Exactly seven years ago, NYC auxiliary police officer Nicholas Pekearo and his partner, Yevgeniy Marshalik, were shot and killed in the line of duty. At the time Pekearo was just getting his footing as a novelist, and now his posthumously published The Wolfman is heading to the big screen.
Another book to film adaptation is on its way, and we have the early word on who has acquired V.E. Schwab's novel Vicious, in which two ambitious pre-med students discover that under the right conditions a person can develop extraordinary supernatural abilities.
Brian Oliver, President of Cross Creek Pictures; Simon Oakes, Vice-Chairman of Exclusive Media Group and President & CEO of Hammer Films; and Guy East and Nigel Sinclair, Co-Chairmen of Exclusive Media Group, announced that Hammer has acquired the rights to Cherie Priest's novel Boneshaker, which will be co-produced by Hammer and Cross Creek and co-financed by Exclusive and Cross Creek.
We recently wrote about author Steve Alten releasing a new installment in his MEG series of novels about Megalodons, but the man isn't content to just stay within the confines of the ocean. He also has another series of doomsday thrillers - the Domain Trilogy - with the third and final chapter, Phobos: Mayan Fear, being unleashed on October 11th.
Praise for Bob Fingerman's new zombie novel Pariah has been plentiful so we thought we'd make sure our readers are aware that it's now available from Tor Books in both hardcover and paperback. Read on for more details.