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Lisa Unger

Fiction, Writers on Writing

OCT 07: Lisa Unger with her Latest Psychological Thriller

Lisa Unger’s fascination with sociopaths, narcissists, and what makes people tick, has served her storytelling well. She’s known as a master of suspense and psychological thrillers, and returns to Conversations Live with her latest novel.

Confessions on the 7:45

We discuss body language and why people lie. How some of things we believe about liars aren’t true. We explore what con-men look for when choosing their target — and why we often don’t recognize we’re being conned until it’s too late. Lisa also shares tips on staying productive as a busy author during these chaotic times.

About Lisa Unger

Lisa Unger is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of 18 novels, including Confessions on the 7:45 — an October 2020 Indie Next Great Read pick. Unger’s critically acclaimed books have also been voted Best of the Year or Top Picks by the Today Show, Good Morning America, Entertainment Weekly, and others.

 

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NOV 05: Marie Lu’s WILDCARD, Lisa Unger’s Under My Skin, & Lou Berney’s November Road

#1 New York Times bestseller Marie Lu joins Vicki today to discuss her new book WILDCARD: It’s Time for a Rematch.  She’ll share how her experiences in the gaming industry aid her in creating rich and magnificent worlds that appeal to a wide spectrum of readers.

Marie emigrated to the US from China at 5, and to learn English her mother would make her take new words she learned every week and write a story with them.  She is now a bestselling author with a film deal for her novel, The Young Elites.

Next, throughout her career, Lisa Unger has toed the fine line between literary novels and commercial thrillers, all the while staying on the New York Times bestseller lists and earning critical acclaim.  Her latest book, Under My Skin, was named one of the most anticipated thrillers of the fall.

Lisa is a New York Times and international bestselling, award-winning author of sixteen novels.

Finally, award-winning author Lou Berney captures the precariousness of femininity in November Road.  His latest novel is a thriller, historical fiction, a love story, a work of feminism — above all it’s a compelling piece of storytelling.

Lou Berney is the author of three previous novels, and his short fiction has appeared in publications such as The New YorkerPloughshares, and the Pushcart Prize anthology.

 

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