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.
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’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.
USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. This week’s top book? 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.
David talks with with CBS This Morning’s Gayle King, Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell about THE TARGET.
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.
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.
The bestselling thriller author, whose new novel, The Target, is available for preview this week, talks about writing since he was a kid. Read the full interview here.
Talking to David Baldacci is a slightly surreal experience. This is a man who’s sold 100 million books since 1996. He’s impeccably charming and relaxed in conversation, but, still, you can’t help thinking, “He’s on Wikipedia’s page of the best-selling authors ever!” Read the full interview here.