Author Archives: Pat Lewin

The Frangipani Tree Mystery by Ovidia Yu

From the Back Cover “First in a delightfully charming crime series set in 1930s Singapore, introducing amateur sleuth Su Lin, a local girl stepping in as governess for the Acting Governor of Singapore. 1936 in the Crown Colony of Singapore, … Continue reading

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Have You Seen Luis Velez by Catherine Ryan Hyde

From the Back Cover “Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn’t belong. Not with his mother’s new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father’s wife. Not at school, where he’s an outcast. After his best friend … Continue reading

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The Outsider by Stephen King

From the Back Cover “An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City’s most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father … Continue reading

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Robert McCammon’s Mathew Corbett Series

As readers, I suspect you’ve often experienced someone asking you who your favorite author is. I mean, how do you answer that question? I have dozens of favorite authors, and I suspect you do as well. Maybe even dozens by … Continue reading

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Artemis by Andy Weir

I imagine Andy Weir was a bit daunted by the prospect of following his surprise blockbuster, The Martian, with a new novel. Most authors build their skill and readership over numerous books, so that by the time they write that … Continue reading

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My Favorite Character

Erin Baker (from Out of Reach & Out of Time) All authors have their favorite books, the ones that will always hold a special place for them. I have several that have meaning for me because of the time or … Continue reading

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Year One by Nora Roberts

My Review I’m obsessed with apocalypse fiction. (I’m sure a psychiatrist would have a field day with that confession. LOL!) I’ve been reading it for as long as I can remember. So, when a friend mentioned that Nora Roberts had … Continue reading

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Out of the Woods, from short story to novel.

Originally, I planned Out of the Woods as a short story. So much for my “plans”. What happened was that at the end of Out of Time, my heroine Erin (who, BTW, is my favorite of all my characters) is … Continue reading

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What’s on you eReader?

Tell me what’s on your eReader for a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card. I’m always looking for the next great read.  So, here is your chance to share what you’re reading, get me to read it too, and … Continue reading

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Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine

I discovered an excellent new (to me) writer a couple of weeks ago — though I have to admit her name is so familiar, I keep thinking we must have met somewhere in the labyrinth of the writer’s world: a … Continue reading

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