Tom Nash, a retired English spy is attempting to put his past behind him and make a living as a writer in the South of France. But when a hired killer creeps into his bedroom and tries to kill him in his sleep, Tom finds himself in a race to figure out which of his many former enemies or current friends wants him dead before another assassin is sent.
Ben Fountain’s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” - The Washington Post I heard this is being made into a movie. This took a while to get into but I am so happy i read it. I can't stop thinking about it as I read about our soldiers in Afghanistan.
"Reading The Secret History by Donna Tartt reminded me of reading books as a kid; I was SO immersed that I forgot I wasn't one of the characters. It's a sort of inverted mystery story — a "Whydunit," if you will — with insanely smart and subtle writing. It's about a group of students at a small liberal-arts college who get a little too into their classics studies and (not a spoiler, this is ...
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom is a Historical Fiction book set in the early 1800′s. It’s about slavery, family, kindness and love. It also portrays the difficulties that faced black slaves when owned by corrupt white men.
Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in… read more at Kobo.
This book is amazing. I had to keep flipping back to the cover while reading it to confirm that yes, it was written by a man. Very emotional, very well written, very real characters. Definitely worth reading :)