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January 11, 2022 @ 7:30 pm

Find Me: A Virtual Evening with Alafair Burke, Megan Abbott and Laura Lippman


January 11, 2022
7:30 pm



Books & Books and indie bookstores across the country present

A Virtual Evening with

Alafair Burke

In conversation with Megan Abbott and Laura Lippman

Find Me: A Novel

(Harper, $26.99)

Tuesday, January 11, 7:30 PM ET  | Via Zoom


Books & Books is excited to partner with Politics and Prose, Book Carnival, Mysterious Galaxy, Murder on the Beach and Mystery Lovers Bookshop for this special conversation with Alafair Burke! Tickets are $5  or bundled with the book (+tax/fee).

Once you make your purchase, we will send you a Zoom registration link (24 hours BEFORE) that will give you access to the event via private link. See below for detailed information on tickets.

About the Book:

“Alafair Burke’s latest propulsive thrill-ride is a suspenseful, twisty mystery about memory, friendship and secrets. A page-turner of the highest order.” -Laura Dave, author of The Last Thing He Told Me

The disappearance of a young woman leaves her best friend reeling and an NYPD homicide detective digging into her own past in this twisty mystery about the power of female friendships. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Better Sister and The Wife.

Some pasts won’t stay forgotten . . .

She calls herself Hope Miller, but she has no idea who she actually is. Fifteen years ago, she was found in a small New Jersey town thrown from an overturned vehicle, with no clue to her identity. Doctors assumed her amnesia was a temporary side effect of her injuries, but she never regained her memory. Hope eventually started a new life with a new name in a new town that welcomed her, yet always wondered what she may have left behind—or been running from. Now, she’s leaving New Jersey to start over once again.

Manhattan defense lawyer Lindsay Kelly, Hope’s best friend and the one who found her after the accident, understands why Hope wants a new beginning. But she worries how her friend will fare in her new East Hampton home, far away from everything familiar. Lindsay’s worst fears are confirmed when she discovers Hope has vanished without a trace—the only lead a drop of blood found where she was last seen. Even more ominously, the blood matches a DNA sample with a connection to a notorious Kansas murderer.

With nowhere else to turn, Lindsay calls NYPD homicide detective Ellie Hatcher, the daughter of the cop who dedicated his life to hunting the Kansas killer. Ellie has always believed there was more to the story of her father’s death twenty years earlier—and she now fears that Hope’s recent disappearance could be related.

In pursuit of answers, the women search for the truth beneath long-buried secrets. And when their searches converge, what they find will upend everything they’ve ever known.

About the Author:

Alafair Burke is a New York Times bestselling author whose most recent novels include The Better SisterThe Wife, optioned for a feature film by Amazonand The Ex, which was nominated for the Edgar Award for best novel. She is also the co-author of the bestselling Under Suspicion series with Mary Higgins Clark. She currently serves as the President of Mystery Writers of America and is the first woman of color to be elected to that position. Her new novel FIND ME comes out on 1/11/2022.  A former prosecutor, she now teaches criminal law and lives in Manhattan and East Hampton. For more about Alafair Burke, visit: http://alafairburke.com/

About the Moderators:

Laura Lippman has been hailed as a distinctive voice in crime fiction. Recently named one of the “essential” crime writers of the last 100 years, she has produced 24 novels, a book of short stories, a collection of essays, and a children’s picture book, and been published in more than 25 languages. A New York Times bestseller, she also has won more than 20 prizes for her work and been shortlisted for 30 more. Her 2019 novel, Lady in the Lake, will be produced as a television series starring Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong’o. Her new book, SEASONAL WORK, a collection of story stories, will be published January 4, 2022. Lippman lives in Baltimore and New Orleans. http://www.lauralippman.net/
Megan Abbott is the Edgar award-winning author of ten crime novels, including the bestselling You Will Know Me and Give Me Your Hand. Formerly a writer on HBO’s The Deuce, she served as co-showrunner and co-creator of Dare Me, now streaming on Netflix. Her latest novel, the New York Times bestseller The Turnout, is in bookstores now. https://www.meganabbott.com/about

Ticket Guidelines:

Tier 1: U.S. GA (Includes book + U.S shipping): The purchase of this ticket admits (1) one person into the virtual event and includes (1) one copy of Find Me (Harper $26.99 + tax and fee). Please note that a fee of $6 is included for U.S. domestic shipping of the book.

When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address (including your Apt. # if applicable) and phone number.

Tier 2: U.S. GA (No book): The purchase of this ticket admits (1) one person into the virtual event.

All books will be shipped AFTER the event.

When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address and phone number.

Please note: Due to the pandemic the post office is being challenged by increased volume, staffing issues, and safety measures. Most orders within the U.S. deliver in about 10 business days from the date the book ships. International orders usually take longer and vary depending on the country of destination. We cannot guarantee the exact date of delivery, however, will do our best to make it as swift as possible. Thank you for your understanding.