Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Waiting Wednesday


What book am I waiting to come out?*

I recently learned about the Jane Whitefield book series by Thomas Perry. From the Amazon description of the first book in the series, Vanishing Act:
Jane Whitefield is a Native American guide who leads people out of the wilderness--not the tree-filled variety but the kind created by enemies who want you dead. She is in the one-woman business of helping the desperate disappear. Thanks to her membership in the Wolf Clan of the Seneca tribe, she can fool any pursuer, cover any trail, and then provide her clients with new identities, complete with authentic paperwork. Jane knows all the tricks, ancient and modern; in fact, she has invented several of them herself.
His newest installment in the series, Runner, will be released in January.
Jane Whitefield—New York Times best-selling writer Thomas Perry's most popular character—returns from retirement to the world of the runner, guiding fugitives out of danger. After a nine-year absence, the fiercely resourceful Native American guide Jane Whitefield is back, in the latest superb thriller by award-winning author Thomas Perry. For more than a decade, Jane pursued her unusual profession: "I'm a guide . . . I show people how to go from places where somebody is trying to kill them to other places where nobody is."Then she promised her husband she would never work again, and settled in to live a happy, quiet life as Jane McKinnon, the wife of a surgeon in Amherst, New York. But when a bomb goes off in the middle of a hospital fundraiser, Jane finds herself face to face with the cause of the explosion: a young pregnant girl who has been tracked across the country by a team of hired hunters. That night, regardless of what she wants or the vow she's made to her husband, Jane must come back to transform one more victim into a runner. And her quest for safety sets in motion a mission that will be a rescue operation—or a chance for revenge. Runner is Thomas Perry at the top of his form.
Pre-order The Runner on Amazon.
Buy Vanishing Act on Amazon.

*Waiting on Wednesday is sponsored/hosted by Breaking the Spine. I'm sorry, but since my internal editor won't let me use the term "Waiting on," unless I am talking about my couch, I'm calling it Waiting Wednesday instead.

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