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Robert Masello

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Robert Masello is an award-winning journalist, TV writer, and the bestselling author of many novels and nonfiction books. His most recent thrillers include BLOOD AND ICE, THE MEDUSA AMULET, and THE ROMANOV CROSS, all published by Bantam/Random House.
He is also the author of two popular studies of the Occult -- FALLEN ANGELS AND SPIRITS OF THE DARK and RAISING HELL: A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE BLACK ARTS.
His books on writing include WRITER TELLS ALL and the classroom staple, ROBERT'S RULES OF WRITING.
His TV credits include such popular shows as "Charmed," "Sliders," Early Edition," and "Poltergeist: the Legacy."
A native of Evanston, Illinois, he studied writing at Princeton University under Robert Stone and Geoffrey Wolff, and now lives...more


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Blood and Ice
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The Medusa Amulet
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 671 ratings — published 2011 — 12 editions
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The Romanov Cross
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 435 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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Robert's Rules of Writing: ...
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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Vigil
3.32 of 5 stars 3.32 avg rating — 213 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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Bestiary
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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Raising Hell
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Fallen angels... and spirit...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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Writer Tells All: Insider S...
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“Regardless of how black the page, he had always managed to turn it and move on to a new chapter in his life.”
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“People are always doing things for my sake and strangely enough, I'm the one who suffers for it.”
Robert Masello, Blood and Ice

“If these self-anointed leaders did not keep the people aroused with calls to preserve the Revolution, or to defend it from one imaginary foe after another, then the people might shake themselves awake from the trance they were in and begin to question the very men who had drenched their streets in blood and make France pariah among the civilized nations of the world.”
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Quantum Thief~ Decaying Butterfly Princess Thank for accepting my friendship. I am currently enjoying The Romanov Cross and will look forward to read The Medusa Amulet. Your GoodReads friend and fan~ Elizabeth :)


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