News and Updates

Upcoming Events

April 9, 2017: Book Talk and Signing at Emmet O’Neal Library, Mountain Brook

April 11, 2017: Book Talk and Signing at Odenville Library, Odenville

April 18, 2017: Book Talk and Signing at New Horizons, Birmingham

May 4, 2017: Moody Library Book Club, Moody

May 13, 2017: Book Talk and Signing at Leeds Library, Leeds


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April 7, 2017

Audiobook is NOW AVAILABLE at, iTunes and Amazon


March 21, 2017
Control Group is AVAILABLE today!


March 20, 2017
UAB News article: Russell set to release third novel in “Mackie” McKay series March 21


March 3, 2017
Stephen discussing character development with Steak & Eggs Media:


February 28, 2017

Stephen discussing his expertise and the influences on his writing with Steak & Eggs Media:


February 13, 2017

Village Living interviews me about Control Group and the writing process. Read more…

October 1, 2014
hospitals are ready for Ebola patients
Fox6 Interview
Fox6 Interviewed me about hospital preparations for Ebola patients. I assure you, we are ready.

September 2014
Stephen talking on Fred Klein's Literary Gumbo
Literary Gumbo Interview
I was honored to be invited to talk to publishing royalty Fred Klein on Literary Gumbo TV.

Check out the Interview here.

September 18, 2014

Book club 2014

Book Club
Thank you for making me feel so welcome and having such nice things to say about my book!

April 27, 2014

Stephen Russell at Books-a-Million book signing


Books-a-Million Book signing
We had a great signing of Blood Money at Books-A-Million (Birmingham) and gave away an ARC of Book # 2, Command and Control.

February 27, 2014

Fox6 News interview!
Blood Money Fox6 Interview

February 14, 2014
Blood Money #8 on Amazon’s Medical Thriller bestseller list and #21 on Kobo’s Espionage bestseller list!

February 13, 2014
Blood money book signing sold out!

We sold out at the release party!

February 12, 2014

Release party postponed due to weather…

February 6, 2014
University of Alabama News interviews Stephen.


February 2, 2014
Preorder from Kobo Books!

February 1, 2014

The print books have arrived and they are gorgeous!

January 23, 2014
The first article about Blood Money. Thank you Village Living!