55 pages 1 hour read

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Louise Penny

State of Terror

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

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State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny is a political thriller where newly appointed Secretary of State Ellen Adams must thwart a terrorist plot involving nuclear scientists, cryptic messages, and a conspiracy within the U.S. government, all while drawing on political intricacies and contemporary events. The novel includes themes of political sabotage, terrorism, and personal loss.

Reviews & Readership

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Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny’s State of Terror offers an engaging political thriller that combines insider knowledge with gripping storytelling. Critics praised its authentic depiction of political machinations and strong character development, though some felt the plot could be overly complex and occasionally implausible. Overall, it is an entertaining and insightful read.

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Who Should Read State of Terror?

Readers who relish high-stakes political thrillers will find State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny captivating. Fans of Tom Clancy's intricate plots or Dan Brown's suspenseful narratives will appreciate the novel's blend of espionage, international intrigue, and strong female protagonists.

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