A literary agent receives a manuscript worth "10 figures": an unauthorized biography of a prominent media mogul that contains astounding criminal accusations. But before the book can even be sold to the highest bidder, it becomes blear that anyone who's seen it is at risk of assassination. The stakes for making an illicit photocopy have never been so high. A taut, bookish thriller from publishing insider Pavone.
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Or you're in the middle of a book but you pick up another just to look at it and before you know it, it has been two hours and you've finished it.. I did this with Cryer's Cross when I was reading City of Bones.
The Martian: A Novel ** It starts with a sand storm on mars and the apparent death of one of the six astronauts there. 5 leave for trip back to earth and 1 stranded. The race is on to figure out how to save one man. Good read, a bit technical at times.