By Stephen L. Carter
“Carter twists plotlines like pretzels whereas wryly skewering America’s prosperous highbrow elite.” —People
John Grisham known as Stephen L. Carter’s first novel, The Emperor of Ocean Park, “beautifully written and cleverly plotted. A wealthy, complicated relatives saga, one deftly woven via an exceptional felony thriller.” The Chicago Tribune hailed Carter’s subsequent ebook, New England White, as “a whodunit with conscience.” Now this best-selling novelist returns with an electrifying political mystery set within the turbulent period of Watergate and Vietnam, giving us probably the most riveting and bare images of Nixon ever written.
In the summer season of 1952, twenty fashionable males assemble at a mystery assembly on Martha’s winery and devise a plot to control the President of the us. quickly after, the physique of 1 of those males is located via Eddie Wesley, Harlem’s emerging literary famous person. whilst Eddie’s more youthful sister mysteriously disappears, Eddie and the lady he loves, Aurelia Treene, are pulled into what turns into a twenty-year look for the reality. As Eddie and Aurelia discover layer upon layer of intrigue, their odyssey takes them from the rich drawing rooms of latest York throughout the shady corners of radical politics, all of the technique to the Oval Office.
Stephen Carter’s novel is as advanced because it is suspenseful, and along with his distinct skill to show stereotypes inside of out, Palace Council is guaranteed to enthrall readers to the final web page.