Vanessa Lillie is originally from Oklahoma, but she calls Providence, Rhode Island home with her husband and dinosaur-aficionado son. Her debut thriller, Little Voices, was an Amazon bestseller and number one psychological thriller for all of September 2019. Little Voices received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal as well as must-read lists in Real Simple, Refinery29, Cosmopolitan UK, and Bookish. It was also named one of the best debut thrillers of 2019 by Bolo Books. The Providence Journal review said, "Aficionados of mystery, thriller and horror will savor this intricately plotted page-turner that builds to a stunning denouement." Lillie’s next thriller, For the Best, releases September 2020, and it will also be set in Providence. On this episode we chat about her experiences of becoming a new mo, post partum depression, growing up as real life Lisa Simpsons, going to church in a funeral home, EMDR therapy, ghost, and more.