Alma Katsu’s books have received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal, been featured in the NY Times and Washington Post, been nominated and won multiple prestigous awards, and appeared on numerous Best Books lists including NPR, the Observer, Barnes and Noble, Apple Books, Goodreads, and Amazon.
RED WIDOW is her first spy novel, the logical marriage of her love of storytelling with her 30+ year career in intelligence (as a senior intelligence analyst for several U.S. agencies, including the CIA and NSA).
During the podcast we talk about the balancing act of writing a spy thriller that is realistic for someone with her experience in the intelligence community. Writing about strong female protagonists. And a lot more.