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Book Launch Event Photo Gallery: Some Choose Darkness— Charlie Donlea

Updated: Jan 30, 2020

Pre-Launch drink with a childhood friend from the old neighborhood.

June 1: Some Photos from the Book Launch event

Venue: 750 Cucina Rustica

Bookseller: Read Between the Lynes

Some Choose Darkness Book Launch

What a great turnout for the launch of my fourth novel. It was a mix of childhood friends and new acquaintances, parents and children, my network of “adult” friends, and random readers who took the time to come out and meet me for the first time. A big THANK YOU to everyone!

Special thanks, also, to Read Between the Lynes Bookstore for providing the books. And to 750 Cucina Rustica for hosting a flawless event. You allowed the beer and wine to flow, perhaps, a bit too liberally. But, hey, everyone had a great time.

—Charlie Donlea

Here are some highlights...

June 2

Barnes & Noble Book Signing

A special thank you to all the supporters

who turned out for the Sunday signing at

Barnes and Noble Crystal Lake!


Named one of the most anticipated thrillers of Summer 2019

"The anxiety and deep cleansing breaths will be a must with this serial killer thriller."


“In Donlea's skillful hands, this story of obsession, murder, and the search for truth is both a compassionate character study and a compelling thriller.”

—Kirkus Reviews

“Donlea smoothly mixes red herrings and genuine clues...readers who relish a good puzzle will be rewarded.”

—Publisher's Weekly

“Part 1970s serial-killer thriller and part contemporary Chicago crime novel, this deceptively quick read has something for everyone.”


“A harrowing ride full of twists and turns.”


About the Author

Charlie Donlea is the USA Today and International bestselling author of Summit Lake, The Girl Who Was Taken and Don't Believe It. His fourth novel, Some Choose Darkness was released May 28, 2019. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages across fifteen countries. He resides in Chicago with his wife and two young children. Buy the Book. Visit the Author's Website


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