Liese O'Halloran Schwarz

Liese O'Halloran Schwarz, an emergency-room doctor, published her first novel, a Southern mystery entitled NEAR CANAAN, while in medical school. Her next novel, THE POSSIBLE WORLD — which traces the converging lives of a young boy who witnesses a brutal murder, the ER doctor who tends to him, and an older woman guarding her long buried secrets — was published in June 2018 by Scribner. Her newest book, WHAT COULD BE SAVED, an Indie Next Pick, was published by Atria in January 2021. She is at work on her next novel.

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