Before she knows what’s happening, Molly’s unusual demeanor has the police targeting her as their lead suspect. She quickly finds herself caught in a web of deception, one she has no idea how to untangle.
Does that riveting excerpt already have you on the edge of your seat? Then come meet New York Times bestselling author Nita Prose, the 2024 Carlsbad City Library Reads Together featured author, as she discusses her bestselling murder mystery novel, The Maid, in conversation with ABTB founder Susan McBeth.
Clue-like, locked-room mystery and a heartwarming journey of the spirit, The Maid explores what it means to be the same as everyone else and yet entirely different–and reveals that all mysteries can be solved through connection to the human heart.
Registration for this event is not required, as it is free and open to the public. However, make sure to visit the Carlsbad City Library website for instructions to obtain your free, first-come, first-served ticket (required) for the event.
Copies of The Maid and Nita’s new book, The Mystery Guest, are available for pre-sale below to be delivered to the event for signing. Books will be also be available for purchase and signing at the event.
Nita Prose is the author of The Maid, which has sold over one million copies worldwide and was published in more than forty countries. A #1 New York Times bestseller and a “Good Morning America” book club pick, The Maid won the Ned Kelly Award for International Crime Fiction, the Fingerprint Award for Debut Novel of the Year, the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, and the Barry Award for Best First Mystery, and was an Edgar Award finalist for Best Novel. Additionally, it is currently in development as a major motion picture.
In her new stand alone novel, The Mystery Guest, it’s up to Molly the maid to uncover the truth, no matter how dirty.
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