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'Strange things are happening'...
Starting out San Diego Comic-Con week on Thursday, I stopped by the booth of A.J. Scudiere for a brief chat as she pitched her books, God's Eye and Phoenix, to the crowds. Both are available in print and in "audio movies," full-cast audio productions with sound effects.
God's Eye seeks out frightening territory. " It's about a woman choosing between an angel and a demon. All she knows is that strange things are happening, there are new people in her life. She has to make decisions about what is evil," she said.
The upcoming Phoenix concerns a firefighter who lost his family to a blaze in childhood who finds himself seeking a missing brother, Scudiere said."It's much more complicated and deeper than he thought." How so? There's a likelihood of arson.
What you might have noticed is that God's Eye has some mythological elements while Phoenix is a straightforward thriller. That's by design, Scudiere says.
"I didn't want to get pigeonholed," she said. "I had a few writers I used to like--until I found out they were telling the same stories over and over again."
All of Scudiere's novels have surprises and twists, she said. "It's the same writing style. The genre varies every time."
She's now at work on her fifth novel.
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