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Cemetery Road
Cemetery Road | Greg Iles
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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Natchez Burning trilogy returns with an electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town.When Marshall McEwan left his hometown at age eighteen, he vowed never to return. The trauma that drove him away ultimately spurred him to become one of the most successful journalists in Washington D.C. But just as the political chaos in the nation's capital lifts him to new heights, Marshall is forced to return home in spite of his boyhood vow. His father is dying, his mother is struggling to keep the family newspaper from failing, and the town is in the midst of an economic rebirth that might be built upon crimes that reach into the state capitol--and perhaps even to Washington. More disturbing still, Marshall's high school sweetheart, Jet, has married into the family of Max Matheson, patriarch of one of the families that rule Bienville through a shadow organization called the Bienville Poker Club. When archeologist Buck McKibben is murdered at a construction site, Bienville is thrown into chaos. The ensuing homicide investigation is soon derailed by a second crime that rocks the community to its core. Power broker Max Matheson's wife has been shot dead in her own bed, and the only other person in it at the time was her husband, Max. Stranger still, Max demands that his daughter-on-law, Jet, defend him in court.As a journalist, Marshall knows all too well how the corrosive power of money and politics can sabotage investigations. Without telling a soul, he joins forces with Jet, who has lived for fifteen years at the heart of Max Matheson's family, and begins digging into both murders. With Jet walking the dangerous road of an inside informer, they soon uncover a web of criminal schemes that undergird the town's recent success. But these crimes pale in comparison to the secret at the heart of the Matheson family. When those who have remained silent for years dare to speak to Marshall, pressure begins to build like water against a crumbling dam. Marshall loses friends, family members, and finally even Jet, for no one in Bienville seems willing to endure the reckoning that the Poker Club has long deserved. And by the time Marshall grasps the long-buried truth, he would give almost anything not to have to face it.
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NatalieR
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Greg Iles writes the kind of novel I get completely lost in and never want to end. His writing style is superb. He offers so much detail about the characters as he builds a story woven of death, love, betrayal, hope, and sadness. He leaves no stone unturned for the reader. Just a longing for more. 5 beautiful, glorious 🌟

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#Cemetary #LetsTravelJuly

One of my favorite authors!!

OriginalCyn620 🖤🖤🖤⚰️ 4mo
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avgeyer
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I love Greg Iles. His Penn Cage books, in particular the Natchez Burning trilogy, are some of my favorites. I was worried this standalone novel would be a letdown by comparison but I was so wrong. The twists and turns Iles is able to weave keep you engaged and unable to put this down. If you haven't checked out Greg Iles, what are you waiting for?! 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐

ljuliel Good review 📚 4mo
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Gaylagal2
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Chico and I successfully walked to the mailbox and back. Huge progress! I'm even go to venture out to the post office 😬 I'm tired but I did it🤙

Thank you to everyone for your well wishes and kind thoughts 😘

Megabooks Awesome!! 4mo
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MicheleinPhilly
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SUPER SALE ALERT! #KindleDailyDeal

TrishB Sadly not here ☹️ 5mo
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CrinolineDream
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Mehso-so

I went into this with high expectations that turned to “meh.” The story itself was interesting enough to keep me reading, but I just couldn‘t connect with any of the characters. That, unfortunately, made the book fall flat for me.

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Hoopiefoot
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I may or may not be listening to this while doing data entry this PM. Usually I don‘t read while working but I‘m hooked on this story!

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Gaylagal2
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Reading on the porch before it gets too dam hot 🤓

#weekendreads

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Gaylagal2
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I'm probably way to late in posting this and I'm so sorry!! ☹️
1. I'd have to say as long as it's in the genres I like - mystery/Thriller, general fiction, memoirs, nonfiction.
2. Stephen King!
3. Nope
4. Gosh. Game of Thrones for sure.
5. None, with the exception of that peice of shit trump and his entire "clan" ?
6. Sweet
7. I don't mind
8. Love them
9. Not really ?
#mysterymessageswap

@TheReadingMermaid

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#Longandwindingroad
#BeatleMaynia

I can‘t wait to read this one!

