Book picks as published in the May 24, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
Off the grid : a Joe Pickett novel
By C.J. Box
Nate is lying low while the FBI search for him. But they are not the only ones looking for him and Nate finds himself confronting an elite team of special forces soldiers. They’re there to make a deal. They need his help destroying a domestic terror cell, and in return they’ll make Nate’s criminal record disappear. Winner of the 2017 best Western Contemporary Novel award.
Before the fall : a novel
By Noah Hawley
On a foggy night, eleven people–ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter–depart Martha’s Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Minutes later the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs-the painter-and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy family. Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for best mystery novel.