WHITNEY OTTO—New York Times bestselling women's fiction author most recognized for her novel How to Make an American Quilt, of which the movie adaptation starred Winona Ryder, Anne Bancroft, and Ellen Burnstyn.
WILLIAM P. YOUNG—International bestselling Christian author of
The Shack, a #1 New York Times bestseller for 45 straight weeks!
PHILLIP MARGOLIN—Legal thriller author whose thirteen novels have all hit the New York Times bestseller list, including Gone, But Not Forgotten (TV mini-series) and The Last Innocent Man (HBO movie).
CHELSEA CAIN—Thriller author of the Heartsick series, all New York Times bestselling novels; she is also a weekly columnist for The Oregonian and regular reviewer for
the New York Times Book Review.
SUSAN WIGGS—#1 New York Times bestselling author of romance and women's fiction novels, including the RITA-award winning Lakeside Cottage, Lord of the Night, and The Mistress.
LISA JACKSON—Romantic suspense author of more than twenty novels, including the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Fatal Burn, as well as fifteen other bestsellers.
NANCY BUSH—In addition to coauthoring the Wicked Game series with her sister, Lisa Jackson, Nancy is the New York Times bestselling author of the thriller Unseen; a former writer for "All My Children," she has published more than thirty books.
ROBERT DUGONI—Author of several legal thrillers including the New York Times bestseller The Jury Master, as well as the Cyanide Canary, a nonfiction expose named Best Book of the Year by the
COURTENAY HAMEISTER—Head writer, associate producer, and host of Live Wire! broadcasted on NPR; also, the author of What Was I Thinking?: 58 Bad Boyfriend Stories.
JIM LYNCH—Award-winning journalist and international bestselling author of Border Songs, as well as the highly acclaimed novel The Highest Tide.
So I guess it's time to get busy reading and adding books to my library! If you have any special questions you'd like addressed by any of these attending authors, be sure to let me know. I'll post your questions and the author's remarks in a future blog. :D