Writer and Rock Bottom Remainders member Greg Iles has written 17 works of fiction, including the bestselling Natchez Burning trilogy, which concludes with the release of Mississippi Blood (March 21). In it, Penn Cage's father is accused of a heinous crime, but efforts to prove his innocence are thwarted by secrets many want to keep buried, including the KKK...The German-born Iles wrote the trilogy, set in his adopted hometown, while recuperating from a horrific car accident that cost him part of his right leg. What inspired it? Iles revealed this when we asked him what's he's been reading lately.
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