News & Events
Fever now available in paperback
In airports and grocery stores near you... it's Fever, the mass-market paperback! Release date: September 1, 2006. Price: $7.50. Description: Gaudy, flimsy, fits perfectly in back pocket of Levi 505's. Author quote: "When the paperback hits the Douglas, Georgia, Wal-Mart, I'll know I've arrived."
Fever wins Publishers Weekly "Listen Up" Award!
Veteran narrator William Dufris and upstart Tantor Media made Fever one of eight winning audiobooks in PW's 2005 Mystery/Thriller category, along with The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly and Cinnamon Kiss by Walter Mosley. Read more at PublishersWeekly.com, and listen to excerpts from the audio edition here.
More about Fever on audio...
This unabridged, 5 1/2-hour audio book features the voice of William Dufris, winner of 13 Golden Earphone Awards and named one of "The Best Voices at the End of the Century" by AudioFile magazine. Audio CD and MP3 CD formats available at bookstores nationwide or on the Web. (Published by Tantor Media by arrangement with Little, Brown and Co.) Listen to excerpts from the audio edition here.
Foreign sales update...
FEVER foreign rights have been sold to Éditions Buchet-Chastel! France joins Holland and Germany in feverish enthusiasm for Sean's debut thriller. Éditions Buchet-Chastel was created in 1929 and has published Lawrence Durrell, Henry Miller, Arthur Miller, Erskine Caldwell and more recently Amanda Eyre Ward, Ron Hansen and Rana Dasgupta. The venerable publisher's list of thrillers is very young, launched last spring, and along with Sean's work will include Alan Brayne and Esmehan Aykol.
Readings & Appearances
New appearances and readings will be added as they are confirmed. Please note that dates and/or times might occasionally change. Call ahead to confirm.
THERE ARE NO APPEARANCES SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME.
Tuesday September 12, 2006 at 7:30 PM
South Georgia College
100 W. College Park Drive
Hear Sean talk about the ghost of H.D. Rowe; why stories matter; the current state of the American crime novel; and why Coffee County, Georgia, is the greatest place on earth.
Friday September 15, 2006 at 3:30 PM
Chapel Hill Public Library
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
Please attend this month's Friends of the Library "Meet the Author Tea." Sean will talk about Appalachian Murder Ballads; discuss the history and importance of Fayetteville, NC; read from his forthcoming novel, "I-95"; describe his ongoing research in the Cape Fear River basin; and introduce his fiancee, Molly deGraffenreid Porter, a direct descendant of Sir Francis Drake and great-granddaughter of America's most famous editor, Maxwell Perkins.
Saturday April 29, 11:00 AM
Don't miss Sean and mentor Jeffery Deaver, author of The Bone Collector, The Twelfth Card and 17 other international bestsellers, as they discuss the anatomy of the thriller as well as cat people versus dog people, daytime soap operas, and the slightly curious lives of bachelor crime novelists. Their literary dialogue is just of one of many at the 2006 North Carolina Festival of the Book, Duke University, April 25-30. For dates, times, and more information please visit the festival's official Web site.
Saturday November 19, 2005 12:30 PM
Catch Fever at the Miami Book Fair International! Sean will be speaking together with authors Tom Corcoran and James Sheehan, with a joint Q & A and book signing to follow. For more information, please visit www.miamibookfair.com.
Monday October 10, 2005 at 7:00 PM
4345 Barclay Downs Drive
Thursday October 6, 2005 at 8:00 PM
Books & Books
933 Lincoln Rd.
Miami Beach, FL
Wednesday October 5, 2005 at 7:00 PM
Murder on the Beach
273 Pineapple Grove Way
Delray Beach, FL
Sunday September 25, 2005 2-5 PM
Fever Launch Party and Signing
Timberlyne Shopping Center
1129 Weaver Dairy Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC