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Week of November 4, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of November 4th include Jonathan Kellerman's THE WEDDING GUEST, a gripping psychological thriller in which psychologist Alex Delaware and detective Milo Sturgis unravel a shocking crime at a raucous wedding reception; QUEENIE, debut author Candice Carty-Williams' disarmingly honest, boldly political and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place; THE DREAMERS by Karen Thompson Walker, a mesmerizing work of fiction in which an ordinary town is transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep; BOWLAWAY, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken's sweeping and enchanting novel about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley; and THE MAYFLOWER, Rebecca Fraser's vivid narrative history of the Mayflower and of the Winslow family, who traveled to America in search of a new world.

Jonathan Kellerman, author of The Wedding Guest: An Alex Delaware Novel

Summoned to a run-down former strip joint, Dr. Alex Delaware and LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis find themselves crashing a wild "Saints and Sinners"–themed wedding reception. But they’re not the only uninvited guests. A horrified bridesmaid has discovered the body of a young woman, dressed to impress in pricey haute couture and accessorized with a grisly red slash around her neck. What’s missing is any means of identification, or a single partygoer who recognizes the victim.