[[ eBook ]] The Red Lotus Author Chris Bohjalian – Andy-palmer.co.uk

The Red Lotus Hours From The New York Times Bestselling Author Of Midwives And The Flight Attendant Comes A Twisting Story Of Love And Deceit An American Man Vanishes On A Rural Road In Vietnam, And His Girlfriend, An Emergency Room Doctor Trained To Ask Questions, Follows A Path That Leads Her Home To The Very Hospital Where They MetThe First Time Alexis Saw Austin, It Was A Saturday Night Not In A Bar, But In The Emergency Room Where Alexis Sutured A Bullet Wound In Austin S Arm Six Months Later, On The Brink Of Falling In Love, They Travel To Vietnam On A Bike Tour So That Austin Can Show Her His Passion For Cycling And He Can Pay His Respects To The Place Where His Father And Uncle Fought In The War But As Alexis Sips White Wine And Waits At The Hotel For Him To Return From His Solo Ride, Two Men Emerge From The Tall Grass And Austin Vanishes Into Thin Air The Only Clue He Leaves Behind Is A Bright Yellow Energy Gel Dropped On The Road As Alexis Grapples With This Bewildering Loss, And Deals With The FBI, Austin S Prickly Family, And Her Colleagues At The Hospital, Alexis Uncovers A Series Of Strange Lies That Force Her To Wonder Where Did Austin Go Why Did He Really Bring Her To Vietnam And How Much Danger Has He Left Her In Set Amidst The Adrenaline Fueled World Of The Emergency Room, The Red Lotus Is A Global Thriller About Those Who Dedicate Their Lives To Saving People, And Those Who Peddle Death To The Highest Bidder


About the Author: Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian is the 1 New York Times bestselling author of 21 books His work has been translated into 35 languages and three times become movies.His new novel about a deadly pathogen, The Red Lotus, was just published a twisting story of love and deceit An American man vanishes on a rural road in Vietnam and his girlfriend, an emergency room doctor trained to ask questions, follows a path that leads her home to the very hospital where they met Publishers Weekly called it a diabolical plot reminiscent of a Robin Cook thriller, and Booklist described it as masterful a cerebral and dramatic dive into what happens when love turns to agony His 2018 novel, The Flight Attendant, debuted as a New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and National Indiebound Bestseller It is currently being filmed for an 8 hour HBO Max limited series, starring Kaley Cuoco who is also an Executive Producer , Rosie Perez, Sonoya Mizuno Crazy Rich Asians and Maniac , Michiel Huisman Game of Thrones and The Haunting of Hill House , and T.R Knight Grey s Anatomy Susanna Fogel Booksmart and The Spy Who Dumped Me is directing the first two episodes.He is also a playwright and screenwriter He has adapted his novel, Midwives, for a play, which premiered January 21, 2020 at the George Street Playhouse, and was directed by David Saint Broadway World said of it, The fine playwriting by Bohjalian, the directorial talents of the Playhouse s Artistic Director, David Saint, and the show s accomplished cast make this play unforgettable His first play, Grounded, premiered at the 59 East 59th Theatres in New York City in the summer of 2018 and is now available as an audiobook and eBook, Wingspan His books have been chosen as Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post, the St Louis Post Dispatch, the Hartford Courant, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Bookpage, and Salon.His awards include the Walter Cerf Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts the ANCA Freedom Award for his work educating Americans about the Armenian Genocide the ANCA Arts and Letters Award for The Sandcastle Girls, as well as the Saint Mesrob Mashdots Medal the New England Society Book Award for The Night Strangers the New England Book Award Russia s Soglasie Concord Award for The Sandcastle Girls a Boston Public Library Literary Light a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Trans Sister Radio a Best Lifestyle Column for Idyll Banter from the Vermont Press Association and the Anahid Literary Award His novel, Midwives,was a number one New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah s Book Club, and a New England Booksellers Association Discovery pick He is a Fellow of the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences.He has written for a wide variety of magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Reader s Digest, and The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine He was a weekly columnist in Vermont for The Burlington Free Press from 1992 through 2015.Chris graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Amherst College He has been awarded Honorary Degrees as well from Amherst, Champlain College, and Castleton University.He lives in Vermont with his wife, the photographer Victoria Blewer.Their daughter, Grace Experience, is a young actor in New York City Among the audiobooks she has narrated are Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands and The Guest Room.



