Thursday, February 16, 2012

Book Talk: Set the Night on Fire by Libby Fischer Hellmann

Set the Night on Fire Late 1960s anti-war protests come back to haunt old friends during Libby Fischer Hellmann's captivating thriller, Set the Night on Fire. This book has a 4.5 star rating and 37 reviews. A must read for baby boomers and those who wish to glimpse into this historical time.

Summary: Lila Hilliard went out to get replacement Christmas lights for the Christmas tree. When she returned home she found her father's house ablaze, her father and twin brother dead and her life turned upside down. Why was the mysterious motorcycle rider trying to kill her? And did she have a savior or a second assassin after her?

Libby Fischer Hellmann has done it again. Set the Night on Fire is a compelling story of old friends, old causes, old secrets. Told in two voices, today's and yesterday's, this thriller will keep you turning the page until all is revealed.
If you're under 45 you will enjoy learning about the attitudes of the country in the late 60's. If you're older you will find yourself nostalgic for your younger passions.

A Few Reviews of Set the Night on Fire:
"A brilliantly-paced thriller, transitioning seamlessly from modern-day Chicago to the late '60s. First-rate characterization...Best to start early in the day, as it is easy to stay up all night reading it." --Foreword Magazine

"Set the Night on Fire is a compelling story of love, truth and redemption. This will be a break-out novel for this talented writer. Highly recommended." --Sheldon Siegel, NY Times bestselling author of Perfect Alibi

"The turmoil of the late 60's and early 70's was captured in the main characters beautifully, and then interwoven with the present day personalities perfectly. Having thought that I had figured it all out, there were still a few surprises at the end...perfect." --Kimberly Wright

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