Between the Covers on 05/09/13

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Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Ellen Sussman, author of The Paradise Guest House

Between the Covers welcomes Ellen Sussman, author of the new novel, The Paradise Guest House. 

It starts as a trip to paradise. Sent on assignment to Bali, Jamie, an American adventure guide, is caught in Bali’s infamous nightclub bombings.  One year later, haunted by memories, Jamie returns to Bali seeking a sense of closure. Most of all, she hopes to find Gabe, the man who helped save her. 

The novel explores "what happens when the troubles of the world descend on paradise" and how humans must make peace with the realization that, "There is no paradise.  There is no safety."   

Ellen Sussman is the author of three national bestselling novels: The Paradise Guest HouseFrench Lessons and On a Night Like This.  Ellen is also the editor of two critically acclaimed anthologies, Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia Of Sex and Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave.

Leigh Anne Kranz hosts.

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