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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Live From Belmont Books With Best-Selling Author Eric Rickstad

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Best-selling author Eric Rickstad read from his latest Canaan Crime novel, The Names of Dead Girls, and answered questions from the Writer’s Bone crew during a live podcast recording from Belmont Books on Dec. 7. Eric Rickstad is the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Amazon, and international bestselling author of the The Silent Girls, Lie in Wait, and Reap, novels heralded as intelligent and profound, dark, disturbing, and heartbreaking. He lives in his home state of Vermont. His latest novel, The Names of Dead Girls—the terrifying sequel to the smash sensation The Silent Girls, published in September. To learn more about Eric Rickstad, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @ericrickstad.…

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More Than A Little Cynical: Awesome Reads Inspired by Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’

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Netflix‘s Stranger Things, will be returning for a second season on October 27th. Part sci-fi coming-of-age, part teenage horror, part conspiracy thriller set in the 1980s, Stranger Things has covered a lot of genres. But while everything seemed to wrap up nicely in last season’s finale, we know all too well that this is definitely not the case – and we can’t wait to see what happens next. For Chief Jim Hopper, we know that these events are not in any way what he expected when he returned home to Hawkins, Indiana. More than a little cynical, and with a house filled with cigarette smoke, beer cans, and prescription bottles, he certainly didn’t expect his late-to-work, early-to-leave policy to change, until the disappearance of Will…

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Rickstad’s Latest ‘Girls’ Novel is a Disturbingly Beautiful Masterpiece

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  Eric Rickstad’s The Names of Dead Girls, the sequel to his 2014 book The Silent Girls, is a commanding, beautiful masterpiece and display is soon-to-be among his best work. ‘Girls’ is intense and gripping from the very first page, all the way to the last. In a small town in Vermont, Rachel Rath knows that she is being watched, and she is positive that the man watching her is Ned Preacher, a serial rapist and murderer who killed her parents, but got out after serving only sixteen years by playing the system to get a lighter sentence. Retired detective Frank Rath has tried to keep his niece safe every way he can – even if that means not telling her the whole truth…

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Writer’s Bone: Eric Rickstad Returns with ‘The Names of Dead Girls’

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 BookTrib.com recently added Writer’s Bone to our weekly features. Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy have been bringing us weekly podcasts of discussions they have with writers about the craft of writing and what motivates them to tell a good story.  We hope you enjoy this series as much as we do.   This week’s podcast features New York Times Bestselling Author Eric Rickstad who returned to the podcast! Rick chats with Sean Tuohy about his new novel The Names of Dead Girls (out Sept. 12).   “You don’t really know what you know until you start writing.” — Eric Rickstad   “You have to reign it in and be present in your own life sometimes.”     “I’ve learned to trust my organic writing process.” BookTrib will…

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