Eggs Sounds wonderfully intriguing 💗💗 6mo
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bodacioustchr
Cemetery Road | Greg Iles
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Excellent storytelling. Highly recommend..

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cathysaid
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DeleteAcct I love Greg Isles! I know that @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks is too. 😊 7mo
DeleteAcct My phone changed the name spelling. 😒 7mo
cathysaid @Rachbb3 My phone decided long ago that I had this bizarre fascination with ducks. Changed the spelling to “ducks” all the time! Seriously...what the Duck!?! 🦆🦆🦆 7mo
DeleteAcct 😂😂😂 7mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Rachbb3 yes!!! Thank you!!! 7mo
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Meg11726
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A napping toddler, Lake views and good reading. Enjoying a few relaxing days at home and then Disney here we come ❤️

MicheleinPhilly That is a million dollar view! 7mo
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simpledutchgirl
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Cemetary Road, along with my current reading pile

RadicalReader Book overload 📚📚📚📚📚📚 7mo
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Booknerd2
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There is absolutely nothing this man could write that I wouldn‘t READ AND LOVE!!!!! 💜💜💜 This book is amazing, not only for the twists and turns, good vs. evil, and the southern feel to it. The emotional roller coaster is exhausting. There are a lot of characters,and at any point in the story, you go from love to hate or cheering to jeering in a nanosecond. There are a few solid despicable human beings, but the rest 🤔? Also 💜💜💜 the ending!!!

Robin3 I loved it too. 7mo
Booknerd2 @robin3 What did you think of the ending? 7mo
CoverToCoverGirl Great review can‘t wait to read it! 7mo
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Pelican71
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Pass Christian

TrishB Cool 👍🏻 8mo
Kmmsellers Very cool! I was just in there yesterday. 😊 8mo
Pelican71 @TrishB 😁 @Kmmsellers Really⁉️ Did you know that he would be there today? 8mo
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Kmmsellers @Pelican71 I found out while I was there yesterday. Hated to miss him! I saw him at Lemuria last year and enjoyed hearing him speak. I did run into Jesmyn Ward yesterday, though 😀 8mo
Pelican71 @Kmmsellers 🙌🏾 Lemuria is awesome. I saw Jesmyn Ward and Grisham there in 2017. Maybe we can meet for a signing one of these days. I‘m in Hattiesburg. (edited) 8mo
Kmmsellers @Pelican71 oh wow! I‘m in Hattiesburg, too. 8mo
Pelican71 @Kmmsellers What⁉️ I‘ve wondered if there were any local people here on Litsy. 8mo
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WilliamMorrowBooks
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Congratulations Greg Iles on your #2 NYT bestseller!

AmyG Good for him! Can‘t wait to read this. 8mo
Bklover Congratulations!! 8mo
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Melissa_J
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Today was a good day for #bookmail 📫 and a mini Costco #bookhaul 📚 My #bookmail also included some #SciFiSwap goodies for @FantasyChick but those aren‘t pictured of course 😊

twohectobooks That bookmark is so cute! 8mo
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻 8mo
julesG The sticky notes! 😍👏 8mo
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TrishB Is Cemetery Rd a standalone? 8mo
Melissa_J @TrishB I sure hope so! 8mo
Melissa_J @julesG I know, right? Aren‘t they awesome? 8mo
Melissa_J @twohectobooks I find it pretty funny 😆 8mo
TrishB 😂😂 8mo
twohectobooks @Melissa_J I was so focused on the bookmark I didn‘t notice the sticky notes, those are great too! lol 8mo
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Tonton
Cemetery Road | Greg Iles

Next on my TBR list, and here‘s a link to an inter view with Greg Iles: https://crimereads.com/greg-iles-on-mississippi-epic-crime-small-town-survival/

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Reecaspieces
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🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭 review is up on my blog. Stop by and say hi. Best opening chapter ever! https://reecaspieces.com/2019/03/06/cemetery-road-by-greg-iles-review-fiction-su...

tammysue Terrific review, Reeca! 😊 8mo
Reecaspieces @whatshesreadingnow thanks chick!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 8mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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Count me in!!! If I can ever go to sleep 😴 Woohoo I‘m excited that I got off work at the last minute!!

