The Quiet Game
If anyone knows Death, Penn Cage does. He, himself, has sent 16 men to their fate as District Attorney, and killed one by his own hand. And now his beautiful young wife is gone too, leaving him alone with their young daughter. He decides to go home; home means Natchez, Mississippi, and the ghosts... show more
If anyone knows Death, Penn Cage does. He, himself, has sent 16 men to their fate as District Attorney, and killed one by his own hand. And now his beautiful young wife is gone too, leaving him alone with their young daughter. He decides to go home; home means Natchez, Mississippi, and the ghosts of his past. There he stumbles over a long-forgotten crime - the death of a black man in '68 - which could explain not only his own life, but that of the whole community. A community which seems to have been playing the quiet game for the last 30 years...
Publish date: July 6th 2000
Publisher: Coronet Books
Pages no: 580
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Legal Thriller
Series: Penn Cage (#1)
This book will have you attempting to finish it in one sitting. The plot line takes turn after turn to keep you on edge. Penn is a lawyer raised "right" in the south & even though he is fueled by vengeance, he wants to "right" a very old wrong. However, he may end up at the bottom of somebody's lake...
Lemme tell you a story.I'm perusing the stacks at my local Books-a-Million (hitherto referred to as BAM), when I come across an absolutely gorgeous hardcover by a guy named Greg Iles. That novel was Natchez Burning, and if you're ever at BAM or any other brick-and-mortar bookseller, check it out. Sh...
Series: Penn Cage #1 By Greg Iles ISBN: 0007545703 Publisher: Harper Publication Date: 2/27/2014 Format: Audio My Rating: 5 Stars The Quiet Game (Penn Cage #1) by talented Greg Iles, delivers a stellar performance with another Southern Gothic suspense thriller with juicy details, violence, sc...
Another excellent thriller from Greg Iles. I have read a couple that I liked the story more hence this one gets 4 stars (4.5 stars on LibraryThing). Greg Iles is an author that I will read everything he has written or will write. I always feel like I would love to sit down and read the entire sto...
Another great story by Greg Iles. Iles is one of my favorite suspense/mystery writers and this book kept me turning pages from beginning to end. It focuses on Iles' main character Penn Cage, and mixes a cold case murder story with the history of Natchez and its people with the personal love storie...