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Tess Gerritsen: Thriller Writer

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Guests of Notebookwriter with Mike Marcellino Tess Gerritsen Best selling author who describes herself as "a thriller writer, a fiddle player, a doctor, a mom, and a french fry lover!" Her latest book, "Ice Cold," already 14 on the New York Times Hardback Fiction Best Seller list, stars homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles. TNT began a television series based on Gerritsen's books in July and it's already a hit. Tess has a fascination for "all things weird and creepy." Her books have sold 20 million copies in 37 languages. Eileen Sisk Author and journalist living in Nashville, Ms. Sisk's second book, "Buck Owens: The Biography" was published this month by Chicago Review Press. Her first book "HONKY-TONKS: Guide to Country Dancin' and Romancin'" was published by HarperCollinsWest. It is a guide on how to find and survive America's cowboy bars. Ms. Sisks was an award winning designer and editor at The Washington Post. Paula J. Caplan Psychologist, author, playwright and actress, born and raised in Springfield, MO. Caplan's new play, "War and Therapy" premiered at the Fringe Festival in Washington DC in July and will be staged at the Edmonton International Fringe Festival, Canada this month. The play stems from a 2004 Washington Post Op-Ed piece in which Ms. Caplan called for people to stop calling emotional stress from war a mental illness, encourage veterans to tell their stories, listen and care. Chris Fuller A New York City singer songwriter, Fuller's music covers a wide section of the Americana map, touching upon folk, blues, jazz, rock, country and Hawaiian. His songs blend emotional melodies with literate storytelling, touching the mind, heart, and gut. Chris performs live regularly in the New York City area in a variety of venues ranging from nightclubs to libraries. He has been selected as an Artist in Residence by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and in 2007 he released the album Sangamon.