Author David Baldacci reveals his links to the FBI and his dinner date with George W Bush

Since the success of his first novel author David Baldacci has sold more than 100 million books. Here, he reveals his close links with the FBI and why dinner with former president George W. Bush didn’t go to plan.

The world of insider novels

Authors David Baldacci and Imogen Edwards-Jones discuss the world of insider novels with the BBC’s Evan Davis. Listen to the interview here.

David Baldacci: Fact Meets Fiction

The best-selling thriller writer David Baldacci tells stories about the American Secret Service and the Washington DC corridors of power. Many of his plots and characters are based on his real-life contacts with undercover agents. He talks with Matthew Bannister about his latest book, The Target.

Book review: Young readers

David Baldacci has earned a loyal, worldwide fan base with his fast-paced, plot-driven thrillers. With The Finisher (ages 10 and older, 512 pages, Scholastic Press, $17.99), Baldacci makes his middle-grade fantasy debut in a novel featuring a wisecracking, clever and brave young heroine named Vega Jane. Baldacci’s mastery of emotional tension and full-throttle action is on fine display. The quirky, lovable cast of characters will endear The Finisher to readers of all ages. Read more here.

David Baldacci’s ‘Bullseye’ Dominates Q1 Kindle Single Best-Seller List

David’s Baldacci’s short story “Bullseye” spent the most weeks (eight) in the quarter as the top-selling fiction e-book single, according to Thin Reads research. Read more here.

Books: new and noteworthy

USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. This week’s top book? THE TARGET.

Book review: The Target

“Baldacci has been on a hot streak for the past few years,” says the Richmond Times-Dispatch, “and ‘The Target’ continues the trend. This isn’t a garden-variety thriller or even a garden-variety Baldacci. It’s among his most exhilarating books yet.” Read the review.

Best-selling novelist David Baldacci on his new assassin thriller

David talks with with CBS This Morning’s Gayle King, Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell about THE TARGET.

In addition, view David’s web-only interviews on Vega Jane and THE FINISHER and learn more about why the film Wish You Well is so important to him.

David Baldacci on THE FINISHER

You may have seen David Baldacci’s name on your parents’ bookshelves before — he’s written 27 novels for adults, and there are more than 110 million copies of his books in print worldwide! We’re happy to report, though, that his latest endeavor — THE FINISHER — belongs squarely in the YA section of your local library.

In this interview, David tells us about his writing process, the mythological creatures that inspired some of the monsters in THE FINISHER and why he chose to write from a female perspective. Read more here.

Virginia Festival of the Book: Interviewing David Baldacci

The Cavalier Daily sits down with bestselling author and U.Va. Law alumnus David Baldacci to talk writing struggles, life at U.Va. Law, and how he gets inspired. Read the full interview here.