Feb 17, 2023
Hank Phillippi Ryan talks to Carol Fitzgerald about her latest thriller, THE HOUSE GUEST, which is a Bookreporter Bets On selection. She offers insight into her characters, Alyssa and Bree, and explains how she created the cat-and-mouse game in which they find themselves.
As she wrote she upped the stakes, and they discuss how the last 25% of the book is full of one twist after another. And yes, how did she do that? Hank is a multi-Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and also is known as a superb interviewer of mystery and thriller authors. Carol jokes that it was a challenge to interview her as she has admired her moderating many an event and panel.
They also talk about something that Hank does whenever she reads a book, a habit that readers definitely will have an opinion about.
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