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What We Still Don’t Know About the MLK Assassination 50 Years Later: Interview with Author Steve Berry

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King. We recently spoke with author Steve Berry about his book The Bishop’s Pawn (Minotaur), what happened at the Lorraine Motel 50 years ago, what we don’t know about the investigation and whether or not history has been kind to the man and the movement.   In this latest Cotton Malone novel, we learn that what we think we know about the assassination of civil rights icon, Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 may not be what actually happened.  Could it be we’ve been wrong about James Earl Ray being the lone shooter? Berry takes readers on an exploration of this theory, based on his own research…

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True Crime: A Podcast That Goes Inside the FBI Through Literature

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FBI investigations and FBI agents are often used as inspiration by writers as they pen climactic crime stories and heart-thumping thrillers. However, most people, including writers, have never met a real FBI agent. The only connections they have with the FBI are the ones they make through books, TV, and movies. When real FBI agents call someone on the phone or show up at a business or residence to investigate actual cases, the response or cooperation they receive is often influenced by the last book that person read or TV show they watched about the FBI. How does anyone know if these portrayals are accurate or full of clichés and misconceptions? Why not just eavesdrop on the FBI? Problem solved.…

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Give the Gift of Reading: Books for Every Reader on Your List

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. There’s something so special about giving the right book as a gift. You’re providing hours of entertainment, a beautiful keepsake object, and, sometimes, entry into an entirely new world. A gift card can’t do that. 2017 was a great year for books, meaning there are tons of new releases to choose from when selecting the perfect present for your favorite reader. Here, we’ve rounded up some great picks from every genre. To put the finishing touch on your wrapping job, check out our holiday gift tags. For the Short Story Buff Homesick for Another World, Ottessa Moshfegh Ottessa Moshfegh may have first garnered recognition for her novel, Eileen, but her short fiction is just…

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Prince, John Grisham, Anna Faris, Oliver Sacks and Nikki Giovanni Reign!: New Books, Old Favs

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If there was ever a list of new releases that displayed the kind of diversity and breadth that we love about books, it would be this list. We have one of the most intimate books of the personal life of Prince (you never forget your first time hearing a Prince song), as well as the diary entries of Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx, following his spiral down into heroin addiction, paranoia, and efforts to draw himself back up; the Bush twins, Jenna and Barbara (#BestSisterEver) have documented their time growing up in the White House, with Secret Service agents following them to college, and Oliver Sacks’ last book that he was working on before his death. If you’re looking for a…

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Quantico is Heating Up Sunday Night TV

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Guys. I watched the first episode of Quantico (premieres Sunday, September 27 at 10 p.m. on ABC) and I have so many feelings they might burst right out of my chest. This show is good. Like, Alias meet Homeland meets How to Get Away with Murder good. It tells the story of a new recruit class at Quantico, the highly competitive FBI training facility. From the start, we bounce between the different characters and their stories, but the main focus is on new agent Alex Parrish, played by Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra. She wakes up in the wreckage of a devastating terrorist attack at Grand Central Station in New York City and has to recall her time spent at Quantico…

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Carla Neggers Dishes: Wedding Bells for FBI Agents Sharpe & Donovan?

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From the moment former nun and current FBI specialist in art crimes Emma Sharpe tries on her wedding dress in Carla Negger’s new thriller, Keeper’s Reach (Harlequin MIRA, 2015), we were hooked. Emma is engaged to fellow FBI agent Colin Donovan and they’re in for a wild ride before they arrive at the altar in this latest installment in the Sharpe & Donovan series. Adding to the intrigue is Colin’s big brother, Mike, former Special Forces and current outdoor guide, and freelance civilian intelligence analyst Naomi MacBride. We had the pleasure of talking with Neggers to ask about the new book and beg for some hints about where the series might go. BookTrib: The Sharpe & Donovan series features FBI…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Carla Neggers, Author of Harbor Island

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Special offers brought to you by Enjoy SAINT’S GATE, HERON’S COVE and HARBOR ISLAND in eBook format provided by bookshout! at a special pricing for BookTrib members. This is available for a limited time (until 11:59 pm ET on Friday). You can access your eBook on the web, from your smartphone or tablet.  For a direct link,  text BOOKTRIB  to 67076. Texting is within the US only.  ABOUT HARBOR ISLAND In this vivid and suspenseful addition to her widely acclaimed Sharpe & Donovan series, New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers takes readers on a heart-stopping journey from Boston to Ireland to the rocky coast of Maine Emma Sharpe, granddaughter of world-renowned art detective Wendell Sharpe, is a handpicked member of a small Boston-based FBI team.…

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