David Klass is the author of many critically acclaimed young adult novels and has also written more than forty feature screenplays for Hollywood studios, including Desperate Measures (starring Michael Keaton), Kiss the Girls (starring Morgan Freeman and adapted from the novel by James Patterson), Walking Tall (starring The Rock), and In the Time of the Butterflies (starring Salma Hayek and adapted from the novel by Julia Alvarez). He has also written for Law & Order: Criminal Intent and currently runs the TV Writing concentration at the film program at Columbia University's Graduate School of the Arts.
David Baldacci is a global #1 bestselling author, and one of the world's favorite storytellers. His books are published in over forty-five languages and in more than eighty countries, with 150 million copies sold worldwide. His works have been adapted for both feature film and television. David Baldacci is also the cofounder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting literacy efforts across America. Still a resident of his native Virginia, he invites you to visit him at DavidBaldacci.com and his foundation at WishYouWellFoundation.org.
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"Mr. Klass, an experienced screenwriter, incorporates shifting points of view and a score of diverse characters with well-developed backstories. His top-notch thriller builds toward a fateful showdown."--The Wall Street Journal" A] compelling cat-and-mouse chase by a] veteran Hollywood scriptwriter."--The Times (London), "Thriller of the Month"
Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in this riveting #1 New York Times bestselling thriller from David Baldacci.
The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of a fresh start after a nearly fatal detour in Poca City.