10 thoughts on “The Red Lotus

  1. Nilufer Ozmekik Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    Another limbo book moving back and forth between 3 and 4, but this time, my 3.5 stars are going to be rounded down to 3 Don t boo Maybe it s because of my mood to read somethingreliable withlikable characters easy to resonate with I mostly like the slow burn but gripping and multi POVed surprising writing style of the writer But I had some kind of misconnect


  2. Debra Debra says:

    You think you know someoneAlexis met Austin in the ER on a Saturday night She sutured a bullet wound in his arm and in the process learned that he also worked at the hospital but in another department Six months later, Alexis accompanied Austin to Viet Nam on a biking tour but also for him to visit the places his father and uncle fought during the war.But one night,


  3. Holly B Holly B says:

    After really enjoying The Flight Attendant a few years ago, I was excited to get my hands on the author s newest Sadly, I struggled to stay focused or engage with this one It was definitely a slow burn and just didn t work for me I was bored with the characters and really just wanted to finish skimming did occur and move on to aentertaining and engaging novel I actually had


  4. Dorie - Cats&Books :) Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    NOW AVAILABLE I am hit or miss with this author, I loved The Sandcastle Girls and Midwives , some of his earlier work This one fell short for me.The premise of this novel is extremely relevant to our times I will quote just a bit from the blurb from for this novel Set amidst the adrenaline fueled world of the emergency room, The Red Lotus is a global thriller about those who dedica


  5. Kaceey Kaceey says:

    2.5 Not a favorite from this author Alexis and Austin are enjoying an exotic vacation in Vietnam Austin is an avid bicyclist and during a local biking tour he s chosen to split from the group to explore some back roads alone Well now, who doesn t see potential big trouble coming with this scenario And it most certainly does when he vanishes, leaving Alexis alone and desperate to find him B


  6. Elyse Walters Elyse Walters says:

    I pre paid for this novel many months ago Started it as soon as it arrived Gorgeous book cover Love the man who wrote it I like many of Chris s books A few have been disappointing as this one was I couldn t stay interested in the storytelling my mind drifted I was bored not even a bike a bike jersey or cycling could spark a twinkle out of me Dull very dull Note quick to the point reviews from me f


  7. Lisa Lisa says:

    A dramatically chilling, tension filled page turner.SUMMARYAlex, an ER doctor meets Austin for the first time on a Saturday night when he is brought into the emergency room with a bullet in his arm Six months later they travel to Vietnam together, on a bike tour so the Austin can pay his respects to the place where his father and uncle fought in the Vietnam war At least that s what Austin told Alex As Ale


  8. Chelsey (a_novel_idea11) Chelsey (a_novel_idea11) says:

    Alexis and Austin are on their first trip together in beautiful Vietnam Though they re on a bike tour with a group of tourists, Austin chooses to go it alone one day to pay homage to his uncle and father who served in the country When he isn t back hours after he should have been, Alexis starts to panic The police in Vietnam and the United States embassy quickly get involved when there s still no sign of Austin T


  9. Katie B Katie B says:

    3.5 starsI originally thought I had never read anything written by Chris Bohjalian but then it dawned on me I read Midwives many, many years ago Thanks Oprah for the recommendation And since I enjoyed The Red Lotus and that book, I need to make sure next time I don t let twenty years go by in between reading his books.Alexis is working as an emergency room doctor when she meets a man named Austin He arrives at the hospit


  10. Nenia ⚔️ Queen of Villainy ⚔️ Campbell Nenia ⚔️ Queen of Villainy ⚔️ Campbell says:

    Instagram Twitter FacebookPinterestDNF p.100I read one hundred pages of this, hoping it would grab me but it never did Alexis and Austin met in the ER when Alexis removed a bullet wound from Austin s arm Six months later and they are dating and going on vacation to Vietnam to bicycle, and then Austin is accosted by strange men in the wilderness and disappears Alexis is in her hotel room, fretting and drinking wine, when she find


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