Novel: The Crooked Man

For lovers of classic noir fiction this is an interesting entry with some excellent elements.  Irish writer Philip Davison delivers the tale of Harry Fielding, a British operative often assigned to do the dirty work needed…

“Thrillers” Nominated for Edgar

I don’t think I’ve mentioned this yet but “Thrillers:  100 Must Reads” has been nominated for an Edgar Allen Poe Award by the Mystery Writers of America.  The collection of essays was nominated in the “Best…

A Different Kind of Bible

Hey, God fans.  Here’s an interesting experiment:  it’s called The Story, from the Bible publishers at Zondervan.  It’s the Bible–Today’s New International Version–edited down to its basic narrative so, in theory, you can see Christ emerging…

TeensReadToo Loves Long Way Home

The excellent young adult book website TeensReadToo has given five stars and a Gold Star Award to The Long Way Home, book two of what will ultimately be my four book Homelanders series of YA thrillers.  …

Broadside: Why America Must Not Follow Europe

I have recommended the Encounter Books’ Broadside series before, but allow me to recommend it again.  There’s a new one coming out in about a week that’s just terrific:  Why America Must Not Follow Europe by…

Late Praise for ID Man

Here’s a late, but nonetheless lovely, review for The Identity Man from New Hampshire.  Seacoastonline.com reviews my latest thriller for adults and says: “Klavan interweaves his themes of identity and redemption with thriller pacing and enough…

Me on Video Games vs. Life

Last Friday’s Wall Street Journal ran my review of Jane McGonigal’s Reality is Broken:  Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World: Ms. McGonigal’s notions about how to enliven what gamers call…

Homelanders’ “Final Hour” on Amazon

I just noticed you can now pre-order The Final Hour, the last novel in the Homelanders series, on Amazon.   Also, there’s a shot of the jacket art, which I think came out really well.   Pub-date is…

Christianity Today Loves Identity Man

An extremely nice review for The Identity Man from the excellent magazine Christianity Today. Don’t start this novel unless you have plenty of time to keep reading. Yes, as the title suggests, it probes the meaning…

Me in Family Fiction

Family Fiction, a fine-looking new magazine from Salem Publishing, features a brief interview with me by Katie Hart concerning the new Homelanders book, The Truth of the Matter: I lived overseas for seven years, and I…