David Marlett

David Marlett will sign and discuss American Red (Story Plant; $18.95).

David Marlett is an award-winning storyteller and writer of historical fiction, primarily historical legal thrillers bringing alive the fascinating people and events leading to major historical trials. His first such novel, Fortunate Son, became a critically acclaimed, national bestseller in 2014. The late Vincent Bugliosi  (#1 New York Times best-selling author of Helter Skelter) said David is “a masterful writer of historical fact and detail, of adventure and peril and courtroom drama.” Next out will be American Red (available July 4th), which follows the extraordinary true story of a set of radical lovers, lawyers, killers, and spies who launched the Great American Century. He is currently writing his next historical legal thriller, Elysians End based on the true story at the 1910 intersection of the birth of movies in Los Angeles with the murderous bombing of the Los Angeles Times. David is a “recovering” attorney, was the managing editor of OMNI Magazine, and is a professor of new media storytelling. He is a graduate of The University of Texas School of Law, the father of four, and lives in Manhattan Beach, California. For more, visit www.DavidMarlett.com.

“Amazing Storytelling. A legal thriller that holds you till the last train out.” —  Michael Connelly, New York Times bestselling author of the Bosch series


Event date: 

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
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ISBN: 9781611881783
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Story Plant - July 2nd, 2019

In his critically acclaimed debut novel, Fortunate Son, David Marlett introduced readers to a fresh take on historical fiction--the historical legal thriller--bringing alive the people and events leading to and surrounding some of the most momentous, dramatic legal trials in history.