Thursday, December 03, 2009

What is John Lutz reading?

The current featured contributor at Writers Read: John Lutz, author of Urge To Kill.

One book he mentions:
In the Woods, by Tana French. It won the Edgar for best first novel a few years ago, and I picked it up as a giveaway on the way out of the awards banquet. Finally I got around to reading it. Some book! Tana French is a brilliant natural writer. Her talent is almost magical. If she doesn't have an incandescent career it will be only because she chooses to do something else with...[read on]
John Lutz is the author of two private eye series, the Nudger series, set in St. Louis, Missouri, and the Carver series, set in Florida, as well as many non-series novels.

His SWF Seeks Same was made into the hit movie Single White Female, starring Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and his novel The Ex was made into the HBO original movie of the same title, for which he co-authored the screenplay.

Among the praise for John Lutz's books:
"Lutz always delivers the goods."

“Lutz knows how to make you shiver.”
—Harlan Coben

"Lutz is one of the masters."
—Ridley Pearson
Visit John Lutz's website.

Writers Read: John Lutz.

--Marshal Zeringue