James Rollins blends science, history, and thrills in The Last Odyssey — the 15th of his books in the Sigma series.
We share how James’ travels and some of the history he discovered inspired the story. And separate fact from fiction by exploring where and why he took creative license. We also take a quick look at what’s coming later in 2020 in a book of short fiction stories.
James Rollins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers, translated into more than forty languages, with more than 25 million copies sold.
Vicki welcomes back for the fourth time #1 New York Times Bestselling author James Rollins to discuss the 15th novel in his popular Sigma Force series. Blending historical fact and science fiction with the suspense of a thriller, The Last Odyssey is described as the thinking readers fiction.
Today we’ll talk about how some of the history and James’ travels inspired the story. We’ll also separate a little fact from fiction, and take a sneak peek at a new book of short fiction coming later in the year.
James Rollins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers, translated into more than forty languages, with more than 25 million copies sold. A practicing veterinarian, Rollins has pursued scuba, spelunking, and other adventures around the world, and currently lives and writes in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
Stephen Hawking portended that Artificial Intelligence is likely to be the end of humankind. In Crucible, returning guest James Rollins probes the question: If humans are to co-exist with A.I., what do we need to do to ensure our survival? His answer lies in a much more complex question – what does it mean to have a soul?
James is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers, translated into more than forty languages, with more than 20 million copies sold. Check out his last CLV appearance here!
We’ll begin today with another returning guest, Karen Kingsbury, who is launching a new series of books for children, co-written with her son Tyler Russell. We’ll discover what prompted them to work together … and how that went. And what makes this series different to many kids’ books currently on the shelves.
Karen is a #1 New York Times bestselling novelist, with many of her novels under development as major motion pictures. Her Baxter Family books are being developed into a TV series slated to debut fall 2019.
And joining us from the UK, USA Today bestselling author, Sarah Morgan. She’s known for writing hot, happy, contemporary romance and women’s fiction, and has won the prestigious RITA award three times.
Her new story begins with a husband who wants a divorce and a solo trip to Paris where she meets someone … but not the someone you might think. One Summer in Paris comes out in April — join us today for an exclusive sneak peek with Sarah!
What do the British chemist who founded the Smithsonian and Alexander Graham Bell have in common with a primordial threat that could devastate humankind? The bone-chilling answer lies in New York Times bestseller James Rollins latest Sigma Force novel, The Demon Crown.
James is a prolific author of international thrillers, blending historical fact with science fiction to create stories acclaimed for their originality. His books have been translated into 40 languages.
Later, Vicki will help you get into the spirit of giving, (and maybe help you decide on a gift for that one person you can never figure out what to get), as she reveals our Conversations Live holiday gift book recommendations!