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My interview with “Follow The Money” author Ross Cavins

My interview with “Follow The Money” author Ross Cavins

This past week, I had the opportunity to chat with Ross Cavins, author of “Follow the Money”.  If you haven’t had a chance to read my review of the book, you can find it here.  We covered a wide range of topics including his experience with self-publishing, who and what makes him laugh, the stalker on his front lawn, and, of course, his plan of action once the zombie apocalypse finally occurs.

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Review – “Follow The Money” by Ross Cavins

Review – “Follow The Money” by Ross Cavins

A few weeks ago, I joined Library Thing – a website dedicated to book lovers and book reviewers.  One of the services that Library Thing offers is the opportunity to request review copies of both current and upcoming books.  I checked the current list of titles offered and put in a request for “Follow the Money” by Ross Cavins.  A few days later I was notified that I was one of the members chosen to receive the book.  Luckily, it arrived on an afternoon when I was between books, so I dove right in.

On the cover, “Follow the Money” is billed as “a collection of interconnected short stories”.  That, more than anything is what led me to request the book.  I don’t normally read much short form fiction – but adding in a thematic element to join a series of stories together is right up my alley.  I love a story that makes a non-obvious or previously unseen connection to another story (Wicked).  I love a movie that looks at the same event from many different angles (Noises Off…).  I love an author who pays off the careful attention by his or her readers by recalling characters or events from previous works (Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay).  Give me a taste of one of those elements and I am intrigued.

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