All posts tagged: THE GOOD GOOD-BYE

Write On, Wednesday: Carla Buckley talks about her forthcoming title, THE GOOD GOODBYE, juggling dinner plates, domestic fiction, and the search for the perfect bath towel

By Leslie Lindsay  “The first thing you should know is everyone lies. The second thing is that it matters.”  I love this line and it adequately summarizes the fourth novel from Carla Buckley, a spellbinding domestic thriller about an entwined family forced together in the eaves of an ICU in which both of their daughters, cousins-close-as-sisters lie in precarious prognoses. Today I am honored to have Ms. Buckley with us as we learn more about the dark secrets we all have buried within. Leslie Lindsay: Carla, I am so honored to have you join us today. I’m always interested in what ‘flipped the switch’ for you when you set out to write THE GOOD GOODBYE. What was your ‘ah-ha’ moment? Carla Buckley: Hi, Leslie. Thank you so much for having me; I’m delighted to be here today! My “ah-ha” moment for THE GOOD GOODBYE actually occurred several years ago, when I learned about a true event in two college girls’ lives. It made the national news at the time and the two families involved ended …