Bill welcomes novelist Bharti Kirchner to the show. Winner of the 2020 prestigious SALA Award in creative writing, Bharti is the prolific author of twelve books -- eight novels and four cookbooks. Her latest is MURDER AT ANDAMAN: A MAYA MALLICK MYSTERY. Her sixth, a literary historical novel Goddess of Fire was short-listed for the Nancy Pearl Award. Her work has been translated into German, Dutch, Spanish, Marathi, Thai and other languages. Her fourth novel Pastries: A Novel of Desserts and Discoveries was selected for the Summer Washington Reads program. Shiva Dancing, her first novel, was chosen by Seattle Weekly to be among the top 18 books by Seattle authors in the last 25 years. Don't miss it!