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David Morrell

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David Morrell is a Canadian novelist from Kitchener, Ontario, who has been living in the United States for a number of years. He is best known for his debut 1972 novel First Blood, which would later become a successful film franchise starring Sylvester Stallone. More recently, he has been writing the Captain America comic books limited-series The Chosen.


CATCHING UP


June, 2014. An entire year has passed, and I suddenly realize that I haven’t posted a new blog here in all that time. Things have been busy. Thanks to your willingness to follow me to 1854 London, MURDER AS A FINE ART made the New York Times bestseller list and for a while reached #1 among all books sold on the U.S. division of Amazon.


The Associated Press called it “a literary thrill...

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The Brotherhood of the Rose...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 3,834 ratings — published 1983 — 30 editions
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First Blood
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 3,284 ratings — published 1972 — 45 editions
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Creepers
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 3,439 ratings — published 2005 — 48 editions
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Murder as a Fine Art (Thoma...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 3,181 ratings — published 2013 — 22 editions
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The Fraternity Of The Stone
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 2,034 ratings — published 1985 — 29 editions
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The League of Night and Fog
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 1,903 ratings — published 1987 — 31 editions
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The Fifth Profession
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,553 ratings — published 1969 — 25 editions
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The Protector
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,575 ratings — published 2003 — 26 editions
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Scavenger (Frank Balenger, #2)
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 1,449 ratings — published 2007 — 34 editions
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The Covenant of the Flame
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,041 ratings — published 1991 — 18 editions
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“As much as I like it when a book I'm writing speeds along, the downside can be that an author becomes too eager to finish and rushes the end. The end is even more important than the first page, and rushing can damage it.”
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“Before I start a project, I always ask myself the following question. Why is this book worth a year of my life? There needs to be something about the theme, the technique, or the research that makes the time spent on it worthwhile.”
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“His name was Rambo, and he was just some nothing kid for all anybody knew, standing by the pump of a gas station at the outskirts of Madison, Kentucky.”
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