The Care and Feeding of a (Fictional) Daughter

on June 15, 2015
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I have the best daughter. When she was a toddler, she was adorably curious and nearly always cheery. If she awoke in her little bed before we came to get her, she would call out, “Can I get out of bed now?” Her school grades have always been excellent, and she never got a speeding… Read More

Laura Benedict

Laura Benedict

Laura Benedict’s latest dark suspense novel is BLISS HOUSE (Pegasus Crime), praised as “Eerie, seductive, and suspenseful,” by Edgar award-winning author, Meg Gardiner. Laura is also the author of DEVIL’S OVEN, a modern Frankenstein tale, and CALLING MR. LONELY HEARTS and ISABELLA MOON, both originally published by Ballantine Books. Her work has appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, PANK, and numerous anthologies like Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads (Oceanview), and Slices of Flesh (Dark Moon Books).

A Cincinnati, Ohio native, Laura grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and claims both as hometowns. She currently lives with her family in the southern wilds of a Midwestern state, surrounded by bobcats, coyotes, and other less picturesque predators.

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Laura Benedict is giving away a signed copy of her haunting Appalachian Frankenstein novel, DEVIL’S OVEN, and a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card to one winner.

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What Would New June be Without a Wedding …

on June 2, 2015
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What could be better than a June wedding, save for maybe New York Times Best-selling Author Linda Lael Miller’s take on the summer matrimony tradition. This month sees Book 3 in Miller’s The Brides of Bliss County Series debuted May 26.  The Marriage Season finds two of three best friends—Hadleigh, Melody and Bex—happily wed after… Read More

She Said, He Said

on August 1, 2014
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by Laura Benedict I’m a writer married to a writer. And, yes, it’s often just as complicated and crazy and dramatic as it sounds. But let’s get this part out of the way right up front: I was my husband Pinckney’s writing student when we met. Go ahead. Giggle a bit and raise your eyebrows… Read More