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Book Nook: Don't Go, by Lisa Scottoline


Lisa Scottoline published her first novel twenty years ago. Scottoline's early books were mostly legal thrillers. Her background as an attorney informs some of her complex story lines. Ever prolific, Scottoline is currently putting out 2 to 3 books a year; legal thrillers, crime novels, and a series of non-fiction titles that are collaborations with her daughter.

Her latest, "Don't Go" is a stand-alone thriller. The main character is a surgeon who is stationed in a war zone. A podiatrist, he specializes in treating soldiers who have suffered wounds to their lower extremities.

The book opens as his wife is crawling across the kitchen floor of their home. She has been stabbed. Was this a suicide attempt, or an attempted murder? Back in the war zone her husband is left to ponder the possibilities. He returns home to the states to find out what really happened.

Lisa Scottoline writes captivating page turners. She has over 25 million books in print. If you listen to this interview you will discover that her interviews can sizzle, too.

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Vick Mickunas introduced the Book Nook author interview program for WYSO in 1994. Over the years he has produced more than 1500 interviews with writers, musicians, poets, politicians, and celebrities. Listen to the Book Nook with Vick Mickunas for intimate conversations about books with the writers who create them. Vick Mickunas reviews books for the Dayton Daily News and the Springfield News Sun.