The dog days of summer are soon upon us, and what better way to enjoy the heart of the summer then to relax outside with a compelling story you just can’t put down! Once again, Conversations Live is proud to welcome some of the hottest fiction writers in the country! 

Every Monday at noon Pacific on KKNW 1150 AM… Conversations Live with Vicki St. Clair! Don’t miss an episode!

In the midst of a sudden spring snowstorm, an unknown man armed with a gun walks into an elementary school classroom. Outside the school, the town of Broken Branch watches and waits. As tension mounts with each passing minute, the fears and grudges of the small town are revealed as the locals race to discover the identity of the stranger who holds their children hostage. Recently released, One Breath Away is the latest work from Heather Gudenkauf, the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Weight of Silence and These Things Hidden. One Breath Away has already follwed suit as a New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller!

What happens when you are followed by millions and loved by none? Logan Wade hasn’t seen her cousin Kelsey since their parents separated them as children, but when she gets a call from her famous cousin offering a job as her assistant, she can’t refuse. Their reunion is quickly overshadowed by the toxic dynamic between Kelsey and her parents, and it is soon revealed that the wounds that tore them apart so many years ago have created a show-stopping family business! Hampton’s Magazine calls Between You and Me by Emma McLaughlin and Nicole Kraus “The ultimate summer read.” This prolific duo have authored several novels, including The New York Times bestselling The Nanny Diaries, the longest hardcover bestseller of 2002 which was made into a major motion picture starring Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, and Alicia Keys. Between You and Me will be available in stores August 21st, but you can buy it online right here, right now!

Finally, Vicki discusses what the author calls a “cultural autobiography” in Peter Lefcourt’s An American Family. Set between two of the most dynamic events in American History – Kennedy’s assassination and 9/11 – An American Family chronicles the lives of five immigrant Baby Boomer siblings. Peter Lefcourt is a refugee from the trenches of Hollywood, where he has distinguished himself as a writer and producer of film and television. Among his credits are “Cagney and Lacey,” for which he won an Emmy; “Monte Carlo,” in which he managed to keep Joan Collins in the same wardrobe for 35 pages; the relentlessy sentimental “Danielle Steele’s Fine Things,” and the underrated and hurried “The Women of Windsor,” the most sordid, and thankfully last, miniseries about the British Royal Family. He is a 30 handicap golfer, drinks too much good win, and has never been awarded the Nobel Prize for anything.

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