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  • How Mike Ripley Brought Back Albert Campion

    Reviving a beloved hero is no easy task. Just ask Mike Ripley: his novel 'Mr. Campion’s Fox,' out earlier this month, is the second one he’s written featuring the beloved sleuth that Margery Allingham introduced in 1929.

  • Cathy Ace On the Writing Life and Her New Series

    Cathy Ace came late to her career as a writer, but she’s been making up for lost time. The British-born, Canada-based author published her first novel at age 51 and has since written seven books. This year she won Canada’s Bony Blithe Award (which honors the country’s best light mystery).

  • Severn Publisher Kate Lyall Grant Talks Pet Mysteries

    What makes for a great pet mystery? Severn House publisher Kate Lyall Grant knows. The publisher has three canine mysteries coming out over the next few months: Kathleen Delaney’s 'Purebred Dead' (Aug.), Annie Dalton’s 'The White Shepherd' (Oct.), and Shannon Esposito’s 'Faux Pas' (Dec.).

  • Adrian Magson On Hot-Button Locales & His Latest Thriller, 'Close Quarters'

    Adrian Magson, whose new novel 'Close Quarters' comes out in August, has a knack for setting his fiction in places that are part of the current news cycle—be it Somalia or Ukraine.

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  • The 2014 PW Children's Starred Reviews Annual: Free Download

    Get your copy of the 2014 edition of this popular issue, featuring over 350 starred children's book reviews and interviews with bestselling authors, for free.

  • Stella Cameron on 'Folly,' the First In a New Mystery Series

    We talked to Cameron about how she chooses her settings, why she feels she understands England better after decades as an American, and what her fascination is with the Cotswolds.

  • Getting Edwardian with Marjorie Eccles

    Yorkshire-born Marjorie Eccles is no stranger to period dramas. She’s also no stranger to a good mystery.

  • Hugh C. Rae's Editor Remembers the Scottish Bestseller

    Hugh C. Rae, the man behind bestselling romance author Jessica Stirling, knew a thing or two about pseudonyms.

  • Michael Gregorio on the Mafia, Pseudonyms and More

    We talked to the husband-and-wife team behind the pseudonym--Daniela De Gregorio and Michael G. Jacob--about their latest thriller, 'Cry Wolf,' and about being married to your co-author.

  • Severn House at 40

    Severn House, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, has distinguished itself as an independent publisher of everything from crime fiction to historical romance.

  • The PW Starred Reviews Annual 2014, Free Download

    More than 1,000 starred book reviews from Publishers Weekly, collected in one special issue--yours free to download.

  • The 2014 Children's Starred Reviews Annual, Coming Soon

    The second edition of our popular collection of all of the year's starred children's books will be available on November 25.

  • The Rewards of Connecting Franklin with Kids

    Not surprisingly, Franklin can count booksellers, librarians, and educators among his most ardent supporters. Bourgeois and Clark's deft portrayals of the chipper young turtle navigating familiar childhood milestones (such as braving the first day of school and welcoming a new sibling) make the series a popular choice for story times. Several longtime fans shared their experiences introducing Franklin to their customers or students.

  • And Now a Word from Franklin…

    Paulette Bourgeois caught up with her longtime friend Franklin, who talked about his life in Woodland, his pals, and the rewards of being Franklin.

  • The Art of Bringing Franklin to Life

    Putting a face on Franklin was a welcome challenge for Brenda Clark, who had worked as an illustrator for children’s magazines and books before she signed on to create the art for Franklin in the Dark. The artist was gratified by the freedom she was given to provide visual dimension to the characters and their environs. "Paulette has a way of writing a good story without over-describing things, and I was able to interpret her words any way I wanted," said Clark. "It was a treat to be able to invent a world for Franklin and his friends."

  • The Hatching of Franklin the Turtle

    With worldwide sales of 65 million copies, Franklin the Turtle is the single most successful franchise in the history of Canadian publishing. This earnest and amiable young turtle made his first appearance in 1986, when Toronto-based Kids Can Press published Franklin in the Dark, written by Paulette Bourgeois and illustrated by Brenda Clark.

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  • Press Release: BookLife, A New Destination from Publishers Weekly

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