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You Never Know by Connie Briscoe (HarperCollins)An assault in her own home leaves a deaf woman wondering if her disappeared husband has anything to do with it in this domestic thriller from a bestselling author.
I Will Find You by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing)
A man escapes from a maximum security prison after a photo suggests that the son he was wrongly sentenced for murdering is still alive.
The Last Suspicious Holdout by Ladee Hubbard (HarperCollins)
This story collection chronicles a suburban African-American community from 1992 to 2007, a period during which the “Black middle-class expanded while stories of ‘welfare Queens,’ ‘crack babies,’ and ‘super predators’ abounded in the media.”
Dust Child by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai (Oneworld Publications)
Old Vietnam meets new Vietnam with the stories of two sisters struggling to survive in 1969 wartorn Saigon and of two men searching for answers in the country decades later.
Mothered by Zoje Stage (Thomas & Mercer)
A new work by a Pittsburgh-based horror author follows a woman who spirals into madness after moving in with her estranged, newly widowed mother during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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