book 1 of my new Golden Gate series.  Always a bit of a miracle, finishing a book. And Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2021-06-01
  • Turn your screenplay into a novel
    Ten easy steps for screenwriters to turn that unproduced script into a novel   This topic has come up in several places lately so I thought I’d re-post this article I wrote, previously published in Written By, the journal of the WGAW, as How To Become A Novelist In Your Spare Time.)1. I Read Full Article
    Source: Alexandra SokoloffPublished on 2021-04-24