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Amy Among the Serial Killers

Jincy Willett

Warwick’s presents
Jincy Willett
with live music by Ed Kornhauser

Amy Among the Serial Killers

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 7:30pm PDT

7812 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
Amy Among the Serial Killers
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On Tuesday, August 23rd at 7:30pm Warwick's will host Jincy Willett as she discusses and signs her new book, Amy Among the Serial Killers (Amy Gallup #3). Award-winning San Diego pianist Ed Kornhauser will join the event, providing live music. Jincy Willett is the author of Jenny and the Jaws of Life, Winner of the National Book Award, and The Writing Class, which have been translated and sold internationally. Her stories have been published in Cosmopolitan, McSweeney's Quarterly and other magazines. She frequently reviews for The New York Times Book Review.

Jincy Willett's beloved characters return in Amy Among the Serial Killers, a wickedly smart and funny take on the thriller genre by one of our most acclaimed literary humorists.

Carla Karolak is doing just fine. Having escaped the clutches of her controlling mother and founded a successful writing retreat in which participants are confined to windowless cells until they hit their daily word count, she lives a comfortable, if solitary, existence. If only her therapist, Toonie, would stop going on about Carla's nonexistent love life and start addressing her writer's block, she might be able to make some progress. But then Carla finds Toonie murdered, and suddenly her unfinished memoir is the least of her concerns. Without quite knowing why, she dials an old phone number.

Amy Gallup, retired after decades as a writing instructor, is surprised to hear from her former student Carla out of the blue, three years since they last spoke. She's even more shocked when she finds out the reason for Carla's call. Suddenly, she finds herself swept up in a murder investigation that soon brings her old writing group back together. But they'll need all the help they can get, as one murder leads to another, and suspicions of a serial killer mount across San Diego.
Full of Jincy Willett's trademark dark humor, an unforgettable cast of characters, and two of the most endearingly imperfect protagonists who have ever attempted to solve a murder, Amy Among the Serial Killers shows us what can be gained when we begin to break down our own walls and let others inside... as long as they aren't murderers.

San Diego-based pianist Ed Kornhauser holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from San Diego State University. His debut album The Short Years won “Best Jazz Album” at the 2021 San Diego Music Awards, and he was voted Best Jazz Artist in 2022. Working as a freelance musician in the greater San Diego area, Ed can be found backing a variety of local musicians and playing a diverse selection of music, including vocalists Whitney Shay and Leonard Patton.

Amy Among the Serial Killers: A Novel (Amy Gallup #3) By Jincy Willett Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250275141
Published: St. Martin's Press - August 23rd, 2022