Saturday, October 08, 2016

What is Lis Wiehl reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Lis Wiehl, author of The Candidate.

Her entry begins:
I recently read Atonement by Ian McEwan (I know, I’m a little behind the curve here) and it continues to haunt me.

It’s a combination of sheer page-turning narrative and vital, heartbreaking characters, with a complicated moral dilemma at its core. A young girl’s romantic jealousy causes her to take a seemingly minor action that has far-reaching implications for...[read on]
About The Candidate, from the publisher:
How far will a candidate go to become president? Erica Sparks—America’s top-rated cable-news host—is about to find out.

Mike Ortiz is a dynamic war hero favored to win the White House. Standing by his side is his glamorous and adoring wife, Celeste. But something about this seemingly perfect couple troubles Erica. Is Celeste really who she seems? And most importantly, what really happened in that squalid Al-Qaeda prison where Mike Ortiz spent nine months?

But more than the nation’s future is at stake. Erica’s relentless search for the truth puts the life of her preteen daughter Jenny in danger, even as Erica’s own dark past threatens to overtake her.
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My Book, The Movie: The Candidate.

The Page 69 Test: The Candidate.

Writers Read: Lis Wiehl.

--Marshal Zeringue