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Author David Baldacci is known for penning some of the most suspenseful and character-driven mysteries and thrillers, and his latest novel is no exception. The author joins Barbara Gray by phone to talk about A Minute to Midnight, featuring the return of his first female lead character, Atlee Pine.

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Local author Randy Overbeck (Leave No Child Behind) is out with his second novel, this time delving into the world of murder mysteries/ghost stories/touch of romance stories. He joins Barbara Gray to talk about Blood on the Chesapeake, the first in his Haunted Shores Mysteries series.

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A.J. Ullman is a local writer, lawyer, and nurse practitioner whose latest novel is set during Cincinnati's April 2001 race riots. He's with Barbara Gray to talk about And The River Runs Deep: The Cold Case Murder Mystery Of Leah Marcus.

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Small Silent Things is the debut novel from Cincinnati native and current California resident, Robin Page. She's on the phone with Barbara Gray to talk about the book and the impact of growing up here on her work.

The Latest Novel From Troy, Ohio's Candace Ganger

Sep 13, 2019
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Troy, Ohio's Candace Ganger is ready to release her second novel, a young adult story of loss, mental illness, and tragedy. She's with our Barbara Gray to talk about Six Goodbyes We Never Said and her September 25 visit to Rookwood's Joseph Beth Booksellers.

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Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews When the Coin is in the Air, a new novel from local author John Young. (Note: Mr. Young is a member of the Cincinnati Public Radio Board of Directors.)

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Author Renée Rosen's Park Avenue Summer has been hailed as one of the best summer reads of 2019. It's the fictionalized story of Helen Gurley Brown's assistant during those early days of the salvation and controversary surrounding Cosmopolitan magazine. The author is on the phone with Barbara Gray with more about her protagonist, Alice Weiss.

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Author Crystal Wilkinson, who daylights as an Associate Professor of English at the University of Kentucky, has received great acclaim for her most recent novel, The Birds of Opulence. She speaks with our Barbara Gray about this multigenerational story of women in a bucolic southern black township.

Local author Dee Garretson is back with a new young adult novel set during WWI. She is in the studio with Barbara Gray to talk about her work and her latest, All is Fair.

Bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray is back with another novel in her Walnut Creek series, set in Ohio's Amish Country, The Patient One. Formerly a Cincinnati-area resident, she tells our Barbara Gray that her recent move to Colorado won't change her writing as she's found several Amish communities there.


Bestselling novelist David Baldacci is back with a new Amos Decker mystery called Redemption. He's on the phone with Barbara Gray with a spoiler-free conversation about his latest, set in Ohio.

As we celebrate Women's History Month, Barbara Gray speaks with first-time author, Etaf Rum

Netflix is debuting Juanita, a new film based on Northern Kentucky author Sheila Williams' novel, Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, on March 8. 

As part of Women's History Month, New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner joins Barbara Gray to talk about developing female characters, not caricatures, and the strength she sees in her 99-year-old grandmother. 

The newest Writer in Residence at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is acclaimed local author Jessica Strawser

Terry Gamble is the great-granddaughter of the founder of P&G and a successful novelist who has set her latest, The Eulogist, in Cincinnati during the years leading up to the Civil War. 

The Latest Medical Thriller From Robin Cook

Jan 4, 2019

In his latest medical thriller, bestselling author Robin Cook explores the possible outcome of gene editing biotechnology gone awry. 

Shelley Shepard Gray, the one-time Loveland author now living in Colorado, has just released her second novel in the Bridgeport Social Club Series

After a distinguished career as journalist and host at the CBC, Louise Penny began a second career as a mystery writer, creating a series of Inspector Gamache novels. 

The suspense continues in Mary Higgins Clark's newest novel, You Don't Own Me, a follow-up to the bestseller Every Breath You Take

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