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Lisa Unger is a New York Times and internationally bestselling author. Her psychological thriller IN THE BLOOD is a Goodreads Choice Awards (2014) Nominee for Best Book, Amazon Best Book of the Month, Suspense Magazine Best Books of 2014, Sun Sentinel Best Mystery Novels of 2014 and Indie Next Pick!

CRAZY LOVE YOU releases Feb. 10, 2015.

Her novels have been named top picks by the Today show, Good Morning America, Walmart Book Club, Harper's Bazaar, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, Washington Life,Publishers Weekly,New York Daily News, Indie Nextand Amazon (Book of the Month, Top Ten Thriller of the Year.) More than 1.9 million copies of her books have been sold in 26 languages.
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Lisa Unger Romance? Definitely not! (Not that there's anything wrong with romance.) It is my sincere hope that it as as "can't-put-it-down" for you as the…moreRomance? Definitely not! (Not that there's anything wrong with romance.) It is my sincere hope that it as as "can't-put-it-down" for you as the others. It is my personal goal to get better with each book I write. So I do hope that's the case. Of course, only my readers can judge that. So, I'll keep my fingers crossed that CRAZY LOVE YOU keeps you up all night, turning the pages.

In the meantime, I'm so glad you are enjoying the books. And thanks for your support of IN THE BLOOD. It means so much to me.

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Lisa Unger Hi, Jo Ann, So sorry for the slow reply. I am originally from up north but I have been living in Florida for almost 15 years. There are actually quite…moreHi, Jo Ann, So sorry for the slow reply. I am originally from up north but I have been living in Florida for almost 15 years. There are actually quite a few authors in this area! Thanks so much for getting in touch. And thanks for reading! Best, Lisa(less)
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Crazy Love You Giveaway


The release of CRAZY LOVE YOU is just two weeks away! And every year, I am overwhelmed with gratitude that I am able to do the only thing I ever wanted to do with my life. So, thank you, my loyal readers for making that possible.


To show my CRAZY LOVE for you, I’m doing an extra-special giveaway for anyone who orders my new novel before Valentines Day! William Dean, my favorite chocolatier, is...

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Author appearance, February 09, 2015 06:30PM
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Lisa voted for In the Blood as Best Mystery & Thriller in the Semifinal Round of the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards.
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“When you start to really know someone, all his physical characteristics start to disappear. You begin to dwell in his energy, recognize the scent of his skin. You see only the essence of the person, not the shell. That's why you can't fall in love with beauty. You can lust after it, be infatuated by it, want to own it. You can love it with your eyes and body but not your heart. And that's why, when you really connect with a person's inner self, any physical imperfections disappear, become irrelevant.”
Lisa Unger, Beautiful Lies

“I think most people are just trying to be happy, and that most of their actions, however misguided, are in line with that goal. Most people just want to feel they belong somewhere, want to be loved, and want to feel they're important to someone. If you really examine all the wrongheaded and messed-up things they do, they can most often be traced back to that basic desire. The abusers, the addicted, the cruel and unpleasant, the manipulators --these are just people who started this quest for happiness in the basement of their lives. Someone communicated to them through word or deed that they were undeserving, so they think they have to claw their way there over the backs of others, leaving scars and creating damage. Of course, they only create more misery for themselves and others.”
Lisa Unger, Sliver of Truth

“I can get my head turned by a good-looking guy as much as the next girl. But sexy doesn't impress me. Smart impresses me, strength of character impresses me. But most of all, I am impressed by kindness. Kindness, I think, comes from learning hard lessons well, from falling and picking yourself up. It comes from surviving failure and loss. It implies an understanding of the human condition, forgives its many flaws and quirks. When I see that in someone, it fills me with admiration.”
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Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 15: by Rob

Rob great website, unable to sign guestbook, link ?


message 14: by Dawn

Dawn Thanks for adding me Lisa!


message 13: by Dani

Dani Bull ahhh Lisa i have only read Beautiful lies so far. but OMG! i could not put it down it was fantastic great job!


Penelope Marzec Thanks for adding me as a friend!


Alethea LaReina Rivera hey lisa. i love your books. well the only ones i've read so far. i got the all your books in the public libary but sadly it was only three books. beautiful lies, silver of truth, and black out. they were great. i'm looking forward to getting your other novels, in a book store. =).


message 10: by Lisa

Lisa Wonderful blurb for FRAGILE from the bestselling and award winning (and extremely cool) author Laura Lippman! See http://lnk.ms/7YVzp


message 9: by Chase

Chase Von Hi Lisa and thanks so much for the connect:)

And do check your mail here:)

Many blessings to you

Chase Von:)


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Thanks Lisa for the add. You have such talent! If you have time, I'd love for you to visit my web site, jeanniebarber.com. I'm a novice writer so feel free to make any kind of suggestions, ideas or thoughts to correct it. I’m co-authoring a novel with Patty Wiseman, another friend on Goodreads. We’ve known each other for over 30 years. While you're there, please sign the guestbook, too! There’s also a link to our book you can click on…clairkelley@synthasite.com. This site is brand new and in the editing stage as is our story. Please visit it as well. We’re both very green, but we’ve met so many people on this site willing to reach out and offer advice or a guiding hand.
Blessings,
Jeannie



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Beth Hi Lisa,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery/suspense author!


Daniel
Lisa, I've added Black Out and your other books to my to-read list.


Michele thanks for the ad and I am looking forward in getting to know you thanks Michele Marchetti
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Courtney Lisa,

Don't want to finish "Black Out" because it's so brilliant. The parent/child relationships are so insightful and scarily accurate. Genius!

Peace, courtney


Courtney Lisa,

Now that we're friends on myspace, facebook and goodreads I don't think I'll ever miss a bit of what you write!

I got "Black Out" in the post the day it came out thanks to amazon's pre-order and I've moved you to the top of my ever-expanding 'to read' pile. I bumped "The Reapers" by John Connolly and "Snuff" by Chuck P., but I'm only half finished with the the latest Elizabeth George "Careless in Red" AND I finally got my own writing groove back! I can't wait to read your book, but I have to take some time to get there so they all get the attention they deserve.

I hope you've hit the ground running and "Black Out" has been flying off shelves of every book store!

Peace,
courtney


message 2: by Terri

Terri Happy Early Birthday Lisa, Hope you have a blessing weekend.


message 1: by J.R.

J.R. Hi Lisa,
Glad to be your friend here as well as on myspace.


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