This week’s ‘GMA’ Buzz Pick: ‘When the Stars Go Dark’ by Paula McLain

McLain’s new heart-pounding novel is loosely inspired by the disappearance of Polly Klaas, a story that dominated national headlines in the early ‘90s.
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Transcript for This week’s ‘GMA’ Buzz Pick: ‘When the Stars Go Dark’ by Paula McLain
We hope you're doing well this Friday morning. Because it's Friday morning we have our buzz pick. "When the stars go dark" by Paula Mclain, she is the best-selling author of Paris wife" and her new novel is loosely inspired by the disappearance of polly Klaas, a story that dominated national headlines back in the early '90s. Here's Paula. Good morning, America. It's Paula Mclain and I'm so delighted to share my new thriller, "When the stars go dark." About a California missing persons detective who becomes obsessed with finding a vanished girl in the 1990s. That was before DNA testing and the internet to solve sensitive crimes. As I researched the novel I became more and more consumed with the stories of real missing girls and that became one of the driving themes of the book. That everyone deserves to be looked for. That polly Klaas story was a big story. "When the stars go dark" available now. You can read an excerpt on our website, goodmorningamerica.com. As always be sure to keep read ago long with us on our Instagram @gmabookclub. A special guest joining us,

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