From internationally bestselling author Jamie Freveletti comes The Ninth Day, the third thriller in the award winning series featuring brilliant biochemist Emma Caldridge. This HarperCollins author on her national book release tour will appear at the Lady Lake Public Library, on Monday, October 17th at 3 p.m. She will also appear at the W.T. Bland Public Library on Tuesday, October 18th at noon as the featured speaker for the Brown Bag Book Club. The public is invited to attend and enjoy coffee and dessert.
Jamie’s first novel, Running from the Devil garnered a "Best First Novel" award from the International Thriller Writers and a Barry Award! Her second, Running Dark, won a "Lovey" award for Best Thriller of 2010. In January, 2011, the Estate of Robert Ludlum asked her to write the next in their Covert One series.
In less than nine days, terror crosses the border . . . Hiking in Arizona, biochemist Emma Caldridge inadvertently interrupts the operations of dangerous traffickers in human cargo—and is chased south into the arms of millionaire drug merchants. Suddenly a prisoner of Mexico’s most feared cartel, Emma makes a shocking discovery in the marijuana fields outside Ciudad Juarez: plants rotting with a flesh-eating toxin that causes a truly horrible death within nine days of exposure. And there is no antidote. The Ninth Day
“Jamie Freveletti shows once again why she is one of the top thriller writers working today. With crisp writing, clever plotting, and memorable characters, this one will satisfy even the most finicky of readers.” (Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author)
Jamie Freveletti is a trial attorney, competitive runner and holds a black belt in Aikido, a Japanese martial art. After law school she lived in Geneva, Switzerland while obtaining a diploma in Inter-national Studies. In Chicago, she represented clients in areas ranging from class actions for mass salmonella poisoning to securities fraud. She currently hosts the Chicago Literary Salon: An Evening of Drinks and Debate.
Events are free, sponsored by HarperCollins Publishers and the Lake County Library System. Books will be available for purchase from Raintree Books and the author will be available for signing. For information on the library programs go to www.mylakelibrary.com. For more information on the author, visit www.jamiefreveletti.com.