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Richard North Patterson


Conviction
2005

Balance of Power
2003

Protect and Defend
2000

Richard North Patterson is the author of fourteen previous bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, Patterson was the SEC's liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor and has served on the boards of several Washington advocacy groups. He lives in San Francisco and on Martha's Vineyard with his partner, Dr. Nancy Clair.


As soon as he shot the President, and jumped down to the stage at Ford's Theater, he didn't run off. He claimed center stage, faced the audience .. and cried out, "Sic semper tyrannis." The moment he jumped to that stage he was telling fifteen hundred people, look at me! I'm John Wilkes Booth! I've just shot the President! But now I also want to escape.

- James Swanson
Manhunt


Featuring 1,841 interviews with 1,590 authors, including:

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"Winterkill" by C.J. Box
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