Megan Angelo is about to create plenty of followers with her debut novel, “Followers”. This story takes us from 2015 to 2051, following three women living for online love, or are they? Their dreamed up digital lives offer power and cash but what do they lose? And, oh, there’s a plot twist… with a Before and an After… Megan shares how cursive writing helped spark the plot and discusses how she managed all the pieces to this puzzle, which, by the way, is a GREAT read… take this one on vacation. meganangelo.com
#1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner unites three of her most beloved characters—Detective D. D. Warren, Flora Dane, and Kimberly Quincy—in her stunning new novel, WHEN YOU SEE ME. Gardner talks about the research she does, including visiting the Body Farm and the generosity of enforcement agencies in sharing some of their methods with her and the true sacrifices they make. She shares how she connects her characters and that they surprise her too. The book is a real page-turner. Find Lisa on Facebook HERE and learn more about Lisa at lisagardner.com
Teri Knight’s guest today is Minnesotan, Ames Sheldon, with her latest book, “Don’t Put the Boats Away”. In the aftermath of World War II, the members of the Sutton family are reeling from the death of a beloved family member. Over the next twenty-five years, they all struggle with loss, grief, and mourning. The story of war’s aftermath isn’t often told. Ames discusses what drove her to tackle the subject and also about returning to writing and getting published at age 65. The book moves from New Jersey to Northfield as Ames has various connections to the City. She is appearing at the Northfield Historical Society Museum on Thursday, November 21st at 2pm with a talk on the role women played during WWII and at 6pm with a history of the Ames Mill (part of her family) and tells how Northfield has influenced her writing. amessheldon.com
Teri Knight’s guest today is Samantha Downing. She hits a homerun with her debut novel, “My Lovely Wife”. It will grip you from the get-go. It’s a disturbing tale of middle class marriage boredom and one couple’s way to find that spark, will keep you up later than your bedtime! The conversations in the book are dead-on natural — dinner with the kids each evening, working their jobs and moving easily into discussing the ways in which they will find their next victim. The narrator of the book is the husband, whose name we never hear. The family appears as your average 2 children suburban couple. A movie is already being considered!
Lisa Unger is the New York Times and internationally bestselling, award-winning author of sixteen novels. Her new release UNDER MY SKIN is named one of the most anticipated and top thrillers this Fall. And she’s Teri Knight’s guest today on 15 with the Author. It’s been a year since Poppy’s husband was murdered. In the aftermath, Poppy spirals into grief with pills and disappears. Reappearing with no memory of what happened but nightmares haunt her. What if the nightmares are actually memories? Lisa talks about how she developed the character, Poppy; her research into nightmares and her process of writing Under My Skin.