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Modern Signed Books – James Rollins’ The Demon Crown

Modern Signed Books – James Rollins talks about his newest book, The Demon Crown

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About “The Demon Crown” by James Rollins

The Demon Crown by James RollinsTo save mankind’s future, the members of Sigma Force must make a devil’s bargain as they join forces with their most hated enemy to stop an ancient threat in this gripping adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling author James Rollins.

Off the coast of Brazil, a team of scientists discovers a horror like no other, an island where all life has been eradicated, consumed, and possessed by a species beyond imagination. Before they can report their discovery, a mysterious agency attacks the group, killing them all, save one: an entomologist, an expert on venomous creatures, Professor Ken Matsui from Cornell University.

Modern Signed Books – Clive Cussler & Boyd Morrison’s Typhoon Fury

Modern Signed Books – Boyd Morrison talk about his latest book, Typhoon Fury

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About “Typhoon Fury” by Clive CusslerBoyd Morrison

Typhoon Fury by Clive Cussler and Boyd MorrisonJuan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon sail into a perfect storm of danger to try to stop a new world war, in a thrilling suspense novel from the #1 New York Times-bestselling grand master of adventure.

Hired to search for a collection of paintings worth half a billion dollars, Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon soon find themselves in much deeper waters. The vicious leader of a Filipino insurgency is not only using them to finance his attacks, he has stumbled upon one of the most lethal secrets of World War II: a Japanese-developed drug, designed, but never used, to turn soldiers into super-warriors. To stop him, the Oregon must not only take on the rebel commander, but a South African mercenary intent on getting his own hands on the drug, a massive swarm of torpedo drones targeting the U.S. Navy, an approaching megastorm–and, just possibly, a war that could envelop the entire Asian continent.

“Cussler and Morrison take readers to the edge, at a pace so fast, you may find yourself needing oxygen.” –Suspense Magazine

Craig Johnson VJ Books Author of the Month October 2014

Ask Craig Johnson – Are Longmire fans too old?

Craig JohnsonCraig Johnson’s latest Longmire book WAIT FOR SIGNS releases this month, and as a long time fan of the series I can hardly wait (no pun intended).

The three seasons of LONGMIRE on A&E helped to solidify the fan base. Robert Taylor portrayed Sheriff Longmire with style and grace. Lou Diamond Phillips rocked as the sheriff’s oldest and closest friend and confidant, Henry Standing Bear, and Katee Sackhoff was ideally cast as Longmire’s deputy, Vic Morelli.

So why would A&E cancel Longmire, its second-most popular show behind “Duck Dynasty,” averaging 5.6 million viewers? Are you ready? Because the viewers are too old! Unfortunately for “Longmire,” it has the wrong audience. A&E said it pulled the plug on “Longmire” because it appeals primarily to older viewers – networks are all trying to be younger and have edgy shows that attract a lot of attention.

Longmire CastThat is baffling to Greer Shephard, the executive producer of “Longmire,” who said , “It is hard for me to believe that you are not able to monetize one of your highest-rated show . . . “you don’t just flush 5.6 million people.” The producers are shopping the series to other networks, and we hope they find a new home soon.

You can show your support for Longmire by joining the posse – The Longmire Posse Rides – join them on Twitter and on Facebook, with the hashtag #LongLiveLongmire, or let Craig know how you feel on Facebook ( Check out the posse’s progress here.

Wait for Signs by Craig JohnsonThe good news is that Longmire is still very alive in the creative mind of Craig Johnson. WAIT FOR SIGNS brings us 12 Longmire short stories in a single volume—with an introduction by Lou Diamond Phillips.

Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award–winning “Old Indian Trick.” This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson’s bestselling, award-winning novels and the A&E hit series Longmire. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fans rejoiced when Johnson sent out a new short story featuring an episode in Walt’s life that doesn’t appear in the novels; over the years, many have asked why they can’t buy the stories in book form.

Wait for Signs collects those beloved stories—and one entirely new story, “Petunia, Bandit Queen of the Bighorns”—for the very first time in a single volume, regular trade hardcover. With glimpses of Walt’s past from the incident in “Ministerial Aide,” when the sheriff is mistaken for a deity, to the hilarious “Messenger,” where the majority of the action takes place in a Port-A-Potty, Wait for Signs is a necessary addition to any Longmire fan’s shelf and a wonderful way to introduce new readers to the fictional world of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

Signed copies of WAIT FOR SIGNS are available at VJ Books who is proud to feature Craig Johnson as an Author of the Month, with special pricing on many of his Longmire stories.


John Connolly – VJ Books Author of the Month October 2014

John Connolly – VJ Books Author of the Month October 2014

John Connolly’s Next Pulse-Pounding Thriller

John ConnollyJohn Connolly was born in Dublin, studied English at Trinity College, Dublin and journalism at Dublin City University, subsequently spending five years working as a freelance journalist for The Irish Times newspaper.

His first novel, Every Dead Thing, was published in 1999, and introduced the character of Charlie Parker, a former policeman hunting the killer of his wife and daughter. Dark Hollow followed in 2000. The third Parker novel, The Killing Kind, was published in 2001, with The White Road following in 2002. In 2003, John published his fifth novel—and first stand-alone book—Bad Men. In 2004, Nocturnes, a collection of novellas and short stories, was added to the list, and 2005 marked the publication of the fifth Charlie Parker novel, The Black Angel. John’s seventh novel, The Book of Lost Things, a story about fairy stories and the power that books have to shape our world and our imaginations, was published in September 2006, followed by the next Parker novel, The Unquiet, in 2007, The Reapers, in 2008 The Lovers, in 2009, and The Whisperers, the ninth Charlie Parker novel, in 2010. The tenth Charlie Parker novel, The Burning Soul, was published in 2011, to be followed in 2012 by The Wrath of Angels. THE WOLF IN WINTER, the twelfth Parker novel, is releasing in October.

The Wolf in Winter by John ConnollyTHE WOLF IN WINTER finds the Charlie Parker, based in Portland, Maine, still on the hunt for the serial killer known as the Collector, with his sidekicks—and comic relief—Angel and Louis in tow. Meanwhile, the seeming suicide of one of the city’s better known homeless men, Jude, diverts his attention. Before Jude’s death, Parker was intent on tracking down his estranged, wayward daughter, Annie, to try to reestablish a connection. The investigative trail leads to the wealthy, isolated town of Prosperous, Maine. Sparks—and bullets—fly when Parker starts poking his nose into the deeper secrets of Prosperous, where he finds out fast that some secrets are worth killing for. A compellingly flawed hero and a detail-rich plot make for another satisfying read.

John Connolly has produced “Ghosts,” a limited-edition CD for THE WOLF IN WINTER, similar to CD’s he’s had made for earlier Charlie Parker novels, and we will include one free with every book (while quantities last). We are pleased to name John Connolly an Author of the Month and are offering special pricing on many of his titles. Check them out here!

Follow John Connolly on Facebook here. Connolly is one of the best – don’t miss THE WOLF IN WINTER.