Friday, August 27, 2010

Friday Freebie: Frederick Reuss' "A Geography of Secrets"

Congratulations to Leah Kenworthy, who won a copy of Rosanne Cash's Composed, last week's Friday Freebie.

This week's giveaway is Frederick Reuss' new novel A Geography of Secrets, a sharp, incisive account of two men trying to come to grips with their murky pasts and the shadowy secrets of their present lives.  Reuss, the author of The Wasties and Mohr, is smart in all the right places and funny when he needs to be.

Library Journal called it "An understated but masterly work for fans of cosmopolitan, contemplative, contemporary prose."

My review of A Geography of Secrets will be posted at The Barnes and Noble Review in the near future.

If you'd like to get lost in Reuss' novel, all you have to do is answer this question:

What two famous spy-thriller writers are compared to Reuss at his publisher's website?  (Click here to go to Unbridled Books)

Email your answer to

One entry per person, please.  In order to give everyone a fair shake in the contest, please e-mail the answer, rather than posting it in the comments section.  The contest closes at midnight on Sept. 2, at which time I will place all the correct respondents in a hat and draw the winning name. I'll announce the winner on Sept 3.

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