Reecaspieces See you there! 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Reecaspieces 🙌🏻 I‘ve had no sleep 😫😫😫 8mo
Pelican71 I‘m going to his event this week. Has anyone started the book yet? @Reecaspieces @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 8mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Pelican71 I‘ve read most of his others, but not this one yet! He is awesome! One of my favorite authors! 8mo
Pelican71 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘m a fan too. I‘m hoping to pick up my book and have it signed. 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Pelican71 I missed the one in Tupelo 😪 I‘m happy you are getting to go!! 🙌🏻 8mo
Reecaspieces @Pelican71 I read it last week. I received an early copy. It‘s fantastic. Have fun at his signing!! He is so intelligent 8mo
Pelican71 I‘m really looking forward to it @Reecaspieces 8mo
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BlueStockingReviews
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A first rate journey into a small town‘s corrupt power brokers and the length they will go to protect their pockets.
https://www.bluestockingreviews.com/blog/cemetery-road

Monica5 I can't wait to read this book. I am on hold at the library for it!😉 8mo
BlueStockingReviews It‘s was the first book of his ive ever read and loved it! 6mo
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Reecaspieces
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My February wrap up is on my blog. Stop by and say hi. Lots of good ones this month! https://reecaspieces.com

Bklover I love this photo!!! 8mo
Reecaspieces @Bklover pretty accurate! 😂 8mo
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WilliamMorrowBooks
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We can barely contain ourselves - CEMETERY ROAD by Greg Iles goes on sale in just 5 days! Look for our ad in the New York Times book review on 3/10, too!

AmyG I look forward to this! 8mo
Bklover Looking forward to it! 👍👍👍 8mo
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Reecaspieces
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After a long week at CVS, I am going finish this book tonight! And y‘all! Let me tell you! FANTASTIC!! But my ass is dragging. 😂🤦🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️

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WilliamMorrowBooks
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Finished copies came in today and we‘re smitten! The new stand-alone thriller by Greg Iles goes on sale March 5th

Cinfhen Woohoo 🎉 🙌🏻🧡 9mo
AmyG Yay! I look forward to reading this. 9mo
LauraBeth Looking forward to this! 9mo
Bklover Awesome!🎉🎉🎉 9mo
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Reecaspieces
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Well this is a fantastic opening chapter.

Monica5 Can't wait to read this book. Let me know what you think, please. I love him, his books are always sooo good to me. 9mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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I‘m like a kid on Christmas Morning!!! I had no idea that I had signed up to win this book!!! I‘m over the moon excited!! My kid thinks I‘m crazy as a loon, but it‘s ok!! I LOVE GREG ILES!! Thank you Harper Collins Publishers!!! This has made a bad day awesome!! Thank you again!!!!

Bookdragon69 I just recently read 3 Greg Iles books. I thought the books were great. I had never read anything from this author before. Let us know what you think of this book. Hope it‘s a good one! 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I will!! I‘m so happy you enjoyed his books!! 9mo
Reecaspieces Ain‘t it awesome! 9mo
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Jee_HookedOnBookz Wowwww!! Congrats Misty! Glad to know this made your day better! Hope you'll have a better day tomorrow! And this is my first time reading about this author! Thanks for sharing! 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @HarperCollins 🎊🎉🙌🏻📚 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Jee_HookedOnBookz thank you!! 💗📚💗 9mo
TNbookworm Lucky duck! Congratulations! 9mo
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WilliamMorrowBooks
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“Hunched on his knees, Buck Ferris pulled a ball of fired clay from the sandy soil beside the Mississippi River...” So begins Chapter 2 of CEMETERY ROAD by Greg Iles. Click here to read the rest! On sale March 5. | https://aerbook.com/books/Cemetery_Road-209236.html

