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Laura Dave & ‘Maestro’s Josh Singer Adapting Dave’s Forthcoming Mystery Novel ‘The Night We Lost Him’ For Netflix

EXCLUSIVE: #1 New York Times bestselling author Laura Dave is teaming with her husband Josh Singer, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter currently nominated for Maestro, to adapt her forthcoming novel The Night We Lost Him into a feature for Netflix.

The pair comes to the project following their collaboration on The Last Thing He Told Me, Apple TV+’s hit limited series adaptation of Dave’s same-name novel, starring Jennifer Garner, which they co-developed and executive produced.

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Set to hit bookshelves on October 1st, The Night We Lost Him watches as the patriarch of a famed hotel empire dies under suspicious circumstances. Thereafter, his daughter and her estranged brother join forces to find out what happened, unraveling a larger mystery about who their father really was. Simon & Schuster/Marysue Rucci Books is handling U.S. publication of the book, with Penguin Random House/Century Books bringing it to the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Dave’s best-known work, mystery thriller The Last Thing He Told Me, spent over 80 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller List and has sold over three million copies to date. Her books have been published in 38 countries and have been spotlighted by Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club, Indie Next, Book of the Month Club, The Richard and Judy Book Club, Best of Amazon, and Best of Apple Books. Other works from the author include Eight Hundred Grapes, Hello, Sunshine, The First Husband, The Divorce Party, and London Is The Best City In America.

Most recently, Singer teamed with Bradley Cooper to co-write and executive produce his Leonard Bernstein drama Maestro for Netflix, which is up for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. Previously, he’s also co-written and exec produced such decorated titles as Damien Chazelle’s First Man, Steven Spielberg’s The Post, and Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight, which brought him and McCarthy the Oscar for Original Screenplay and also won Best Picture.

Dave is repped by WME; Singer by WME, Sugar23, and Lichter, Grossman, Nichols.

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