When former prosecutor Penn Cage returns to his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi, he doesn't find the peace he desperately craves. He finds that his own father is being blackmailed by a corrupt ex-cop. And when Penn investigates, he uncovers a murderous secretand the small town's violent past
Praise for The Quiet Game

“The pace is frenetic, the fear and paranoia palpable, and the characters heartbreakingly honest. Iles strikes not one false note.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer
 
“Would make James Lee Burke or even Pat Conroy proud. This is storytelling at its absolute best, a tale of near-epic status.”—Providence Sunday Journal
 
“The plot turns and twists with surprise after surprise...inventive and satisfying. [Iles’s] mastery of the Southern setting rings with the truth of his own experience.”—New Orleans Times-Picayune
 
“A definite page-turner...Extremely well-written...profound...wise and disconcerting.”—The Daily Mississippian
 
“The plot twists and turns magnificently...A grand thriller with a wonderful Southern seasoning.”—Orange County Register
 
“A don’t-touch-that-dial courtroom climax.”—Charlotte Observer
 
“When the final page of The Quiet Game is turned you feel a pang as when good friends move away.”—Orlando Sentinel
 
“A superb legal-conspiracy thriller that brings the deep South to life…an enthralling tale.”—Kirkus Reviews