Randy Susan Meyers

Randy Susan Meyers is the bestselling author of The Comfort of Lies and The Murderer’s Daughters and a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Award. Her writing is informed by her work with batterers and victims of domestic violence, as well her experience with youth impacted by street violence. She lives with her husband in Boston, where she teaches writing seminars at the Grub Street Writers’ Center.

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THE COMFORT OF LIES by Randy Susan Meyers

From the author of the critically acclaimed The Murderer's Daughters, a compelling novel about three women caught in the aftermath of infidelity.

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Randy Susan Meyers
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. “Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” —GUSTAVE FLAUBERT

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. My greatest fears all have to do with my children, and being a suspicious type, I won't ever write what they are! As my grandmother used to say, ptoi, don't say it!

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Expecting my husband to be so stupid that he would answer this question when I asked him.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Come Rain or Come Shine" by Ray Charles ('our' song,) "At Last" by Etta James (for my husband,) "Down On My Knees" by Ayo (best heartbreak song,) "She Works Hard for the Money" by Donna Summer (from when I was a bartender,) "Reach Out For Me" by Dionne Warwick (from second date with husband,"

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. In the mythic beach house of my dreams (probably the one from the movie SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE.)

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