15 with the Author | ‘Deadmistress’ by Carole Shmurak 4/20/15


The headmistress of an exclusive private school for girls has been found murdered in her office. When professor Susan Lombardi learns that her friend John is the prime suspect, she sets out to clear his name, but her research uncovers some troubling secrets…  On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Carole Shmurak […]

15 with the Author | ‘I’m Not the Pastors Wife…’ by St. Olaf alum Natalia Peterson 4/13/15


Behind every Pastor is the Pastor’s wife…  the quiet, unassuming partner in the parsonage, at least that’s the stereotype.  On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with St. Olaf alum, Natalia Peterson, about her autobiography “I’m Not the Pastor’s Wife, I’m just married to him”.  Natalia’s parents came to the U.S from the […]

15 with the Author | ‘AstroTwins – Project Blastoff’ by Mark Kelly 4/6/15

Astro Twins

On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with former Astronaut, Mark Kelly.  He has just penned a second novel called “AstroTwins – Project Blastoff”.   Mark is an identical twin.  His brother Scott, also an astronaut, was just launched to the International Space Station where he’ll be for a year.  Mark flew four missions […]

15 with the Author | ‘Soul Food Love’ by Alice Randall 3/30/15


On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with best-selling author Alice Randall, co-author of “Soul Food Love”.  It’s a history of the black kitchen going back 5 generations.  Weighing in at over 200 pounds, Alice Randall was determined to be “the last fat black woman” in her family. She turned to her daughter, […]

15 with the Author | ‘What the Dog Knows’ by Cat Warren 3/23/15


If you’ve ever loved a dog, ever wondered what they are truly capable of then you’ll want to listen up.  On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight’s guest is Cat Warren, author of “What the Dog Knows – scent, science and the amazing ways dogs perceive the world”.  Cat is a professor and former […]

15 with the Author | ‘The Joy of Missing Out’ by Christina Cook 3/16/15


If you’ve ever lost time in your day surfing the ‘net, then you’ll want to check out today’s 15 with the Author. Teri Knight’s guest is Christina Crook, author of “The Joy of Missing Out – finding balance in a wired world”.  There’s no question that the internet has done some wondrous things of connecting […]

15 with the Author | ‘It Was Me All Along’ by Andie Mitchell 3/9/15


On today’s 15 with the author, Teri Knight talks with Andie Mitchell, author of “It Was Me All Along”.  All her life Andie had eaten mindlessly and with abandon.   She beautifully exposes the dark and painful struggles of weight loss, food addiction and self hate that so many face.  Andie shares her beginnings, her addiction […]

15 with the Author | ‘That Great Heart – The Life of I.A. O’Shaughessy’ by Doug Hennes 3/2/15

that great heart

Ignatius Aloysius O’Shaughnessy, the thirteenth child of a Minnesota bootmaker, was kicked out of St. John’s University in 1902 after skipping Sunday vespers to drink beer. On his way home, the sixteen-year-old stopped at the College of St. Thomas, bumped into the president, and from that point on, was their biggest benefactor.  On today’s 15 […]