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The Girl in the Empty Dress

Lise McClendon announces the publication of her eleventh novel, the sequel to her bestselling women's suspense novel, Blackbird Fly. The Girl in the Empty Dress will be released in May.

Lise's Latest Blogs

Sep.18.2013 - 11:11 am
In 1996 the Left Coast Crime Convention — held annually somewhere in the Western US — was held in Boulder, Colorado. Perhaps due to that Party Feeling that comes over a person in...
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Apr.17.2013 - 2:07 pm
The day, like the day before, was blustery and cold. The snow continued to fall, lightly on the north wind, from morning through the evening. Although it didn’t stick on the...
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Nov.14.2012 - 11:29 am
Family life, how one family differs from another, how crazy things can get and how wonderful, all the ins and outs and what-have-you's have been a long fascination for me in my...
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Aug.15.2012 - 10:51 am
  In the writing life there are two kinds of motivation. One is the kind that gets you to apply your backside to a chair and get some writing done every day. The other kind...
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Comments from Lise

Nov.26.2012 - 12:00 pm
In response to: The Push and Pull of Family
My fictional Minnesota town, Red Vine, is in the southern, German-Catholic part of the state. Think New Ulm. But it may...
Sep.13.2012 - 12:12 pm
In response to: Nordic Nights
If you've ever wondered how harsh and how beautiful Jackson Hole can be in the winter, here's a hint from my mystery '...
May.03.2012 - 4:23 pm
Way to go, Christopher. I always tell, well, everybody that nobody will believe in your writing more than you do. And...
Dec.23.2010 - 3:45 pm
In response to: Eat Pray Love to Write About It
Nancy, be sure to keep your eyes open when doing all that travel! Look for the out of the way moment, the quirky spot,...
Sep.05.2009 - 8:08 pm
In response to: Blog Topic of the Week: Bad Manners
Hey, Jessica... Jane is probably my favorite author too! But I can't wait to receive Mia King's Table Manners. Seattle...