The Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith is a thrilling historical-fiction novel first published in 2009. It is the 2nd book in the mystery series Leo Demidov Trilogy (also known as Child 44 Trilogy). Soviet citizens, especially ex-MGB agent Leo Demidov, were shocked by Khrushchev’s secret speech stating Stalin was a tyrant. Instability hit the country during its revolution. Former hero Leo Demidov struggled to follow the change and made peace with the past.
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith is a historical-fiction mystery novel originally released in 2008. It is the 1st book in the thrilling Leo Demidov Trilogy, also widely referred to as Child 44 Trilogy. The book introduces Leo Demidov, ex-MGB agent and a hero from Stalin era of the Soviet Union. He used to be a believer in the state’s law and policy that “there is no crime.” His believe started to fall apart when he investigated a series of horrifying child murders.
The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss is a fantasy novella first released in 2014. It is the 3rd book, labeled as volume 2.5, in The Kingkiller Chronicle epic series. The stories are told from Auri’s perspective. It follows her quests exploring the secret ancient rooms and tunnels below the University, known as the Underthing, while waiting for an appointment with Kvothe.
The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss is a fantasy novel originally released in 2011. It is the 2nd book in the epic series The Kingkiller Chronicle. It continues Kvothe’s story about his past. He recounted the quest he took in the past in search answers for his questions eon the mysterious Amyr, the Chandrian, and the death of his parents. It was a quest that led him to the path of a hero.
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss is a fantasy novel first released in 2007. It is the 1st book in The Kingkiller Chronicle series. Told from the perspective of the notorious and powerful wizard Kvothe, the book reveals his adventures in his younger days. How he grew into a musician, a swordsman, a magician, and how he got the title as a king killer.
Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James is a romantic erotica novel first published in 2012. It is the 3rd and final book in the Fifty Shades adult series. Anastasia Steele is no longer an employee for Christian Grey, she is now wife of the successful business tycoon. She will have to expand her perspective to deal with Christian’s extravagant way of life and his control freak tendency.