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Week of December 5, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of December 5th include Brendan Slocumb's THE VIOLIN CONSPIRACY, a beautifully rendered and complex debut novel in which a shocking theft sends a Black classical musician on a desperate quest to recover his great-great-grandfather’s heirloom violin on the eve of the most prestigious musical competition in the world; THE DICKENS BOY, a vibrant and engaging novel about the adventures of Charles Dickens’ son in the Australian Outback during the 1860s --- from the award-winning author of modern classics such as SCHINDLER'S LIST and NAPOLEON'S LAST ISLAND, Thomas Keneally; and the paperback original SO LONG, CHESTER WHEELER by Catherine Ryan Hyde, an uplifting novel about looking deeper into the heart and soul to form bonds with the last people we’d expect --- only to discover that they’re the ones who need it most.