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Angie Platten

Have you read anything by Ken Follet? He writes "can't put down" books.. lots of international espionage type stuff. I've ready "Lie down with Lions" and "Code to Zero" and enjoyed them both!

Sarah Canfield

I just downloaded this to my Kindle. I'm storing up books to read on my maternity leave :)


Hi Joanne! I finally got some time off to go blog reading! And first stop is..dun dun dun..your blog! I love the summary of "The Last Ember". I shall add this to my wishlist and hope someone will get it for my 21st in March! =D Much love!

Lisa @ The PW

This book looks great and yes, I always wanted to be Sydney Bristow of Alias in another life. How cool would it be to dive from a penthouse window into a swimming pool and run away unscathed?

Daniel Levin

Dear Joanne,

Danny Levin here - author of The Last Ember. Thanks for the recommendation! My publicist passed along your great blog.

As for the next novel, it's coming along great and just back from research trip in Dubai. Can't wait for you guys to read it in '11.

PS, my facebook fan site is a great place to get upcoming hints on the new stuff. . . you can get there via my website

happy reading, danny

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