Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

G. Robert Frazier

Nashville Heroes

Journalist Tim Ghianni recalls decades covering country legends

Pilgrims, Pickers and Honky-Tonk Heroes is a tribute to Nashville’s country music legends and the city’s past.

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A Brave Guy

Keel Hunt chronicles the life and career of a great Tennessee jurist

A Sense of Justice: Judge Gilbert S. Merritt and His Times isn’t just a biography of Judge Merritt. It’s a chronicle of Nashville’s most influential movers and shakers through more than five decades.

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No Gray Area

Mark Greaney’s Gray Man delivers action and drama in Burner

Burner, the 12th volume in Mark Greaney’s popular Gray Man series, is another high-octane dose of excitement and thrills to rival the best James Bond or Jack Reacher yarns. Greaney will celebrate the release of Burner at Charlie Vergos’ Rendezvous in Memphis on February 25.

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Heartbreak and Betrayal

J.T. Ellison pens a deeply personal, compelling thriller with It’s One of Us

Family secrets and murder test a couple’s faith in each other in J.T. Ellison’s most personal, emotion-laden novel to date. The author will discuss It’s One of Us at Parnassus Books in Nashville on February 20.

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Secrets and Lies

J.T. Ellison channels Agatha Christie in the suspense-filled Her Dark Lies

At the wedding of the year on an exotic island off the Italian coast, a Nashville artist and the wealthy man she intends to marry become embroiled in mystery and intrigue in J.T. Ellison’s novel, Her Dark Lies. Ellison will deliver the keynote address at the Clarksville Writers Conference banquet on May 19.

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Teller of Tales

An unreliable narrator keeps readers guessing in Valerie Nieman’s In the Lonely Backwater

From the outset, it’s clear that young Maggie knows more than she’s saying about her cousin Charisse’s disappearance and murder in Valerie Nieman’s coming of age/suspense thriller In the Lonely Backwater.

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