With the big election right around the corner, many of us have politics on our minds. The library is a great place to get factual information that can help our patrons make informed decisions at the polls. However, once you have done your civic duty, you may want to check out something a little more “fun”. This week we received a couple of politically themed suspense novels that might interest you.

Check out these fictional thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat:

The Candidate by Lis Wiehl with Sebastian Stuart. In this thriller, TV news host Erica Sparks is searching for the truth about the dynamic war hero who is favored to become the next President. She has questions about what really happened during his military career. She is also convinced that there is something not quite right about his glamorous and adoring wife. The nation’s future is at stake but Erica’s relentless pursuit of the truth puts the life of her preteen daughter at risk. Then secrets from Erica’s own dark past cause an even greater threat.

Hillary: A Thriller by D.W. Buffa. Robert Constable, President of the United States, dies in a New York hotel room with a woman who is not his wife. The public is told that he died peacefully of natural causes at home alone. The President’s wife, Hillary, asks young senator Bobby Hart to find out what really happened. She knows that someone had her husband murdered and she wants to know why. As he investigates, Hart uncovers a massive global conspiracy that threatens the entire future of the nation.