The e-book, which is to be launched on October 12, explores a world of “excessive stakes diplomacy and treachery”.
It incorporates a sequence of terrorist assaults that throws international order into disarray. The secretary is tasked with assembling a staff to “unravel the lethal conspiracy”.
Mrs Clinton is one of the world’s higher identified followers of thriller novels.
She is teaming up with her good friend, the novelist Louise Penny, for State of Terror.
It will be collectively launched by Mrs Clinton’s writer, Simon & Schuster, and Penny’s, St. Martin’s Press.
“Writing a thriller with Louise is a dream come true,” Mrs Clinton mentioned in a press release on Tuesday.
“I’ve relished each one of her books and their characters in addition to her friendship.
“Now we’re becoming a member of our experiences to discover the complicated world of excessive stakes diplomacy and treachery. All shouldn’t be because it first seems.”
Penny, an award-winning writer from Canada whose novels embrace “The Cruelest Month” and “The Brutal Telling,” mentioned she couldn’t “say sure quick sufficient”.
“What an unbelievable expertise, to get contained in the State Department. Inside the White House. Inside the thoughts of the Secretary of State as excessive stake crises explode,” she mentioned.
“Before we began, we talked about her time as Secretary of State. What was her worst nightmare? ‘State of Terror’ is the reply.”
Fiction writing and worst-case situations have turn into a favorite pastime for Mrs Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton.
He collaborated with James Patterson on the million-selling cyber thriller “The President is Missing,” and on a new novel, “The President’s Daughter.”
The later will land on cabinets in June.
Mrs Clinton, who was secretary of state throughout Barack Obama’s first time period, has additionally written a handful of nonfiction works.