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Week of November 1, 2021

Paperback releases for the week of November 1st include Tana French's THE SEARCHER, a masterful, atmospheric tale of suspense that asks what we sacrifice in our search for truth and justice, and what we risk if we don't; YOU LOVE ME, the third installment in Caroline Kepnes’ compulsively readable thriller series, with an all-new plot not seen in the blockbuster Netflix show, "You"; PERESTROIKA IN PARIS by Jane Smiley, a captivating, brilliantly imaginative story of three extraordinary animals --- and a young boy --- whose lives intersect in Paris; LOCAL WOMAN MISSING, a smart and chilling thriller in which Mary Kubica takes domestic secrets to a whole new level, showing that some people will stop at nothing to keep the truth buried; and QUEENS OF THE CRUSADES, an epic narrative history from Alison Weir chronicling the first five queens from the powerful royal family that ruled England and France for over 300 years.

Rachel Hawkins, author of The Wife Upstairs

Newly arrived to Birmingham, Alabama, Jane is a broke dog-walker in Thornfield Estates, the kind of place where no one will notice if Jane lifts the discarded tchotchkes and jewelry off the side tables of her well-heeled clients. But her luck changes when she meets Eddie Rochester, Thornfield Estates’ most mysterious resident. His wife, Bea, drowned in a boating accident with her best friend. As Jane and Eddie fall for each other, Jane is increasingly haunted by the legend of Bea, an ambitious beauty with a rags-to-riches origin story, who launched a wildly successful southern lifestyle brand. How can she, plain Jane, ever measure up? And can she win Eddie’s heart before her past --- or his --- catches up to her?