where the writers are

Favorite Books

Jim Butcher -- The Dresden Files, David Eddings -- The Mallorean and The Elenium series, Terry Brooks -- The Shannara series and The Knight of the Word series, Raymond Feist -- All of his Midkemia books, Stephen Donaldson -- A Man Rides Through and The Mirror of Her Dreams,
Glen Cook -- The Garrett Files,
Tad Williams -- To Green Angel Tower, Stone of Farewell, The Dragonbone Chair,
Scott Lynch -- The Lies of Locke Lamora and Red Seas Under Red Skies,
Tom Clancy -- Rainbow Six and some of his Op-Center books,
Rex Stout -- His Nero Wolfe Series,
Tess Gerritsen -- The Mephisto Club and The Keepsake,
Janet Evanovich -- Her Stephanie Plum series,
Dan Brown -- The DaVinci Code, Angels & Demons,
Margaret Maron -- Her Deborah Knott series,
Ilona Andrews -- Magic Bites and Magic Burns,
Rob Thurman -- Nightlife, Moonshine, and Madhouse,
Jayne Anne Krentz -- Sizzle & Burn and White Lies,
Stacey Klemstein -- Eye of the Beholder and The Silver Spoon,
Linnea Sinclair -- Down Home Zombie Blues, Games of Command, Gabriel's Ghost, Shades of Dark,
Connie Willis -- Doomsday Book,
Umberto Eco -- The Name of the Rose and Focault's Pendulum,
Raymond Chandler -- The Big Sleep,
Dashell Hammett -- The Maltese Falcon,
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Sherlock Holmes series,
C.S. Lewis -- Mere Christianity,
Patricia Cornwell -- Kay Scarpetta series,
Donald Westlake -- Put a Lid on It, The Hot Rock, Money for Nothing,
Laurell Hamilton -- Guilty Pleasures, The Lunatic Cafe, Bloody Bones, The Killing Dance, The Laughing Corpse, Circus of the Damned, Obsidian Butterfly,
Katherine Kurtz -- The Adept series,
I also read medieval and Renaissance history, weapons, and historical biographies.

What I'm Reading

The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama, Burn Notice: The Fix by Tod Goldberg, Gabriel's Ghost by Linnea Sinclair, Dead Beat by Jim Butcher

Favorite Authors

Jim Butcher, David Eddings, Raymond Chandler, Dashell Hammett, Donald Westlake, Terry Brooks, Ilona Andrews, Rob Thurman, Laurell Hamilton, Linnea Sinclair, Margaret Maron, Janet Evanovich, Rex Stout, Glen Cook, Tess Gerritsen, Tom Clancy

Influences

David Eddings, Raymond Feist, Terry Brooks, Raymond Chandler, Donald Westlake, Dashell Hammett

Lisa Shearin’s Bookmarks