Award-winning author of 12 novels,
including several bestsellers
March 16, 2017
Lee's March 2017 Newsletter
Here's the link to this month's newsletter, which is free to subscribers:
February 8, 2017
Georgia Author of the Year Award nominee
Lee's novel, The MEDIA MURDERS, was nominated for the 2017 Georgia Author of the Year Award. He's honored to be nominated for this prestigious award and thanks the Georgia Writers Association for the nomination.
Here's a link to this mystery thriller, which features the FBI's John (J.T.) Ryan and Erin Welch. J.T. and Erin are characters that appear in several of his other books, including Skyflash and The Washington Ultimatum.
The Media Murders:
January 6, 2017
Lee will be on the Faculty at the 2017 SWA Writers Workshop
Lee Gimenez will be on the Faculty at the 2017 Southeastern Writers Association workshop. The 5 day workshop is being held on June 16-20, in scenic St. Simons Island, Georgia. Also on the faculty will be well-known authors Reed Farrel Coleman, Debra Dixon, Lee Clevenger, Sheree Bykofsky, Ron Houchin, Dr. Dennis Hensley, and Gail Langer Karwoski. If you are a writer and want to improve your skills, check out the details of this prestigious event, which are listed in the website below. The topics covered during the workshop include Novel, Marketing, Non-fiction, Publishing, Mystery/Thriller, Agent, and Young Adult writing.
December 7, 2016
Lee's December 2016 Newsletter.
Here's the weblink to the newsletter:
November 23, 2016
Lee was one of the Presenting Authors at the 2016 Milton Literary Festival, which is held annually in Milton, Georgia. He moderated the Suspense Author's panel on November 12, 2016. Lee signed his books after the panel disscusion. This literary festival is one of the largest book events in the Georgia area.
Here's the link to the details of his appearance:
October 20, 2016
Lee read and signed and his books at the "A Novel Idea" Author Event, which was held in Canton, Georgia on October 19, 2016. The details are on the poster shown below. The event was free and open to the public.
September 23, 2016
The Media Murders is now a Featured Novel of the International Thriller Writers organization
Lee's 12th book, The Media Murders, became a Featured Novel of the International Thriller Writers organization. The ITW is the premier association for authors of thrillers and mysteries worldwide.
Here's a link to the ITW article in their monthly magazine:
July 20, 2016
The Media Murders, a J.T. Ryan Thriller, is published
Lee's 12th novel, The Media Murders, was published by River Ridge Press in July 2016. It's now available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other bookstores in the U.S. and Internationally.
June 23, 2016
Finalist in the 2016 Terry Kay Prize for Fiction
Lee's short story "The Perfect Candidate" was a Finalist in the 2016 Terry Kay Prize for Fiction. This prestigious award is presented by the Atlanta Writers organization. It's named for Terry Kay, the renowned novelist whose books have been produced into Hallmark movies.
Look for "The Perfect Candidate" to appear in Lee's short story collection, which will be published in 2017.
May 20, 2016
A new J.T. Ryan Thriller is coming in 2016
Lee is pleased to announce that his 12th novel, a new J.T. Ryan Thriller, will be published by River Ridge Press in 2016.
FBI Assistant Director Erin Welch and John Ryan team up once again to solve a new deadly mystery.
In the meantime, check out his other eleven thrillers, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other retailers.
April 9, 2016
Presenting Author at the 2016 Milton Literary Festival
Lee will be one of the Presenting Authors at the 2016 Milton Literary Festival in November. During the two day event, which is held in Milton, Georgia, he will be on the author panels and will sign his books. He'll talk about his most recent thriller, SKYFLASH, which earned him a nomination for the 2016 Georgia Author of the Year Award. He'll also talk about his previous thrillers KILLING WEST and The WASHINGTON ULTIMATUM.
Details of his appearance at the event are in the link below:
March 21, 2016
Nominated for the 2016 Georgia Author of the Year Award
Lee was nominated in 2016 for the Georgia Author of the Year Award. His novel SKYFLASH was nominated for Best Mystery-Thriller by the Georgia Writers Association.
SKYFLASH at Amazon:
January 4, 2016
Marketing for Writers class
Lee will be teaching his "Marketing for Writers" class on February 18, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8 pm. The class is being held at the offices of Jera Publishing located in Roswell (Atlanta area), Georgia. Writers at any stage of their writing career are welcome to attend.
Full details of the class can be found at the link below:
December 1, 2015
Featured novel of the International Thriller Writers organization
Lee's 11th book, SKYFLASH, is now a featured novel of the International Thriller Writers organization. The ITW is the premier association of thriller writers in the U.S. and internationally.
The link to SKYFLASH on the ITW website is shown below:
November 15, 2015
Lee was interviewed recently for Angie's Diary, the Dutch magazine based in Amsterdam. The interview was published this week. Lee thanks Paul Collins for doing the interview. Paul is a film director and an author, with many film credits in his list of accomplishments. You can read the interview at the weblink below.
Angie's Diary Magazine:
September 6, 2015
For the fourth year in a row, Lee spoke at the AJC Decatur Book Festival (Atlanta area, Georgia). This event is the largest independent book festival in the United States, and drew an audience of over 80,000 people during the Labor Day Weekend.
Lee was on the Thriller Authors panel on September 6, 2015. He also signed his books at the Atlanta Writers Club site at the event. More details are available at the link below.
