The Story Behind Wolves At Our Door by Soren Paul Petrek

Wolves at Our Door is the immediate sequel to Cold Lonely Courage.  I wanted to revisit my protagonist, Allied super-assassin Madeleine Toche.  In Wolves, Madeleine and her mentor Berthold Hartmann go after the Nazi Atomic Bomb project in a bid to keep the Nazis from turning their inevitable defeat into absolute victory and world domination. …

The Story Behind Brimstone by John Allen

Way, way, way back in the 1980s, when I was already a not-so-young adult, I read Martin Gardner’s Science: Good, Bad, and Bogus. That book included an essay entitled “The Irrelevance of Arthur Conan Doyle.” In that essay, Gardner argued that Arthur could not have created Sherlock Holmes because the two personalities were so different.…

The Story Behind Miss Behave by Traci Highland

Inspiration for the book?  Oh, darlings, that is a fairly simple story.  One day I was at Starbucks, yes, I suffer from an affliction in that I simply must have a latte everytime someone even says the name Starbucks. It’s trying, truly.  Anyhow, I was drinking my coffee when I overheard the conversation of a…