No meetings, no pressure, just good reading! This month's selection is "The Lioness" by Chris Bohjalian.
Enjoy fiction and nonfiction, large print and audiobooks. This month’s title is The Lioness by Chris Bohjalian. Author information, questions to ponder and readalikes included with each book. Pick up a copy of the book and information sheet at the CAV desk.
A luxurious African safari turns deadly for a Hollywood starlet and her entourage in this riveting historical thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Lotus.
Chris Bohjalian is the author of twenty-three books, including Hour of the Witch, Midwives, and The Flight Attendant, which has been made into an HBO Max limited series starring Kaley Cuoco.
"[A] devastatingly cunning suspense novel... Bohjalian does a superb job of judiciously rolling out information of how past transgressions may have led to the heart-stopping episodes of chaos and carnage as the shocking, twist-filled plot builds up to the revelation of 'the real reasons for the safari nightmare.' This brilliant whydunit is not to be missed." --Publishers Weekly, starred
"Another tour de force from Bohjalian... Hollywood elite become the hunted as their instinctual fight for survival takes priority over all else. Fans of character-driven narratives will relish traipsing through both the [Serengeti] and the souls and psyches of Bohjalian's characters. --Library Journal, starred
Realikes include: Red Island House: a novel by Andrea Lee, The Glass Kingdom: a novel by Lawrence Osborne, and American Spy: a novel by Lauren Wilkinson.
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