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JAMES W. HALL on Going Dark, GREG ILES on The Devil’s Punchbowl, JEFF ABBOTT on Downfall, and ADAM MANSBACH on The Dead Run

Sunday, Nov. 24, 12:30 p.m., Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)

Author(s) and Guest(s)

James W. Hall

A radical environmental activist group sets its sights on the nuclear power plant in Turkey Point, Florida in Hall's thriller Going Dark (Minotaur Books; $25.99). When Private Investigator Thorn's son becomes involved with the group, Thorn is forced to make a terrible decision: join forces with the eco-terrrorists or allow his son to die.   With his unerring sense of place, and a frighteningly sure grasp of the dark side, nobody cooks it up like Hall.”  —Miami Herald. Hall is an Edgar and Shamus Award-winning author whose books have been translated into a dozen languages.  

Greg Iles

After appearing in two of Greg Iles's most popular novels, Penn Cage makes his triumphant return in The Devil's Punchbowl (Pocket Star:  $9.99). As a prosecuting attorney in Houston, Penn Cage sent hardened killers to death row. But it is as mayor of his hometown -- Natchez, Mississippi -- that Penn will face his most dangerous threat. In 1992, some of the world's bestselling authors formed the band the Rock Bottom Remainders.  For two decades the band played on, loud and proud, to sold out crowds across the country.  Hard Listening:  The Greatest Rock Band Ever (of Authors) Tells All (Coliloquy; $16.99) combines essay, fiction, photographs, audio and video clips--even interactive quizzes--in a look back at twenty years of friendship, love, writing and the redemptive power of rock 'n' roll. Third Degree, True Evil, and Turning Angel. He is also a member of the Band Formerly Known as the Rock Bottom Remainders.     

Jeff Abbott

Ex-CIA agent Sam Capra is back for a third time in Jeff Abbott's thriller Downfall (Grand Central; $27.00).   When a beautiful woman whispers “help me” to him in his San Francisco bar, Sam suddenly finds himself fighting to save both her life and his own. Sam must bring down the most dangerous enemy of them all: a man who owns the people who run the world. Abbot is the bestselling and award-winning author of several mystery and suspense novels, including Adrenaline, The Last Minute, and Panic.   

Adam Mansbach

The Dead Run (Harper Voyager; $25.99) is Adam Mansbach supernatural thriller set in the US/Mexican borderlands.  As girls go missing on both sides of the border, three lives intertwine through the will of an evil force.  Mansbach is the author of Rage is Back, The End of the JewsAngry Black White Boy, and the pop culture phenomenon Go the Fuck to Sleep.

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