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ITW ThrillerFest Debut Author K.J. Howe Talks ‘The Freedom Broker’

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ThrillerFest 2017 K.J. Howe THE FREEDOM BROKER

Today’s ThrillerFest 2017 debut author is K.J. Howe. Read about how she answered our “thrilling” questions, and check out her new book, The Freedom Broker. BookTrib: If you were on death row, what would be your last read? Why?   K.J. Howe: I’m on death row. I only have one last read. Some of the books that first came to mind include: Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian Weiss—a book about reincarnation, so I could figure out how to come back in another life as J.K. Rowling. Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King—allowing me to design the ultimate escape plan. Angel of Death Row by Andrea Lyon—featuring 30 years of experience from death row lawyer Andrea Lyon, I mean, there would have…

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K.J. Howe on Researching the Scary World of Kidnapping for Her Latest Release, The Freedom Broker

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content, starting with this article written by K.J. Howe! If you’re looking for edge-of-your-seat thrills, we recommend checking out The Freedom Broker. The first in a new series from K.J. Howe, this novel follows kidnap negotiator Thea Paris as she attempts to free her father from the clutches of a mysterious captor. Thea is a bold heroine who readers will love rooting for, but crafting her was no easy task. Here, Howe shares stories from the three years she spent researching kidnappers, their victims, and the heroes who fight to bring loved ones home safe. Have you ever heard the term “response consultant?” If not, you’re not alone. A hidden world exists…

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Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books that Will Scare You Silly

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Halloween is days away and while other people will be out trick-or-treating or heading to Halloween parties dressed as their favorite character, we’re going to curl up with a hot cup of cocoa and read some seriously spooky books. If you delight in fright as much as we do, these five hot new releases include everything from mystery and suspense to zombies and vampires. What more could you ask for this Halloween?! We’ll Never Be Apart, Emiko Jean (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, October 6, 2015) “Realistic characters make good use of a Gothic setting that will attract anyone with a taste for the edge.” —Kirkus Reviews Heat Index: In this haunting tale of mistaken identity, Alice suffers the consequences of her twin sister, Cellie’s, actions,…

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