Booktalk: Nick Petrie’s “Light It Up”  

In Nick Petrie’s “Light It UpColorado’s legal all-cash pot business takes center stage. This popular third thriller features Peter Ash, a decorated Marine combat veteran who suffers from PTSD. Though he yearns to live a simple life, Peter is called by an old friend for help, this time because of a flawlessly executed hijacking. Drugs, money and guns, what could go wrong? This interview originally aired 1/26/2018.


In The Wild One (, Nick Petrie’s latest thriller, war veteran Peter Ash flies to Iceland to rescue a grieving woman’s eight-year-old grandson. Finding the boy is especially complicated because the terrain is the far north forbidding landscape of Iceland.

Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, has been in production for over 20 years.