Robin Peguero in conversation with Ashley Winstead

Robin Peguero spent seven years storytelling to juries for a living, most recently as a homicide prosecutor in Miami. An Afro-Latino and the son of immigrants, he graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He has written for the Miami Herald, the Harvard Crimson, and the Harvard Law Review, and he served as a press spokesman in the U.S. House, a speechwriter in the U.S. Senate before becoming a lawyer, and an investigative counsel on the House Select Committee Investigating the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol. He is currently Chief of Staff to a member of Congress.

Ashley Winstead is an academic turned novelist with a Ph.D. in contemporary American literature. She lives in Houston with her husband, two cats, and beloved wine fridge. You can find her at www.ashleywinstead.com.


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Friday, April 26, 2024 - 6:30pm

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One In The Chamber: A Novel By Robin Peguero Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538742464
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 26th, 2024

On Capitol Hill, they work you to death.

Cameron Leann is new to Washington, D.C. An Iowa farm boy without a penny to his name, Cam has joined a group of affluent junior staffers working for a powerful cohort of U.S. Senators known as The Gang of Six.


With Prejudice By Robin Peguero Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538706299
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 28th, 2023

No one knows what happened that night, and now seven strangers must decide, in this "exciting" and "clever" thriller (New York Times Book Review)

On the night that Melina Mora, a proud, free-spirited woman, was murdered, she was seen with a young man that matched Gabriel Soto’s description. Two strands of her hair were found in his bedroom.


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Midnight Is the Darkest Hour: A Novel By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781728269962
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - October 3rd, 2023

From the critically acclaimed author of In My Dreams I Hold A Knife and The Last Housewife comes Midnight is the Darkest Hour, a gothic Southern thriller about a killer haunting a small Louisiana town, where two outcasts—the preacher's daughter and the boy from the wrong side of the tracks—hold the key to uncovering the truth.


The Boyfriend Candidate: A Sizzling Slow-Burn Romantic Comedy By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781525804960
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Published: Graydon House - May 9th, 2023

"THE BOYFRIEND CANDIDATE is a total freaking delight. It's smart, sexy, funny and so sharply written."
--CARLEY FORTUNE, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Meet Me at the Lake


A laugh-out-loud rom-com about learning to embrace living outside your comfort zone.


The Last Housewife: A Novel By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728269825
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - April 4th, 2023

"A stunning, disturbing thriller that will have your mind and heart racing." —Samantha Downing

From the author of the acclaimed In My Dreams I Hold a Knife comes a pitch-black thriller about a woman determined to destroy a powerful cult and avenge the deaths of the women taken in by it, no matter the cost.


In My Dreams I Hold a Knife: A Novel By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728243207
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - April 19th, 2022

"[A] mordant debut novel....examines what it means to covet the lives of others, no matter the cost."—The New York Times

"Tense, twisty, and packed with shocks."—Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of Survive The Night

Six friends.

One college reunion.


Fool Me Once By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781525899744
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Published: Graydon House - April 5th, 2022

"A simmering slow burn bursting with banter... This is a romance for anyone who's ever felt too messy to be loved."

--ROSIE DANAN, author of The Roommate

In this fierce and funny battle of the exes, Ashley Winstead's Fool Me Once explores the chaos of wanting something you used to have.