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Susan Crandall

Susan Crandall is an award-winning women’s fiction, suspense, romance, and mystery author. She has written several critically acclaimed and award-winning novels, including her first book, Back Roads, which won the RITA Award for best first book, as well as the recent Whistling Past the Graveyard, winner of the SIBA 2014 Book Award for fiction.
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Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall

From an award-winning author comes a wise and tender coming-of-age story about a nine-year-old girl who runs away from her Mississippi home in 1963, befriends a lonely woman suffering loss and abuse, and embarks on a life-changing roadtrip.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be kind

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Anyone who blazed a trail in the wilderness.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Yikes, I'm afraid to look at that one too closely!

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'm lucky enough to be living my fantasy profession. If I couldn't be writing, I might like being a movie casting director though.

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