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“[I] may never have loved a book as much.”
–Jenna Bush Hager on All the Colors of the Dark


Please join Chris Whitaker for a discussion of All the Colors of the Dark

Jun 25 2024 (Tue)
Seattle, WA
Third Place Books at Seward Park
7:00 PM PST
Jun 26 2024 (Wed)
Santa Monica, CA
Zibby’s Bookshop
In conversation with Jordan Moblo
6:00 PM PST
Jun 27 2024 (Thu)
Houston, TX
Blue Willow Bookshop
In conversation with Valerie Koehler
7:00 PM CST
Jun 28 2024 (Fri)
Cambridge, MA
Harvard Bookstore
7:00 PM EST
Jun 29 2024 (Sat)
Plainville, MA
An Unlikely Story
In conversation with Hank Phillippi Ryan
7:00 PM EST
Jul 9 2024 (Tue)
Virtual Event
A Mighty Blaze
In conversation with Hank Phillippi Ryan
3:00 PM EST
Jul 11 2024 (Thu)
Virtual Event
Fabled Bookshop & Café
12:00 PM CST
Jul 25 2024 (Thu)
Brielle, NJ
BookTowne with the Brielle Public Library
In conversation with Amy Jo Burns
6:00 PM EST
Jul 26 2024 (Fri)
Nashville, TN
Parnassus Books
In conversation with Kathy Schultenover
6:30 PM CST
Jul 27 2024 (Sat)
St. Louis, MO
Left Bank Books
7:00 PM CST
Jul 28 2024 (Sun)
Lake Forest, IL
Lake Forest Bookstore
11:30 AM CST
Jul 28 2024 (Sun)
Naperville, IL
Anderson’s Bookshop
4:00 PM CST
Jul 29 2024 (Mon)
Petosky, MI
McLean & Eakin Booksellers
In conversation with Maris Herrington
6:00 PM EST

Praise for All the Colors of the Dark

All the Colors of the Dark is a brilliant work of art.”—Jodi Picoult
“Sure to bring suspense to the beach!”US Weekly

“Equal parts harrowing and triumphant, Chris Whitaker's novel is a haunting story of America, alternating between its twin strands of violence and love. I couldn’t put it down. An absolutely must-read novel.” —Gillian Flynn

“Chris Whitaker kept me frantically turning the pages and somehow made me cry at the end. . . . Brava!” —Kristin Hannah
“Engrossing, heartbreaking and uplifting in equal measure—I’ve never read anything quite like it. This book will stay with you for a very long time.”
—Lucy Foley

“Impeccably crafted, deeply emotional, entirely shattering. I was captivated from page one.” —Bonnie Garmus

A huge achievement.  ―Alex Michaelides

Amazing. Haunting. Unforgettable.”—Patricia Cornwell

From the New York Times bestselling author of We Begin at the End comes an epic novel about a man fixated on finding a missing woman―and the FBI agent on his tail, who might be even more obsessed than he is.

1975 is a time of change in America. The Vietnam War is ending. Mohammed Ali is fighting Joe Frazier. And in the small town of Monta Clare, Missouri, girls are disappearing.

When the daughter of a wealthy family is targeted, the most unlikely hero emerges—Patch, a local boy with one eye, who saves the girl, and, in doing so, leaves heartache in his wake.

Patch and those who love him soon discover that the line between triumph and tragedy has never been finer. And that their search for answers will lead them to truths that could mean losing one another.

A soaring thriller and an epic love story that spans decades, Chris Whitaker has written a novel about what lurks in the shadows of obsession, and the blinding light of hope.

Author Photo Chris Whitaker

Photo: © David Calvert

Chris Whitaker

Chris Whitaker is the award-winning author of Tall Oaks, All the Wicked Girls, and the New York Times bestseller We Begin at the End. Chris lives in the UK.

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