Fireside Book Chat | Guest Authors Amanda Eyre Ward and Meg Gardiner

Location: Discovery Area

January 22, 2022, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Amanda Eyre Ward is the author of Sleep Toward Heaven, How to Be Lost, Love Stories in This Town, Forgive Me, Close Your Eyes, The Same Sky, The Nearness of You, and The Jetsetters. Her bestselling novels have been featured in People Magazine, The New York Times, and more. Amanda's work has been optioned for film and television and translated into fifteen languages.

These two friends will discuss their books and take questions about writing, reading, and movie deals, so feel free to bring your questions. We will spend time together by the fire pit, talking about where Amanda loves to escape her children and write (hint...it's a location at Lake Austin Spa Resort!), how novels are researched Whether you're a writer (or aspiring writer) or just a bookworm, this event is for you!

Edgar-winning novelist Meg Gardiner writes thrillers. Fast-paced and full of twists, her books have been called “Hitchcockian” (USA Today) and “nail biting and moving” (Guardian). They have been bestsellers in the U.S. and internationally and have been translated into more than 20 languages.

The Dark Corners of the Night, her current title, is the third novel in the UNSUB series, featuring FBI agent Caitlin Hendrix. Stephen King says, “Don’t miss it. This is a great one.” Booklist says, “This suspenseful thriller is exquisitely constructed… Gardiner is on a roll.” It has been bought by Amazon Studios for development as a television series. The first novel in the series, UNSUB, won the 2018 Barry Award for Best Thriller.

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