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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One of the many #MostAnticipatedRelease2019
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#ANewChapter

RaimeyGallant He's on my list to try! 9mo
AmyG Yes! 9mo
Eggs Ooooh looks so good 9mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @RaimeyGallant you have to!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 9mo
TrishB I need to catch up with published ones first! 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TrishB I still have to read Mississippi Blood!! 9mo
TrishB Think I‘m two behind! An author that‘s definitely #blameitonlitsy as I hadn‘t read any before then! 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TrishB have you started the Natchez Burning Trilogy? (edited) 9mo
TrishB I‘ve read The Bone Tree, have Natchez Burning ready. 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TrishB Natchez Burning was first 🤦🏼‍♀️🤣 oh well you will be ahead of the game!!! 🤣🤣🤣 9mo
TrishB Now I‘ll have to check! I found the order very confusing 😁😁 9mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TrishB 😉😘❤️ 9mo
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Reecaspieces
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Can y‘all hear me screaming!!!! WHOOP! HOTDAMN! 👏🏻🎉🕺🏻🍾💃🏻🎊 bookmail is the best!!

CocoReads Yay!!! 9mo
Monica5 Can't wait to read 📖 9mo
CoverToCoverGirl Sooooo jealous.. can‘t wait to read that book! 9mo
eanderson So cool! Yayyy!!! 9mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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Can‘t wait for this!!! 📚👏🏻📚👏🏻📚

Kaye Misty, do you have his books in order ? It‘s sorta confusing , because I thought Natchez Burning was the first in that set, but then I saw it was 3rd ? I‘m mixed up. Would this writer be described as writing mystery, suspense, or just good fiction ? And he‘s from your neck of the woods, isn‘t he ? 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @kaye yes, he lives in Natchez! He‘s from Germany originally. I would say he writes mystery/suspense. Natchez Burning is first in a trilogy. The second book is The Bone Tree and then Mississippi Blood. All of his books are awesome!! He‘s a favorite of mine! 10mo
Kaye Misty, is he the author that was in a horrible accident , that Stephen King came to visit after his recovery ? I know there was an author that this happened with. I just can‘t remember which one. 10mo
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Kaye Have you gotten to meet him at an event ? I‘m wondering if his accent is German or Mississippian ? And how did he choose to live there ? 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @kaye yes, he had a horrible accident and almost died in 2011. I have met him at a couple of book signings and he speaks like me! Lol He‘s very down to earth and super cool!! 10mo
Kaye Isn‘t that neat ? Did he move there as a child or do you know ? He had to be there a long time to get the accent down right. 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @kaye I think he was raised here in Mississippi! I would love to go to Natchez and see all of the settings of his books! 10mo
cathysaid @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yes, I‘ve thought the same thing! Love his books and want to go see the area. 10mo
minkyb I am eagerly awaiting this as well. I do hope he returns to Penn one day. 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @minkyb me too... I think that‘s why I‘m procrastinating on MS Blood 😭😭 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @cathysaid I may try to do that this year!! 10mo
CoverToCoverGirl Yes please! 🙋🏼‍♀️ 10mo
Hoopiefoot Wow—this is so exciting! Loved the Natchez Burning series. 10mo
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WilliamMorrowBooks
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➡️ Calling all thriller fans! 💥 SWEEPSTAKES 💥 enter for your chance to win 1 of 50 Advance Reader‘s Editions of the new stand-alone novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles. Enter here: https://a.pgtb.me/jhKgQN

Alfoster Yay! Love him! Just entered!😍 10mo
TiredLibrarian Entered - thank you! 10mo
Marilyncjackson Entered thank you for sharing 😊 10mo
Cinfhen Missed this!! Will I have to enter ~ thanks 🙏🏻 10mo
AmyG Oooooo I can‘t wait to read this. 10mo
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