From The New York Times:
Young Newshound Who Inspired ‘Home Before Dark’ Investigates Herself In “Hilde on the Record: Memoir of a Kid Crime Reporter,” Hilde Lysiak cracks her own case.
Book Broker – an interview with Lindsay Guzzardo.
Lindsay applies her comprehensive market knowledge and keen editorial instinct to identify and nurture exciting new talent for Martin Literary.
Detective Anthony Amore tracks down stolen art and follows clues all over the world hunting priceless masterpieces which have been snatched by thieves.
Today, Amore talks to Nicola Tallant about one time heiress, Rose Dugdale, who gave up a charmed life to become an IRA activist and a thief who picked out the jewels of Russborough House in Wicklow and later inspired the legendary criminal Martin 'The General' Cahill.
Granddaughter finds old teddy bear in Kansas City area attic — and inspires new book.
That grandmother, Phyllis Harris, happens to be a prominent illustrator of children’s books, and she knows a good storyline when she sees one. Eliana and Heart Bear inspired the characters of Annie and just plain Bear in the new Christmas-themed “The Gift Shop Bear,” which Harris wrote and illustrated.
'Home Before Dark' producer Sharlene Martin will shepherd the project based on an upcoming book by journalist Matthew Lysiak.
One of the twistiest true-crime stories of recent years will be developed as a scripted drama series at Lionsgate TV. The studio has optioned rights to a book proposal by journalist and author Matthew Lysiak about a the Murdaugh family South Carolina.
Agent Spotlight: Sera Rivers Interview and Query Critique Giveaway. Today I’m thrilled to have agent Sera Rivers here. She is a senior literary manager at Martin Literary Management.
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She was stolen at birth and hustled out of the backdoor of a clinic in a small town in Ohio to people waiting in cars.
It’s the true crime story of the babies delivered by Dr. Thomas Hicks in the 1950s and 60s.
There are more than 200 of Hicks’ babies. Three of them joined Banfield, along with a family to reveal what the doctor’s motives really were.
Home Before Dark
The secret show Home Before Dark recounts the tale of Hilde Lisko, a nine-year-old correspondent who moves from the huge city to her dad’s little old neighborhood of Erie Harbor. The Apple TV+ arrangement is motivated by the genuine Hilde Lysiak, who established her own special news distribution, Orange Street News when she was only seven years of age.
Albeit the instance of the missing kid — and her dad’s beloved companion — in season 1 was anecdotal, the genuine Lysiak has given an account of some hard-hitting cases, remembering a homicide for her own area.
24 beautiful kids' books that reflect the Asian American experience
Bestselling authors suggest the perfect books for children of all ages.
LaRocca loves this beautiful picture book about "a young Korean girl who is afraid of the ocean even though she wants to be like her grandmother, a haenyeo who collects fish and mollusks from the sea, as these female divers have done for centuries. The grandmother-granddaughter relationship is heartwarming, and the illustrations are breathtaking."
On April 25, 2015, Jim Davidson sent his wife, Gloria, a triumphant text message from Mount Everest: “Safe at Camp 1. Feel real good.”
Davidson had just successfully traversed the Khumbu Icefall, one of the notorious climb’s most treacherous sections, and slid into his sleeping bag for a rest.
But hours later he and his fellow climbers awoke to a rumbling that grew louder and more intense. They were in the middle of what would turn out to be a magnitude 7.8 earthquake and surrounded by avalanches.
The book, published by St. Martin's Press and set to be released April 20, recounts his experiences surviving the deadly 2015 earthquake and his return in 2017 to successfully summit 29,032-foot Mount Everest.
'Lucky to be alive': Davidson has escaped death more than once