HOSTED BY USA TODAY BOOKS REPORTER BARBARA VANDENBURGH
First Draft Book Club: The Guide by Peter Heller
7PM WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
LOCATION: PHOENIX
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First Draft Book Club returns to First Draft Book Bar inside Changing Hands Phoenix!

Join USA Today Books Editor Barbara VanDenburgh for a discussion about September's club pick, The Guide by Peter Heller, a heart-racing thriller about a young man who is hired by an elite fishing lodge in Colorado, where he uncovers a plot of shocking menace amid the natural beauty of sun-drenched streams and forests.

It's free to attend.


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ABOUT THE BOOK

The best-selling author of The River returns with a heart-racing thriller about a young man who is hired by an elite fishing lodge in Colorado, where he uncovers a plot of shocking menace amid the natural beauty of sun-drenched streams and forests.

“Peter Heller is the poet laureate of the literary thriller." —Michael Koryta, New York Times best-selling author of Those Who Wish Me Dead


Kingfisher Lodge, nestled in a canyon on a mile and a half of the most pristine river water on the planet, is known by locals as "Billionaire's Mile" and is locked behind a heavy gate. Sandwiched between barbed wire and a meadow with a sign that reads "Don't Get Shot!" the resort boasts boutique fishing at its finest. Safe from viruses that have plagued America for years, Kingfisher offers a respite for wealthy clients. Now it also promises a second chance for Jack, a return to normalcy after a young life filled with loss. When he is assigned to guide a well-known singer, his only job is to rig her line, carry her gear, and steer her to the best trout he can find.

But then a human scream pierces the night, and Jack soon realizes that this idyllic fishing lodge may be merely a cover for a far more sinister operation. A novel as gripping as it is lyrical, as frightening as it is moving, The Guide is another masterpiece from Peter Heller.



WHAT IS FIRST DRAFT BOOK CLUB?
First Draft Book Club is the official book club of First Draft Book Bar – the coffee, beer, and wine bar inside Changing Hands Phoenix. Every month, USA Today Books Reporter Barbara VanDenburgh picks a hot new book and hosts a guided book club discussion.

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The Guide: A novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525657767
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - August 24th, 2021