Tuesday, December 8, 7 PM EST
Tessa Wegert and Wendy Walker discuss their new books, Don't Look for Me and The Dead Season. This virtual event is co-sponsored by Barrett Bookstore and the Darien Library.
"Shana Merchant wants nothing more than to leave her past behind in Tessa Wegert's The Dead Season." Read more
"Wegert makes Shana take an unflinching look into her past." Read more
"In this diverting sequel to Death in the Family (2020), the game is still on." Read more
"Professional-grade detection with a no-nonsense heroine who can be stressed out but never counted out." Read more
"This winter, Shana is back with a new mystery to solve. I was truly impressed with the first book in this series, and I can’t wait to see what Tessa Wegert does next." Read more
"Close to two decades later, Wegert would use her memories from that island getaway to lay the groundwork for her first novel, Death in the Family." Read more
"For first-time author Tessa Wegert, it’s no mystery what inspired her to write..." Read more
"The novel, in the mighty tradition of Agatha Christie, weaves a gripping tale that twists and turns in the wind, leaving the reader collecting clues in hopes of solving the mystery: what really happened to Jasper Sinclair." Read more
"If you are into new mysteries that are a little bit more procedural, then this is a pick for you...I was easily sucked in." Read more
"Death in the Family by Tessa Wegert is an Agatha Christie-esque thriller with a deadly twist." Read more
"The trick of Death in the Family is that Wegert is not only in control of the book's allusive material, but she has freshened it by fusing it with a contemporary thriller's grit." Read more
"Author Tessa Wegert’s debut is impressive in its scope...Death in the Family marks a bold beginning to an addictive new series." Read more
"Murder fans get ready to settle into your seat, Wegert’s plot will keep you rooted in place until the final enthralling page." Read more
"I look forward to future books exploring Shana’s troubled personal history, her burgeoning self-confidence in her new job, and her tentative professional partnership with Tim Wellington." Read more
"Tessa Wegert has crafted an utterly irresistible modern-day mystery that is deeply indebted to the great “locked room” puzzles of the past." Read more
"I can’t wait for the opportunity to watch Shana Merchant work again! Is there a way to physically force an author to write faster? Asking for a friend…" Read more
"Fans of golden age closed circle murder mysteries will enjoy this effective update." Read more
"This locked-room thriller has all of the requisite tangled motives and deductive crime-solving, along with a riveting introduction to edgy survivor Shana and Tim, her steady, easygoing foil."
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