On My Wishlist, Oct. 23, 2010

So for today’s “On My Wishlist” I have two books that are coming out early next year.

First is an author I always read.  He’s definitely a favorite author! With a release date of 1/4/11, Greg Iles’s newest thriller:

 Penn Cage’s father, Dr. Tom Cage, stands accused of murder, and each effort to defend him unearths new, shocking secrets, leaving Penn to question whether he ever really knew his father at all. At issue is the murder of Tom’s former nurse, Viola Turner. The district attorney is quick to point the finger at Tom, citing his decades-old relationship with Viola. When Tom is taken into custody, Penn must explore the dangerous territory of Tom and Viola’s shared history, set squarely in the most harrowing years of civil-rights-era Mississippi. What was the relationship between Tom, Viola, and the ‘Double Eagle Club,’ an ultraviolent group of hardened men who considered themselves smarter, tougher, and more elite than their peers in the FBI-infiltrated Ku Klux Klan? In Natchez, Mississippi, where the past is never truly past, long-buried secrets tend to turn lethal when exposed to the light of day. For Penn Cage, the cost of solving this case is no exception.

 

 

And second is what sounds like another really great book from a great author. With a release date of 1/11/11, Brad Meltzer’s newest work:

 There are stories no one knows. Hidden stories. I love those stories. And since I work in the National Archives, I find those stories for a living. So says Benjamin January, a young archivist who spends his days working with the most important documents of the U.S. government. When Clementine Kaye, his first childhood crush, shows up at the Archives asking for his help tracking down her long-lost father, Benjy tries to impress her by showing her the secret vault where the President of the United States privately reviews classified documents. It is also where Benjy and Clementine accidentally happen upon a priceless artifact-a 200-year-old dictionary that once belonged to George Washington-hidden inside a desk chair. Eager to discover why the President is hiding this important national treasure, the two soon find themselves entangled in a web of deception, conspiracy, and murder that will reveal the most well kept secret of the U.S. Presidency.

 

 

So what’s on YOUR wishlist this week?

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3 thoughts on “On My Wishlist, Oct. 23, 2010

  1. Tara thanks for the heads up on two authors I have a few books from and loved! i have added both of these to my ever growing wishing to read list as you are so right Greg Iles is an author that is well worth reading everything he writes and Meltzer is not bad either…

    I have several things going this month at my place and one of them is My Wishlist post if you would like to stop by and check it out.. Also have several contests and my first Author guest post today!

    jackie >_<

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