Adrian Phoenix

Adrian Phoenix lives in Oregon with her three cats and travels to New Orleans whenever possible.

Books by this Author

Thinning the Herd
On Midnight Wings
Black Dust Mambo
Black Heart Loa
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Always follow your heart.

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. The Stand by Stephen King The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton The Alienist by Caleb Carr A Dangerous Road by Kris Nelscott The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Always follow your heart.

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. Stephen King Oscar Wilde Kris Nelscott Jeri Smith-Ready C.J. Cherryh James Ellroy Thomas Harris Jeaniene Frost

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Darkling I Listen by John Evangelist Walsh

Author Voices

March 29, 2010

I'll be at Norwescon April 1-4 and looking forward to a good time. I'm on some fun panels with some great writers - Jeanne C. Stein, Jaye Wells, Mark Henry, and A.M. Dellamonica - to name a few. I hope to get my copies of their books signed. *grins*

I'll also be doing a signing at the con on Saturday and, later, a reading from BLACK DUST MAMBO.

I'm meeting up and rooming with a dear writer friend from British Columbia, so I'm very excited about that!

Since I tend to get lost in my travels, I'm borrowing my son's GPS unit to guide me with (hopefully) minimum confusion from Springfield to Seattle. I'm also hoping that it has an... see more

August 19, 2009

A movie I love and watch again every so often - a love shared with my youngest son, Matt, - is *Ghostbusters.* One of my favorite scenes is when the eggs pop out of the carton in Dana Barrett's kitchen and cook on her counter. At least, it used to be. (Pause for dramatic music. C'mon! Cue the music! Dammit. Gotta do everything myself ... oh, wait. I'm the only one here, so *I'm* the freaking slacker.) I was boiling eggs in the microwave in a container designed for that purpose, one I've used for several years. Works like a charm. Hard-boiled eggs in nine minutes. Perfection. Until . . . (cue music - oh, frick. That's right. It's just me.) Anyhoo, just... see more