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Beautiful Lies – 10th Anniversary!

This month marks the 10th anniversary of BEAUTIFUL LIES! To celebrate, I’m giving away 10 copies! ENTER NOW What if your family was a lie? What if your name was a lie? What if your whole life was just a pack of Beautiful Lies? If Ridley Jones had slept ten minutes later or had taken the subway…

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An Evening with Stephen King and John Grisham

Wow! I’m still seeing stars this morning after attending Bookends: An Evening with Two Literary Giants featuring Stephen King and John Grisham. Held at the State College of Florida and benefitting the Manatee Library Foundation, this fundraiser commanded over $200,000 last night. I was privileged to meet both authors at the VIP reception held before the…

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Welcome to The Hollows

When I first started writing about The Hollows, I didn’t think very much of it. It was the fictional setting for my 2010 novel, FRAGILE, nestled someplace “up North.” It was near New York City geographically, but far from it in every other way. I envisioned it as a smallish town, the kind of place…

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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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Bouchercon 2018 will be in St. Petersburg, Florida!

Bouchercon 2018 – I’m so excited to announce that Bouchercon (the largest mystery conference in the world) will be held in St. Petersburg in 2018! It seems so far, but I’m thrilled to be the toastmaster and can’t wait to see the other guests of honor Karin Slaughter, Mark Billingham, Sara Blædel, Tim Dorsey, Ian Rankin, Sean Chercover, and all the wonderful…

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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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Our Love of Books and Community

Last night I spoke at the brand new Manatee Performing Arts Center in Bradenton, Florida about my journey from aspiring to published writer, libraries, and early influences – including my librarian mom. The talk benefitted The Manatee County Library Foundation and it was a wonderful crowd of warm and engaging readers. I opened talking about my…

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New York City Lights to Florida's Sugar Sand for Love

The first place I ever loved was New York City. I had a very glamorous aunt who lived a fabulous life in a Park Avenue apartment, and from my very first visit, everything about the place—the buildings, the people, the noise, the smells—mesmerized me. As soon as I was old enough to know what I…

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