Virtual: Madeleine Henry, "My Favorite Terrible Thing" in conversation with Liz Moore

Reading Between the Lines: A Virtual Evening with Madeleine Henry


Join us for a virtual author event, as we explore Madeleine Henry's new novel, My Favorite Terrible Thing. An author's disappearance, a detective on the hunt for the truth, and curious clues within the pages of a novel—My Favorite Terrible Thing is sure to satisfy mystery fans. Don't miss out on a thrilling evening of suspense and deception.


The world’s most famous author has vanished. A thrilling hunt of mind games and twisting suspense begins when a detective sees evidence written into her novel.

Detective Nina Travers is so good at her job that she blends in like a benevolent Tom Ripley. She can be anyone. She can be no one. Nina wants to be someone. Her new case will finally get her noticed.

Bestselling author Claire Ross has disappeared from the Hamptons on her wedding day. How tragic that the author of an epic romance that captured the heart, soul, and imagination of the world should suddenly vanish on the happiest day of her life. Claire’s distraught family and friends, her mystified fiancé, and her zealous online fans all have their theories—from the sinister to the hopeful. Nina’s job is to find the truth, and she’s pursuing an angle that no one else has explored. She’s looking for a trail of clues in Claire’s novel.

Reading between its haunting lines, Nina follows a spiraling path of secret love, obsession, and death. What Nina finds is so shocking even she never saw it coming.

My Favorite Terrible Thing is Madeleine Henry's third novel. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the New York Post, and Entertainment Weekly. Previously she worked at Goldman Sachs after graduating from Yale. She lives with her husband in New York, where she is at work on her next book. For more information, visit

Madeleine Henry

Liz Moore is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Long Bright River, which was a Good Morning America Book Club pick and one of Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2019, as well as the acclaimed novels Heft and The Unseen World. A winner of the 2014-2015 Rome Prize in Literature, she lives in Philadelphia.

Liz Moore
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Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 7:00pm EDT
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