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The Kings of Cool: A Prequel to Savages

The Kings of Cool: A Prequel to Savages by Don Winslow

In SavagesDon Winslow introduced Ben and Chontwenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both loveO. Among the most celebrated thrillers in recent memory—and now a major motion picture directed by Academy Award–winning filmmaker Oliver Stone—Savages was picked as a best book of the year by Stephen King in Entertainment WeeklyJanet Maslin in The New York Timesand Sarah Weinman in the Los Angeles Times.

Nowin this high-octane prequelWinslow reaches back in time to tell the story of how BenChonand O became the people they are. Spanning from 1960s Southern California to the recent pastThe Kings of Cool is a breathtakingly original saga of family in all its forms—fathers and sonsmothers and daughtersfriends and lovers. As the trio at the center of the book does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked copsthey come to learn that their future is inextricably linked with their parents’ history. A series of breakneck twists and turns puts the two generations on a collision courseculminating in a stunning showdown that will force BenChonand O to choose between their real families and their loyalty to one another.

Fast-pacedprovocativeand wickedly funnyThe Kings of Cool is a spellbinding love story for our times from a master novelist at the height of his powers. It is filled with Winslow’s trademark talents—complex characterssharp dialogueblistering social commentary—that have earned him an obsessive following. The result is a book that will echo in your mind and heart long after you’ve turned the last page.

About the Author

Don Winslow (b. 1953) is the New York Times bestselling author of thirteen crime and mystery novels as well as short stories and film screenplays. A Cool Breeze on the Underground, Winslow’s debut and the first novel in his popular Neal Carey series, was nominated for an Edgar Award. Before becoming a fulltime writer, Winslow worked as a private detective in New York and California.

(Book will be released on 19, 2012. Currently Pre-Order at 41% off)

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This entry was posted on June 18, 2012 by in Thriller & Suspense and tagged , , , , .
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