2015 AJC Decatur Book Festival:
August 15, 2015
Appen Media Group, the newspaper chain, just published a good article about Lee's new novel SKYFLASH in their newspapers. You ran read the newspaper article at the weblink below.
Link to Appen Media Group newspapers:
July 24, 2015
For the fourth year in a row, Lee will be speaking at the AJC Decatur Book Festival. This event is the largest independent book festival in the United States, and draws audiences of over 80,000 people during the Labor Day Weekend.
For those of you attending this year's Festival in the Atlanta, Georgia area, he'll be on the mystery/thrillers authors panel on September 6, 2015, from 12-1 pm. He'll also be signing his books at the Atlanta Writers Club site at the event from 2-3 pm. More details are available at the link below.
2015 AJC Decatur Book Festival:
June 27, 2015
Lee will be giving his class "How To Write a Successful Novel" on July 15th, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. The class is being hosted by Jera Publishing Company in Roswell (North of Atlanta), Georgia. The topics of the talk include plot and character development, dialogue, synopsis, and many other aspects of writing a book. Reservations required for this class. Email Lee at: LG727@MSN.COM for more details.
June 14, 2015
Lee's 11th novel, SKYFLASH, was published by River Ridge Press in June 2015. This exciting thriller is a new J.T. Ryan novel. The book is now available at Amazon US and at Amazon International websites, in paperback and all ebook versions. Coming soon to Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and other retailers in the U.S. and internationally.
Link to Amazon:
April 22, 2015
Lee's 11th novel, SKYFLASH, will be published in 2015 by River Ridge Press.
This is the third novel of the J.T. Ryan series. The book is a sequel to The WASHINGTON ULTIMATUM.
Stay tuned for more details.
December 7, 2014
Lee had a book signing at Books for Less bookstore (Mall of Georgia location) on December 6, 2014. He signed his latest thriller, KILLING WEST, along with several of his other mysteries, including WASHINGTON ULTIMATUM, BLACKSNOW ZERO, and SIGMA CONSPIRACY. The book signing was a multi-author event, and it included many other noted authors such as Buzz Bernard, Jedwin Smith, Valerie Connors, George Scott, and Michael Karpovage.
Below are photos of the event:
November 25, 2014
Appen Media ran a very good article about Lee in their newspapapers. The article talked about his latest book, KILLING WEST, where he introduces series character, Rachel West.
You can find the article at the link below:
November 1, 2014
Lee's 10th book, KILLING WEST, just became a featured novel of the International Thriller Writers organization. The ITW represents professional thriller authors from around the world. The current president of the group is noted author Lee Child, and the membership includes many other bestselling writers such as James Patterson, Steve Berry, and David Baldacci.
Link to the ITW article:
October 1, 2014
Lee was a speaker at the 2014 Decutur Book Festival, which is held every year in Decatur, Georgia. The Decatur Book Festival is the largest reading festival in the United States, with an attendance of over 40,000 people. He was on the Mystery/Thriller Author panel with a group of other writers. After the event, Lee signed his books.
This marks the fourth year Lee has been invited to speak at this event.
Here's the link to this event:
August 17, 2014
Lee gave a presentation at the Atlanta Writers Club meeting on August 16, 2014. The meeting was held at the auditorium of Georgia Perimeter College in Dunwoody, Georgia. The topic of the talk was "How to Create a Successful Novel."
Afterwards he signed books for the audience.
July 25, 2014
Lee's 10th novel, Killing West, was published by River Ridge Press in July 2014. The exciting mystery thriller introduces a new character, Rachel West.
See the Killing West tab of this website for more details.
June 21, 2014
Lee will be a featured author at the 2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival, which will be held Aug 29-Aug 31. This festival is the largest reading event in the United States. Held in Decatur (Atlanta), Georgia, the festival features book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children's area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more.
Here's a link to the details of Lee's participation at the event:
June 19, 2014
Lee was a featured author on Dr. Yomi Garnett's VOICEAMERICA radio show on June 19th.
Here's a link to the radio show:
June 6, 2014
Lee will be a guest on the CK Webb radio show on June 30. This marks the second time he'll be on her show - he was on there in March also. This time Lee will talk about his novel, The Sigma Conspiracy. He'll also talk about his next novel, which is coming out later this year. Once the radio show airs, we'll post a link to it.
May 8, 2014
Appen Media Newspapers published a very good article about Lee and his 9th novel, The Sigma Conspiracy. This novel is a prequel of his book The Washington Ultimatum. These two mystery-thrillers feature Lee's series character J.T. Ryan. The article also covered his association with the International Thriller Writers organization, and the techniques he uses while writing.
Link to the Appen Newspaper article:
April 10, 2014
Lee has a new video on YouTube. Check it out at the link below.
Link to YouTube:
March 14, 2014
Lee was a guest on the CK Webb radio show on March 13, 2014. He was interviewed about his books. In particular, he talked about his J.T. Ryan thriller, The Washington Ultimatum.
This radio show is broadcast daily, and has over 50,000 listeners.
Here's link to the broadcast:
February 21, 2014
Lee's novel, The Sigma Conspiracy, was selected as a featured book of the International Thriller Writers organization in February 2014.
Link to the story in the ITW newsletter:
January 15, 2014
Check out Lee's videos on YouTube.
His latest video, Novels by Lee Gimenez, is available now on YouTube.
Link to YouTube:
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