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Paula McLain, author of When the Stars Go Dark

Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature. When tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna flees to the Northern California village of Mendocino to grieve. She lived there as a child with her beloved foster parents, and now she believes it might be the only place left for her. Yet the day she arrives, she learns that a local teenage girl has gone missing. The crime feels frighteningly reminiscent of the most crucial time in Anna’s childhood, when the unsolved murder of a young girl touched Mendocino and changed the community forever. As past and present collide, Anna realizes that she has been led to this moment.

Week of April 4, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of April 4th include THAT SUMMER by Jennifer Weiner, a timely and deliciously twisty novel of intrigue, secrets and the transformative power of female friendship; Michael Connelly's masterful thriller, THE DARK HOURS, in which LAPD detective Renée Ballard joins forces with Harry Bosch to find justice in a city scarred by fear and social unrest after a methodical killer strikes on New Year’s Eve; WHEN THE STARS GO DARK, an atmospheric novel of intertwined destinies and heart-wrenching suspense from Paula McLain; Joshilyn Jackson's MOTHER MAY I, an addictive novel of domestic suspense in which a mother must decide how far she is willing to go to protect her child and the life she loves; and SURVIVING SAVANNAH, a breathtaking work of historical fiction from Patti Callahan that revolves around the luxury steamship Pulaski (“The Titanic of the South," as it was called) that sank in 1838 with Savannah's elite on board.