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Marcus Sakey

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Flint, The United States
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Marcus Sakey is the bestselling author of nine novels, including the Brilliance Trilogy, which has sold more than a million copies.

His novel AFTERLIFE (July 18, 2017) is soon to be a major motion picture from Imagine Entertainment and producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. His novel Good People was made into a film starring James Franco and Kate Hudson.

Marcus lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter.

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"Ridiculously good...Sakey makes you grin at high-flying feats of imagination, and then grin harder because he sticks the landing. The master of the mindful page turner."
-Gillian Flynn

"Nothing short of brilliant."
-Chicago Tribune

"It's depth and intelligence and passion and emotion that set Sakey apart."
-Lee Child

"Sakey reminds me
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Brilliance (Brilliance Saga...

3.98 avg rating — 31,476 ratings — published 2013 — 15 editions
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A Better World (Brilliance ...

4.16 avg rating — 17,834 ratings — published 2014 — 25 editions
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Written in Fire (Brilliance...

4.19 avg rating — 13,799 ratings — published 2016 — 19 editions
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Afterlife

3.79 avg rating — 9,957 ratings — published 2017 — 12 editions
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The Blade Itself

3.70 avg rating — 2,503 ratings — published 2007
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The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes

3.50 avg rating — 2,535 ratings — published 2011 — 23 editions
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Good People

3.74 avg rating — 1,350 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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At the City's Edge

3.90 avg rating — 1,154 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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The Amateurs

3.61 avg rating — 906 ratings — published 2009 — 22 editions
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Scar Tissue

3.89 avg rating — 329 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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“The world would be a better place if people stopped voting for folksy candidates they could have a beer with and started voting for people smarter than they are.”
Marcus Sakey, Brilliance

“. . . the problem with looking for your glasses is that you don’t have your glasses on while you’re looking . . .”
Marcus Sakey, The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes
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“Worry is a misuse of the imagination”
Marcus Sakey, A Better World

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