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Author Exchange Blog updates news about mystery/suspense author Darden North

Spotlight on the Author updates interview of author Darden North 12/5/2009 7:09:00 AM by Darden North, MD -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Darden North's third novel FRESH FROZEN won Best Cover Design and was a Finalist in Regional Fiction in the 2009 National Indie Excellence Awards. FRESH FROZEN also received Honorable Mention in General Fiction in the 2009 San Francisco Book Festival Awards and was a Finalist in Best Cover Design Fiction and a Finalist in Regional Fiction in the 2009 New Generation Indie Book Awards.

"Mystery Lovers Corner" interviews author Darden North

Check out my latest interview posted 12/03/2009 on "Mystery Lovers Corner" and register for a chance to win a free copy of my third novel FRESH FROZEN.

Sylvia Dickey Smith examines Author Darden North

Please copy and paste the following link to your browser to read the interview posted 10/04/2009 in the Austin Writing Examiner . National Arts and Entertainment Austin Writing Examiner Darden North, author and M.D., earns thicker looser skin October 4, 10:55 AM Austin Writing Examiner Sylvia Dickey Smith Darden North is not only an award winning fiction author, he is also a practicing, board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist. He lives in Jackson, Mississippi, with his family. Darden is a brother member of SIC and his book, Fresh Frozen won, Best Cover Design and Finalist, Regional Fiction in the 2009 National Indie Excellence Awards; Honorable Mention in General Fiction in the 2009 San Francisco Book Festival Awards; Finalist, Best Cover Design Fiction and Finalist, Regional Fiction in the 2009 New Generation Indie Book Awards. When asked

Darden is interviewed by "Dames of Dialogue"

This is the link to the my interview posted September 23, 2009, on the "Dames of Dialogue" blog. The piece was billed as "This author delivers! Author & OB/GYN Darden North is in the house today on the Dames of Dialogue blog" - " Interview reprinted from Dames of Dialogue , September 23, 2009, in Author Interviews DARDEN NORTH, MD, ANSWERS THE DAMES DOZEN 1. Tell us about your latest book and your current WIP. My current novel is Fresh Frozen. Can selling human eggs and embryos lead to fame and fortune? In Fresh Frozen two doctors have competition when everyone wants a piece of movie star Allyn Saxton — not her career, not her autograph, not a one-night stand, but her frozen embryos. Saxton survives her conniving mother, who molds the once successful child actress into an even more popular international celebrity. However, when marriage and a string of broken relationships leave her childless, Saxton slips down to Mi

Darden North to be interviewed live on "Coffee with an Author"

Mystery/suspense/medical thriller author Darden North is scheduled to be interviewed live on Coffee with an Author by host Naomi Giroux. Interview time: Monday, September 21, 2009, at 10:00 am CST. Shown is a shot from another radio interview. The link for the interview is: or

Darden North to be interviewed on "Book That Author"

Linda Leon of will be interviewing Darden North on Thursday,September 17, 2009, at 11:30 AM CST on "Book That Author" on Blogtalk Radio. Mystery and Medical Thriller author Darden North will be discussing his riveting book "Fresh Frozen." Time: September 17, 2009 from 11:30am to 12pm CST Location: Blogtalk Radio and will be posted to after the show Website for BookProfessionals where interview with Darden North will be posted: .

Darden North raises support for neighborhood Fondren Renaissance Foundation

Proceeds of the book sales at Fischer Galleries were used to support the work of the neighborhood Fondren Renaisance Association. The book signing for author Darden North was held from 5 until 8 p.m. during the monthly "Fondren after 5" event. Fischer Galleries is located at 3100 North State Suite, Suite 101, Jackson, MS. Shown above from left: Marcy Fischer, Mary Jo McAnally, Darden North, and Kristen Martin. Two of the fictional principal characters in North's third novel Fresh Frozen are set in the Fondren area of Jackson, Mississippi. Thursday, July 2, 2009 - THE NORTHSIDE SUN - Page 5B

Mississippi Fiction Author to be interviewed on WTNI 1640 AM - Gulfport, MS

Date: 6/9/2009 Time: 7:35 a.m. Location: WTNI AM Radio - Gulfport, MS Mississippi author and physician, Darden North, will be a Special Guest Speaker on WTNI 1640 AM "The Morning Show" --- June 9, 2009, at 7:35 a.m. Listeners can call in during the live interview at (866)450-8255 to talk with Darden and pose questions of the author about his three novels: FRESH FROZEN, POINTS OF ORIGIN, and HOUSE CALL. Toll free number listener call in # 866.450.8255 . Radio hosts for the 15-minute interview are Rev and William Sackett.

