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Week of June 8, 2020

Paperback releases for the week of June 8th include A MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT by David Baldacci, which finds FBI Agent Atlee Pine returning to her Georgia hometown to investigate her twin sister's abduction, only to encounter a serial killer; AMERICAN PREDATOR, in which journalist Maureen Callahan takes us on a journey into the chilling, nightmarish mind of a relentless killer, and to the limitations of traditional law enforcement; Lauren Willig's THE SUMMER COUNTRY, a sweeping Victorian epic of lost love, lies, jealousy and rebellion set in colonial Barbados; THE WHISPER MAN, Alex North's multi-generational story of a father and son caught in the crosshairs of an investigation to catch a serial killer preying on a small town; and THE LAST BOOK PARTY by debut novelist Karen Dukess, a propulsive tale of ambition and romance, set in the publishing world of 1980s New York and the timeless beaches of Cape Cod.

Kimberly Belle, author of Stranger in the Lake

When Charlotte married the wealthy widower Paul, it caused a ripple of gossip in their small lakeside town. They have a charmed life together, despite the cruel whispers about her humble past and his first marriage. But everything starts to unravel when she discovers a young woman’s body floating in the exact same spot where Paul’s first wife tragically drowned. At first, it seems like a horrific coincidence, but the stranger in the lake is no stranger. Charlotte saw Paul talking to her the day before, even though Paul tells the police he’s never met the woman. His lie exposes cracks in their fragile new marriage, cracks Charlotte is determined to keep from breaking them in two.