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Heather Gudenkauf is Back with a New Thriller, ‘Not A Sound’

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content, including this article by Heather Gudenkauf, discussing the inspiration behind, Not A Sound, her new thriller and her own experience with hearing loss. Heather Gudenkauf’s Not a Sound kicks off with Amelia Winn, a deaf former ER nurse, and her service dog Stitch stumbling across the corpse of Gwen Locke in the woods. The police warn Amelia to stay out of the investigation, but she can’t help but try to find out what happened to Gwen, who had once been a good friend to Amelia. Here, Gudenkauf shares how her own hearing impairment shaped the heroine of her latest novel. When I was four, I wistfully watched my five older…

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Heather Gudenkauf shares an excerpt from Little Mercies

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  The following is an excerpt from Little Mercies, the latest from Heather Gudenkauf  New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Weight of Silence and These Things Hidden. We are giving away advanced reading copies of Little Mercies so be sure to enter to win. Heather will be appearing LIVE on BookTrib Tuesday, June 24 at 4pm ET. Hope to see you there!   LITTLE MERCIES When people find out what I do for a living their first question is always about the most horrendous case of child abuse I’ve encountered. I can be at a backyard barbecue or at a New Year’s Eve party or in the waiting room at the dentist’s office, or my husband’s…

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Heather Gudenkauf reveals the secret hideout where she met Ferdinand the Bull

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by Heather Gudenkauf On the last day of school, when most of my classmates were racing out the school doors cheering about upcoming summer days filled with trips to the pool and to the park for games of kickball, baseball, and boys-chase-the-girls, I was silently celebrating the many hours I had in front of me expressly reserved for reading.  Being the youngest of six didn’t allow for much alone time in our home, especially in the summer when everyone was running in and out of the house,so I had to be creative in finding a place to call my own. Growing up we had a toy box that my father’s students made for our family. It was painted robin egg blue…

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