Interview of Darden North scheduled for Mystery Matters

Fran Stewart will be interviewing author Darden North live on MYSTERY MATTERS: WHERE MURDER IS AN OPEN BOOK on May 22, 2009. For the live show, go to and click on the Variety Channel. That will “turn on the radio.” For the archives, go to and click on Episodes for May 2009. This is a excerpt of moderator Fran Stewart's announcement regarding the hour-long interview of fiction author Darden North on her Internet Radio Show, Mystery Matters: This coming Friday, May 22nd, I'll be talking with practicing obstetrician and mystery writer Darden North in a show we're calling "A Prescription for Thrills” …a doctor whose writing you can read . . ." That's the headline on Darden North's website. He's a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist in Jackson, Mississippi, and uses his knowledge of medicine to provide background and detail for his medical thrillers, House Call, Points of Origin, and Fresh Frozen, his newest

Darden North scheduled for interview on The Authors Radio Show

Mystery and medical thriller author Darden North will be the guest of Don McCauley on The Authors Radio Show May 22, 2009. North will discuss his current and third work, Fresh Frozen , and explain how he writes novels while practicing medicine fulltime in Mississippi as a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist.

Darden North Interviewed on BookProfessionals

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Darden North is interviewed by Jean Henry Mead on "Mysterious People"

This interview originally appeared 04/2009 on Jean Henry Mead's wonderful blog "Mysterious People" as part of her series of conversations with and articles by mystery/suspense/thriller/crime authors. Sunday, April 19, 2009 ... A Conversation with Darden North, MD, author of FRESH FROZEN Hosted by author Jean Henry Mead Darden North, a practicing obstetrician, is a graduate of Ole Miss and writes award-winning medical thrillers from John Grisham territory. Darden, how did your novel writing evolve? I decided to write a novel because there were characters, unique characters, screaming to get out. That might be a corny answer, but after 24 years of formal education and 10 years of private medical practice, it was time to share some of those squirrelly folks with others. Of course, I would take another 10 years for my first novel to hit the shelves. I think that I can speak for any southern author in declaring that “down here” we have lo

KEDM - FM Interviews Darden North

Sunny Meriwether, News Director of KEDM-FM Public Radio - Monroe, LA, interviewed author Darden North about the release of his third novel, Fresh Frozen . The March 26, 2009 interview was heard live at 8:20 a.m. during the Lagniappe segment and then again later in the day. The archived interview can be heard through the link at .

KNOE CBS-TV Interviews Darden North about his newest novel, FRESH FROZEN

The interview on "Good Morning ArkLaMiss" originally aired March 27, 2009, on KNOE CBS-TV Monroe, LA. Interview host is Cynthia Milledge of KNOE-TV. Copy and paste the link below into your browser if you would like to watch the six-minute interview or go the home page for FRESH FROZEN on and highlight the link under Watch the Interviews :

Author Darden North featured in Monroe (LA) News-Star

Reprinted from  The News Star/Lifestyle/Monroe, Louisiana Darden North returns to sign new book, Fresh Frozen By Hope Young • • March 26, 2009 "This will be my third year to come to the Spring Market in Monroe," Darden said. "People in Monroe have always been so receptive when each of my books came out." This is North's third novel, the first was "House Call" in 2005 and the second was "Points of Origin" in 2006. "Fresh Frozen," enters the emotionally wrenching world of infertility treatments and is set in Canton, Miss. North connects northeastern Louisiana to the Mississippi setting when a delivery man of a key chemical suddenly gets Monroe added to his route. "Jackson is between Atlanta and Dallas, and Monroe is between Jackson and Dallas. I figured that was one way I could make it plausible, make it a feasible place to stop," he said. "Also, I know the medical community in Monroe