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In The Author's Voice: The Abandoned Heart

book cover for The Abandoned Heart
The Abandonded Heart by Laura Benedict

Author Laura Benedict's latest "Bliss House" novel hits book stores Tuesday (Oct. 11, 2016).   The Abandoned Heart is the third installment in the series and chronicles the beginning of Bliss House and the sordid tale of it's patriarch, Randolph Bliss.

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Author Laura Benedict

WSIU's Jeff Williams recently talked with Benedict about the book for this edition of In The Author's Voice.

Part 2 - The Abandoned Heart: Continued

Part 2 of Laura Benedict's discussion on her new novel The Abandoned Heart.

Part 3 - Benedict on writing mystery novels

Author Laura Benedict talks about writing mystery novels.

Author Laura Benedict's latest novel is The Abandoned Heart from Pegasus Books.  She lives with her family in southern Illinois.   You can catch Laura at her upcoming book signing at the  Carbondale Barnes  & Noble on Saturday, October 22 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.   She will be joined by local authors Hugh Richard Williams and John F.D. Taff.

In The Author's Voice is a reoccurring on line and on air series by WSIU Radio.

Jeff Williams is the Associate Director for Radio and Station Manager for WSIU Radio. Jeff is a native of southern Illinois and has been in broadcasting for 30 years. After graduating with a degree in Radio-Television from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he worked in radio and television news in Illinois, Indiana, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. before returning to WSIU Radio in 1997, as Morning Edition anchor/reporter. Jeff served as News Director from 2001 to 2015. He assumed Station Manager duties in 2004. WSIU is operated by Southern Illinois University Carbondale. It signed on the air in September 1958.
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