Writer Stephenie Meyer celebrates the tenth anniversary of "Twilight" with a special Q&A at Barnes & Noble at The Grove on October 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
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By Sarah Begley
July 19, 2016

Twilight novelist Stephenie Meyer is publishing a secret-agent thriller about a woman taking on one last assignment from the clandestine agency that wanted her dead.

The Chemist is Meyer’s first thriller and second novel for adults after her massive success with the young adult Twilight series. In a statement, Meyer described the book as “the love child created from the union of my romantic sensibilities and my obsession with Jason Bourne/Aaron Cross.”

The protagonist of The Chemist is a former secret agent who’s been on the run since officials decided she was a liability. Now, she’s offered the chance to escape their pursuit for good, but she has to carry out one more mission first. Along the way, she “finds herself falling for a man who can only complicate her likelihood of survival,” according to a plot summary from the publisher, Little, Brown and Company.

The Chemist is set for publication on Nov. 15.

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