New York Times Bestselling author

INTERVIEWS

Mary Kubica and Lisa Unger, in Conversation

The delightful, talented and bestselling Mary Kubica was an overnight success with her stellar first novel The Good Girl … or was she? Mary agreed to be my pen pal and we discussed what it takes to get published, the highs and lows of the writing life, our upcoming new novels and more. Lots of…

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Sara Blaedel and Lisa Unger, in Conversation

Sara Blaedel, Denmark’s Queen of Crime — sure. Super talented, internationally bestselling author of the crime series featuring the tough, smart, and all-too-human Louise Rick — yes! But more than any of that — she is a great spirit, a wonderful friend, and one of the people I am most happy to have in my…

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Alafair Burke and Lisa Unger, in Conversation

It’s probably true in all industries, but publishing seems especially a business of relationships. Even though authors don’t all work together in the same place, we do gather quite a bit at conferences and speaking engagements. And when you do this work for long enough, some of those authors with whom you share a stage…

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Kate White and Lisa Unger, in Conversation

Kate White – wow! Former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine (yes, she knows all your secrets!), bestselling author of thrillers and mysteries, and a business and career expert who travels the country speaking to women. Impossible not to be intimidated by this powerhouse, right? What are the chances that she’s also a lovely, easy-to-talk…

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Heather Gudenkauf and Lisa Unger, in Conversation

Kung Fu, Home Renovation, and Nice Places with Dark Secrets Praised as masterful, intelligent, and terrifyingly real, Heather Gudenkauf’s novels have won awards, raced to the top of bestseller lists, and kept plenty of readers up past their bedtimes – me included.  After reading her upcoming novel NOT A SOUND, I sensed that we were…

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Chris Pavone and Lisa Unger, in Conversation

Inhabiting Character, Art Imitating Life, and What Publishing Jobs Taught Us about Writing Most of the time, authors are alone. To complete a novel, one must be comfortable with solitude. In fact, one must even be happy to log hours with head bent in silence, fingers to the keyboard. But on the other side of…

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Tess Gerritsen and Lisa Unger, in Conversation

Ghosts, Guns and Dark Places I am a long-time fan of New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen.  Not just because she’s a superstar writer, but also because she’s a truly lovely and generous person.  She took time out of her crazy busy schedule to spend a week as my pen pal!  What started off…

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Judy Blume and Lisa Unger, In Conversation

Woo-hoo! I am over the moon, thrilled, and BEYOND excited to announce that I will be interviewing the incomparable Judy Blume on stage at the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading next month on Saturday, October 24th! I am a lifelong fan, so this is huge honor. I can’t wait and I hope you can…

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Alex Segura Interview with Lisa Unger

I loved chatting with Alex Segura over on Do Some Damage! We talked about the germ for CRAZY LOVE YOU, Gregg Hurwitz, Jud Myers from Blastoff Comics, graphic novels, character, fiction vs. reality, my daughter’s love of comics, and more. From Alex Segura’s Interview: I like Lisa Unger’s books because they’re not conventional, they change things up and…

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Booklist Mystery Month Exclusive | You're Doing It Right

Booklist Mystery Month Exclusive. Gregg Hurwitz and I were supposed to disagree, in print, on some topic — any topic! — for Booklist.  But we couldn’t find anything to argue about! You’re Doing It Right: Gregg Hurwitz and Lisa Unger Have a Meeting of the Minds By Keir Graff I was excited when thriller authors Gregg…

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