Blog

This is Tosca, coming at you between books and I'm super excited to announce that my new thriller, THE PROGENY, hits shelves next Tuesday! What I loved about writing this book: the twists, the chase scenes (yes, there's parkour), the masquerade raves, all the underground...

At one time I meant to have stenciled "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here" above my office door. They're the words in Dante's Inferno carved above the gate to hell. It might be a bit morbid--made complete by the ever-favorite shot of a piano...

Wow. When we (Asylum Warden Cindy and I) started this Elizabeth Bathory micro-fiction contest, we had NO idea how many entries would pile in. We got way more than we thought we would and it’s been SO fun to read them. So this was your assignment:...

So, the last time I had a book release and did my traditional first signing at my “home” Barnes & Noble, something amazing happened. There I was, shoes kicked off (for some reason this is becoming a habit) and somewhere around two hours in, I look up to find my then-boyfriend standing in line.

Me: “What are you doing?”
Him: “I want my book signed.”
Me: “You can have your book signed any time.”
Him: “But I want it signed now.”

Let's talk about food. If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I Tweet nearly as much about food as I do about writing. Perhaps more. Yeah, probably more. (Except right before book releases, but I still manage to slip a few morsels in.) I wish I did...

So it’s true: I’m a nerd. Which is why I had to slip Firefly and Roswell (remember Roswell?) in the Progeny. Along with a few other references I’m sure you’ll recognize. Also, a Steven James novel—and here’s the scoop on that. Steven is a friend...