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The Return of Bailey Weggins: Author Kate White Talks About Her Latest Book, ‘Even If It Kills Her’

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Bailey Weggins is not your typical heroine. She started out as a writer for a major women’s magazine, before becoming an amateur sleuth with a brief moment of work for a celebrity gossip publication, and then turned true crime journalist. But rather than being the tortured lead character who often thinks that the people she loves would be better off without her in their lives, Bailey is actually relatable: sometimes she makes mistakes, but she tries to put them right; she has good relationships, and people she loves. She’s smart, bold, and pretty gutsy – a character that we can not only relate to, but want to read about. Similarly, the author of the Bailey Weggins Mystery Series, Kate White,…

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10 Years of ThrillerFest, Part 1: The masters speak

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Here’s Part One of our two-part celebration of this year’s THRILLERFEST. Don’t forget to check back with us for Part Two! Ten years ago, the first ThrillerFest launched in Phoenix, Arizona. Since this inaugural event, the International Thriller Writers organization has grown exponentially, and the NYC-based conference now annually hosts 1,000 thriller enthusiasts from across the globe. The presentation of a lifetime achievement accolade, the “ThrillerMaster Award,” is the pinnacle of our weeklong gathering. Ten iconic authors have received this award, and we checked in with these masters of suspense to explore their views of the thriller genre. Here are the first five—watch for Part Two of this article for the rest!

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