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John Grisham called Stephen L. Carter’s first novel,
The Emperor of Ocean Park, “beautifully
written and cleverly plotted. A rich, complex family saga,
one deftly woven through a fine legal thriller.” The
Chicago Tribune hailed Carter’s next book, New
as “a whodunit with conscience.” Now this best-selling
with an electrifying political thriller set in the turbulent
Watergate and Vietnam, giving us one of the most riveting
portraits of Nixon ever written.
In the summer of
prominent men gather at a secret meeting on Martha’s
devise a plot to manipulate the President of the United
after, the body of one of these men is found by Eddie
rising literary star. When Eddie’s younger sister mysteriously
disappears, Eddie and the woman he loves, Aurelia Treene,
into what becomes a twenty-year search for the truth. As
Aurelia uncover layer upon layer of intrigue, their odyssey
from the wealthy drawing rooms of New York through the shady
radical politics, all the way to the Oval
Stephen Carter’s novel is as complex as it is
suspenseful, and with his unique ability to turn stereotypes
inside out, Palace Council is certain to enthrall
readers to the very last page.
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