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Nelson DeMille, author of The Maze: A John Corey Novel

In PLUM ISLAND, Nelson DeMille introduced readers to NYPD homicide detective John Corey, who we first meet sitting on the back porch of his uncle’s waterfront estate on Long Island, convalescing from wounds incurred in the line of duty. A visit from the local Chief of Police results in the legendary Detective Corey becoming involved in the investigation of the murders of a married couple who were scientists at the top-secret biological research facility on Plum Island. THE MAZE opens with Corey on the same porch, but now in forced retirement from his last job as a Federal Agent with the Diplomatic Surveillance Group. When his former lover, Detective Beth Penrose, appears with a job offer, Corey once again has to make some decisions about his career --- and about reuniting with Beth Penrose.

Week of June 12, 2023

Paperback releases for the week of June 12th include THE MAZE, Nelson DeMille's long-awaited new thriller featuring former NYPD homicide detective John Corey, who is called out of retirement to investigate a string of grisly murders much too close to home; TRACY FLICK CAN'T WIN by Tom Perrotta, a sharp, darkly comic and pitch-perfect chronicle of the second act of one of the most memorable characters of our time; Mohsin Hamid's THE LAST WHITE MAN,   a story of love, loss and rediscovery in a time of unsettling change; GHOST LOVER, an electrifying collection of nine fearless and ferocious short stories from Lisa Taddeo, who brings to life the fever of obsession, the blindness of love and the mania of grief; and SWITCHBOARD SOLDIERS by Jennifer Chiaverini, a bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I --- the women of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, who broke down gender barriers in the military, smashed the workplace glass ceiling, and battled a pandemic as they helped lead the Allies to victory.