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Hillary Clinton to write novel with Canadian author Louise Penny | CBC News


Feb 23, 2021

Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton is teaming up together with her buddy, the Canadian novelist Louise Penny, to write down a political thriller.

The e book, to be known as State of Terror, will observe a novice secretary of state who’s working within the administration of a rival politician and attempting to unravel a wave of terrorist assaults. The novel comes out Oct. 12, and might be collectively launched by Clinton’s writer, Simon & Schuster, and Penny’s, St. Martin’s Press.

“Writing a thriller with Louise is a dream come true,” Clinton stated of her Knowlton, Que.-based co-writer in an announcement on Tuesday. “I’ve relished every one of her books and their characters as well as her friendship. Now we’re joining our experiences to explore the complex world of high stakes diplomacy and treachery. All is not as it first appears.”

Penny is an award-winning creator whose novels embody The Cruelest Month and The Brutal Telling.  

In an announcement, she stated she couldn’t “say yes fast enough” to the prospect of working with Clinton.

“What an incredible experience, to get inside the State Department. Inside the White House. Inside the mind of the secretary of state as high stake crises explode,” she stated. “Before we started, we talked about her time as secretary of state. What was her worst nightmare? State of Terror is the answer.”

Not the one novelist within the household

Fiction writing and worst-case eventualities have turn out to be a favorite pastime for Clinton and her husband, former U.S. president Bill Clinton. He collaborated with James Patterson on the million-selling cyber thriller The President is Missing, and on a brand new novel, The President’s Daughter, which comes out in June.

Hillary Clinton, secretary of state throughout Barack Obama’s first time period as president, has written a handful of nonfiction works. They embody the memoir Living History and Hard Choices, which lined her time with Obama, who defeated her within the 2008 Democratic presidential major. What Happened targeted on her gorgeous loss to Donald Trump within the 2016 election.

State of Terror seems to attract not simply on her years as secretary of state, however on her ideas in regards to the Trump administration’s “America First” international coverage.

According to Simon & Schuster and St. Martin’s, the primary character is “tasked with assembling a team to unravel the deadly conspiracy, a scheme carefully designed to take advantage of an American government dangerously out of touch and out of power in the places where it counts the most.”


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