Holly Brown is a marriage and family therapist by day and a psychological suspense novelist by night. Her recent release, This is Not Over, is a thrilling tale set in the San Francisco Bay Area that has been called “Intelligently crafted and rivetingly dark.” Her previous novels, Don’t Try to Find Me, A Necessary End and Stay Gone received praise from Kirkus Reviews, USA Today and Associated Press.
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David Francis is the author of The Great Inland Sea, published in seven countries, and Stray Dog Winter, Book of the Year in The Advocate. Film rights to The Great Inland Sea and Stray Dog Winter have been optioned in France and the United States. His third novel, Wedding Bush Road, about a young LA lawyer who wrestles with past and present during his return to his family's farm in rural Australia, was recently released to critical acclaim. David is also a lawyer, VP of PEN Center USA, and has taught creative writing at UCLA, Occidental College and in the Masters of Professional Writing program at USC.
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Vanessa Hua is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and author of Deceit and Other Possibilities, which O, The Oprah Magazine called a "searing debut." For nearly two decades, she has been writing about Asia, examining the ways immigrants bring their traditions, histories, and ambitions to America. She has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, the San Francisco Foundation’s James D. Phelan Award, a Steinbeck Fellowship in Creative Writing. She has two novels forthcoming from Ballantine.
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