April 25, 2018

#BookReview of The Hellfire Club by Jake Tapper

The Hellfire Club

About the Book: The debut political thriller from Jake Tapper, CNN's chief Washington correspondent and the New York Times bestselling author of The Outpost -- 1950's D.C. intrigue about a secret society and a young Congressman in its grip


Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his young wife Margaret, a zoologist with ambitions of her own. Amid the swirl of glamorous and powerful political leaders and deal makers, a mysterious fatal car accident thrusts Charlie and Margaret into an underworld of backroom deals, secret societies, and a plot that could change the course of history. When Charlie discovers a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of governance, he has to fight not only for his principles and his newfound political career...but for his life.









Reviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: Little, Brown and Comapany
Recommended Age: Adult
Genre: Historical, Fiction
How I Acquired this book:
Overall rating: 
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About the Author: CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper joined the network in January 2013. The Lead with Jake Tapper, his one-hour weekday program, debuted in March 2013. Tapper was named host of the network's Sunday morning show, State of the Union, in June 2015. Tapper has been a widely respected reporter in the nation's capital for more than 14 years. His most recent book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, debuted in the top 10 on the New York Times bestseller list.


Notes and Opinions: This book was so hard to get through. he story and plot just didn't flow together. And it was so slow. I was bored out of my mind. The characters were so flat and just didn't fit in. I had to force myself to read it. 

 









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