February 17, 2016

An Interview with Austin Camacho, author of Beyond Blue and other novels

I first met Austin Camacho at a meeting of the Mid-Atlantic chapter of Mystery Writers of America. It was my first meeting and he welcomed me and made me feel at home. This past fall (2015) I got to know Austin and his wife Denise a little better at their Crime, Creatures and Creativity conference. What I liked most about the event was the level of interaction with speakers. (The 2016 conference is moving to Columbia, Maryland; register for the Sept. 30-Oct. 2 event by March 31 to qualify for an early-bird discount.) Austin grew up in Saratoga Springs––not far from my home town of Gloversville, NY––attended Union College and served in the U.S. Army. These days he handles media relations […]
January 16, 2015

Win a Free Copy of House Divided

If you’re a member of Goodreads (www.goodreads.com)–the free website that allows people to share what they’re reading with friends, you can register to win a copy of House Divided, my forthcoming thriller, but you need to sign up soon because the giveaway ends February 1st. Here’s the link: Goodreads Book Giveaway House Divided by Peter G. Pollak Giveaway ends February 01, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win
January 8, 2015

House Divided Preview Available

House Divided, my 90,000-word thriller, will not be available until February 2nd, but you can preview the book and read the first three chapters at https://www.createspace.com/Preview/1162232. Then, if you own a Kindle or read books on your PC or iPad using the Kindle app, you can pre-order a copy of House Divided at http://www.amazon.com/House-Divided-Peter-Pollak-ebook/dp/B00R3SQEQQ/. What My Editor Said About House Divided Here’s what the woman who did the final edit on House Divided wrote after she’d finished the book: “I must say that you tell one terrific story. I really enjoyed reading it. Your use of dialogue to tell the majority of the story still amazes me. You also did a great job with characterization, plot, the outcome, and the […]