Ep. 131: Lisa Unger on Crafting Bestselling Thrillers

Lisa Unger is on the podcast this week to discuss Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six, a chilling locked-room thriller in which three couples rent a luxury cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway.



“In Unger’s 20th terrifying thriller, DNA ancestry kits lead to revenge when siblings, spouses and friends vacation in an isolated luxury cabin. As a dangerous storm threatens, creepy anonymous texts and a menacing presence twist the tight-knit group’s alliances. Dark personal secrets emerge from the tension, showing that family vacations can be murder. Keep the lights on.”
People Magazine, Book of the Week


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About the Author:

Lisa Unger is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of twenty novels, including SECLUDED CABIN SLEEPS SIXLAST GIRL GHOSTED, and CONFESSIONS ON THE 7:45 — now in development at Netflix, starring Jessica Alba. With books published in thirty-three languages and millions of copies sold worldwide, she is regarded as a master of suspense.

Unger’s critically acclaimed novels have been featured on “Best Book” lists from the Today ShowGood Morning AmericaEntertainment WeeklyPeopleAmazonGoodreadsL.A. TimesThe Boston GlobeSun SentinelTampa Bay Times and many others. She has been nominated for, or won, numerous awards including the Strand Critics, Audie, Hammett, Macavity, ITW Thriller, and Goodreads Choice. In 2019, she received two Edgar Award nominations, an honor held by only a few authors, including Agatha Christie. Her short fiction has been anthologized in The Best American Mystery and Suspense, and her non-fiction has appeared in The New York TimesWall Street JournalNPR, and Travel+Leisure. Lisa is the current co-President of the International Thriller Writers organization. She lives on the west coast of Florida with her family. Learn more at https://lisaunger.com/


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Happy Reading and Listening,

Laura Szaro Kopinski


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