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Big Blend Radio: Steve Piacente - Author of Pretender

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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for their Big Blend Radio conversation with author Steve Piacente, who will discuss his new novel ‘Pretender’.

A disgraced journalist stumbles on a story that will let him reclaim his career, but redemption comes with a price: he must place his faith in the racist senator he once exposed as a murderer. Thus begins Steve Piacente’s third novel. Kirkus Reviews calls Pretender "haunting in today's political environment," adding: "The author's own background in journalism add texture to a fully developed, likable protagonist ... A well-paced, enjoyable read...”

Former journalist Steve Piacente is the award-winning author of two other novels, Bella and Bootlicker. Steve is also a certified life coach, a media and presentation trainer, and an associate professor at American University in Washington, D.C. After 25 years in journalism, Steve spent ten years as a speechwriter and communications manager in the federal government. Steve holds a Masters in Fiction from Johns Hopkins University.