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Middling historian Lucas Paige visits St. Louis to give a sparsely attended reading—nothing out of the ordinary. But among the yawning attendees is someone he did not expect: Lola Faye Gilroy, the “other woman” he has long blamed for his father’s murder.

Reluctantly, Luke joins Lola Faye for a drink. As one drink turns into several, these two battered souls relive, from their different perspectives, the most searing experience of their lives. Slowly but surely, the hotel bar dissolves around them and they are transported back to the tiny southern town where this defining moment—a violent crime of passion—is turned in the light once more to reveal flaws in the old answers. As it turns out, there is much Luke doesn’t know … and what he doesn’t know can hurt him.

Trapped in an increasingly intense emotional exchange, and with no place to go save back into his own dark past, Luke struggles to gain control of an ever more threatening conversation to discover why Lola Faye has come—before it’s too late.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “I have long been an admirer of Thomas H. Cook’s novels, and The Last Talk with Lola Faye is one of the best yet: an expertly plotted, beautifully written, compelling and suspenseful book.”

    Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author

  • “A wary, charged pas de deux...the thrill for the reader is wondering where it’s all leading and what Lola Faye’s game might be. Superb.”

    Guardian (London)

  • “This riveting story has turns no one will see coming...Every hair on the back of your neck will be standing straight up as you reach the end of the book.”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “In this tightly coiled intellectual drama, Cook unwinds a marvelously  tense story of belated redemption.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Darkly powerful.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author
Author Thomas H. Cook

Thomas H. Cook was born in Fort Payne, Alabama, in 1947. He has been nominated for the Edgar Award seven times in five different categories. He received the best novel Edgar for The Chatham School Affair, the Martin Beck Award, the Herodotus Prize for best historical short story, and the Barry Award for best novel for Red Leaves, and has been nominated for numerous other awards.

About the Narrator

David Aaron Baker is a voice and film actor. He is an award-winning narrator of dozens of audiobooks, including the Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz, Paradise Dogs by Man Martin, and The Bartender’s Tale by Ivan Doig. He has earned six AudioFile Earphones Awards and been a three-time finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration.