Greg Iles, #1 New York Times Bestselling author of Natchez Burning and The Bone Tree, on tour September/October 2016

Posted By on August 3, 2016

Join us for a readalong of the Natchez Burning trilogy!

More than fifteen dedicated and enthusiastic bloggers will endeavor to read Natchez Burning and The Bone Tree later this summer as they prepare for the release of the final installment of The Natchez Burning Trilogy, Mississippi Blood, on sale Winter 2017!

The Bone Tree PB coverAbout The Bone Tree

• Paperback: 832 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Reprint edition (September 13, 2016)

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles comes the second novel in his Natchez Burning trilogy—which also includes Natchez Burning and the upcoming Mississippi Blood—an epic trilogy of blood and race, family and justice, featuring Southern lawyer Penn Cage.

Former prosecutor Penn Cage and his fiancée, reporter and publisher Caitlin Masters, have barely escaped with their lives after being attacked by wealthy businessman Brody Royal and his Double Eagles, a KKK sect with ties to some of Mississippi’s most powerful men. But the real danger has only begun as FBI Special Agent John Kaiser warns Penn that Brody wasn’t the true leader of the Double Eagles. The puppeteer who actually controls the terrorist group is a man far more fearsome: the chief of the state police’s Criminal Investigations Bureau, Forrest Knox.

The only way Penn can save his father, Dr. Tom Cage—who is fleeing a murder charge as well as corrupt cops bent on killing him—is either to make a devil’s bargain with Knox or destroy him. While Penn desperately pursues both options, Caitlin uncovers the real story behind a series of unsolved civil rights murders that may hold the key to the Double Eagles’ downfall. The trail leads her deep into the past, into the black backwaters of the Mississippi River, to a secret killing ground used by slave owners and the Klan for over two hundred years . . . a place of terrifying evil known only as “the bone tree.”

The Bone Tree is an explosive, action-packed thriller full of twisting intrigue and deadly secrets, a tale that explores the conflicts and casualties that result when the darkest truths of American history come to light. It puts us inside the skin of a noble man who has always fought for justice—now finally pushed beyond his limits.

Just how far will Penn Cage, the hero we thought we knew, go to protect those he loves?

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Greg IlesAbout Greg Iles

Greg Iles spent most of his youth in Natchez, Mississippi. His first novel, Spandau Phoenix, was the first of thirteen New York Times bestsellers, and his new trilogy continues the story of Penn Cage, protagonist of The Quiet Game, Turning Angel, and #1 New York Times bestseller The Devil’s Punchbowl. Iles’s novels have been made into films and published in more than thirty-five countries. He lives in Natchez with his wife and has two children.

Find out more about Greg at his website, follow him on Twitter, and connect with him on Facebook.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, September 13th: Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

Tuesday, September 13th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Thursday, September 15th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Thursday, September 15th: Bibliophiliac

Friday, September 16th: Mama Reads Hazel Sleeps

Tuesday, September 20th: she treads softly

Thursday, September 22nd: Peeking Between the Pages

Friday, September 23rd: Art @ Home

Monday, September 26th: A Bookish Way of Life

Thursday, September 29th: Tina Says…

Friday, September 30th: Lit and Life

Friday, September 30th: Literary Quicksand

Monday, October 3rd: Jaffa Reads Too

Tuesday, October 4th: Ms.Bookish.com

Tuesday, October 4th: Bewitched Bookworms

Tuesday, October 4th: Liz Loves Books

Wednesday, October 5th: Comfy Reading

Wednesday, October 5th: For Winter Nights

Thursday, October 6th: Reader Dad

Thursday, October 6th: Hoser’s Blook

Monday, October 10th: Dreams, Etc.

Wednesday, October 12th: Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile

 

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