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Bad Moon Giveaway Part I

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Although my second book, BAD MOON, doesn’t hit stores until October 11, I’ve got an advance copy to give away. Here’s how I’m going to do it: Next Friday, I’ll put the names of everyone who follows my Facebook page into a hat and randomly pick one. Don’t follow me on Facebook? You can do it right here. I’ll announce the winner in this very spot next Friday. Good luck to all who are eligible. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this …

Writing With … Wallace Stroby

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The next writer to tackle the Wednesdays With questionnaire is Wallace Stroby, another veteran of The Star-Ledger. He spent 23 years working in daily newspapers, ending in 2008. He’s the author of four novels — COLD SHOT TO THE HEART, GONE ‘TIL NOVEMBER, THE HEARTBREAK LOUNGE and THE BARBED-WIRE KISS, which was a finalist for the Barry Award for Best First Novel. A graduate of Rutgers University, he’s a lifelong resident of the real Jersey Shore. (Don’t get him started on that.) …

(A) Grudge is Good

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“This could be a major thriller,” says the voice on the phone. “It has so much potential.” It’s a May afternoon in 2007 and I’m sitting in my car in the parking lot of the newsroom where I work. The windows are up and I’m sweltering. My face is slicked with perspiration and I can feel the fabric of my shirt dampening under my arms. I’m going to be a sweaty mess once I actually roll into work. But I don’t care. …