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Book Nook: Not Dead Yet, by Peter James

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Peter James returns to the program with the latest installment in his crime series that features Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. These thrillers are set in the English seaside city of Brighton. In this one,
"Not Dead Yet," Brighton is providing the setting for a Hollywood film and Roy Grace is in charge of the security detail assigned to safeguard a major recording star named Gaia Lafayette. She is starring in the movie.

Gaia's presence seems to bring out the crazies. One in particular, an obsessive fan who suffers from delusions about Gaia, is now stalking her. Peter James is writing from some personal experience here. He has been involved in the movie industry. And James has had a stalker of his own, an obsessed fan who would appear at all of his book signings.

In this interview the author shares his thoughts on Hollywood and what it feels like to be stalked. This novel is another searing read from a master of the genre.
 

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Vick Mickunas introduced the Book Nook author interview program for WYSO in 1994. Over the years he has produced more than 1500 interviews with writers, musicians, poets, politicians, and celebrities. Listen to the Book Nook with Vick Mickunas for intimate conversations about books with the writers who create them. Vick Mickunas reviews books for the Dayton Daily News and the Springfield News Sun.