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 national bestseller in 2014, rising to #2 in all historical fiction and #3 in all literature and fiction online. The late Vincent Bugliosi — #1 New York Times bestselling author of Helter Skelter — said David is "a masterful writer of historical fact and detail, of adventure, peril and courtroom drama.” Just released is AMERICAN RED which follows the extraordinary true story of a set of radical lovers, lawyers, killers, and spies who launched the Great American Century. Visit www.AmericanRedBook.com David is currently writing his next historical legal thriller, ANGELES LOS, which continues some of the lead characters from AMERICAN RED. ANGELES LOS is based on the true story at the 1910 intersection of the first movies made in Los Angeles, the murderous bombing of the Los Angeles Times, and eccentric Abbot Kinney's "Venice of America" kingdom. David is also a professor at Pepperdine Law School, was the managing editor of OMNI Magazine, and guest-lectures on 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
The Great American Century begins, the modern world roars to life, Capitalists flaunt greed and seize power, Socialists and labor unions flex their violent will, and an extraordinary true story of love and sacrifice unfolds.The men and women of American R ed are among the most fascinating in American history.