Turning angel: Penn Cage Series, Book 2
New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles brings the secrets of the South alive in this vibrant novel of infatuation, murder, and sexual intrigue set in his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi.
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|Grouping Title||turning angel|
|Grouping Author||iles greg|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-02-21 22:48:30PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-02-22 00:03:36AM|
|available_at_catalog||Donelson, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Thompson Lane|
|detailed_location_catalog||Annex - Adult Fiction, Donelson - Adult Audiobook, Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Audiobook, Main Library - Adult Fiction, Thompson Lane - Adult Fiction|
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mississippi Blood, Greg Iles, keeps the secrets of the South alive in this vibrant novel of infatuation, murder, and sexual intrigue set in his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi.
Turning Angel marks the long-awaited return of Penn Cage, the lawyer hero of The Quiet Game, and introduces Drew Elliott, the highly respected doctor who saved Penn's life in a hiking accident when they were boys. As two of the most prominent citizens of Natchez, Drew and Penn sit on the school board of their alma mater, St. Stephen's Prep. When the nude body of a young female student is found near the Mississippi River, the entire community is shocked—but no one more than Penn, who discovers that his best friend was entangled in a passionate relationship with the girl and may be accused of her murder.
On the surface, Kate Townsend seems the most unlikely murder victim imaginable. A star student and athlete, she'd been accepted to Harvard and carried the hope and pride of the town on her shoulders. But like her school and her town, Kate also had a secret life—one about which her adult lover knew little. When Drew begs Penn to defend him, Penn allows his sense of obligation to override his instinct and agrees. Yet before he can begin, both men are drawn into a dangerous web of blackmail and violence. Drew reacts like anything but an innocent man, and Penn finds himself doubting his friend's motives and searching for a path out of harm's way.
More dangerous yet is Shad Johnson, the black district attorney whose dream is to send a rich white man to death row in Mississippi. At Shad's order, Drew is jailed, the police cease hunting Kate's killer, and Penn realizes that only by finding Kate's murderer himself can he save his friend's life.
With his daughter's babysitter as his guide, Penn penetrates the secret world of St. Stephen's, a place that parents never see, where reality veers so radically from appearance that Penn risks losing his own moral compass. St. Stephen's is a dark mirror of the adult world, one populated by steroid-crazed jocks, girls desperate for attention, jaded teens flirting with nihilism, and hidden among them all—one true psychopath. It is Penn's journey into the heart of his alma mater that gives Turning Angel its hypnotic power, for on that journey he finds that the intersection of the adult and nearly adult worlds is a dangerous place indeed. By the time Penn arrives at the shattering truth behind Kate Townsend's death, his quiet Southern town will never be the same.
|format_catalog||Book, CD audio book, eBook|
|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|isbn||9780743234719, 9780743289023, 9780743454162, 9781480563148|
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|itype_catalog||, Book, CD audio book|
|local_callnumber_catalog||CD AUDIO Fiction Iles, Fiction Iles|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Annex, Donelson, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Thompson Lane|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000254203|Book|Books||English|Scribner,|c2005.|501 p. ; 24 cm., ils:CARL0000274939|CD audio book|Audio Books|Unabridged Library ed.|English|Brilliance Audio,|2005.|14 sound discs (16 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:a86f4869-b31a-4c63-9b82-c250c1e49dbe|eBook|eBook||English|Scribner|2005||
|series||Penn Cage novels|
|series_with_volume||Penn Cage novels|2|
|subject_facet||Attorney and client -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Male friendship -- Fiction, Natchez (Miss.) -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Trials (Murder) -- Fiction|
|title_full||Turning Angel Penn Cage Series, Book 2, Turning angel / Greg Iles, Turning angel [sound recording] / Greg Iles|
|title_sub||Penn Cage Series, Book 2|
|topic_facet||Attorney and client, Audiobooks, Crimes against, Fiction, Male friendship, Suspense, Teenage girls, Thriller, Trials (Murder)|