Nadia Tesla will return on March 24, 2015. Here's a sneak peak of the cover art for The Altar Girl, the next in the series.
Take Shobo has released the Japanese translation of The Boy From Reactor 4. The book has been published in two volumes.
Thomas & Mercer to publish The Altar Girl! From today's Publishers Marketplace: Orest Stelmach's The Altar Girl, the prequel to the Nadia Tesla series, in which the heroine is forced to confront her traumatic childhood and the secrets of her tight-knit ethnic hometown as she investigates her godfather's suspicious death, to Alison Dasho at Thomas & Mercer, by Erica Spellman Silverman at Trident Media Group (World English & German). Publication is scheduled for March 2015.
The Boy From Reactor 4 will be translated into German! AmazonCrossing, Amazon Publishing's foreign language translation imprint, will be publishing the novel in e-book and trade paperback formats in May 2014.
The Boy From Reactor 4 will be translated into Hebrew! Modan, a well-know Israeli publisher that specializes in commercial fiction and non-fiction, has agreed to acquire Hebrew translation rights to the novel.
The Boy From Reactor 4 will be translated into Japanese! Take Shobo Company, Ltd, a major Japanese company that excels in the publication of thrillers, has agreed to acquire Japanese translation rights to the novel.
The Boy From Reactor 4 will be translated into Italian! Newton Compton, a major Italian publisher, has agreed to acquire Italian translation rights to the novel.
Renowned radio show host Jordan Rich interviewed Orest on Boston's CBS radio station WBZ NewsRadio 1030. Topics included the legacy of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, his support of the Chernobyl Children International charity, and future books. Listen to the podcast
Orest will be interviewed about The Boy From Reactor 4 during WVIT's 11:00 a.m. news show. Taking points will include his selection of Chernobyl as a setting and writing from a female protagonist's point of view. WVIT is Connecticut's NBC affiliate.
The kind folks at WTNH's Connecticut Style have invited Orest into their studio to discuss The Boy From Reactor 4. Talking points will include his inspiration for the novel, research and personal experiences, and journey to becoming a writer. WTNH is Connecticut's ABC Network affiliate. Watch the video
Thomas & Mercer has agreed to acquire world English, audio, and German translation rights to The Boy From Reactor 4, and two sequels. The sequels are tentatively titled The Boy Who Stole From the Dead, and The Boy Who Glowed in the Dark. The Boy From Reactor 4 is scheduled to be released in hardcover, paperback and e-book formats on March 19, 2013.
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Orest's short story, "In Persona Christi," has been selected by the Mystery Writers of America for inclusion in its Vengeance anthology. Lee Child will be this year's editor. Lee, Michael Connelly, Karen Slaughter, and Dennis Lehane will be among the acclaimed writers contributing stories. Vengeance will be published in April 2012.