THIS WEEK IN FEBRUARY

  1. Wednesday Mar 28 JESSICA STRAWSER INTRODUCES HER NOVEL WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28; 7 PM JESSICA STRAWSER, author of Almost Missed You, will introduce her new novel, Not That I Could Tell. Set in nearby Yellow Springs, Ohio, the novel asks: How well do we really know our neighbors and...
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JESSICA STRAWSER INTRODUCES HER NOVEL

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28; 7 PM

JESSICA STRAWSER, author of Almost Missed You, will introduce her new novel, Not That I Could Tell. Set in nearby Yellow Springs, Ohio, the novel asks: How well do we really know our neighbors and what goes on behind their closed doors? A group of neighboring women gather around a fire pit in one of their backyards one Saturday night for wine and socialization. The next morning, they become aware that one of them, Kristin, is no longer in her house. She and her young twins have disappeared. Her estranged husband has no idea where they could be. A police investigation is started and leads are slim, but all the neighbors and Kristin’s husband are suspects in the disappearance. How can they unravel this mystery? Did Kristin and her kids just disappear or did something awful happen to them? ST. MARTIN'S PRESS

“The characters are unique, engaging, and relatable and the ending is both surprising and poignant. Fans of Liane Moriarty will adore Jessica Strawser; she’s a huge talent.” ---Kate Moretti, New York Times bestselling author of The Blackbird Season and The Vanishing Year.

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