The Death of Santini by Pat Conroy In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.
Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett**It is WWII and a German spy can bring about a Nazi victory, and an Englishwoman stands in his way. This book started me reading this author in the Pillars of the Earth is his best.
part one is a quick read and then part two starts and completely gives you a mind trip. it goes a little long in the end and you probably won't like either main character - but it will probably keep you glued to your seat.