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Listen here as BCB host Anna McClain interviews bestselling Bainbridge author Kristin von Kreisler.
From her desk in her newly renovated Victorian farmhouse, Kristin von Kreisler watches ospreys and seals, and every hour a ferry passes by. Once owned by the island’s first postmistress and sheriff and their seven children, this historic building now houses the author of the 2013 bestseller An Unexpected Grace, the story of a woman’s recovery after surviving a shooting in her office, and of the redemptive relationship she develops with an abused golden retriever named Grace.
In this interview, Kristin describes her lifelong love of animals, how writing has become a pathway for caring for them, and what fuels her as a writer. In fact, her books, which have been translated into ten languages, all share a common theme: how animals enhance our human experience.
For example, her newly released book, Earnest, follows the story o