A number of musicians have written me, asking if the sheet music for my composition “Incendio” is available. I’ve just written a solo piano arrangement, and a digital version is now available on Amazon.com. “Incendio” is the theme music to my novel PLAYING WITH FIRE, about a Jewish violinist in WWII Venice who composes a […]
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We played the piece in a gorgeous church — beautiful acoustics! With violinist Joerg Widmoser, who played his own cadenza for the event.
Recently I was interviewed by radio host Bill Knapik about writing books — and making indie horror films. For more info on our upcoming film “Island Zero,” visit the IMDB page. “Island Zero” is now in post-production.
Things to think about as you read PLAYING WITH FIRE: –The pediatric neurologist believes that Lily may be suffering from “Complex Partial Seizures.” What are the symptoms? What does the patient experience?(for more information, visit: http://www.epilepsy.com/learn/types-seizures/complex-partial-seizures) — What seems to be the trigger for Lily’s apparently violent acts? –Listen to the music “Incendio.” Can you […]
Just got home from the UK. Thought readers might like to hear my short interview on BBC Radio: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07kld79#play
I was going through my iPhone today, discarding old photo and voice memo files, and I came across a voice memo that I recorded almost two years ago. It is, as far as I know, the very first recording of the “Incendio” melody, which I made while sitting at the piano. I had dreamed of […]
A lovely interview with writer Elizabeth Heiter for ITW’s “The Big Thrill.” Meet Your Heroes: Tess Gerritsen Interviewed by ELIZABETH HEITER Tess Gerritsen is one of my favorite thriller writers — someone who’s been published for nearly thirty years, penning romantic suspense, medical thrillers, a popular crime series that prompted a TV series, as well […]
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger is one of my favorite thriller writers. Her new novel INK AND BONE will be out June 7 — and it’s fabulous. We recently had a wide-ranging conversation about writing, life, guns, nightmares, and more. Thought you’d all enjoy what two otherwise ordinary ladies talk about when the subject […]
A lovely article in the Portland Press Herald today: Gerritsen credits her parents for pushing her to be successful and well-rounded. When she was 7 years old Gerritsen told her father, a Chinese-American restaurant cook, that she wanted to be a writer. He told her to study hard and seek out a career that would […]
International Thriller Writers has nominated my 2015 novel PLAYING WITH FIRE for a “best hardcover” award. The awards ceremony will be held in New York on July 9. Time to break out the formal gown!