It was announced today that Hillary Clinton is teaming up with award-winning author Louise Penny to pen her first fiction book State of Terror.
The novel centers around a novice Secretary of State working in the administration of a rival politician who tries to solve a wave of terrorist attacks. The newly minted president has been inaugurated after “four years of American leadership that shrank from the world stage,” a clear swipe at former president Donald Trump.
State of Terror will be jointly released by Clinton’s publisher Simon & Schuster and Penny’s St. Martin’s Press, and is set to arrive in bookshops on Oct. 12.
“When it was suggested my friend Hillary and I write a political thriller together, I could not say yes fast enough,” Penny said in a statement Tuesda
Her hubby, of course, is an old hand at mystery writing. He is set to release his second collaboration with mystery writer James Patterson. The pair previously wrote the cyber thriller The President is Missing and are set to publish a follow up called The President’s Daughter in June.