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David Marlett

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David Marlett is an award-winning storyteller and writer of historical fiction, primarily historical legal thrillers bringing alive the fascinating people and events leading to major historical trials. His first such novel, FORTUNATE SON, became a critically acclaimed, national bestseller in 2014. The late Vincent Bugliosi (#1 New York Times bestselling author of Helter Skelter) said David is “a masterful writer of historical fact and detail, of adventure and peril and courtroom drama.” Just released is AMERICAN RED which follows the extraordinary true story of a set of radical lovers, lawyers, killers, and spies who launched the Great American Century. Visit www.AmericanRedBook.com. He is currently writing his next historical legal thr ...more

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AMERICAN RED - Author Event - Boise
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American Red by David Marlett
"American Red is an incredibly powerful, touching novel that you will not be able to put down.
The novel centres around a dark time in our history, where money and power were placed above the lives of men, women and children. Where good people suff..." Read more of this review »
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"I have been waiting for David Marlett's American Red since I first learned about its undertaking in 2014. Living in Idaho I knew a bit about the biggest legal challenge ever prosecuted in this State. But, I learned so much more about the whole ord..." Read more of this review »
American Red by David Marlett
"This book started off with a bang and just never-let-up! Really excellent historical fiction, with spies/double agents, espionage, many-layered trickery from all sides, and action galore. An exciting and suspenseful thriller out of America’s turbu..." Read more of this review »
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