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The Great Forgetting is a Picador Paperback!


The Great Forgetting is now available in paperback!

A blend of mystery and fantasy, The Great Forgetting shows you a world not too different from out own, where we have chosen to forget the worst parts of history… at our own peril.

“If you like your fiction tidy and predictable, look elsewhere.” The Washington Post

The Great Forgetting is blasphemous, riveting, insane, and glorious.” Andy Howell (Copernicus), Ain’t It Cool News

“A fascinating concept . . . worth the read.” Kirkus Reviews

“Packed with thrills.” Publishers Weekly

“A tale you won’t forget.” New York Post

Pick up a copy at your local neighborhood bookstore, today, or order online.

The Man from Primrose Lane Has a New Home at Fox!

Make room on your DVR for The Man from Primrose Lane! My debut genre-bending detective novel has found a home at Fox. Here’s the skinny:

In Working Title Television’s first development season since Andrew Stearn joined as president, the company, a joint venture with NBCU International Studios, which is overseen by Michael Edelstein, and Working Title Films’ Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, has set up three broadcast drama series projects; an adaptation of James Renner’s book The Man From Primrose Lane at Fox with feature director-producer Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes).

Click here to read the rest.

New York Times, on True Crime Addict

True Crime Addict appeared in the The New York Times Sunday Book Review last week. Marilyn Stasio called me “shamelessly entertaining”!

“Renner, the author of The Serial Killer’s Apprentice, is just plain fun to read. Noting that Maura lived in Melville Hall, he can’t resist mentioning that this freshman dormitory took its name from the guy who wrote the ultimate book on pointless obsession.

Read the full review and a list of other cool true crime books, here.