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The Music Behind the Book

Click to read "The Music Behind the Book," my guest post for Books Direct. You'll have to scroll down below the excerpt, reviews, etc. to get to the actual post....

Radio Days

Read my guest post on Lazy Day Books blog about my time in small-market radio.

What Happened to Petty’s Dogs

What happened to Petty's dogs? I've gotten this question so many times, I thought it was time to address it. Originally, it was explained in the novel, but that part was cut. So here's the explanation for you dog lovers out there. Dekker called Uncle Curt from Motel 9...

BODY AND BONE

  195 Broadway, New York, NY 10007 Publicity Contact: Ian Crutcher // ian.crutcher@harpercollins.com   BODY AND BONE LS Hawker May 3, 2016 Witness Impulse E-Book Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense $2.99 USD, $2.99 CAD, £2.99 GBP, €2.72 EUR Perfect for fans of...

Finalist in the ITW Thriller Awards

THE DROWNING GAME is a finalist in the International Thriller Writers 2016 Thriller Awards in the Best First Novel category. The winners will be announced at the ThrillerFest awards banquet at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on July 9.

The Denver Broncos and Watching Grown Men Cry

I've never seen so many grown men cry in one place in my life and probably never will again. It was New Year's Day, 1978, at Denver's old Mile High Stadium. I was in the north stands with my family, like every home game, but that day was different. That day, the...

The Trouble Starts Here

Originally published on SIRENS OF SUSPENSE. The first time someone pointed a gun at me, I remember musing, “I really need to rethink my life choices” and “What in the world am I doing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, anyway?” and “DON’T WET YOURSELF.” Okay, none of that’s...

THE DROWNING GAME Release Party

One of the best nights of my life saw 100+ friends come out to celebrate the release of my debut novel. We only had 20 books to give away so we did a drawing for them.

The Power of the Purse

An interviewer recently posed this question to me: Do you have a signature accessory, color, fragrance, phrase, or meal? Which caused my inner twelve-year-old boy to roll his eyes (What kinda girlie question is that?) and decide that the question required an asshole...

New Thriller Features Badass Modern-day Rapunzel with a Bra Knife

Contact: Lisa Stormes Hawker LSHawker@gmail.com 720-289-8139 LSHawker.com New Thriller Features Badass Modern-day Rapunzel with a Bra Knife They said she was armed. They said she was dangerous. They were right. Debut HarperCollins Witness Impulse author LS Hawker...