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Heather Gudenkauf

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Author Heather Gudenkauf talks about how she shook writer's block to publish her most personal novel yet

Talk of Iowa

In "Not a Sound," the protagonist is dealing with the aftermath of a car accident that leaves her deaf when she stumbles across a body in the woods and a mystery.

6 Oct 2021

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Julia Heaberlin and Heather Gudenkauf

Poisoned Pen Podcast

John Charles in conversation with Julia Heaberlin and Heather Gudenkauf 


24 Aug 2020

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This is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf | Episode 287


We love a thriller with liars...which is basically all thrillers ever. Heather Gundenkauf's This is How I Lied is a suspense that will have you asking the big question of: What the heck is up with this town?! 25 years ago, 16 year old Eve Knox's body was found by her best friend, Maggie, and little sister, Nola. It was a tragic scene and a horrific murder that shook the tiny town to it's core. Maggie's father was the lead investigator at the time, but soon the case ran cold and was closed. In the present, new evidence in Eve's murder is found and Maggie, now a police officer, takes the lead in the reopened case (totally unethical, but, hey, small towns). Secrets are unearthed and old suspects come back into the spotlight in this female detective thrill that will have you blaming EVERYBODY... even the neighbors cat.We listened to the audiobook version on Overdrive, which was narrated by the fabulous Brittany Pressley. She gave us chills, gasps, and some uncomfortable laughs in this 10 hour audio who dunnit.Thank you to our Patrons!EddieDeannaAnnShawnThis is the audio from our latest BookTube video. If you want to see us in action SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Channel!Read More: https://audioshelf.me/episodes/this-is-how-i-lied-heather-gudenkauf* Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AudioShelf* Get it on Bookshop!: https://bookshop.org/a/11044/9780778309703* Sign up with Libro.fm!: https://libro.fm/audiobooks/9781488208737-this-is-how-i-lied* Subscribe to Our BookTube!: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBUWIC_lMJI4a1e6KmfwIxQ


22 Jul 2020

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Having Read That with Brian Vakulskas

Author: Heather Gudenkauf Book: THIS IS HOW I LIED: A Novel Publishing: Park Row; Original edition (May 12, 2020) http://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Heather_Gudenkauf_to_air.mp3 Synopsis (from the Publisher): Gudenkauf proves herself the master of the smart, suspenseful small-town thriller that gets right under your skin.” —Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of The Nanny Everyone has a secret they’ll do anything to hide… Twenty-five years ago, the body of sixteen-year-old Eve Knox was found in the caves near her home in small-town Grotto, Iowa—discovered by her best friend, Maggie, and her sister, Nola. There were a handful of suspects, including her boyfriend, Nick, but without sufficient evidence the case ultimately went cold. For decades Maggie was haunted by Eve’s death and that horrible night. Now a detective in Grotto, and seven months pregnant, she is thrust back into the past when a new piece of evidence surfaces and the case is reopened. As Maggie investigates and reexamines the clues, secrets about what really happened begin to emerge. But someone in town knows more than they’re letting on, and they’ll stop at nothing to keep the truth buried deep. Check out these other riveting novels of suspense by bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf: The Weight of Silence These Things Hidden One Breath Away Little Mercies Missing Pieces Not a Sound Before She Was Found The post HEATHER GUDENKAUF – THIS IS HOW I LIED: A Novel appeared first on KSCJ 1360.


27 May 2020

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Chapter 28 | Heather Gudenkauf: The Power Of Social Pressure

Just One More Chapter Podcast

A gripping thriller about three young girlfriends, a dark obsession, and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa town! BEFORE SHE WAS FOUND is a timely thriller about friendship and betrayal, about the power of social pressure and the price of needing to fit in. It is about the great lengths a parent will go to protect their child and keep them safe - even if that means burying the truth, no matter the cost. I am SO EXCITED to have Heather Gudenkauf on the show today to discuss BEFORE SHE WAS FOUND!  Spoiler Alert: We talk about Heather's dog Lolo and my dog #IzzieApple


13 Feb 2020

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Heather Gudenkauf discusses 'Not a Sound'

The Seattle Public Library - Author Readings and Library Events

A shocking discovery and chilling secrets converge in this latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf.When a tragic accident leaves nurse Amelia Winn deaf, she spirals into a depression that ultimately causes her to lose everything that matters—her job, her husband, David, and her stepdaughter, Nora. Now, two years later and with the help of her hearing dog, Stitch, she is finally getting back on her feet. But when she discovers the body of a fellow nurse in the dense bush by the river, deep in the woods near her cabin, she is plunged into a disturbing mystery that could shatter the carefully reconstructed pieces of her life all over again. As clues begin to surface, Amelia finds herself swept into an investigation that hits all too close to home. But how much is she willing to risk in order to uncover the truth and bring a killer to justice? New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf has been described as "masterful" and "intelligent" and compared to Lisa Scottoline and Jodi Picoult. Introducing her most compelling heroine yet, she delivers a taut and emotional thriller that proves she's at the top of her class.Gudenkauf is an Edgar Award nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Gudenkauf lives in Iowa with her husband and children. In her free time Heather enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and running.


5 Sep 2019

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AViD Author Special with Heather Gudenkauf

DMPL Podcast

Heather Gudenkauf wraps up the AViD lecture series on Tuesday, May 30 at the Central Library. Gudenkauf, who lives in Dubuque, will be celebrating the release of her newest novel, Not a Sound. Gudenkauf is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of seven novels, including One Breath Away, The Weight of Silence, and These Things Hidden. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in elementary education, has spent her career working with students of all ages, and continues to work in education as a Title I Reading Coordinator in Dubuque, Iowa. Music credits: "Young, Tough and Terrible" by The Losers / CC BY-NC


22 May 2017

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Reading Cove Podcast Episode #45 - Discussing THE WEIGHT OF SILENCE by Heather Gudenkauf

Reading Cove's Podcast

In episode #45, Cove members Roberta and Millenia discuss the August 2014 Cove pick, THE WEIGHT OF SILENCE by Heather Gudenkauf! (Pick #165) For more info about our book club, visit: http://www.thereadingcove.com


1 Sep 2014

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BEA 2014: Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf

Harlequin Author Spotlight

In her latest ripped-from-the-headlines tour de force, New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf shows how one small mistake can have life-altering consequences…


1 Jul 2014