THE GATE HOUSE
By Nelson DeMille
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his classic novel The Gold Coast. When John Sutter's aristocratic wife killed her mafia don lover, John left America and set out in his sailboat on a three-year journey around the world, eventually settling in London. Now, ten years later, he has come home to the Gold Coast, that stretch of land on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America, to attend the imminent funeral of an old family servant.
Following the bestselling GOLD COAST, Nelson DeMille writes another thriller in THE GATE HOUSE. John Sutter left America when his wife was murdered by her lover who happened to be a Mafia don. John decided to take a three-year trip around the world in his sailboat. After that he settled down in London.Please go here to see the rest of my previously posted review. Thank you!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Nelson Richard DeMille was born in New York City on August 23, 1943 to Huron and Antonia (Panzera) DeMille. He moved as a child with his family to Long Island. In high school, he played football and ran track.
DeMille spent three years at Hofstra University, then joined the Army and attended Officer Candidate School. He was a First Lieutenant in the United States Army (1966-69) and saw action as an infantry platoon leader with the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam. He was decorated with the Air Medal, Bronze Star, and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.
DeMille returned to the States and went back to Hofstra University where he received his degree in Political Science and History. He has three children, Lauren, Alexander, and James, and still lives on Long Island.
DeMille's earlier books were NYPD detective novels. His first major novel was By the Rivers of Babylon, published in 1978 and still in print, as are all his succeeding novels. He is a member of The Authors Guild, the Mystery Writers of America, and American Mensa. He holds three honorary doctorates: Doctor of Humane Letters from Hofstra University, Doctor of Literature from Long Island University, and Doctor of Humane Letters from Dowling College.
Nelson DeMille is the author of: By the Rivers of Babylon, Cathedral, The Talbot Odyssey, Word of Honor, The Charm School, The Gold Coast, The General's Daughter, Spencerville, Plum Island, The Lion's Game, Up Country, Night Fall, and Wild Fire. He also co-authored Mayday with Thomas Block and has contributed short stories, book reviews, and articles to magazines and newspapers.Nelson DeMille is one of a select few notable personalities who have given approval to have their art/doodle reproduced on a unique ceramic tile collection to help raise funds for Long Island Cares, The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Click here for more details.
A select few and very notable personalities have given approval to have their art/doodle reproduced on a unique ceramic tile collection to help raise funds for Long Island Cares, The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Nelson DeMille is one of them. This collection of Celebrity Ceramics™ is produced by Duffy, Barrett & Taggart, Inc.,™ with the participation and cooperation of Long Island Cares.
Each unique ceramic is an authentic and approved reproduction of a noted public personality's art/doodle. These Celebrity Ceramics will be sold by Duffy, Barrett & Taggart to help Long Island Cares in their fight against hunger on Long Island. 20%* of the sale from each tile will be donated to Long Island Cares. Each tile measures 6” x 6” and comes with a 5” tabletop easel. Ceramics are $12.00 each. New York residents need to add applicable sales tax; see the order form. Shipping & Handling for one ceramic: $7.00 for within the U.S. and $18.00 for one ceramic internationally. Website for more information is here.
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